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SBCC SciTrek Program Coordinator

Position overview

Position title: Academic Coordinator I
Salary range: See Table 36, Academic Coordinator I (0841) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $64,329-$76,813.
Percent time: 100
Anticipated start: March 1, 2023
Position duration: This position is funded for one year (possibility of extension based on performance and/or funding)

Application Window

Open date: January 23, 2023

Next review date: Monday, Feb 6, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Mar 31, 2023 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 science outreach program. The person in this position will be supporting the refinement and expansion of the SciTrek program to include Santa Barbara City College (SBCC). This joint project between UCSB and SBCC will allow the candidate to work at both campuses; first at UCSB to learn the SciTrek program and then with SBCC to help establish the program. They will oversee the implementation and expansion of SciTrek modules at local Santa Barbara schools, focusing on 2nd through 6th grade classes. This will involve running the program in elementary classrooms, recruiting student volunteers, working with teachers and helping with grant administration.
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.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

BA or BS degree or equivalent 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
  • College degree with past work experience in education or working with a nonprofit or outreach program
  • A science background and/or experience in education is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years past work experience in education outreach or working with a nonprofit
  • Event coordination with K-12 schools
  • Experience in current MS Office Suite
  • 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
  • 3-4 required (contact information only)

Provide names and contact information for 3-4 professional references who will be contacted via phone if selected as a top candidate.

Apply link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF02413

Help contact: mccoy@chem.ucsb.edu

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 Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (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