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Undergraduate Advisor

  2024-07-01     University of California, Santa Barbara     Santa Barbara     27.29 - 39.12 hour  

Undergraduate Advisor

Black Studies 

University of California, Santa Barbara

Summary of Job Details:

Under the supervision of the Business Officer, the Undergraduate Advisor (UA) advises students in all aspects of the requirements for the Black Studies major and minor. Advises students on topics such as academic planning, petition processing and post-graduation opportunities such as employment and graduate or professional school options. Is responsible for coordinating meetings with all new majors and minors, current majors and minors, and graduating seniors to ensure that students are on track to complete the necessary courses for a Black Studies degree within four years (or two years for transfer students). Is responsible for scheduling classes and serves as the department's liaison with the Office of the Registrar. Works closely with the department's Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and Graduate Committee on a variety of assignments; including but not limited to providing historical course information, advising on student needs in preparation of the annual departmental curriculum plan, TA and Reader assignments including UCPath hires and assistance with all administrative matters relating to the Black Studies Graduate Emphasis (BSE). The UA will also engage in the following tasks: requests quarterly Evaluation System for Courses and Instruction (ESCIs) for instructors and TAs and distributes these reports accordingly, responsible for quarterly textbook orders and adoptions through the university bookstore, updates faculty and TA office hours in the office and on the website and oversees Student Assistants.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor`s degree or equivalent combination of education.

• 1-3 years of administrative work experience.

• Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure of deadlines, large workload, and frequent interruptions.

• Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, assertiveness and diplomacy, and critical attention to detail.

• Able to exercise good judgment, common sense, and discretion, while providing careful attention to detail.

• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks with minimum supervision; set boundaries and adhere to them.

• Creatively problem solve.

• Ability to work effectively and cooperatively as a staff team member, and to work well with faculty members and students.

Special Conditions of Employment:

• Satisfactory criminal history background check.

• UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.

Hiring/Budgeted Hourly Range: $27.29 - $32.04/hr.

Full Hourly Range: $27.29 - $39.12/hr. 

Days/Hours: M-F; 8 AM – 5 PM

Benefits Eligibility: Full Benefits 

UC Santa Barbara 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, age or protected veteran status.

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Application review begins: 6/25/24

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