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Student Services Advisor 2 - 129242

University of California System
La Jolla, CA
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
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Hiring Pay Scale

$65,000 - $75,000/year



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Work Schedule:

Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#129242 Student Services Advisor 2

Extended Deadline: Fri 5/24/2024

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  • This position is open until filled. First Review Date 4/24/24.


UC San Diego is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public institution that provides opportunity for all. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, a culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact.

The Global Health Program (GHP) is a newer interdisciplinary undergraduate and master degree program at UC San Diego, beginning in Fall 2014. It is a field of study directly concerned with achieving equity in health for people worldwide. The program has faculty participation from the Divisions of Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Arts & Humanities, the School of Medicine, the Rady School of Management, and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. The Global Health Program is administered through the Department of Anthropology and currently serves a population of over 300+ majors and over 200+ minors.

In conjunction with the Administrative Officer and other Student Affair Officer, this position is responsible for all advising aspects and assist with the programmatic aspects of the Global Health Program and the Anthropology Undergraduate Program

Some of the responsibilities may include the following: Academic Advising; manage undergraduate VAC system, coordinates all aspects of the program course, instructor and teaching assistant evaluations,course selection and scheduling; knowledge of campus resources for student referral; Field Experience Development and tracking; Outreach and Community Visibility through events or through social media; Coordinate quarterly and annual events on various topics relating to student interests; responsible for Triton & Transfer Triton Day; assist with hiring of TAs and Lecturers, perform basic fiscal administration tasks. and suggest recommendations for short-term and long-term goals and objectives for the program. Will provide training and guidance to staff and student assistants within the Global Health Program.

Applies professional Student Services concepts. Provides varied student services to students, faculty, and department / school / college management. Works on moderately complex issues. Receives assistance on more complex issues.
  • Overtime and weekends may be required. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required. Reliable transportation needed for attendance at colleges, fairs, etc.

  • Skill and experience in effective one-on-one counseling, advising, and listening. Ability to evaluate students needs, and facilitate student decision-making. Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
  • Understanding of University rules and regulations. Ability to articulate how these rules and regulations apply to and affect students.
  • Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases. Working knowledge of Tritonlink, CMS, VAC, ISIS, and other PC-related software to manage and streamline workload preferred.
  • Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking. Skill and experience in effective and accurate counseling, advising, and listening. Ability to evaluate students needs, and facilitate student decision-making. This skill applies to both a one on one setting, and a group setting such as orientation of new students.
  • Ability to multi-task; verbal and written communication skills. Ability to present detailed and complex information clearly through both written and oral communication. Ability to work in a very busy interactive environment with frequent interruptions and to perform tasks accurately and quickly. Skill in presenting information about courses, curricula, programs, and career options to small and large groups of people in an organized comprehensive manner.
  • Ability to organize records and extract data from a variety of sources. Ability to synthesize, evaluate, and analyze information for program reports. Demonstrated ability in analyzing and evaluating student data and academic records.
  • Ability to coordinate program events, workshops, new student orientations etc. with appropriate campus departments, faculty, offices, and organizations.
  • Skill in independently organizing and prioritizing work to meet deadlines while working in an environment with frequent interruptions. Ability to coordinate the curriculum, policies, and procedures of an interdisciplinary program with 12 affiliated departments and programs. Ability to handle confidential material, and maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of UCSD and college general education requirements, policies and procedures, the college system, affiliated department and program requirements, policies and procedures, and student affairs committees. Ability to interpret, recommend, and implement academic policies and regulations preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill to work independently; ability to demonstrate strong leadership, organization, time-management, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability in problem identification and reasoning.

  • Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.

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Annual Full Pay Range: $52,100 - $87,900 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $24.95 - $42.10

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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