Associate Director, Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG)

Riverside, CA
Mar 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $65,700 - $129,300
Title: Associate Director, Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG)
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Graduate School of Education
Date Posted: 03/09/2017

Position Information: Under the direction of the Director of the Civic Engagement Research Group (CERG), the Associate Director is responsible for performing a broad range of project, research, and administrative tasks. This position coordinates the overall operations of the CERG team as well as relationships with organizations such as the Teaching Channel, UCLA Research Partners and the Oakland Unified School District. The Associate Director will organize all activities and ensure effective and efficient program delivery. The Associate Director will also work with the Director of CERG and the Graduate School of Education Business Office in all areas of financing and human resources. The appointment of this position is for 5 years and continuity of the appointment will be contingent upon availability of research grant fund.

Minimum Requirements: Strong ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.
Thorough knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results.
Strong ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Academic background and experience in selected area of research preferred.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Strong professional development skills, e.g. partnering with educators, schools, districts, and communities.
Exceptional educational project management and partnership development skills.
Ability to conduct scholarly presentations and publications.
Ability to exhibit strong customer service orientation for all levels of College and project constituencies as well as members of the public.
Ability to take appropriate steps to promote and sustain effective working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.
Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy and confidentiality concerning grant and employee files.
Time management skills and the ability to handle multiple projects requiring independent execution.
Understand and carry out oral and written directions; work under pressure and deadlines.
Advanced knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Office and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications: Solid fundraising experience.

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 the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

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


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