Additional Information Position located in San Jose, CA.
This position is a Partial-Year Career position. A Partial-Year Career appointment is established to accommodate foreseeable seasonal fluctuations in staffing, budgetary, operational, or other needs and contains regularly scheduled non-work periods during which the incumbent remains an employee and retains health benefits, but is not at work. Please note that the Academic Coordinator non-work period is for 8 weeks during the summer and is unpaid time off.
Initial Review Date (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
Initial Review Date (IRD): 10-04-2021
Dept Marketing Statement UC Santa Cruz offers a vibrant community that inspires the intellectual and personal development of all students. The Division of Undergraduate Education supports students and creates a livinglearning community where students thrive, belong, and are engaged world citizens. As a member of the Division of Undergraduate Education, the Educational Partnership Center (EPC) provides an array of school-centered and student-centered activities for students, parents, faculty, and community members across the Monterey Bay and Silicon Valley/San Jose regions to support students on the college-going pathway. The 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 students across our service area. The EPC provides support to faculty, staff, and outreach groups to work collaboratively with schools, community colleges, and universities to promote educational pathways to success for all students.
TRiO Talent Search promotes higher education among low-income students in the East Side Union High School District and the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District in San Jose, CA. Talent Search helps participants graduate from high school, apply to and begin college, secure financial aid/scholarships, and graduate with a postsecondary education credential. Talent Search is federally funded under the TRIO Branch of the U.S. Department of Education.
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.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: Starting Salary: $4,216.67 @83% / monthly for 10 months per year.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full
Schedule Information: Part time, fixed 83% weekly 33.20 hours weekly Mon-Fri Day Shift
Employee Classification: Partial Year Career Appointment
Job End Date: 8/31/2026 with the possibility of extension
Job Duties 20% - Delivers individual and group advising services and maintains relationships with a group of K-14 students. Acts as an advocate for students and parents.
15% - Develops and monitors student academic plans to ensure post-secondary admission eligibility. Designs and implements grade-appropriate college-going workshops, curricula, materials and activities.
15% - Plans and implements college-going field trips and activities. Implements and facilitates recruitment strategies for program participants and events.
15% - Develops collaborative relationships with other college-going programs and K-14 higher education personnel.
15% - Trains, supervises, and evaluates job performance of part-time, student, and / or summer staff. Prepares appropriate forms and documentation needed to account for, process and capture expenditures.
10% - Serves on department, organization, and external committees, workgroups, and coordinating bodies. Participates in strategic and program planning.
10% - Produces program reports, collects student data, documents participant contacts and progress, and tracks academic progress of program participants.
Bachelor's degree in related area.
Strong knowledge and experience working with educational equity programs serving a diverse student population.
Experience designing, implementing and monitoring academic/enrichment programs or events.
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 maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts.
Strong knowledge of high school graduation and college entrance requirements
Demonstrated cultural competency with respect to race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.
Strong communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
Significant experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers.
Bilingual written and verbal (English/Spanish).
Strong knowledge of up-to-date information on K-12 and higher education policies and issues. Ability to assess their impact on program strategies.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Will be required to provide proof of negative TB test results within 60 days of hire
Must possess a valid license to drive in the State of California
Must be able to move materials, weighing up to 25-30 pounds, with or without accommodation
Must have the ability to work evening, weekends, and travel within service area and nationally, if necessary
Must have the ability to maintain appearance and conduct suitable for working in a professional setting
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
Safety Statement All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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EEO/AA The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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