50% Limited Position; Title code 4573
The Department of Landscape Architecture & Environmental Planning (LAEP) is one of three academic departments in the College of Environmental Design. LAEP confers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. Student enrollment is approximately 50 undergraduates, 75 masters and 17 PhD students. The department has 12 ladder-rank faculty, 2 adjunct professors, multiple lecturers, and 8 emeritus professors. Departmental staff is comprised of both administrative and offsite Blake Garden staff. Staff work collaboratively with other CED departments and closely with the Office of the Registrar, Summer Sessions, Graduate Division and other central campus departments.
The Department of Landscape Architecture is seeking a 50% Graduate Student Advising Intern for the Masters of Landscape Architecture and PhD programs. This is a varied positon in which the incumbent will learn multiple facets of graduate student advising and engage in the full spectrum of the student experience, from recruitment to graduation. This includes recruitment, admissions, course and curriculum advising through to graduation processes. In addition, the incumbent will become familiar with graduate student funding models and fellowships/prizes/awards. The following are some key responsibilities of the position that the intern can expect to learn:
- Responding to prospective graduate student email and walk-in inquiries
- Responding to current graduate student inquiries
- Auditing admissions applications
- Assisting with and preparing for graduate student admissions meetings
- Academic Course Scheduling
- Curriculum Planning
- Social Media Updates
- Coordinating and planning prospective and current graduate student events
- Excellent computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite; proficiency with or capability to quickly learn multiple UC programs.
- Analytical/problem solving skills.
- Political acumen and sensitivities to the differing perspectives and political circumstances within all level of the campus.
- Strong advising and service orientation.
- Strong skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, faculty, alumni and students, both verbally and in writing. Ability to edit documents.
- Ability to multi-task with demanding time-frames.
- Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality.
- Ability and willingness to work independently and as a team to produce the best results for the organization.
- Timeliness and accuracy.
- Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
- Computer based design programs
- Ability to work with websites
Salary + Benefits
This position is non-exempt (i.e., hourly) with an approximate annual salary range of $41,200 to $52,000 commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying to jobs.berkeley.edu. Job id is 23712.