The School of Business Administration (SoBA) 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. SoBA 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 Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs, the Professional Academic Advisor will assist students in the development of meaningful education plans; promote student intellectual and personal development; discuss and clarify educational, career and life goals; 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 diagnostic exams related to learning styles, career goals and academic stressors; partner with campus student support centers regarding internships and supplemental instruction; analyze student information system data to better understand the academic challenges faced by their particular student populations. Perform advising duties that are based on theories and knowledge of teaching, learning and human development, reflect developmental advising approaches.
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.
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UCR is a medium sized research institution in the University of California system which has about 22,000 students spread over three colleges, the School of Business Administration, the Graduate School of Education and the Graduate Division
Assistant Dean, School of Business Administration