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Student Services Advisor 3 (4575U) Job 27274 - Data Science & Info. Division
University of California, Berkeley


Date Posted Jul. 15, 2019
Title Student Services Advisor 3 (4575U) Job 27274 - Data Science & Info. Division
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
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  • Student Services
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Student Services Advisor 3 (4575U) Job 27274 - Data Science & Info. Division


About Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 7/2519

Departmental Overview
The Division of Data Science and Information is a newly formed Division at the organizational level of our Colleges and Schools. The Division's dynamic structure connects computing, statistics, the humanities, and social and natural sciences to create a vibrant and collaborative environment to accelerate breakthrough research across scientific and technological frontiers. The Division includes Data Science Education, the School of Information, the departments of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences and Statistics, the Berkeley Institute for Data Science, and the Data Science Commons. The Division offers programs of interdisciplinary research and teaching at significant scale, and it is continually developing new pathways and programs to advance its mission on campus and beyond. It is fundamentally committed to core Berkeley values of equity and inclusion in the service of society.

The Division is responsible for growing Berkeley's broad-based data science education program, including classes and programs serving thousands of undergraduate students a year. It includes a BA degree in Letters & Science and a new minor. It is responsible for supporting the campus-wide data science education program, including a foundational introductory course, Data 8, which serves over 3,000 students annually and is rapidly growing, together with dozens of connector courses, advanced courses serving thousands of students, and a portfolio of co-curricular programs.

This position will play a critical role in the success of advising for the new division. We are looking for a dedicated, student advisor who has the capabilities and desire to work in the midst of evolving priorities and demands and to support students in Data Science, with majors expected to be in the hundreds.

The Division of Data Sciences is committed to providing excellent support for a broad student population within the Division and across the campus. We are looking for a high-performing student services professional whose values align closely with the Division's spirit of internal and external collaboration and Berkeley's values of equity, inclusion, and public service.

Responsibilities
The Division of Data Sciences is committed to providing excellent support for a broad student population within the Division and across the campus. We are looking for a high-performing student services professional whose values align closely with the Division's spirit of internal and external collaboration and Berkeley's values of equity, inclusion, and public service.

Academic Advising: Serves as first line resource support for current and undeclared undergraduates on divisional policies and requirements, faculty, academic resources, undergraduate research, mentoring, tutoring, scholarships, internships, and career planning resources; refer students appropriately to staff, faculty and campus units for information and assistance. Provide general advice to students on academic and major requirements, alternative academic options and similar issues.

*Reviews students' progress and advises students and faculty on requirements for degree/program completion; identifies students with progression problems and recommends interventions; advises visiting international and intercampus students.

Student Conduct: Interprets campus policies and advises students and faculty on student conduct, student grievances, disputes, and issues

Outreach and Events: Assists in the planning and implementation of outreach programs with specifically targeted institutions; advises prospective applicants on necessary academic preparation; appropriateness of program as it pertains to the prospective applicant's goals; utilizing in-depth knowledge of the organization's admissions criteria.

*Plans, designs and provides workshops for students, such as information about the division and campus, or academic strategies and enrichment programs.

*Assists with the Planning and implementation of high-visibility student events, such as commencement, Golden Bear Orientation, CalDay and symposiums or workshops.

Program Coordination:
Develops relationships and assists in development of processes with other UCB Colleges in order to effectively advise Data Science students. Prepare reports as needed.

Professional Development:
Maintain professional development and update working knowledge of student affairs administration through attendance and participation at campus and other training sessions, seminars, conferences, and events and active membership in campus and professional organizations, and networking with peers.

Required Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
  • Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
  • Ability in problem identification, reasoning.
  • Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
  • Interpersonal skills. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
  • Proven ability to create and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Working knowledge of departmental, divisional, and college policies and procedures for undergraduate matters.


* Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
  • Knowledge of advising in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Knowledge of UC student information systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of college policies, procedures, and requirements.


Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

*Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.


Equal Employment Opportunity
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, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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