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Communications & Events Manager

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
25592744 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $64,400 - $78,800

Position Information

Under the general direction of the Associate Director of Operations, the Communications & Events Manager manages all aspects of communications and events sponsored by UCR’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT). This includes operational support, managing communication channels, serving as the unit's event manager, cultivating key relationships with internal and external partners, and the application of UC and UCR rules and regulations.

The Bourns College of Engineering, Center for Environmental Research & Technology (CE-CERT)'s mission is to be a recognized leader in environmental education, a collaborator with industry and government to improve the technical basis for regulations and policy, a creative source of new technology, and a contributor to a better understanding of the environment. Established in 1992 and now operating as the largest research center at the University of California at Riverside, CE-CERT brings together multiple disciplines throughout campus to address society's most pressing environmental challenges in air quality, climate change, energy, and transportation. CE-CERT activities encompass all three aspects of the University of California's overarching mission: research, education, and public service. The salary range for this position starts at $64,400 up to $72,000.

**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

Education Requirements

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

Experience

Experience Requirement
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge and skills to advise and consult with management to ensure delivery of the desired message to the target and/or broad general audiences.
Knowledge and understanding of technical applications to effectively direct technical staff, or personally perform technical work, including design concepts, various media, and applications.
Solid written, verbal, interpersonal communications, active listening and political acumen skills.
Knowledge of all aspects of communications, including strategic planning for various media venues, technical aspects and requirements of various venues, and most appropriate and effective applications.
Knowledge of location protocols and channels for communication internally and externally.
Solid skills to create, develop, and implement comprehensive long and short term strategic communications plans.
Experience in the planning and execution of large and small events in support of research or higher education.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of the organization, its achievements, mission, vision, goals, policies, practices, infrastructure, and a strong knowledge of current affairs, and issues in higher education and/or health sciences.

Knowledge of UC policies and procedures.

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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