Requisition Number: 03024644 Final Filing Date: 09-23-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: PROJECT/POLICY ANL 4 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $5,683.33-$11,408.33/MO; Budget for position is $5,683.33-$8,541.67/MO, commensurate with experience Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% FTE, Fixed; Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: VP - UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION - 061003 Department Description: The Office of the Vice Provost and Dean for Undergraduate Education (VPDUE) is responsible for leadership in sustaining and improving the quality of undergraduate education and line responsibility for operation of nine campuswide academic units. The Office of VPDUE spans six undergraduate colleges/division; constituency groups including Student Affairs units, the Office of Admissions, a relationship with the Office of the Registrar; and interacts with the Chair of the Divisional Academic Senate on issues relating to undergraduate education.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter
Job Summary: The Executive Director for Academic Advising (ED-AA) relies on strong relationship building skills and broad community engagement to enhance the student experience for all undergraduates at UC Davis through activated expertise, campus-wide collaboration, and philosophical leadership. The ED-AA works with executive leadership and campuswide stakeholder groups to identify areas for improvement in academic advising; and proposes evidence-based practices and solutions to work toward integrative, consistent, high-quality academic advising for all undergraduates at UC Davis. Responsible for leading a team, the ED-AA determines and guides work on projects, programs, and initiatives to continue the advancement of academic advising in service to the student population. The ED-AA also is responsible for positioning UC Davis as a recognized leader in academic advising across high-level and comparator research universities nationally and internationally.
Physical Demands: Sit for extended periods at a computer workstation, reading fine print online and hard copy.
Bend, stoop, reach, lift and shift boxes, equipment, supplies, maneuver conference room furniture and files weighing up to 30lbs
Travel to various campus office locations throughout the year.
Work Environment: Work a flexible schedule and occasional evenings and weekends as needed to meet operational needs.
Restricted vacation during peak workload periods
Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions
Manage and complete projects in an environment with multiple deadlines, frequent interruptions, background distractions, traffic and noise from competing activities.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in higher education administration, counseling, social sciences, or related field or an equivalent combination or education and experience.
Minimum of 5 years of direct experience managing a campus-wide or college-level advising unit.
Experience working with general curricular elements and structures (e.g., courses, units, prerequisites, majors and minors, academic policies).
Experience defining academic advising learning outcomes and associated syllabi and experience with assessment of academic advising and/or educational student learning outcomes.
Experience working with culturally diverse communities in an academic environment and recognizing the pressures encountered by students at a major research university, to promote and model fairness, respect, inclusiveness, empathy, integrity, and ethical conduct, consistent with appropriate laws, regulations, and policies.
Demonstrated experience applying competencies and concepts in an advising environment including issues impacting first-generation, international and out-of-state students - including students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
Experience conducting group and public presentations.
Documented experience using analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and research patterns of student academic needs and to develop strategies and programs to successfully meet those needs.
Knowledge of statewide, national, and international college and university advising programs.
Knowledge of college-student development and adult-learning research and theories.
Knowledge of policies and laws regarding privacy of information.
Experience using interpersonal, communication and effective listening skills to interact positively and cooperatively with students, parents, faculty, administrators, staff, and the general public in a higher education setting.
Writing, editing and proofreading skills to compose correspondence, prepare clear and concise summaries, and construct complex, high-level proposals and summary reports.
Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral degree in higher education administration, educational leadership, counseling, social sciences, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience conducting research on academic advising to correctly employ and/or interpret such measures in the course of planning for or assessing advising practices and services.
Experience analyzing published research in academic advising and proposing grounded, practical recommendations for advising practice based on that research.
Leadership and decision-making skills to facilitate student-centered actions in the midst of a distributed stakeholder environment.
Political acumen and knowledge of protocol and decorum in representing the university in interactions with multiple diverse constituencies.
Minimum of 5 years of experience supervising professional staff, conducting training, evaluations, and managing large-scale operations.
Ability to interpret and apply complex rules and regulations governing undergraduate education in and research universities, generally.
Experience working with and guiding large-scale advising technology implementations.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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