Position Description: Under the general supervision of both the Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs of the School of Engineering and the Director of Office of Academic and Student Affairs (OASA), which is the central schoolwide student affairs office for all undergraduate majors within the Samueli School of Engineering. Under the direct supervision of the Student Services Supervisor 2. The Student Services Advisor position is the lead academic advisor for students in the Materials Engineering major; provides training, mentoring, and oversight for all other academic advisors serving the Materials Engineering major. This position requires extensive knowledge of course content, curriculum requirements to provide guidance to the Materials Science and Engineering Department chair, and vice chair on complex curricular issues. Responsible for the entire student experience for Materials Engineering majors from orientation through graduation, requiring a seasoned, experienced academic advisor providing resolution on student issues/grievances with decision making authority over petitions for exceptions to policies and requirements. This position directs and oversees all statistics requests for the Samueli School of Engineering including produces and publishes the annual University-Wide Council on Engineering Education (UCEE) Report. As the chief organizer of all aspects of the School of Engineering, new student orientation, experience hosting approximately 1,000 engineering students annually, serves as liaison between OASA and the New Student Academic Program. As such, this position is in charge of scheduling sessions for on-campus orientation; designing and implementing system and protocols for online email advising for students unable to attend on campus orientation. This position is the sole coordinator of the school-wide Faculty Advising program; maintains the faculty-advising website on the MyEngineering portal, provides oversight on the assignment of all new students to a faculty advisor within their department, and monitors each student's faculty advising requirement. As the manager of the Samueli Engineering readmission process for all departments within the School of Engineering, provides oversight for the readmissions process; creates procedures and maintains online systems and databases for Engineering decision and is the sole liaison between Engineering and UCLA Registrar's Office on readmissions cases. This position plays a crucial role in the transfer admissions process, accessing secure and confidential information from campus and University databases and is responsible for organizing and preparing undergraduate transfer admissions applicant paperwork for articulation, assists with evaluation of transfer course work for screening transfer applications and interprets and enters data into tables. Coordinates the information booth at both Bruin Day and Transfer Bruin Day and supervises student workers in attendance. As a School admissions representative, this position is responsible to provide excellent customer service at in-person and virtual outreach and recruiting events for prospective applicants, providing detailed engineering-specific training on admission requirements for various UCLA community outreach groups such as the Center for Community College Partnerships (CCCP) for the purposes of accurate information dissemination. Limited weekend and evening hours required to present at academic and admissions information sessions, Commencement weekend and Discover Engineering.
The University of California 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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.