Outreach Coordinator

Riverside, Riverside County
May 04, 2014
Salary: $40,159 - $82,300
Title: Outreach Coordinator
Category: Student Affairs and Advising
Department: SOM - Student Affairs
Date Posted: 03/04/2014
8AM - 5PM
Position Information:
Under the general supervision of the Medical Scholars Program Director, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible for performing advanced professional assignments in developing, implementing, and organizing activities for the Medical Scholars Program (MSP), Future Physicians Leaders (FPL), and Medical Leaders of Tomorrow (MLT) pipeline programs at the UCR School of Medicine. These pipeline programs provide educational opportunities to students who are first generation to college and/or socio-economically disadvantaged. The Outreach Coordinator assists with increasing the participation of local high school students for the MLT and FPL programs, and community college and other non-UCR college students for the FPL program. The Outreach Coordinator also works closely with local community college students to help them matriculate to UC Riverside and into the MSP program.

The UCR School of Medicine, the first public medical school in California in more than 40 years, is committed to training a diverse physician workforce for Inland Southern California region and to developing research and health care delivery innovations that improve the health of medically under-served populations. We invite you to share in the excitement of being part of an emerging medical school which will have widespread impact on the health of Inland Southern Californians.

There are two career opportunities available.

Minimum Requirements:
1. Bachelor's degree in a related field and prior experience as a professional level student affairs officer or equivalent; or an equivalent combination of college education and experience.
2. Three years of related experience in college-level student support services.
3. Strong planning and organizational skills.
4. Experience advising community college transfer students.
5. Experience working with students from socio-economically and/or educationally disadvantaged backgrounds.
6. Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with diverse groups of students, parents, staff, faculty, administrators, and community constituents.
7. Excellent written and oral communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate using tact and diplomacy with internal and external campus community.
8. Demonstrated public speaking ability and ability to make presentations before small and large groups.
9. Demonstrated proficiency using software applications, such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
10. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
11. Knowledge of applicable federal and state regulations related to the responsibilities of the position including Federal Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
12. Hired candidate must successfully complete a background check through the Department of Justice.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. Experience advising students for health professions.
2. Knowledge of UC policies and procedures governing areas related to the responsibilities of the job.
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 the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #8 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2012-13). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 46th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2012-13) and is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview