Lead College Facilitator Educational Partnership Center
Job #: 1909087
Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $4,416.67-$4,916.67/monthly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under the general supervision of the EAOP & GEAR UP Assistant Director, the Lead College Facilitator will coordinate and implement EAOP/GEAR UP activities and services at assigned schools. They are the primary contact and team leader of EAOP/GEAR UP direct services at times supervising one to three college facilitators and several undergraduate interns. The incumbent will plan and lead efforts to increase the number of educationally disadvantaged and/or low-income students who attain eligibility and competitiveness for admission to colleges and universities and provide educational services designed to motivate middle and high school students to prepare academically for higher education. The incumbent will be responsible for providing outreach services at one or more partner middle(s) and/or high school(s) in the designated area and/or surrounding service area.
UC Santa Cruz offers a vibrant community that inspires the intellectual and personal development of all students. The Division of Undergraduate Education supports students and creates a livinglearning community where students thrive, belong, and are engaged world citizens. The division assumes primary responsibility and leadership for enrolling a diverse undergraduate student body, ensuring enriching and supportive living and learning environments, and developing exemplary cocurricular programs and engagement opportunities that enrich the UCSC experience and support learning. As a member of the Division of Undergraduate Education, the Educational Partnership Center (EPC) provides an array of school centered and student-centered activities for students, parents, faculty and community members across the Monterey Bay and Silicon Valley/San Jose regions to support students on the college-going pathway. The EPC coordinates new and long-standing student academic preparation efforts of the University of California, Santa Cruz with the goal of increasing access and opportunity to postsecondary education for students across our service area. The EPC provides support to faculty, staff and outreach groups to work collaboratively with schools, universities and community colleges to promote an educational pipeline for success for all students.
The EAOP and GEAR UP projects, both under the umbrella of the EPC, serve under-represented, low-income students with the goal of increasing the participation rate of program/cohort participants in post-secondary education. EAOP serves the Pajaro Valley region and Monterey County. GEAR UP operates in the Pajaro Valley region, South Monterey County and Monterey County.
Bachelor's degree in related area.
Comprehensive experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers.
Advanced knowledge and experience working with educational equity programs serving a diverse student population. Demonstrated cultural competency with respect to race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.
Advanced knowledge of K-12 and higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), admissions and financial aid and scholarship requirements, and matriculation processes.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts. Ability to develop outreach programs, and design effective materials.
Special Conditions and Additional Comments:
Must have the ability to work evening, weekends, and travel within service area and nationally, if necessary.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the State of California.
Must be able to move materials, weighing up to 25-30 pounds, with or without accommodation.
Will be required to provide proof of negative TB test results within 60 days of hire.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 10-03-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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