Payroll Title: UCP VIII
Class Code: 0801-9088
Job Family: EDU
FLSA Code: E
Under the general direction of designated administrator, supervises, develops and administers an academic counseling program for a school, college or division, to meet undergraduate student needs related to selection of academic curriculum and educational and career goals.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Responsible for supervising and developing the academic advising system for school/division/college
- Advises and counsels students in planning an academic program and choosing an educational career goal.
- Reviews and approves student requests for readmission, change of college/major, dual degree programs, student withdrawals or transfers into or out of the school/college/division.
- Evaluates student records, hears appeals and makes decisions regarding dismissals, exemptions, waivers and other academic matters.
- Identifies and resolves problems with departmental advising structures, conferring with faculty and administrators as appropriate.
- Coordinates and supervises registration and scheduling activities.
- Supervises the audit of student records and certifies degree candidates have met college/school/division requirements of graduation.
- Plans and supervises an orientation program for entering students.
- Interprets and applies University and college rules and regulations as they relate to admission into the academic programs, residency requirements, exemptions, substitutions and other academic requirements, serving as a resource regarding these matters.
- Represents the school/college/division by serving on various committees.
- Supervises counseling and office staff.
- Prepares, edits and disseminates information/brochures about academic regulations and options; prepares and/or edits copy for University catalog.
- Maintains on-going liaison with related campus departments and sending institutions.
- Maintains records, files and appropriate data system.
- Compiles and prepares statistical reports on enrollment, admissions, dismissals, registration, school changes and similar matters.
- Reviews and updates plans of study.
- Plans and/or participates in special projects such as career day, workshops, and seminars.
- Reviews student transcripts and makes admissions decisions regarding transfer of major within or into school/college.
- Performs related duties as required.
MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS
- Master’s degree in counseling or related field
- Two to three years experience as an academic advisor or counselor in an academic setting.
- Ability to exercise independent sound academic judgment.
- Good communication skills and ability to relate well to student, faculty and/or parents
- Supervisory ability
- Knowledge of academic programs in area to be served
Date Created: 6/28/85