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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Riverside, California

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Upward Bound High School Coordinator

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 28994328 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $49,800 - $84,200

Position Information

The Office of TRIO Programs is recruiting for 3 Upward Bound High School Coordinators (HSC). The Office of TRIO Programs provides pre-college programs that aim to prepare and motivate high school students to pursue a higher education. Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, the High School Coordinator (HSC) travels to target high schools to meet with program participants. The HSC assists in the planning and coordination of events such as field trips, Saturday Sessions, and the summer program. The HSC will initiate the recruitment of, select, train, and oversee the High School Mentors (Tutors). In addition, the HSC will assist with the creating of all High School Transcript Evaluations. The incumbent will have an integral part assisting the Assistant Director with the recruitment of all program participants. The TRIO Programs are federally funded through 5-year grants from the U.S. Department of Education. The Upward Bound grants are currently in year 1 of 5. The budgeted salary amount for this position is up to $47,800.

**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, if applicable, 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 Requirements

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


License Requirement Valid Driver's License Required


Experience Requirement 2 - 4 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. Required Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required Overtime Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Public Driving Record Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts.
Knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population, and sensitivity to culture, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status.
Experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged and academically at-risk students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers.
Knowledge and understanding of K-14 education.
Thorough knowledge of high school graduation and college entrance requirements.
Knowledge of higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), admissions and financial aid requirements, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, plan, and help coordinate educational programs that meet specific needs for program participants, per federal grant objectives.

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Proven ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with diplomacy and tact.

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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