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Public Education Specialist/ Programming Coordinator

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
25595787 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $47,800 - $72,700

Position Information

**UC Riverside career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of candidates from the campus is not identified, qualified candidates from the UC system, or external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.**

This is a primarily remote working position reporting to the Assistant Director of Academic Affairs. The Program Coordinator coordinates teacher certification, youth, and other custom/special programs in Extension's Academic Affairs Department. Conducts research and analyzes program content and delivery needs to secure appropriate presentation settings. Arranges logistics and ensures appropriate course materials and technology are available to support projects. Provides high-quality customer service to instructors, staff, and educational partners, second-level programmatic expert support to prospective students, and academic service support to enrolled students. The incumbent of this position must have the ability to work in person with short notice as student servicing needs dictate.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.**


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Condition Requirement
Continuing education in related field. Required


Experience Requirement
2 - 4 years of related experience. Required
Experience supporting or working in the education field. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Working knowledge of conducting needs assessment.
Working knowledge of current public education programs and trends.
Good analytical skills to understand how business needs can be addressed through the design and delivery of training programs.
Working skills to produce and deliver programs.
Good reading, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and good presentation skills.
Working knowledge of delivering public educational programs.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of UC system tools and Extension student information systems.

Working knowledge of departmental and organization policies and procedures; knowledge of educational program content and objectives.

Working knowledge of best practices for operating youth programs.

Bilingual Spanish speaking.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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