T/D Job Opportunity: Undergraduate Advisor

The Department of Theater/Dance is recruiting for an Undergraduate Advisor.

For primary consideration, apply online by May 21, 2017.

More information: jobs.ucsb.edu, job posting # 20170190.

Job description:

The Undergraduate Advisor manages all aspects of the undergraduate programs in the Department of Theater and Dance, exercising independent judgement, a high level of professionalism and strong analytical skills. Facilitates all matters related to advising (daily and recurring checks on academic welfare and career counseling) and curriculum development (area program planning) for 6 degree programs, including 2 conservatory-style/studio-based Bachelor of Fine Arts programs, a Theater Bachelor of Arts with multiple concentrations, and 2 Minors. Manages student auditions and admissions and is departmental representative for recruitment and outreach activities, interacting with prospective students and their communities while heeding all regulations governing student information. The Undergraduate Advisor is knowledgeable of current university policies and procedures, interprets and advises on guidelines from various administrative and student support units for students, staff and faculty and serves as a critical liaison to the College of Letters & Science, Office of the Registrar, Office of Admissions, Orientation Programs, Counseling and Psychological Services, Career Services, and other offices on the divisional, college and university level.  


Demonstrated success of excellent interpersonal communication and analytical skills. Maintains high level of professionalism, sound judgement and experience in sensitive environments, handling confidential matters. Ability to work both independently and fluidly as part of a close team. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and accurately complete highly detailed work. Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Applications are only accepted online. Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation with application, resume and cover letter.  

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.