Job Information

University of California Riverside, Bourns College Student Academic Advisor 3 in Riverside, California

Student Academic Advisor 3

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

31627988 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $54,200 - $93,200

Position Information

Under the general direction of the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) Advising Supervisor, this position is responsible for all aspects of academic advising for undergraduate student majors within the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Researches, interprets, applies, and clarifies University policy in this area and exercises independent judgment in day-to-day student affairs matters. Uses principles of holistic and developmental academic advising and knowledge of teaching and learning theory to promote academic, career, and life goals to support student retention, timeliness to degree, academic success, and intellectual and personal development.

The full salary range for the Student Academic Advisor 3 is $54,200 - $93,200 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Experience Requirement

4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Experience implementing successful academic interventions to overcome the challenges faced by diverse student populations. Preferred

Demonstrated experience with Banner. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement

Occasional Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required

Possibility of Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to multi-task.

Knowledge of the applicable federal and state regulations governing areas related to responsibilities of the position including the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times.

Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Skill in organizing tasks, documents and materials with efficiency and accuracy.

Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the challenges faced by diverse student populations (including but not limited to first generation students, underrepresented minority students, low-income students) in higher education.

Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication.

Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of multiple majors, colleges, and schools.

Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.

Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a service environment that is subject to frequent interruptions and skill in setting priorities that accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities.

Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.

Demonstrated desire to work within the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic community at UC Riverside.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.

Thorough knowledge of department/school/college policies, procedures, and requirements.

Demonstrated computer proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Access) or equivalent software, the internet, email, web-based software applications, and experience using on-line student information systems. Advanced computer knowledge with the ability to understand and learn new on-line programs. Ability to extract, compile, and analyze, and present pertinent data effectively.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (