Company: University of California - Riverside
Posted on: May 16, 2020
202003053581 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $50,000 - $86,450
UCR Extension is the continuing education division of UC Riverside
and offers a wide range of programs designed to meet the needs of
students and employers. Extension is launching a new apprenticeship
program for employees in IT and Advanced Manufacturing. Reporting
to the Director of Academic Programs, the Program Coordinator is
the primary representative developing apprenticeship opportunities.
This includes developing relationships and partnerships with IT or
manufacturing businesses, associations and other organizations, as
well as seeking out referrals for opportunities for apprenticeships
and meeting other programmatic needs. Develops presentations for
opportunities as well as workshops/orientations for students.
Oversees student coaching and career guidance, including using
standard quantitative and qualitative assessments. Researches,
evaluates economic and employment trend data. Analyzes data and
develops reports, as well as responding to and meeting grant
reporting requirements. This is a 4 year, grant funded contract
Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent
Continuing education experience. Preferred
Experience with federal and/or state apprenticeship registration
Experience performing student recruitment for professional
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Strong knowledge of career development theories, adult development
theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career
decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program
needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal
communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Thorough knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and
practice; workshop and program design.
Knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and
faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods,
and employment trends.
Ability to travel locally and nationally.
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
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 was included in the (August 2018) edition of The
Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
* Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of
World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151
institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy
precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500
* In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the
Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for
achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and
* UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the
nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
* In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated
UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student
success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named
top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California
campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities
in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
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
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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