Director, Academic Preparation, Recruitment & Outreach

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Director, Academic Preparation, Recruitment & Outreach Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22796163 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $61,600 - $91,400 Position Information The Academic Preparation, Recruitment & Outreach Director will plan, implement and assess outreach and recruitment programs and efforts to increase the enrollment of underrepresented students into UCR graduate programs, especially into the Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. The Director will provide leadership and strategic direction for academic preparation and recruitment activities including summer programs such as MSRIP and UC Leads. Work with local institutions including CalState partners and sister campuses to do informational sessions – including faculty and current grad students to give sense of community and activities that take place at UCR. Building and maintaining collaborative working relationships with professional staff on campus as well as and other institutions of higher education is a key responsibility. Additionally, The Academic Preparation, Recruitment & Outreach Director will collaborate with GradSuccess to assist in providing administrative and logistical support for programming activities and sponsored events. This position may require traveling up to 25% of the time.Budgeted Hiring range for this position is $61,600-$76,500. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Masters degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Minimum Requirements Advanced knowledge in theoretical concepts of adult learning. Knowledge on methodologies to enhance student success.
Skills in judgment and decision-making.
Advanced knowledge of specific learning styles, linguistic issues. Knowledge of how learning skills issues apply to a research institution.
May require knowledge of NCAA policies, rules, and regulations.
Advanced knowledge of a broad academic discipline or learning needs of a broad student category.
Multicultural competencies; knowledge and experience working and interacting effectively with diverse groups of staff, faculty, and student populations.
Interpersonal skills.
Supervisory skills to hire, train, and provide coaching and guidance to student workers and student interns.
Knowledge in designing and implementing learning and pedagogical models.
Knowledge of strategies in critical thinking, reading, writing, note taking, test taking, time management, and goal setting.
Advanced knowledge on research and theoretical models that influence the application and delivery of academic services (e.g., discipline specific, student-population specific).
Knowledge of academic curricula.
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 is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

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.

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Posted: 3/30/2021
Application Due: 6/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time