Full time; Career  Starting Salary Range: $22.13-$27.30/hourly.Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial Review Date: 01-12-2020
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves managing or performing the administrative services or managing the full general operations of an academic or non-academic organization(s). Administrative services includes activities in finance and human resources and may also include IT, facilities, or student services. General management includes long and short range strategic planning in determining the mission and directing all activities of multi-disciplinary departments through subordinate management staff.
We seek an organized and people-oriented professional with enthusiasm and critical-thinking skills to support the operations of three linked programs at UCSC: the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program (DDCSP), the Center to Advance Mentored, Inquiry-based Opportunities (CAMINO), and the Coastal Science and Policy Program (CSP). The time demands for each program vary throughout the academic cycle, but should average to 40% DDCSP, 35% CAMINO and 25% CSP. The successful applicant is adaptive, congenial and collaborative and can manage a suite of outreach, administrative, planning and student support tasks aimed at supporting diverse future leaders and problem-solvers in conservation from the US and beyond. The incumbent works with moderate supervision and communicates with staff across the three programs to set priorities. The incumbent:
1. Assists with development of digital and paper communication and marketing materials for the programs to support recruitment, fundraising and outreach. 2. Assists with management of program finances and payments, including student scholarships, stipends and reimbursements, honoraria, event expenses, internship housing deposits, travel costs, and associated annual reporting. 3. Manages scholarship and internship application processes and logistics for undergraduates seeking funded research, internship and course opportunities, and communicates these opportunities through social media and frequent program website updates, class visits, and other outreach activities. 4. Supports recruitment outreach for all three programs 5. Develops, archives and updates program documents and policies, including student, alumni and partner profiles; internship program descriptions and contracts; codes of conduct; evaluations and deliverables. 6. Assists with student and alumni support, including mentoring; personal, major and professional planning; navigation of professional relationships before, during and after courses and professional experiences; and general advice and support. 7. Plans and implements events, such as professional development workshops; speaker events; and annual research symposia. 8. Supports diversity, inclusion, equity and safety training, best practices and capacity across the three programs 9. Uses strong intercultural skills to communicate with students, staff and faculty.
The Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program supports diverse students from a national pool through a two-year program of science and leadership support aimed at diversifying conservation's leadership. The Center to Advance Mentored, Inquiry-based Opportunities (CAMINO) in Ecology and Conservation aims to increase inclusion increase field-based and research opportunities for students from a diversity of backgrounds. CAMINO supports these goals with mentoring, field course scholarships and funded summer internships, and professional development and community events beyond the classroom. The Coastal Science and Policy Program at UC Santa Cruz aims to educate emerging coastal science and policy leaders from the US and beyond to identify critical threats to social and ecological systems, respond to complex problems with effective, practical alternatives, and to confront institutions with innovative, interdisciplinary solutions. CSP Program supports both a two-year masters program and a Ph.D. designated emphasis.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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