Research and Program Manager University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 30263 Salary: 20.89-41.37
Position Description: The UCLA Center for Middle East Development (CMED) Project Manager's primary role is to oversee operations for the Center's three international conferences, hosting between 250- 400 participants per project. To promote the goals of CMED, the role requires close collaboration with and management of colleagues in Los Angeles, Prague, and Doha, including officials at respective Foreign Ministries? prior to, during, and after each conference. Before each conference, the CMED Project Manager is responsible for the development of CMED's logistical protocols, the creation of content used to communicate with constituents, and the management of participant funding, registration, fee collection, travel, hotel, visa, etc. During the conference, the Project Manager oversees logistics operations, including coordination of ground transfers, preparation of materials, creation of procedures for delegate check-in, and collaboration with local security teams to ensure the safety of attendees. Additionally, the manager trains and supervises a local hospitality team who interface with participants, stepping in to resolve issues that may arise. Ongoing responsibilities which support CMED's overall operations, include recruiting, hiring, training, and monitoring the tasks of the Center's undergraduate interns, as well as monitoring projects handled by the Center's Assistant. Additionally, the role requires management of CMED's internal project calendar which involves continuous reflection and reassessment with colleagues.
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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.
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.