Program Coordinator

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Program Coordinator Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201805240423 Full Time 8AM - 5PM Commensurate with Experience Position Information Under the general supervision of the Director, the NASP Program Coordinator implements and evaluates cultural and educational programs/events, assists in leadership development activities, and coordinates programs/events with other campus departments/faculty raising awareness and promoting dialogue and understanding about the Native American experience. The specialist collaborates with the Director to identify students interests, issues, needs, concerns, and develops and implements projects in response. The Program Coordinator also serves as an adviser to various student organizations, including the Native American Student Council. In addition, the Program Coordinator prepares material for NASP's website and quarterly newsletter prepares written reports and evaluations on events and activities. Please note: This is a new career temporary position funded by a ten-year grant and funding is provided on a year-to-year basis. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Master's degree. Preferred
Licenses License Requirement Valid Drivers License Required
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required Demonstrated experience and skill in supervising student assistants. Preferred Demonstrated experience in working with issues and concerns affecting the Native American community Required Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing educational and leadership programs for students. Required
Minimum Requirements Strong knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
Abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills.
Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Demonstrated ability and skill in developing and monitoring budgets.
Ability to multi-task and have excellent interpersonal skills via verbal communication, written communication and organization skills.
Knowledge of working with Native Nations and the Native American Community. Ability to provide student advising for Native Americans and other students.
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.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

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: 12/30/2018
Application Due: 12/13/2019
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