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POST DATE 9/18/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

University of California - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

Santa Barbara, CA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



Job #JPF00832

* College of Letters & Science - Mathematical, Life, and Physical Sciences - Statistics and Applied Probability


Open date: September 16th, 2016
Last review date: September 30th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: December 31st, 2016
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.


The Department of Statistics and Applied Probability invites applications for a new position of Academic Coordinator, starting immediately and will be Open Until Filled. The initial position would be at 50% (20 hours a week). The Coordinator will work with the Director of Undergraduate Studies to plan and organize Actuarial Science events and outreach activities. Some sample tasks include: managing the Actuarial Career Fair, organizing Actuary Day, liaising with companies that come to UCSB for info-sessions, assisting with administration of Dept undergraduate scholarships, assisting with admissions to the 5-year program in Actuarial Science, help with planning Departmental seminars, communicating with Actuarial Advisory Board, etc. We seek applicants with superior communication skills who are interested in working with UG students and love planning and organizing. No prior knowledge of the actuarial profession is required.

About the Program:
UCSB's Statistics and Applied Probability hosts the only full-fledged Actuarial Science program in California. We prepare students for quantitative careers in the insurance and risk industries and currently have nearly 300 majors. Our program is recognized as a Center of Actuarial Excellence by the Society of Actuaries (one of just 17 such Centers in the US), and has also received the Casualty Actuarial Society University Award (one of 4 such awards in US). In 2016, we have also received a CAE Education Grant that brings a new level of activity to the program.

Bachelor s degree, Post-graduate degrees (including in progress) are a plus. Excellent communications, writing and interpersonal skills, knowledge of communication/media outreach methods and practices. Demonstrated competence in program administration, event coordination, and working with students is desirable.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and 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.


Santa Barbara, CA




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