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K-14 Academic Preparation Specialist
Job Category:   Student Services
Unit:   Center for Educational Partnerships - Fresno, CA
Position Code:   SCEP4845A
Status:   Filled
Closing Date:   Review of applications will begin immediately. This position is open until filled.
Salary:   $33,200 - $38,604 Annual. Commensurate with Experience.
Location:   Fresno
 
Background check:   Background check and fingerprinting may be required
 
Description:  

The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With close to 6,200 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Under direction of higher-level K-14 Academic Preparation Specialist, the incumbent works with assigned institutions and organizations to implement academic preparation programming of moderate scope. Maintains program visibility in schools. Maintains collaborative relationships with K-14 institutions and/or community entities. Maintains relationships with higher education institutions.

 
Qualifications:   • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

• Knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population, and sensitivity to issues related to culture, race, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.

• Knowledge and understanding of K-14 education.

• Knowledge of higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), admissions and financial aid requirements, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives.

• Experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers.

• Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts.
 
To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

 
    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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at
http://smokefree.ucmerced.edu

E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify, an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
More Information

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University of California visit:
http://atyourservice.ucop.edu/forms_pubs/misc/benefits_of_belonging.pdf





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