Job Opening ID: 22976
Reports To: K to 14 Academic Preparation Manager I
Working Title: Assistant Director, Community College Program
Department: Center for Educational Partnerships
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 004535
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: M-F, 8-5
Employee Class: Career
The University of California Irvine's Center for Educational Partnerships (CFEP) creates collaborations that support preparation for and success in higher education. Our focus is on equity and access for all students in order to achieve the University of California's goal of academic excellence. The CFEP Community College Program services are designed to increase transfer rates for first generation, low income, and underrepresented students to baccalaureate degree granting institutions.
As a seasoned, experienced professional in K-14 academic preparation, independently works with assigned institutions and organizations to plan and implement a wide range of academic preparation programming. Develops and maintains program visibility in schools. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with K-14 and higher education institutions and / or community entities. Develops collaborative relationships with other college-going programs.
Three years of experience.
Master's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training or a combination of education and/or experience working with Community Colleges.
Strong knowledge and experience working with educational equity programs serving a diverse student population. Strong knowledge of up-to-date information on K-12, community college, and higher education policies and issues. Ability to assess their impact on program strategies. Knowledge of K-12 and higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), admissions and financial aid requirements, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community college faculty and staff. Demonstrated cultural competency with respect to race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status. Strong communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills. Significant experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers. Knowledge of and familiarity with computer applications, such as Microsoft Office, data management systems, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Internet, email, etc. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
Strong knowledge of high school graduation and college entrance requirements.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.