Assistant Director, Center for Social Innovation

Riverside, CA
Aug 26, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
60% Part Time


$44,200 - $55,000

Position Information
The Assistant Director is responsible for coordinating research activity to ensure that projects are adequately staffed and work is completed in a timely manner. Plans and manages events including large public events, stakeholder trainings, workshops and convenings. Communicates with external audiences including individual correspondence, email campaigns, and social media activity. This is a part-time 60% position with the possibility of an increase to full-time (100%) contingent upon the receipt of additional funds. Please note: The posted salary range is based on full-time employment. Salary paid will be prorated according to appointment percentage (60%).

Minimum Requirements
Working knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques.
Demonstrates ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Proficient in ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Proficient in ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Working knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs.
Demonstrates ability to analyze, research and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Proficiency in designing and executing email campaigns and social media campaigns.
Ability to travel within California and to other states in the United States as needed for research and outreach.
Proficient in ability to download and perform basic calculations of demographic and survey data from sources like American FactFinder.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated experience working with minority populations, including Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

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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