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The University of California's only school of international affairs, the School of Global Policy & Strategy (GPS) provides a unique resource for training leaders, creating ideas, and building networks for the Pacific Century. GPS is internationally renowned for its innovative programs, superb faculty and outstanding students and now stands among the world's top graduate schools of international relations and is the established leader in its focus on Asia and the Americas. GPS instructs a diverse student body consisting of 60% domestic and 40% international students in MPP, MCEPA, MIA, BA-MIA, MAS, joint PhD with Department of Political Science and executive education programs.
GPS also administers the International Studies Program, a fast-growing interdisciplinary program with over 1500 declared undergraduate majors, that offers a rigorous curriculum for undergraduate students interested in international affairs. Offering nine B.A. degree options, three combined BA/MIA program, and a minor program, the International Studies Program explores the interaction between the international and national, global and local, contemporary and historical ideas shaping globalization.
GPS is also the parent organization to major research centers: Center on Global Transformation (CGT), Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies, 21st Century China Center, Fudan-UC Center on China, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL), Laboratory on International Law and Regulation (ILAR), and Japan Forum for Innovation and Technology (JFIT).
Under the general supervision of and in collaboration with the GLI Director, the incumbent is responsible for the coordination of the Master of Advanced Studies in International Affairs (MAS-IA) degree for experienced professionals seeking specialized and advanced knowledge in the field of international affairs. Responsibilities fall under the four broad functions of program marketing/outreach, student affairs, program development and administration and instructional support.
Applies professional Student Services concepts. Provides varied student services to students, faculty, and department/school/college management. Works on moderately complex issues. Receives assistance on more complex issues.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule to meet event needs. Some early mornings, evenings and weekends may also be required.
Experience with policies and procedures relating to students and curriculum administration, to advise students, faculty, administrators and others about academic policies and requirements and to implement the department's goals and objectives for the instructional program.
Demonstrated experience with academic advising and counseling techniques. Ability to counsel students on a variety of problems with tact, diplomacy, and sensitivity.
Demonstrated ability to extract, compile, analyze and present pertinent data effectively. Ability to do statistical data analysis and interpretation.
Demonstrated advanced skill in using word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation and web maintenance software, preferably in MS Office.
Ability to write concisely, persuasively, and in summary form. Skill to compose, edit and proofread narrative sections of reports, advertisements, notices, and correspondence to faculty, other campus offices and to off-campus persons clearly and concisely using an effective style, proper grammar and punctuation.
Demonstrated knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases.
Proven knowledge of University processes and procedures. Strong understanding of University rules and regulations.
Interpersonal skills. Superior interpersonal skills including tact, diplomacy and flexibility in order to work with variety of individuals in differing roles and in a variety of situations.
Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Ability to multitask.
A Bachelor's Degree; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
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