Under the immediate supervision of the Director of the Undergraduate Research Center (URC)-Sciences, the PEERS Faculty Director and the Assistant Director for PEERS, the Program Representative II serves the Program for Excellence in Education and Research in the Sciences (PEERS). PEERS serves underrepresented and first generation freshmen and sophomore science majors and provides services to improve their academic success.
Major duties include: program admissions and orientation, student enrollment and tracking as well as communications with PEERS students. The incumbent will provide program and enrollment data to leadership, counseling staff and workshop facilitators and assist with short and long range program planning. The PEERS coordinator will plan and coordinate logistics for program events, courses, workshops and meetings; maintain program database and website. Additionally, this position will perform accounting functions for purchases, payments, and reimbursements using appropriate on-line systems; monitor program expenditures and purchases.
The URC-Sciences at UCLA works collaboratively to serve UCLA's undergraduate science population. Through various programs the URC-Sciences recruits, develops, and celebrates students involved in research. Our mission is to support and increase the retention of science majors in all disciplines, with some programs focused on students who face economic, familial, educational, social or other challenges.
Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu Reference position # 28111 AA/EEO
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.
Demonstrated skill and ability in coordinating programs, projects and activities as demonstrated by creating ideas, determining procedures or courses of action, selecting methods and implementation and prioritizing program objectives and tasks.
Working knowledge and experience in creating, maintaining and formatting spreadsheets, databases, and producing correspondence, documents and reports utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database and file applications, email and the Internet. Preferred experience using Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint; FileMaker, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
Understanding of privacy regulations and practices related to student records. Ability to handle and process confidential student and/or faculty information and files with professionalism and discretion.
Writing skills to prepare concise, logical, grammatically correct correspondence, documents and reports and editing and proofreading skills for content, grammar and tone.
Demonstrated skill and ability to make presentations to individuals or groups of varying size which are organized and informative, taking into account varying degrees of expertise and familiarity with program concepts and special language.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends for events as needed.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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