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Student Affairs Manager

Categories: Pacific Region 9




University of California Los Angeles  

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Position Description
Under the general direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), and the faculty Program Director, the incumbent plans, develops, coordinates and implements all aspects of the Master of Applied Economics degree program. This is a new program and we expect to process applications for the inaugural cohort during the 2015-16 academic year for Fall 2016 admission. Incumbent has the assistance of four part-time, student workers. Major duties of the office include: advising an annual cohort of 75 graduate students, maintaining and updating student records, coordinating all admissions activities including outreach, financial aid and processing approximately 600 applications annually, developing content for and updating program website; administration of merit/need-based fellowship awards; job placement activities; coordinating student final projects, job placement activities, assist in the coordination of the visiting lecturer program and the Board of Advisors. Additional duties include providing statistical and analytical reports as requested by the CAO, the Department Chair, the Program Director or other faculty.

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Application Process
Application InstructionApplicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at . Reference position # 22449. AA/EEO

Institution Information
BenefitsUCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

Additional Information
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

Contact Information
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Required Qualifications 
  • Excellent strategic planning, leadership, administration, organization and evaluation skills in order to successfully manage a self-supporting master degree program.• Skill in employing fundamental counseling techniques to assist students in the pursuit of academic goals through conveying accurate knowledge of Department and University requirements, procedures and policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and implement small and large projects with complex logistics involving multiple tasks and priorities, showing great attention to detail and the ability to complete tasks free of errors.
  • Interpersonal skill to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with faculty, administrators, students, staff and visitors in order to maintain a harmonious and productive work environment as well as to work as a team player and in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment, dealing with persons of diverse social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds with tact and sensitivity.
  • Skill in staff supervision, including selection, training, motivating, delegating responsibility, evaluating performance and taking appropriate corrective action.

Preferred Qualifications
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.