Under the supervision of the Director of Graduate Academic Affairs and close consultation with Director of Graduate Admissions, incumbent will provide support to both the academic affairs and admissions functions of the Graduate Division. It is anticipated that the incumbent will spend approximately 50% time in each unit. Incumbent will advise and assist faculty, staff, and students in all graduate degree programs. Must understand and apply policies and procedures pertaining to requirements for higher degrees on this campus and assist in resolving issues that arise. Responsible for processing graduate student petitions including enrollment adjustments, directed studies, waive/substitute/transfer course work, and others. Incumbent will assist in answering inquires via phone and the general email for academic affairs and admissions. Assist with committee nominations, advancement to candidacy, dissertation/thesis format reviews, and student graduations during high volume periods. The incumbent will also assist in the graduate admissions to manage the application process by providing effective support as liaison, resource, and counselor for applicants for admission, graduate program faculty and staff for over 50 graduate programs on campus.The budgeted hiring range is between $52,000 â $63,000. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Knowledge of complex U.S. visa and immigration procedures, compliance issues, and employment eligibility/authorization for international students and scholars.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning; ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Solid verbal and written communication skills.
Working knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Excellent analytical skills for evaluation, analysis and interpretation
Thorough knowledge of department/school/college policies, procedures, and requirements.
Excellent organizational and time-management skills. Ability to organize and develop or revise priorities in response to needs ofother administrative office, faculty, students or staff.
Preferred Qualifications 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 UC system-wide, Academic Senate and Graduate Council regulations regarding graduate admissions and graduateacademic affairs.
Working knowledge of federal regulations as they apply to FERPA.
Knowledge of Banner, File Maker Pro, and EXCEL.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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