Assistant Director of Pipeline Programs

Job description

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$53,700 - $105,900

Position Information
The Assistant Director of Pipeline Programs will develop and administer programs to support the recruitment of high school and community college students to health careers and the School of Medicine. In concert with the Director of Pipeline Programs and Associate Dean of Student Affairs, the incumbent is responsible for the development of annual outreach plans at selected high schools and community colleges in Inland Southern California. The Assistant Director will have programmatic responsibility for the Health Sciences Partnership, Future Physician Leaders, and Community College Outreach Program. The incumbent supervises UCR undergraduate pre-health majors and medical students who together visit high school and community colleges to provide workshops and activities to inform prospective students about admissions, pre-health opportunities, and academic success. The Assistant Director, alongside the Director of Pipeline Programs and Associate Dean of Student Affairs, will recommend, develop, and oversee the implementation of services of school, student, parent-centered services. Responsible for the submission of quarterly, mid-year, and annual performance reports to the department, funders, and stakeholders.

Minimum Requirements
High-level skills in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.
Advanced knowledge of K-12 and higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), admissions and financial aid and scholarship requirements, and matriculation processes.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of K-12 and higher education policies and issues, assesses their impact on program strategies, disseminates information to school-site and district personnel.
Advanced knowledge of high school graduation and college entrance requirements.
Advanced knowledge and experience working with educational equity programs serving a diverse student population. Demonstrated cultural competency with respect to race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.
Knowledge of state and national education policies and current education theories.
Ability to interpret policies and procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives.
Strong interpersonal skills. Leadership and supervisory skills.
Advanced knowledge of up-to-date information on K-12 and higher education policies and issues. Ability to assess their impact on program strategies.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts. Ability to develop outreach programs, and design effective materials.
Advanced knowledge of youth and adolescent development theory, including issues facing low-income, first generation and urban youth.
Comprehensive experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers.
Ability to prioritize work assignments and manage multiple critical projects with deadlines. Strong 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, 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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Posted: 12/8/2018
Application Due: 12/18/2018
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