Job Number: 29310193 Full/Part Time: Full Time Schedule: 8AM - 5PM Salary: $73,850 - $97,950
Position Information The Director of GradSuccess provides leadership, strategic and financial planning, reporting, and overall management of GradSuccess which is housed in the Graduate Division.
The Director is responsible for planning and execution of academic support, mentorship and community building, and professional development programs for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Programs include Graduate Student Mentorship Program, Graduate Writing Center, Teaching Assistant Development Program (TADP), University Teaching Certificate (UTC), Graduate Student Resource Center and GradQuant. The Director also researches and proposes new and/or expanded graduate student support programs. Develops and implement programs and workshops that further the professional development of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Programming and workshops include, but are not limited to job search strategies, securing extramural funding, navigating the academic workplace, and wellness. The Director will have primary responsibility for hiring, training, supervising career staff and student staff. The budgeted hiring range for this position is $73,850 - $88,000.
**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 Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training Preferred
Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred
Minimum Requirements Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services, to make improvements. Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Skills in project management, social perceptiveness to be aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems using persuasion and leadership. Understanding and knowledge of academic and professional needs and concerns of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Excellent communication skills to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing, including to large groups. Ability to identify problems, verbal communication, organizational skills, and leadership skills. Ability to work with people from diverse cultures. Experience interacting with graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, staff and administrators.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
Experience teaching at the college/university level
Experience with writing grants for extramural funding
Experience maintain websites
Administrative experience in higher education or similar environment.
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.