Full Time; Career Starting Salary: $45,100.00/annually.
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 general direction of the COSMOS director and another Director, the Academic Support Coordinator is responsible for supporting the academic and logistical aspects of the COSMOS and another program on the UCSC campus with the Educational Partnership Center. For the COSMOS program, this includes coordinating a master schedule of all students and faculty, reserving facilities for classrooms and laboratories; as well as providing technical support by updating the website and creating marketing documents. The Academic Support Coordinator will support COSMOS to achieve the highest standards for academic quality, residential safety, and student engagement. For the other program, incumbent will support the goals and objectives of the assigned EPC Program by providing large-scale event planning and logistical support for large all day events (classroom reservations, volunteer recruitment, transportation coordination, etc.), field trip planning, inventory and purchasing of materials for related activities data collection and organization necessary for evaluation and reporting, implementation programs and activities for students and parents assigned school sites; outreach and advising to student participants; and help plan and execute teacher trainings.
The Academic Support Coordinator is also required to support other programs within the Center on an as-needed basis. This full-time position will work for both COSMOS and another program to be determined later, dividing the time evenly between the two programs.
The Educational Partnership Center (EPC) coordinates new and longstanding student academic preparation efforts of the University of California, Santa Cruz with the goal of increasing access and opportunity to postsecondary education for underserved students across the Monterey Bay and Silicon Valley/San Jose regions.
Designed specifically for talented and motivated high school students, the California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) is a four-week summer residential program for high school scholars with demonstrated interest and achievement in mathematics and science offered at four UC campuses. Students work side-by-side with outstanding university researchers and faculty, exploring advanced topics that extend beyond the typical high school curriculum. COSMOS courses are hands-on and lab-intensive, emphasizing current research underway at UC campuses. Located on four University of California campuses (Davis, Irvine, Santa Cruz, and San Diego), the COSMOS experience is intended to encourage and motivate the most promising young minds of the new generation of prospective scientists, engineers, and mathematicians, so that they may actively participate in the business and higher education sectors of the State of California.
Some special conditions include:
Must have the ability to work evening, weekends, and travel within service area and nationally, if necessary.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the State of California and maintain valid proof of automobile insurance.
Must have the ability to maintain appearance and conduct suitable for working in a professional setting.
Must be able to move materials, weighing up to 25-30 pounds, with or without accommodation.
Will be required to provide proof of negative TB test results within 60 days of hire.
Bachelor's degree in related area or combination of equivalent experience / training.
Strong knowledge and experience working with educational equity programs serving a diverse student population.
Strong knowledge of up-to-date information on K-12 and higher education policies and issues. Ability to assess their impact on program strategies.
Knowledge of K-12 and higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), admissions and financial aid requirements, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives.
Knowledge of youth and adolescent development theory, including issues facing low-income, first generation urban youth.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 02-27-2018
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 (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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