Professional Academic Advisor

$48,400 - $79,150 yearly
  • University of California, Riverside
  • Riverside, CA, USA
  • Oct 22, 2021
Full time Advising/Counseling/Support

Job Description



Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced academic adviser. Provides advice to students on the full range of requirements for a department, college, or school with a wide variety of course requirements. Recommends solutions to progression and requirement issues. Advice may include not-clearly-defined programs such as independent study programs, interdisciplinary programs, or multiple programs. Works independently under general supervision.

The School of Business at the University of California, Riverside is a nationally ranked and internationally recognized AACSB-accredited business school. With over 14,000 alumni all over the world, it is home to the largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system, as well as to the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, which features MBA, Ph.D., Flex MBA, Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), and Master of Finance (MFin) programs. School of Business is positioned as a center of excellence in business education through cutting-edge research on the business challenges of the 21st century. Under the direction of the Director of the Undergraduate Programs Office, the Professional Academic Advisor 3 is an experienced academic advisor. This position provides advice to student on the full range of requirements for the School of Business undergraduate program. Will assist students in the development of meaningful education plans; promote student intellectual and personal development; discuss and clarify educational, career and life goals as they related to the student’s educational endeavors; help students to acquire relevant information and services; interpret institutional, general education, and major requirements; evaluate and monitor student academic progress, course choice, and class schedule in context of student's life and career goals. Engage in the evaluation of student academic progress and success related to learning styles, career goals and academic stressors; partner with campus student support centers regarding topics such as but not limited to career readiness, internships, supplemental instruction, student engagement, and mental and physical wellness, etc. Perform advising duties that are based on theories and knowledge of academic advising principles, teaching, learning and human development, reflect developmental and holistic advising approaches. As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Master's Degree preferred. Preferred


License Requirement
Valid Driver's License Required


Experience Requirement
Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Valid Drivers License Required
Occasional travel to recruitment events Required
Travel Required

Minimum Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques, knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, & schools.
  • Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
  • Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
  • Articulation skills to listen and advise/counsel diverse personalities using sound and mature judgment.
  • Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Skill in organizing tasks, documents, and materials with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access) or other equivalent software, the internet, e-mail messaging, and web-based software applications.
  • Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to effectively, professionally, and tactfully interact and communicate, both orally and in writing, with students, faculty, staff and visitors.
  • Thorough knowledge of department/school college policies, procedures, and requirements.

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