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Program Coordinator

University of California-Riverside
Riverside, CA

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Program Coordinator Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 31606825 75% Part Time 8AM - 5PM $56,982 - $81,683 Position Information Per the awarded NRT Project, UCR's Plants3D graduate training program seeks an individual to coordinate the program activities. The individual will work with the Director, the faculty Leadership team, and other individuals on and off campus to meet the program goals. This program, funded by the National Science Foundation, seeks to provide an exciting education and training environment for graduate students in science and engineering. Plants3D fosters team research projects that address challenges in agriculture and human health. The Program Coordinator will be engaged in the organization of program activities, including a variety of events and educational opportunities, student internships and travel, research competitions, program evaluation, and annual reporting, and the program website, Required
Licenses License Requirement Valid Driver License Required
Experience Experience Requirement 2-4 years of related experience in a related job discipline or doctoral degree program. Preferred Collaborative experience, ideally within a group with diverse backgrounds and expertise. Required Experience in planning and data collection. Preferred Work experience in an institution of higher education. Preferred Demonstrated experience with web-site maintenance and/or design. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Valid Drivers License Required
Minimum Requirements Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of faculty, students, staff, outside speakers and stakeholders, both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated skill and ability with accuracy, productivity, responsiveness, and reliability.
Solid organization skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Demonstrated skill in MS Office including advanced knowledge of Excel features.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Knowledge of MSWord or Google platforms for writing, data analysis, and presentations.
Demonstrated ability to use Adobe, Google, and various internet tools.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Organized, result-oriented, motivated, and committed to advancing organizational priorities.
Preferred Qualifications Ability to solve problems using investigative/research and analytical reasoning.

Working knowledge of computer application WordPress.

Working knowledge of UC policies and procedures.

Demonstrated strategic leadership and project management skills.

Working knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.

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.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview Job Description Details View complete Job Description for this position


The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.

We are located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations.

Widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, UCR's current enrollment is over 19,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.

UCR plays many roles. As a university, we help educate students to reach their potential and goals. As the only public research university in Inland Southern California, we are on the leading edge of pioneering research that affects the challenges each of us face daily. As a proud member of the Riverside and Southern California communities, UCR's impacts extend beyond just educating students, including contributions to the local economy and promoting positive growth.

The University of California, Riverside serves the needs and enhances the quality of life of the diverse people of California, the nation and the world through knowledge – its communication, discovery, translation, application, and preservation. The undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs; research programs; and outreach activities develop leaders who inspire, create, and enrich California’s economic, social, cultural, and environmental future.

With its roots as a Citrus Experiment Station, UC Riverside is guided by its land grant tradition of giving back by addressing some of the most vexing problems facing society. Whether it is assuring a safe, nutritious, and affordable food supply; stimulating the human mind and soul through the humanities and arts; or finding solutions to the profound challenges in education, engineering, business, healthcare, and the environment, UC Riverside is living the promise.

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 the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UCR provides a gathering place where scholars can pursue their life's work in an academic setting that encourages faculty to make a difference in the world. The university provides faculty members with the resources, support and stimulation needed to reach their goals.

UCR has a commitment to excellence and a proven track record of innovation and collaboration. Every day, our diverse faculty brings an entrepreneurial spirit to showing what a public university is capable of in the 21st century.

In the process, our faculty makes a global impact while remaining leaders for innovation in Inland Southern California.

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