Project Coordinator

University of California, Riverside
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$60,761 - $97,134
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Project Coordinator Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

29649616 .5% Part Time 8AM - 5PM $60,761 - $97,134

Position Information

Under the general direction of the Inland Empire Labor & Community Center (IELCC) at UCR, the Project Coordinator oversees the administration and implementation of day-to-day operations of the IELCC and its grants. The IELCC, which is administratively housed in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHASS), brings together workers, students, faculty, labor and community organizations, and policymakers to address critical issues facing working people and their communities in the Inland Empire and California, and to expand and improve their rights through research, education, engagement, and leadership building activities. The Project Coordinator position is a part-time appointment of 50% appointment (part- time). Part-time status will be reviewed biannually and the decision to move to full-time will be determined on workload and funding. Factors used to determine salary offer include experience, education, and other business/organizational considerations. The Project Coordinator position is a multi-year position, contingent on annual renewal of state funding for the center (which was designed to be on-going), or on the receipt of additional funding or workload needs. The Project Coordinator's duties will include but are not limited to supporting, and advocating for, the multi-faceted activities of the IELCC, and assisting with light Public Relations, list- serve, and social media duties, and correspondence to help publicize and communicate the IELCC, UCR's Labor Studies program, and their activities. The Program Coordinator will work with the IELCC's faculty director(s), Co-PIs, and faculty affiliates, Community Advisory Board members, graduate and undergraduate student assistants and interns, as well as the IELCC's community and institutional partners (including, but not limited to, the UCR Labor Studies program, other UC Labor Centers, UCR student program offices, and other UCR/UC academic and administrative units). The Project Coordinator will also carry out administrative tasks related to pre- and post-award contract and grant services, including but not limited to event scheduling and operations, procurement/reimbursements, financial record keeping, preparing budget estimates, hiring and payroll paperwork, travel, student and community outreach, and other administrative assistance and paperwork as needed. Hours are typically Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm or partial days. The incumbent would be expected to attend in-person meetings and events. This position is also eligible for a hybrid remote work schedule. Schedule may change depending on department needs and college/university policies.

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 Education Requirements Degree Requirement

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

Experience Experience Requirement

2 - 4 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Strong skills in short term planning, analysis and problem-solving and customer service. Knowledge of a variety of administrative operations activities such as events planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, website design, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines. Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, and/or human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees. Interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills. Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.

Preferred Qualifications

Solid knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs. Advanced knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.

Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, accounting and fund management, and/or personnel management.

Familiarity or experience with unions, community organizations, the labor movement, and/or related social movements.

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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