Position Description: The UCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies is an interdisciplinary center that advances cutting-edge research and education on how people live, move, and work in the Southern California region. The UCLA Lewis Center is a part of the Luskin School of Public Affairs and collaborates with related research centers at the Luskin School and the university at large. We are seeking to hire a researcher with expertise in housing policy and research to serve as Project Manager for the Center's Randall Lewis Housing Initiative.
The Project Manager develops, executes, and disseminates applied research and convenes diverse stakeholders on housing affordability issues specific to the Greater Los Angeles region. On large studies, the candidate will plan and coordinate the work of multiple contributors, including UCLA faculty, staff, and graduate student researchers. In smaller research studies, this staff will individually plan and execute research.
This position also contributes to the University's service and education missions. Other responsibilities include representing the UCLA Lewis Center research publicly (often via the press) and with government officials and develops content for programs on topics in which they have subject matter expertise, including the renowned annual UCLA Lake Arrowhead Symposium as well as the ongoing 'Housing, Equity, and Community' lecture series.
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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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.