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Academic Coordinator SciTrek Outreach Program

Position overview

Position title: Academic Coordinator !
Salary range: See Table 36 Academic Coordinator I (0841) for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimated full-time rate for this position at 100% time is $57,100 - $68,090.
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: February 1st, 2024
Position duration: This positions is funded for one and a half years (possibility of extension based on performance and/or funding).

Application Window

Open date: December 15, 2023

Most recent review date: Wednesday, Jan 3, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, May 31, 2024 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 or BS degree or international equivalent degree at time of application

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
  • At least 2 years of experience scheduling and coordinating meetings and organizing events
  • At least 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 (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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

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About UC Santa Barbara

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, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA