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California Medicine Scholars Program (CMSP) Coordinator

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
28142005 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $52,100 - $80,300

Position Information

The California Medical Scholars Program (CMSP) Coordinator is responsible for providing assistance and support in implementing the California Medicine Scholars Program (CMSP) with three local community college partners: Riverside City College, College of the Desert, and San Bernardino Valley College. Coordinator is responsible for admissions recruitment and screening of applicants from local community who are interested in pursuing a medical degree. The primary responsibilities include outreach and recruitment, admissions screening, interviewing, data collection, programming including workshop development, supporting summer placements, and overseeing the mentorship program. They will be responsible for independently reviewing applications for admission and producing reports/program evaluations as requested of the unit. The incumbent will represent UCR School of Medicine Pathway Programs at recruitment fairs, conferences, community colleges, and variety of on- and off- campus events. The incumbent will support Pathway Programs by acting as a lead who manages the application portal for the programs. Incumbent is required to travel to community college partners site, high schools, community-based organizations, and recruitment fairs. The CMSP coordinator position is funded by grant funds. The project is currently in year one of the grant performance period and positions may be extended based on funding and program needs.

Please note that the maximum budgeted amount for this position is $62,600.

**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 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 ten weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

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


Experience Requirement
2 - 4 years of related experience. Required
Experience working with community college outreach programs. Preferred
Experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers. Preferred
Experience preparing and delivering presentations to students, counselors, and faculty Required
Experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students in STEM. Preferred
Experience working with admissions software and platforms such as AMP Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Ability to work occassional weekends, evenings, and attend overnight trips to provide overnight supervision for program activities/events. Ability to travel within the state of California. Required
Travel to various local community colleges and other sites for recruitment events. Required

Minimum Requirements

Knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations and other institutions.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Working knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs at UC.
Working knowledge of admissions requirements for campus/school/college.
Skill in communicating effectively and professionally using tact and diplomacy with a diverse population.
Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail.
Skill in working independently, setting priorities, and completing assignments with minimal direction.

Preferred Qualifications

Working knowledge of UC, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective applicants and the public.

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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