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#111457 Assistant Dean of Academic Advising

Extended Deadline: Fri 10/29/2021

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Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/14/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

  • This position is open until filled. First Review Date: 09/15/21.


Earl Warren College is one of six undergraduate colleges at the University of California, San Diego. Warren College is home to approximately 5000 undergraduate students who may select any major offered by the university. The colleges are distinguished by their general education curriculum which at Warren encourages both depth and breadth, stresses the relationship between the individual and society, and includes two quarters of writing and ethics for every student. Warren College has created a dynamic, innovative, energetic, and strong team environment and is looking for an Assistant Dean of Academic Advising who values this type of workplace.

Assist the Dean of Academic Advising in managing operations and personnel for the advising unit. Supervise staff and oversee daily operation, administration, and management of the unit. Participate in the development and implementation of new programs, policies, and procedures affecting Warren undergraduates. Assume full responsibility for the management of the unit in the absence of the Dean and represent the Dean at college and campus levels. Assist with the academic standing review process and develop strategies to assist students in academic difficulty. Oversee, develop, and implement academic orientation and enrollment programs for new students. Other responsibilities include student advising and counseling, degree checks, readmission counseling, and coordination of academic advising programs and events.

  • This position is required to work occasional evenings and weekends as needed.


  • Demonstrated leadership skills in advising functions. Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, and schools. Substantial professional experience in a college academic advising environment. Knowledge of educational theory and principles and experience in practical application of counseling techniques. Proven skill in evaluating academic records.

  • Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements. Knowledge and skill in interpreting and implementing college and University policies and procedures. Creative organizational ability in terms of conception, development, implementation, and evaluation of college and campus programs.

  • Ability to supervise a diverse staff. Skill in selecting, training, and evaluating staff and students and the ability to prioritize job tasks for self and staff. Knowledge of supervisory practices and procedures.

  • Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving. Strong counseling skills, including demonstrated excellence in active listening and in helping individuals with problem identification, problem solving, conflict resolution, and decision making.

  • Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Tact and discretion in referring students to other student services personnel.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to present comprehensive and detailed information clearly and concisely. Ability to speak well in public.

  • Ability to develop and present effective training materials and to develop appropriate advising strategies for specific populations and individuals.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and conduct meetings, workshops, seminars, etc. Experience and skill in facilitating group interactions.

  • Experience with computer programs for word processing, e-mail, and student tracking and monitoring. Ability to utilize technology to support the mission and goals of academic advising.

  • Tact and diplomacy in working with diverse populations including students, parents, faculty, campus administrators, and the public.


  • Background Check required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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