Initial Review Date (IRD) The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 08-17-2020
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Dept Marketing Statement 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. We provide an array of direct services, supporting students on the college-going pathway through tutoring, mentoring, academic planning and counseling, leadership training, test preparation, college awareness and enrichment, and teacher professional development. Programs in the EPC include:
? California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP) ? California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science (COSMOS) ? California Reading and Literature Project (CRLP) ? Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP) ? Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) ? Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)
Involves planning, developing, implementing and evaluating programs, activities, counseling, tutoring and advising focused on students' successful graduation from high school and college, and career readiness. Works with students, program alumni, teachers, counselors, school districts, community stakeholders and parents.
As a seasoned, experienced professional in K-14 academic preparation, independently works with assigned institutions and organizations to plan and implement a wide range of academic preparation programming. Develops and maintains program visibility in schools. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with K-14 and higher education institutions and / or community entities. Develops collaborative relationships with other college-going programs.
Under general supervision, the incumbent will participate in efforts to increase the number of educationally disadvantaged and/or low-income students who attain eligibility and competitiveness for admission to postsecondary education. The incumbent will provide services designed to motivate junior high and/or high school students in assigned region to prepare academically for higher education.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: $48,000 Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
5% - Develops collaborative relationships with other college-going programs and K-14 higher education personnel.
5% - Participates in strategic and program planning.
5% - Prepare appropriate forms and documentation needed to account for, process and capture expenditures and/or in kind support.
4% - Plans and implements college-going field trips and activities.
4% - Trains, supervises, and evaluates job performance of part-time, student, and / or summer staff.
4% - Implements and facilitates recruitment for events.
Bachelor's degree in related area.
Strong knowledge and experience working with educational equity programs serving a diverse student population.
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 issues facing low-income, first generation youth.
Ability to establish and maintains cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts.
Demonstrated cultural competency with respect to race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.
Strong communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
Experience designing, implementing and monitoring academic/enrichment programs or events.
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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