University Of California Davis , CA 95616
Under general supervision, the Staff Advisor will provide in-depth, wide ranging and holistic advising to students intending to apply to health professions schools.
Provide pre-health advising, collaborate with UC Davis organizations and with organizations outside of campus, and assist in generating information for the website and marketing.
THIS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT WILL END 1 YEAR FROM THE DATE OF HIRE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION OR BECOMING CAREER BASED ON BUDGET AVAILABILITY.
Work at a desk for extended periods of time.
Carry materials including a laptop weighing up to 25 lbs, to events across campus. A handcart is available.
Arrange own transportation to attend meetings and events.
Work flexible schedule including evenings, weekends to meet operational and student needs.
Required to work at College of Biological Sciences commencement.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required:
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
Bachelor's degree in student advising, counseling, science or related field and/or equivalent education, training and experience.
Knowledge and experience with student development theories, counseling processes, learning styles, and skill set development techniques.
Knowledge and experience with admissions processes and requirements for a wide range of health profession programs to match students' competencies and skills with those desired by schools.
Presentation, public speaking and organizational skills.
Experience using interpersonal and communication skills to successfully engage a population of students from highly diverse backgrounds with a broad range of complex counseling issues in an academic research environment.
Experience coordinating large scale events to meet students' needs including collaborating with constituents on a variety of shared goals.
Creative thinking and analytical skills to develop processes for virtual advising; use technology to advance advising techniques; and to assess current and future advising approaches.
Experience working within an Admissions office at a professional health school.