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The Rady School of Management provides business education through its Masters degree programs, PhD program, undergraduate minors and courses, and executive business seminars. In addition to these educational programs, the Rady School includes the Beyster Institute, the California Institute of Innovation and Development (CIID), Center for Social Innovation and Impact, and the US Israel Center.
The Rady School's values are excellence, innovation, collaboration and integrity. The staff who work at the Rady School have created a highly participatory, high energy, upbeat environment where providing excellent customer service to our students and our faculty is a priority.
The Director of Graduate Academic Advising, Student Services, & Instructional Support provides management/administrative/supervisory leadership at the Rady School of Management. Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs, this position supervises professional and administrative staff and leads all academic and student services advising, course scheduling, student registration/enrollment, financial aid/funding, programming, oversees multiple co-curricular programs and services (speakers series, programs abroad, student clubs, student social activities, orientation, graduation), assesses and implements work process improvements and policies, manages a budget, advises faculty and senior leadership, and creates and implements new programs.
The position oversees graduate academic advising and student services for 6 masters degree programs, a PhD program, and a Programs Abroad program, as well as supervising Academic Student Employment (ASE) for graduate students. This student-centric position provides supervision, advice and guidance to staff, faculty, and senior leadership on a wide variety of student affairs and programmatic issues, general University policies, grading and instructional policies, union employment policies, and academic integrity and student behavior policies and best practices. Due to the multi-cultural nature of our global student body, the position ensures that Rady graduate student services programming are presented with sensitivity to the needs of international students acclimating to the US culture, educational system, academic/professional/social expectations.
The position also oversees and directs Rady graduate student clubs and organizations, is responsible for interpreting the complex rules of a large university, supervises the implementation of University and Rady policies and procedures related to course calendars, course registration, student enrollment, student life, academic performance indicators, academic integrity issues, cocurricular programming, academic student employment, and ensures compliance with federal law (FERPA) and UCSD policies related to graduate division, Office of Students with Disabilities, etc.
This position currently supervises 5 grad advisors, 1 Programs Abroad Manager, 1 Enrollment Coordinator, and 2 admin advisors. It is a position of critical importance to the mission of the Rady School of Management.
This position is responsible for a 6 day/week operation, an area that provides educational classes and services to Rady students from 8:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m. Monday - Friday and from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every other Saturday 12 months of the year.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required due to special events (student-focused events, student club activities), annual events (orientation, graduation, pre-term), and routine operations related to evening classes and weekend classes.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Master's degree in student administration, student affairs, educational counseling, higher education administration or similar terminal degree (such as MBA, Doctorate in Education) and at least 5 years of management/supervisory experience in an academic setting or similar combination of experience.
Management/administrative/supervisory experience in a university supervising multiple degree programs, creating policies, supervising course scheduling, student registration/enrollment, student advising, overseeing multiple co-curricular programs, assessing process improvements, managing a budget, advising faculty, and creating and implementing new programs.
Experience interpreting the complex rules of a large university pertaining to course calendars, registration, enro
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