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Lead Guardian Scholar - Administrative and Outreach Specialist
Job Category:   Administrative/Clerical
Unit:   M359-Calvin E. Bright Success Center
Position Code:   TBSC5730A
Status:   Closed
Number of positions open:   2
Hours per week:   6-10
Closing Date:   02/01/2015
Salary:   $10.00
Location:   Campus Site

The University of California, Merced is the tenth campus of the UC system and the first American research university built in the 21st century.

• General office support; including, but not limited to: Updating the Guardian Scholars calendar and social media sites, phone calls, emails, creating surveys, copying, filing, researching, event planning and coordination, flier creation, and data entry.
• Provide student guidance for campus and community resources; refer students to Program Coordinator as needed.
• Perform telephone and email outreach to current, former, and potential foster youth/Guardian Scholars.
• Attend staff trainings and Coordinator meetings as needed.
• Attend monthly Tri-College meeting and transcribe notes.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:   • Junior standing or higher and good academic standing at the time of hiring (Cumulative 2.75 GPA).
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Basic knowledge of university admissions processes and requirements as well as on-campus academic and administrative departments, student clubs, and extra-curricular activities.
• Awareness and sensitivity to the needs of foster youth students and underrepresented students in general.
• Moderate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook.
• Basic knowledge of web-based applications such as Box, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr, Tumblr, E-vite, Google Calendar, and Doodle.
• Maintain confidentiality in compliance with FERPA regulations.
• Ability to self-motivate and work independently.
• Prioritize and manage multiple projects.
• Serve as a peer role model with professional demeanor in compliance with UC Merced student conduct policies.
• Ability to learn new skills, adapt to changing demands on the job, think creatively, and carry conceptual ideas through to implementation.
• Other duties as assigned.
To Apply:   Apply on-line

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

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

    The University of California at Merced is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff and students.
For more information:   Contact: Kevin Bristow at kbristow@ucmerced.edu

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