Job Number: 31313004 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $64,300 - $89,300
Position Information The Director for the Veteran Resource Center is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and assessing programs designed to support the academic wellness and campus integration of student veterans. The Director manages a varied and complex set of co-curricular services and programs intended to advance knowledge of and awareness about UCR's diverse veteran community and will develop new programming that will address issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent works independently to analyze and/or assess the unit's needs; make recommendations for changes and improvements; independently implements recommended changes; establish operational, programmatic unit policy and procedures. Serves as a subject matter expert pertaining to state and federal matters that impact student veterans. This position will supervise the program coordinator and ensure that there is quality programming and collaborative partnerships across campus and the surrounding community. The Director advocates for the well-being of students, with a specific focus on student veterans. The Director will be highly visible on campus as the subject matter expert to students, staff, faculty. This position regularly advises campus leaders and student groups on a wide range of issues for student veterans including academic achievement, high impact student services, campus climate issues, and the complex landscape impacting veteran students.
The salary range for the Director, Veterans Resource Center is $64,300 - $114,300 annually. The expected pay scale for this position is up to $89,300 annually. We base placement within these ranges on the individual's qualifications as they relate to this position.
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As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.
Education Education Requirements
Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Master's degree. Preferred
Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required 2 years of directly supporting college student veterans Required
Minimum Requirements Advanced abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills. Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance. Advanced knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Advanced ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Advanced knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization. Ability to collaborate with an array of campus and community partners. Knowledge of strategic planning approaches. Knowledge of Veterans Services, the obstacles student Veterans encounter in higher education as well as the how this student population enriches the campus community Advance knowledge of best practices for student Veteran success Ability to work autonomously to resolve issues and research emerging best practices. Can balance the needs of students in alignment with university policies and practices. Act as lead when dealing with emerging campus climate issues and seek to resolve and generate solutions.
Preferred Qualifications Advanced knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Familiarity with issues focused on free speech in higher education.
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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.