Full Time; Career Minimum Starting Salary: $21.88/hourly. UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under the supervision of the Staff Director and Program Coordinator, the selected candidate will assist the STEM Diversity Programs which include but are not limited to: the Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD, formally called MBRS) Program, the Minority Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program, UC Leadership and Excellence in Advanced Degrees (UC LEADS) program, California Alliance for Minority Participation (CAMP) Program, Post baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP), LAMAT, Research Affiliates for Diversity (RAD) Program, and STEM transfer day events. MARC, IMSD and PREP programs, funded by NIH, offer research training to participating students to bolster their candidacy for entry into graduate programs leading to a Ph.D. in the biological sciences, bioengineering, chemistry or biochemistry. All undergraduate programs consist of a laboratory training and/or REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) during the summer, as well as laboratory research projects during the academic year. The IMSD program also supports graduate students so that they can complete the Ph.D. degree. The Research Affiliates for Diversity (RAD) Program (funded by the CAMP, IMSD and MARC grants) founded under this office, supports undergraduates in STEM fields with tutoring, educational advising, study groups, workshops and graduate school application support. UC LEADS is jointly overseen by the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences (PBSci) and Graduate Division, and funded by the University of California Office of the President (UCOP). UC Leads identifies, encourages, and trains undergraduates who have potential for leadership as graduate students and also as future leaders committed to addressing the educational and economic factors leading to underrepresentation of domestic minorities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. The LAMAT is an eight-week summer program to introduce undergraduate students to astrophysical research methods. The STEM transfer outreach events goals is to increase the number transfer to UC Santa Cruz with degrees in Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the state of California.
Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
Ability and willingness to travel at least once per year.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Excellent clerical/administrative skills and experience.
Experience working in a computerized office environment, strong keyboarding skills with experience using database programs, word processing and spreadsheet applications with the ability to learn new programs quickly. Knowledge and experience with Macintosh or PC computers.
Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills and experience.
Familiarity with STEM research and/or academia, and possess a working knowledge of the STEM graduate school pathways and admissions processes.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 11-12-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired may use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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