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Director, OLLI and Community Education

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
26073480 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $54,200 - $73,700

Position Information

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Public Education Specialist 3 serves as the Director of the UCR OSHER Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) and Community Education programs, managing and overseeing all aspects of the program in all locations. Provides accessible, high quality continuing education through innovative and entrepreneurial approaches for the OLLI Program and other community programs. Directs the UCR OLLI for adults over the age of 50 by providing non-credit, nonacademic lectures for adult learners. Develops and nurtures good, long term working relationships with the business and nonprofit community, University faculty and staff, and guest lecturers. This position will oversee performance and support of guest lectures, create curricula/lecture plans, schedule lectures quarterly, establish program budgets and control expenses, develop marketing plans and write promotional marketing press releases, and recruit new guest lecturers and evaluate new programs. Works with the Executive Director to develop, implement and evaluate community engagement programs. **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
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Thorough knowledge of and skill in delivering programs.
Thorough skills to conduct needs assessment and development of new presentations/courses to meet organizational needs.
Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Thorough knowledge of current public educational programs and trends.
Thorough and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills.
Knowledge of managing a portfolio of business and management courses at the university or corporate level.
Thorough knowledge of functional area and understanding of how work may impact other areas.
Skill in using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e., Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of organization 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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