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AAPI Data Managing Director

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
25317249 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $71,800 - $137,400

Position Information

The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Data project at the University of California, Riverside seeks a Managing Director who works in close coordination with the co-directors, senior researchers, staff of AAPI Data, as well as partners that include community organizations, research centers, government agencies, private philanthropy, and news organizations. The Managing Director is responsible for coordinating operations, designing and implementing strategic plans that include fundraising, budgeting, and personnel allocation, and supervising the work of staff engaged in a variety of projects and initiatives. The Managing Director is expected to have excellent communication skills, including drafting reports, grant proposals, and press releases. The Managing Director is also expected to demonstrate excellent project management skills, possess a track record of overseeing multiple streams of work, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. A strong attention to detail, and the ability to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines are required. This is a two-year position, with renewal based on performance and the availability of additional funding. Candidates selected for interview will be required to submit a writing sample. The budgeted hiring range for this position is up to approximately $115,000.

**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
Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Terminal degree in a related field (PhD, JD, MD, etc.). Preferred
Master's degree or other terminal degree, or significant program administration experience, in public policy, the social sciences, or related fields. Preferred


Experience Requirement
2 years as a researcher or program manager in a related field and a demonstrated record of working with non-academic partners. Preferred
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Strong ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.
Strong ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.
Solid fundraising experience.
Thorough knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and financial principles and practices.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals / analyses.
Ability to multi-task with demanding time frames.

Preferred Qualifications

Academic background and experience in selected area of research.

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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