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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016

University of California - Riverside Riverside, CA

Company
University of California - Riverside
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
201606198403
AJE Ref #
576199593
Location
Riverside, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SPECIAL ASSISTANT TO THE ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE VICE CHANCELLORS OF GOVERNMENTAL & COMMUNITY RELATIONS AND DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

JOB NUMBER
FULL/PART TIME
SCHEDULE
SALARY

201606198403
Full Time
8AM - 5PM
$47,600 - $70,800

POSITION INFORMATION

As Special Assistant to the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Governmental & Community Relations and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity & Inclusion, the incumbent plays a key role in managing the daily activities of the offices and performing a variety of administrative functions. The position requires a high level of discretion, organization and the ability to work independently. The Special Assistant deals with complex and sensitive issues requiring professionalism and confidentiality, sets priorities and exercises initiative in completing a high volume of varied and complex duties, and manages some projects on independently. **Finalists selected for an interview will be required to submit a work sample/complete and assessment as part of the interview process.**

EDUCATION

Education Requirements

DEGREE
REQUIREMENT

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Required

EXPERIENCE

EXPERIENCE
REQUIREMENT

Minimum of 5 years of related experience.
Required

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

SPECIAL CONDITION
REQUIREMENT

Work/Travel outside of business hours to attend conferences, meetings and or events etc.
Required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Ability to use high-level discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Strong service orientation.
Advising and counseling skills.
Analytical/problem-solving skills.
Strong skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, faculty, alumni/donors, students and external constituencies; both verbally and in writing.
Strong skills in analyses and complex problem-solving.
Political acumen and sensitivities to the differing perspectives and political circumstances within all levels of the organization as well as the Office of the President and external constituencies.
Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Thorough knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.

Familiarity with the organization's processes, protocols and procedures.

Knowledge of federal regulations such as FERPA.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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