PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE II University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 32404 Salary: 20.89-41.37
Position Description: Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Partnerships, serve as the primary coordinator for an academic collaborative between East Los Angeles College and UCLA in connection with the UCLA Center for Community College Partnerships.
The Program Coordinator (Program Representative II) will facilitate the partnership between UCLA and East Los Angeles College to develop and implement the partnership program. Serves as coordinator for program collaborative between East Los Angeles College and UCLA under the UCLA Center for Community College Partnerships. The collaborative is a comprehensive partnership designed to motivate, empower and guide underrepresented, first generation and low income students to become competitively eligible for admission to UCLA/UC. The coordinator is responsible for providing opportunities for faculty and staff to collaborate on various programs and for students to participate in summer academic residential programs. Activities include a Family Conference, Academic Boot camps, various workshops during the academic year after students participate in a one day, six day or 14 day summer academic residential program. The goal is to teach students how to navigate the community college system; complete the appropriate coursework; and maximize their time in order to make a smooth and successful transition to a University of California or other four-year college or university campus. Working with the Assistant Director and Assistant Vice Provost, the Coordinator will be responsible for the planning and implementing of all of the activities related to the ELAC Program, including faculty discipline dialogues, training for counselors and staff, mini conferences, various meetings, Saturday Academies and Summer Programs; all of which requires the development of materials; communication to students, staff, faculty and administrators; managing social media events; hiring, training and supervising over 15 peer mentors; and overseeing the logistical and administrative aspects of the program. The summer programs will be followed-up throughout the collaborative with a series of supplemental academic and cultural programs designed specifically for students who are from low-income, underrepresented and first generation backgrounds. In addition, the program coordinator will serve as liaison with other UCLA departments, community colleges, high schools, non-profit organizations, businesses and off-campus vendors.
The coordinator will engage in collaborative efforts with other university departments currently sponsoring outreach efforts, including Early Academic Outreach and Undergraduate Admission, Schools of Music, Arts and Architecture, Theater, Film and Television, Nursing and Engineering. Establish and maintain liaisons with university units concerned with diversity issues including the Transfer Student Center, Residential programming for Transfer students, First Gen Program, Engineering Transfer Student Center, Student-Initiated Outreach Committee, Academic Advancement Program, Center for Engineering Excellence and Diversity, Center for Academic Research and Excellence, and other such programs. The coordinator must professionally represent the University to the public, exercise a high-level of independent professional judgment, possess strong coordinating, supervisory, computer, social media and communication skills and be extremely detail oriented and meticulous. Must be able to maintain regular schedule and on-time attendance.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.