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Under the supervision of the OASIS Second-Year Experience Coordinator, the 2Excel Assistant Coordinator is responsible for the planning, administration, and execution of the 2Excel program, a student support program that is designed to facilitate the academic and sociocultural transition of 150 UCSD sophomores. This position directs office-wide efforts to serve priority student populations, which include: 1) outreach and engagement; 2) program development, implementation, and evaluation; 3) recruitment, training, and supervision of 15 student staff.
Independently develops and administers complex programs to provide holistic counseling to high potential student populations, including setting program goals and objectives. Provides direction to 15 undergraduate mentors on most complicated and sensitive counseling situations. Advises organization management/departments/academic programs about the special needs of underserved populations. Manages in-service professional staff training programs, provides administrative and instructional support in collaboration with the Education Studies Unit 18 Lecturer to deliver EDS 23: Second-Year Research and Experience.
Conducts research/assessment on student outcomes.
Bachelor's Degree in Counseling, Education, or related field with three to four (3 - 4) years relevant experience in advising, counseling, and group facilitation in an educational setting. A relevant Master's Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.
Demonstrated knowledge of the theories and practice of counseling, learning, human and career development.
Knowledge in how to enhance students' intellectual and personal growth and development, including critical thinking, effective communication, self-appraisal, self-esteem, clarification of values, appropriate career choices, and leadership. Ability to work successfully with multicultural and other non-traditional students.
Knowledge of the methodologies used to enhance student achievement, such as collaborative teaching/learning models, strategies for effective counseling and peer mentoring, small group facilitation and training, coaching, mentoring, and advocacy.
Knowledge and experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing academic, and cultural enrichment programs for first-generation college, low income, and underrepresented college students.
Knowledge of state and national trends and issues facing low-income and first-generation college, underrepresented, disadvantaged, physically challenged, and under prepared students in higher education.
Knowledge and experience in analyzing complex situations and identifying solutions for problem-solving; skills and experience in developing and administering programs designed to meet the diverse needs of students.
Knowledge and experience in researching, compiling and analyzing data, and generating reports. Knowledge of decision-making and goal setting processes and strategies.
Strong ability to use computers and office programs (i.e., Microsoft office, Excel, and Access). Ability to keep accurate records and analyze data to determine program effectiveness.
Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements to provide for access, health, confidentiality, and safety; legal and ethical issues governing the delivery of counseling services. General understanding of financial aid regulations and procedures.
Proven interpersonal skills. Ability to be sensitive, diplomatic, tactful, patient, flexible, and helpful with diverse populations. Skills in clear and effective communication. Ability to make presentations to both large and small groups.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in conflict management and intervention strategies.
Previous experience in training and supervising student staff. Possess skills to encourage and motivate others.
Ability to work professionally and collaboratively with OASIS and a wide range of departments and individuals within the University and community at large.
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
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