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UCLA Bruin Resource Center Opportunity

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Job Summary
Requisition Number:24158  
Working Title:Program Director  
Salary:$4,275 - $8,475 monthly  
Job Type:Contract  
Department Name:5110-BRUIN RESOURCE CENTER  
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Job Summary Statement:Job Summary Statement: Reporting to the Associate Director of the Bruin Resource Center (BRC), the Program Director (PD) is responsible for planning, developing, implementing and assessing programs designed to support the academic wellness and campus integration of UCLA students who are: current or former foster youth, parents/caregivers, transfer students, student veterans, students in recovery and undocumented students. The Program Director also assumes responsibility for identifying and accessing off-campus community resources available to these students that will help them address the specific barriers they experience to succeed in a collegiate environment.
The Program Director sets goals that align with the mission of the department and of Student Affairs as a whole, while assuming responsibility for the successes and failures of the BRC programs, establishing and prioritizing short and long term goals for the programs, and identifying measurable outcomes for the programs' implementation, growth, and assessment. This includes participation in the development of organizational goals and objectives, strategic planning and assessment, and participation on campus-wide committees.
The activities of this position will include the supervision of staff (professional and/or student) and volunteers involved in BRC initiatives, consultation and coordination with other campus departments (e.g., Academic Advancement Program, Financial Aid, Counseling and Psychological Services, etc.), and interfacing with off-campus service providers (e.g., the Department of Public Social Services, the Department of Child and Family Services, the Department of Veteran Affairs, etc.) to broaden the array of resources available to the various populations that are served in the BRC.  
Percentage of Time:100  
Shift Start:8:00 am  
Shift End:5:00 pm  
Qualifications for Position
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Demonstrated knowledge of motivation, negotiation, conflict resolution, team-building, interpersonal communication, and consensus building; skills to apply these techniques to facilitate desired outcomes in working relationships with culturally diverse students, staff and faculty.
Demonstrated excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills to facilitate meetings prepare and deliver professional presentations and convey complex ideas to diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to develop written materials (e.g, professional correspondence, formal reports) that are analytical, persuasive and succinct, using appropriate tone, grammar, syntax and punctuation.
Skill at working as part of a team by negotiating ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and services and/or arrive jointly at decisions and solutions.
Demonstrated skill and knowledge in developing, implementing and assessing policy, curricula, programs and strategies to facilitate student success, development and wellness outcomes.
Demonstrated skill in analyzing, interpreting and applying research and theory from a variety of disciplines to implement a broad range of programs and assessment activities to promote student success, development and wellness.
Demonstrated ability to implement a strategic direction and measurable goals for complex programs and coordinate resources (e.g., material, space, finances, information and personnel) to accomplish those goals.
Demonstrated skills to design, implement and evaluate programs to address the unique needs and concerns of students who are current or former foster youth, parents/caregivers, transfers, veterans and undocumented.
Technical literacy with Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and social media sites such as Facebook
Ability and willingness to learn new technology to support, enhance and create programs and ensure that knowledge of the department stays current.
Minimum 4 years experience in higher education/student affairs and demonstrated working knowledge of the educational, research and public service environments at a major university.
Skill in analyzing relevant issues or concerns, formulating alternatives to influence resolution, and selecting and applying a resolution having critically evaluated the implications for implementation.
Ability to assess and prioritize needs in order to complete work in a timely manner in the face of fluctuating workloads and competing priorities.
Skill at working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction.
Demonstrated high level of attention to detail with the ability to edit and proof-read written communications for accuracy, correct grammar, syntax and spelling.
Working knowledge of federal regulations impacting student records, including FERPA and HIPAA.
Advanced degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of programs for graphic design and website design and maintenance.
Additional Posting Information
Bargaining Unit:99-Policy Covered  
Application Deadline:07-25-2016  
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Special Instructions:Target salary range for this position is $4,275 - $5,000 monthly.  
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Number of Positions:2  
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Conflict of Interest:N/A  
Critical:Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.  
Driving Record:N/A  
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