Executive Director, Academic Advising

University of California-Davis  |  Davis, CA

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Executive Director, Academic Advising

Job Type: Enrollment Management/Admissions
Location: Davis, CA
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 23136
Application Deadline: 09/23/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Additional Compensation:
$5,683.33-$8,541.67/MO, commensurate with experience
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Additional Compensation:
$5,683.33-$8,541.67/MO, commensurate with experience
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Required
Major Preference:
Educational Administration
Experience:

Position Description

UC Davis

Executive Director, Academic Advising

Salary: $5,683.33-$8,541.67/MO, commensurate with experience  

Final Filing Date 09-23-2019  

 

The Executive Director for Academic Advising (ED-AA) relies on strong relationship building skills and broad community engagement to enhance the student experience for all undergraduates at UC Davis through activated expertise, campus-wide collaboration, and philosophical leadership. The ED-AA works with executive leadership and campuswide stakeholder groups to identify areas for improvement in academic advising; and proposes evidence-based practices and solutions to work toward integrative, consistent, high-quality academic advising for all undergraduates at UC Davis. Responsible for leading a team, the ED-AA determines and guides work on projects, programs, and initiatives to continue the advancement of academic advising in service to the student population. The ED-AA also is responsible for positioning UC Davis as a recognized leader in academic advising across high-level and comparator research universities nationally and internationally.  

 

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at 

http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=168036 


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Master's degree in higher education administration, counseling, social sciences, or related field or an equivalent combination or education and experience. 

• Minimum of 5 years of direct experience managing a campus-wide or college-level advising unit. 

• Experience working with general curricular elements and structures (e.g., courses, units, prerequisites, majors and minors, academic policies). 

• Experience defining academic advising learning outcomes and associated syllabi and experience with assessment of academic advising and/or educational student learning outcomes. 

• Experience working with culturally diverse communities in an academic environment and recognizing the pressures encountered by students at a major research university, to promote and model fairness, respect, inclusiveness, empathy, integrity, and ethical conduct, consistent with appropriate laws, regulations, and policies. 

• Demonstrated experience applying competencies and concepts in an advising environment including issues impacting first-generation, international and out-of-state students - including students, faculty, staff, and administrators. 

• Experience conducting group and public presentations. 

• Documented experience using analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and research patterns of student academic needs and to develop strategies and programs to successfully meet those needs. 

• Knowledge of statewide, national, and international college and university advising programs. 

• Knowledge of college-student development and adult-learning research and theories. 

• Knowledge of policies and laws regarding privacy of information. 

• Experience using interpersonal, communication and effective listening skills to interact positively and cooperatively with students, parents, faculty, administrators, staff, and the general public in a higher education setting. 

• Writing, editing and proofreading skills to compose correspondence, prepare clear and concise summaries, and construct complex, high-level proposals and summary reports.  

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Doctoral degree in higher education administration, educational leadership, counseling, social sciences, or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

• Experience conducting research on academic advising to correctly employ and/or interpret such measures in the course of planning for or assessing advising practices and services. 

• Experience analyzing published research in academic advising and proposing grounded, practical recommendations for advising practice based on that research. 

• Leadership and decision-making skills to facilitate student-centered actions in the midst of a distributed stakeholder environment. 

• Political acumen and knowledge of protocol and decorum in representing the university in interactions with multiple diverse constituencies. 

• Minimum of 5 years of experience supervising professional staff, conducting training, evaluations, and managing large-scale operations. 

• Ability to interpret and apply complex rules and regulations governing undergraduate education in and research universities, generally. 

• Experience working with and guiding large-scale advising technology implementations.  

Application Information

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=168036

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