Program Coordinator

Riverside, CA
Apr 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $65,700 - $97,500
Title: Program Coordinator
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Technology Partnerships
Date Posted: 01/30/2017

Position Information: The Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring the implementation, tracking and outcome dissemination of programs overseen by the Office of Technology Partnerships at the University of California Riverside. This includes Corporate and Strategic Partnerships, Technology Commercialization, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Industry Sponsored Research Agreements. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the management of federal and non federal grants led by the OTP. This includes reports, metrics, contracts and Disbursements, coordination with sponsors, collaborators and sponsors. The Program Coordinator will ensure maximum dissemination of outcomes by developing and implementing strategies of communications of OTP activities. This includes media, websites, newsletter, meetings and other channels. The Coordinator will also ensure coordination and maximum participation in programs from local, regional and national partners for the different initiatives led by the OTP. The Program coordinator will also identify, create strategy and submit proposals for funding from multiple sources to ensure sustainability and growth of OTP activities at UCR. The Coordinator will also be responsible for researching, identifying and developing strategies and briefing packages to pursue strategic collaborations with Corporations, venture capitalists/investors and potential licensees interested in UCR research and intellectual property. The coordinator will support the expansion of innovation and entrepreneurial training to multiple partners, national and international.

Minimum Requirements: Strong analytical/problem-solving skills.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common organization-specific computer applications.
Thorough knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and procedures.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and influence, both verbally and in writing.
Small to mid-level project management skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

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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