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Program Coordinator

Company: University of California - Riverside
Location: Riverside
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Program Coordinator

Job Number
Full/Part Time

Full Time
8AM - 5PM
$49,800 - $84,200

Position Information

Under the supervision of the Director, the Program Coordinator provides individual services to undocumented/AB540/DACA students. Services may include academic needs assessment, developing individual study plans, recognizing and addressing academic and non-academic barriers to academic success, and counseling on other aspects that may affect student retention and graduation. The coordinator designs, updates, and implements campus educational programs and services specific to undocumented students. The coordinator serves as a subject matter expert pertaining to AB130/131/540, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and federal immigration laws and policies. The coordinator provides appropriate training, workshops, and resources for administrators, faculty, staff, and students.

The full salary range for the Program Coordinator position is $23.85 to $40.33 per hour. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $23.85 - $26.82 per hour. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


Education Requirements


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



Valid drivers license



2 - 4 years of related experience.

Special Conditions

Special Condition

Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours)

Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development.

Minimum Requirements
Strong understanding of the services and resources available for undocumented students
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
Understanding of University rules and regulations.
Ability to stay informed of the rapidly evolving legal and political immigration landscape.
Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking.
Knowledge on California state bills pertaining to undocumented students? access to higher education, such as AB 540, AB130, AB130, etc.
Proven ability to work effectively with diverse populations, including students from different cultural backgrounds, as well as faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and community members.
Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication and organization skills.
General knowledge of student affairs/student life specialization.
Demonstrated knowledge of undocumented student issues relevant to student programming.
Knowledge of the undocumented student issues through programming, resource management or other professional activities.
Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
Interpersonal skills.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge and experience in research, compiling and analyzing data and generating reports

Ability to prepare documents, reports, publications, and brochures; experience coordinating web-based services.

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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