Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Serves approximately 400 undergraduates and 180 graduate students, and works with 70 faculty FTE in the department. JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision of the CAO and Vice-Chair of Teaching, provide comprehensive academic advising to undergraduate students in the Department of Plant Sciences. Interpret, analyze and implement a wide variety of Academic Senate regulations and administrative policies in evaluating student petitions, assessing individual academic performance and progress toward satisfaction of degree requirements; and analyze and authorize degree certification. Manage course enrollment process, maintain student and instructional databases, manage scholarship and award processes, schedule courses, and administer course evaluations. POSITION INFORMATION Salary Range $28.73/hr. - $37.36/hr. No. of Positions 1 Appointment Type Career Percentage of Time Full Time, 100% Shift Hours Monday - Friday; TBD Location Davis, Ca Union Representation Yes Benefits Eligible Yes Apply by Date 10/20/2021 PHYSICAL DEMAND Sit at computer with extensive keyboard use and view computer screens for extended periods of time. WORK ENVIRONMENT * Work occasional overtime including evenings and weekends to meet operational needs. * The Smoke and Tobacco Free Environment policy is intended to provide a healthier, safer, and more productive work and learning environment for the entire UC community. The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University owned or leased properties, or facilities operated by UC staff or faculty. Smoking and tobacco use are strictly prohibited in indoor and outdoor spaces, parking lots, residential space, and University vehicles. QUALIFICATIONS Required: * Experience identifying and determining appropriate level of advising or referral services for individual students, providing immediate crisis counseling, triage, and referrals to students in academic, financial or personal difficulty. * Knowledge of a wide range of campus student services and resources. * Analytical and problem solving skills to evaluate and interpret complex policies, procedures, and reference materials; to recommend solutions on a variety of issues; and to analyze new and existing policies to develop procedures to meet requirements. * Mathematical skills to perform calculations (e.g., GPAs) and analyze numerical data. * Organizational, time-management, and information management skills to manage multiple priorities and to meet deadlines with attention to accuracy and detail. * Interpersonal and communications skills to effectively communicate and interact with a diverse population of faculty, students and staff Preferred: * Experience maintaining confidentiality of student records & experience creating or revising curricula. * Experience implementing management policies, practices and decisions; and experience planning, implementing and evaluating programs (e.g., recruitment, outreach, orientation, development, special events or training). * Experience working with students in a degree-oriented program at the university/college level including knowledge and understanding of academic needs and concerns of students, and assessing progress toward degree. * Experience in course scheduling and coordinating resources allocated to programs (e.g., block grants and TA funds). Experience using technology tools in a student services or educational setting (e.g., databases, web-based programs and on-line tracking systems, student information systems). Knowledge of campus, department and/or college requirements, resources, policies and procedures to interpret complex policies. * Experience with Banner, DESII, and ICMS. Student advising and counseling experience in a university setting including knowledge of student services and resources available. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Background Check This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. COVID - 19 The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy ( covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral. EEO/AA Statement 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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