Associate Director, Center for Geospatial Sciences
8AM - 5PM
$67,300 - $99,900
Reporting to the Director, UCR Center for Geospatial Sciences, the Associate Director will provide a range of duties and functions for the Center of Geospatial Sciences: including coordination of research activity, internal outreach within campus, and external outreach to community organizations and policy actors 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. Must be able to demonstrate a broad, team-oriented skill set, including the ability to effectively engage with all stakeholders; experience undertaking independent research to produce data-driven recommendations; aptitude for taking ownership and successfully implementing projects, with only general guidance from supervisor. Ability to represent the Center and the Director in discussions involving project partners on campus and off campus, and to be in timely communication with the Director, foundation and community partners, and key campus staff.
Strong ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.
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.
Academic background and experience in selected area of research preferred.
Solid fundraising experience.
Strong ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
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. \
- 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
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