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Admissions Coordinator (PRIME Program)

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
28232290 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $54,200 - $83,450

Position Information

Under supervision from the admissions manager, this position is responsible for providing assistance to develop and administer programs that support the recruitment of highly qualified and diverse applicants to the UCR School of Medicine. The primary areas of responsibility include preparation of materials from applicants for review by the admissions committee, assisting on interview days and/or admissions committee meetings, and providing information to the public and prospective applicants on admissions requirements. The incumbent will serve as the primary admissions point of contact for the Program in Medical Education (PRIME) and our student information system, Banner. They will be responsible for independently reviewing applications for admission and producing reports/program evaluations as requested of the unit. The incumbent will travel to and attend regional admissions fairs to support the recruitment of a highly qualified and diverse group of applicants while serving as a liaison to premedical advisors at various colleges and universities to ensure they are updated about admissions standards and requirements. The budgeted salary amount for this position is up to $70,900/yr.

**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

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrated experience adapting to changing priorities, high volumes of work, and multiple deadlines; ability to independently assess and strategize how to resolve problems with available resources.
Knowledge of and experience using software systems in the completion of work assignments (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
Ability to analyze, interpret and evaluate statistical data and policy.
Knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Working knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs at UC.
Working knowledge of admissions requirements for campus/school/college.
Working knowledge of UC, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective applicants and the public.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.
Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations and other institutions.
Knowledge of FERPA and HIPAA federal regulations. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs, at colleges/universities and specifically at UC, and/or specific colleges and schools.

Basic knowledge of medical school/program admissions policies, procedures and practices.

Ability to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials.

Knowledge of AMCAS, AMP, Banner and/or other student information software systems.

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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