Student Services Advisor
Company: University of California
Posted on: September 13, 2022
At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to
creating a community that fosters equity of experience and
opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all
backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of
openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for
students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's
leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its
combination of internationally recognized academic and research
excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large
and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to
equity and social justice; and its roots in the California
experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the
status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its
founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance,
generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in
California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full
diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and
understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural,
disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic
backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at
Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and
equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a
matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among
faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding
whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly
encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding
Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our
UC Berkeley Extension, the continuing education division of the
University of California, Berkeley, has been building bridges
between UC Berkeley and the public since 1891. UC Berkeley
Extension serves the professional and continuing education goals of
thousands of people each year.
Extension's programs are an essential part of the University
mission to: extend the research and scholarship of UC Berkeley to a
global community; increase access to higher education for
non-traditional, online and international students; and improve the
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 11, 2022
* Applying professional student services concepts, provides the
full range of student services tostudents in cohort programs.
* Academic Advising: Advises instructors on university policies and
procedures; reviews students' progress and advises students and
instructors on requirements for program completion; identifies
students with progression problems and recommends interventions;
devises curriculum planning in collaboration with partnerships
manager, program directors and the assistant dean.
* Recruitment and Admissions: May participate in outreach programs
with specifically targeted institutions; advises prospective
applicants on necessary academic preparation; appropriateness of
program as it pertains to the prospective applicant's goals;
utilizing in-depth knowledge of the organization's admissions
criteria, helps rank applicants for admissions; evaluates domestic
and international transcripts for program eligibility.
* Student Conduct: Responsible for interpreting organization
policies and advising students and faculty on student conduct,
student grievances, disputes, and issues regarding
* Events: Plans and implements complex, high-visibility student
events, such as Orientation and Graduation events.
* Course scheduling: In collaboration with the partnerships manager
and program directors, schedule course sections for cohort
programs. Assists with instructor hiring processes as needed.
* Plans, designs, and provides workshops for students, such as
information about the organization, or academic strategies and
* Using information learned from student and instructor
interactions, makes recommendations for improvements to the program
curriculum, course elements, or internal processes related to
* Working knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
* Solid verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.
* Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse
* Ability in problem identification and reasoning; ability to
develop original ideas to solve problems.
* Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving,
identifying measures of system performance and the actions to
* Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent
* Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs
and knowledge of University and departmental principles and
procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to
likelihood and consequences.
* Knowledge of complex U.S. visa and immigration procedures,
compliance issues, and employment eligibility/authorization for
international students and scholars.
Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. For information on the
comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment
when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section,
then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.
This is a full-time, 1-year renewable contract position. Eligible
for full UC Benefits.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a
background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities.
Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews
information received in the context of the job responsibilities.
The University reserves the right to make employment contingent
upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more
information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and
affirmative action policy see:
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