Program Representative II at University of California - Los Angeles
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Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles, California
PROGRAM REPRESENTATIVE II
Program Representative II
$20.89 - $41.37 hourly
0519-UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH CENTERS
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Job Summary Statement:
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.
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
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 of OASIS (On-line Access to the Student Information System) and UCLA Counselor Desktop.
Can be trained
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.
Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Publisher and Filemaker Pro.
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.
Ability to make decisions about, and compose appropriate correspondence to students, staff and faculty.
Skill in working independently, with initiative and minimum direction, prioritizing assignments and completing work in a timely manner when there are changes in workload, changes in assignment, pressures of deadlines, and interruptions.
Ability to develop and implement office procedures to insure effective completion of tasks.
Working knowledge of the University's on-line purchasing and accounts payable system (Bruin Buy) and travel system (Express) to process payments and reimbursements.
Can be trained
Writing skills to prepare concise, logical, grammatically correct correspondence, documents and reports and editing and proofreading skills for content, grammar and tone
Ability to perform extremely detailed work in an accurate and timely manner.
Skill in interacting effectively with persons from various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds.
Skill in interacting professionally with a variety of staff, including faculty, administrators, subordinates, and students.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team to include cooperation, flexibility and respect for ideas and work habits of others.
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.
Interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work with employees of all levels and areas to establish and maintain effective work relationships and to convey information concisely, accurately, and tactfully.
Must be able to maintain regular schedule and on-time attendance.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends for events as needed.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION
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This is a two-year contract position, which may be extended an additional year subject to funding and programmatic needs.
The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $22.98 hourly.
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SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY
Conflict of Interest:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.
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