Full Time; Career Minimum Starting Salary: $16.43/hourly
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves a wide range of student services duties and responsibilities for an academic department / school / college or organization. Provides assistance to the dean / chair, faculty, and students in academic advising, recruitment, admissions, financial aid, the evaluation and awarding of fellowships and block grant funds, student orientation and events, career counseling, and related programs.
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.
Under the general direction of the Department Manager, Department Chair, and Graduate Director, the incumbent independently manages all aspects of the Psychology Department's graduate program serving as its primary advisor, resource person, and liaison to Psychology faculty, lecturers, graduate students, prospective graduate students, and the campus community. The Graduate Coordinator independently initiates and administers the program's annual admissions process and financial support opportunities, including all graduate student teaching positions and fellowship awards for three separate graduate areas (cognitive, developmental and social). Each of the areas is distinct, with its own pool of candidates and trajectory of training.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-22-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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