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Education Outreach Coordinator

Position overview

Position title: Academic Coordinator 1
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: April 22, 2022
Position duration: This position is funded for two years (possibility of extension based on performance and/or funding)

Application Window

Open date: March 30th, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Aug 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Thursday, Sep 15, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a qualified Education Outreach Coordinator for the SciTrek/Biotech education outreach program.

The person in this position will be overseeing the development of new SciTrek modules in collaboration with SciTrek research students, faculty, teachers and graduate students. This will involve assisting in training new UCSB volunteers by leading module orientations, working with teachers to maintain the program and assistance in running the SciTrek Summer Program for teachers.

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through teaching and service. The posting will remain open until filled.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

BA in Chemistry, Biochemistry or a related field at time of application

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • A minimum of 2 years experience scheduling and coordinating meetings
  • A minimum of 2 years experience using Excel
Preferred qualifications
  • An MA degree
  • A minimum of 2 years past work experience in education outreach or working with a nonprofit
  • Event coordination with K-12 schools
  • Experience in Google platform (GoogleDrive, Google Scheduling, Google Forms)
  • Experience posting to social media (Twitter, InstaGram, Facebook)
  • Experience updating websites
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work independently

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Provide names and contact information for 3-5 professional references who will be contacted via phone if selected as a top candidate.

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Campus Information

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA