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The University of California's only international affairs School of Global Policy & Strategy (GPS) provides a unique resource for training leaders, creating ideas, and building networks for the Pacific Century. GPS is internationally renowned for its innovative programs, superb faculty and outstanding students and now stands among the world's top graduate schools of international relations and is the established leader in its focus on Asia and the Americas. GPS instructs a diverse student body consisting of 60% domestic and 40% international students in MPP, MCEPA, MIA, BA-MIA, MAS, joint PhD with Department of Political Science and executive education programs. GPS also administers the International Studies Program, a fast-growing interdisciplinary program with over 1500 declared undergraduate majors, that offers a rigorous curriculum for undergraduate students interested in international affairs. Offering nine B.A. degree options, a combined BA/MIA program, and a minor program, the International Studies Program explores the interaction between the international and national, global and local, contemporary and historical ideas shaping globalization. GPS is also the parent organization to major research centers: Center on Global Transformation (CGT), Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, 21st Century China Center, Fudan-UC Center on China, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL), Laboratory on International Law and Regulation (ILAR), and Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology (JFIT).
Under the general supervision of the Director of Degree Programs, serves as an advisor and expert to students, faculty, prospective students, staff and outside individuals/agencies on University and departmental program information, curricular requirements, administrative policies/procedures, registration and related issues. Analyzes and prepares quarterly GPS and ISP course schedules. Provides data and analysis for the development, implementation and refinement of new and existing educational programs. In collaboration with Director, develops, oversees and markets Prep Program.
Occasional overtime may be required including evenings and/or weekends, as workload demands.
Experience related to academic advising, program planning, implementation, program outreach, and/or assessment efforts. Knowledge of educational theories and principles and experience in the practical application of counseling techniques.
Bachelor's or advanced degree in counseling, education psychology, and 5 years or more of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education.
Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum administration. Ability to analyze policies and procedures and advise students, faculty, administrators and others about requirements.
Strong knowledge of University regulations, procedures and offices related to all aspects of graduate student affairs including, but not limited to, confidentiality, course scheduling, registration, enrollment, records management and grading.
Excellent counseling and advising techniques, including active listening, interviewing, and referral, and a thorough understanding of their appropriate use in an institutional setting and with a demonstrated knowledge of theories and principles of institutions of higher education.
Superior ability to communicate and negotiate with faculty, students and staff using tact, diplomacy and discretion; excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and skill to articulate complex program requirements to a variety of individuals with broad educational, cultural, and language backgrounds.
Strong demonstrated, progressive, and substantial professional experience in a University or college Student Affairs environment.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases.
Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
Understanding of University rules and regulations.
Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking.
Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
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