Student Services Advisor I – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

USC’s Roski School of Art and Design is seeking an experienced Advisor to join our team as a Student Services Advisor I, for Roski’s Admissions and Student Affairs department. The Student Services Advisor I will perform a variety of duties, including:

Counsels and/or provides undergraduate and/or graduate students with a range of services covering admissions, financial aid, academic counseling and advisement, graduation counseling and clearance, records and registration, placement and career services, and student programs. Coordinates delivery of services with appropriate university offices. Position is affiliated with a major academic program, academic department, school or college.

Job Accountabilities:

· Provides academic counseling for undergraduate and/or graduate students. Advises on matters of curriculum, course and degree requirements, transfer credit evaluation, and graduation counseling and clearance. Monitors student progress in honors and probation programs.

· Maintains academic unit student records and coordinates registration activities, grading, degree progress, enrollment and degree verification, and transcripts with the USC Office of Academic Records and Registrar. Assists with Petition

applications, resumes and letters of recommendation. Interfaces with faculty, administrators and students regarding grading policies, academic progress and student promotability.

· Plans and coordinates student events including commencement, orientation, receptions, and award ceremonies. Contracts with vendors for services and attends and oversees events to ensure arrangements are handled as planned.

· Assists in the preparation or update of bulletins, newsletters, handbooks, guides, fact sheets and brochures. May coordinate production of materials by outside vendors.

· Participates in committees at the department, school, college or university level which deal in student services issues. Provides administrative support for local committees and works on committee-assigned projects.

· Provides administrative support to faculty and academic committees by coordinating textbook orders, class and exam schedules, curricula changes and new course approvals, and changes to the university catalog and school bulletin.

· Maintains currency on policies, procedures and regulations pertaining to admissions, financial aid, registration, transfer credit evaluation, course and degree requirements, graduation requirements, petitions and other student services.

· Maintains and compiles statistical data. Prepares reports for internal and external use.

· Assist with occasional weekend events related to admission recruitment and conversion.

In addition, the successful candidate must also demonstrate, through ideas, words and actions, a strong commitment to USC’s Unifying Values of integrity, excellence, diversity, equity and inclusion, well-being, open communication and accountability

The hourly rate range for this position is $28.00 – $32.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, critical skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity employment. Members of historically underrepresented groups, as well as those who have experience with diverse populations are encouraged to apply.

Why Work at the Roski School of Art and Design? The USC Roski School of Art and Design offers an arts education that is as individual as the student. The varied programs – from design, painting and sculpture, to performance art and social practice – are all taught by the school’s renowned faculty of artists, designer, curators, scholars, and arts professionals, who provide students with creative, interpretive, and critical skills essential to the practices of art and design today. Join us!


Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree

Additional Education Requirements
Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education

Minimum Experience:
1 year

Minimum Skills:
Student program or services experience.

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