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UCSD Dean of Academic Advising #75477

Categories: Pacific Region 9




University of California, San Diego

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Position Description 
In keeping with its motto of "The student as scholar and citizen", Thurgood Marshall College believes that social responsibility and academic excellence go hand in hand. Thurgood Marshall College is as committed today to its founding principles of societal justice, compassion, and equality as it was in 1970. This is the generous TMC legacy, and one that the college staff continues to take very seriously. In keeping with its tradition of public service, progressive thinking, and social activism, Marshall College invites you to participate and become involved in the many activities, events, and projects with a civic and egalitarian spirit. 

Within Thurgood Marshall College and under the general direction of the Provost, the Dean of Academic Advising manages a staff of professional advisors and support personnel who provide a complex, comprehensive Academic Advising Program to students of the College. Under the general direction of the Council of Provosts, the colleges' Deans of Academic Advising collectively administer and enforce campus-wide academic policies relative to undergraduate education, and, as resource personnel to a wide range of campus committees, departments, and offices, represent the needs and requirements of undergraduate students.

Institution Information
UC San Diego is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

Application Process
The University provides an exceptional benefits package that start the first day of hire. Interested applicants, please apply on-line via our Website at: and reference job #75477 by April 17.

Contact Information
Marcele Maia,


Required Qualifications 
* A Master's Degree in Counseling, Student Affairs, or Student Personnel with 5 to 7 years of progressively higher-level experience; or comparable combination of education and experience.
* Proven leadership and management experience in a complex organization with proven ability to apply management principles, lead staff, organize and set priorities, and establish short and long range strategies and goals.
* Proven skills in selecting, supervising, training, motivating and evaluating professional and administrative staff. Ability to provide leadership that motivates and promotes team building and creates a positive work environment.
* Strong personal and interpersonal skills with ability to exercise diplomacy, tact and flexibility when interacting with all levels of students, faculty, and staff.
* Knowledge of national trends and issues facing higher education.
* Demonstrated ability and expertise in student counseling and academic advising.
* Understanding of undergraduate education and academic program planning and implementation.
* Proven ability to utilize computer technology to support the mission and goals of academic advising.
* Effective analytical skills to interpret and apply policies, to make sound decisions and recommendations.
* Proven ability to serve in a leadership capacity on campus wide committees, system wide committees, college committees and national organizations.
* Proven experience in problem-solving, decision making, conflict resolution, negotiation, counseling, referral techniques and confidentiality.
* Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative, multi-functional and multi-tiered environment.
* Demonstrated skills and ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form. Outstanding speaking and listening skills.
* Proven ability to work independently, organize time and set priorities to meet multiple deadlines.
* Proven ability to use discretion, exercise good judgment, and maintain strict confidentiality.