Program Coordinator- Contract - 67584-1A

Updated: Apr 14, 2024
Location: Irvine-Campus
Job Type:
Department: Dream Center

Job Opening ID: 67584
Reports To: Director 
Working Title: Program Coordinator- Contract 
Department: Dream Center
Bargaining Unit: 99
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Payroll Job Code: 004500
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Contract 


 

Position Summary:
 
The UCI DREAM Center stands with and serves those impacted by immigration policy through advancing systemic change, deconstructing oppressive policies, and fostering community. We work towards personal growth, collective healing, and visible change. This is achieved through providing scholarship opportunities, resources, and programs around the values of diversity, resilience, empowerment, advocacy and mentorship.
 
Performs a limited range of counseling and advice to targeted students. Provides straightforward counseling and advice to commonly-encountered situations independently, but receives assistance for unusual situations. Under the general direction of the DREAM Center director, the incumbent is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of programs and services to engage and support undergraduate and graduate students impacted by immigration status as undocumented or students from mixed-status families at UCI. In addition, the program coordinator is responsible for planning programs and events to help undocumented students address educational obstacles.
 
Total Compensation:


In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

 
$26.92 - $46.36 (Hourly Rate)
 
Department Website:


 https://dream.uci.edu/


 

Required:
 
  • 1-2 years of experience working in a university setting or related program, activity, and leadership experience. 
  • Ability to successfully address and mediate conflicts in a tactful and neutral way.
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Knowledge of personal growth and development areas, including critical thinking, effective communication, self-appraisal, self-esteem, clarification of values, appropriate career choices, and leadership. 
  • Knowledge of the methodologies used to enhance student achievement. 
  • Knowledge of trends and issues facing low-income and first-generation college, underrepresented, disadvantaged, physically challenged, and under prepared students in higher education. 
  • Knowledge and experience in analyzing problems and identifying solutions for problem-solving; skills and experience in developing and administering programs. 
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local requirements to provide for access, health, confidentiality, and safety; legal and ethical issues governing the delivery of counseling services. 
  • Dynamic leadership working with multicultural students and student organizations in a higher education setting; demonstrated success in promoting a strong sense of commitment to diversity and inclusion.
     
Preferred:
 
  • Knowledge of the theories and practice of counseling, learning, human and career development. 
  • Familiarity with research methodologies and research designs. 
  • Knowledge of University, college, and major requirements, policies and procedures, including policies on handling student records and confidential documents. 
  • Knowledge of student development theory, multicultural identity development, leadership development, group dynamics, and management theory and proven ability to apply information in decision making and problem-solving situations. 
  • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse populations including students from different cultural backgrounds as well as faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and community members. 
  • Expertise in developing collaborative working relationships with other campus departments with specific attention to Student Affairs programming units and ethnic studies academic departments; knowledge of programs which enhance and integrate the relationship between Academic and Student Affairs. 
  • Experience interpreting university policies and procedures and ability to develop, interpret, and implement same. 
  • Experience in working with historically underrepresented and underserved communities, including: mediating, managing and resolving conflicts; facilitating group work; and training students and staff. Ability to prepare documents, reports, publications, and brochures; experience coordinating web-based services. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to collect, analyze, interpret, evaluate, and summarize data. 
  • Advanced content expertise and knowledge of research findings and best practices for undocumented students in: retention, academic achievement, student learning, collaborative learning and group work, identity and student development, multicultural education, and campus climate issues.
     
Special Conditions Required:
 
  • Occasionally need to work special events on weekends and evenings 
  • Work with the DREAM Center and Immigrant Legal Services staff team to ensure areas of operations, events, and crisis management needs are met
 

Conditions of Employment:


The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan
  • Legal Right to work in the United States
  • Vaccination Policies
  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy
  • Drug Free Environment

The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act
  • E-Verify
  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https://hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

Closing Statement:


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.
We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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