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Fiat Lux Student Coordinator
Job Category:   Student Services
Unit:   Fiat Lux
Position Code:   TFL6669A
Status:   Closed
Number of positions open:   1-2
Hours per week:   15-18 semester/ 32-40 hours a week during summer (Required)
Closing Date:   06/25/2017
Salary:   $11.58
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.

Fiat Lux Scholars Student Coordinator responsibilities include:
• Use knowledge and experience to develop procedures for tracking program and student requirements
• Ability to use iCatCard Web Services
• Serve as a liaison between student staff and professional staff members
• Provide general supervision and guidance to Lead Scholars, Academic Scholars, Community Scholars and other student staff members
• Coordinate program calendars for programing events and study sessions
• Exercises independent judgment to make appropriate referrals and recommendations when working with students
• Appropriately uses electronic communications with students including e-mail, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and etc.
• Maintain on-line community and announcements for the Fiat Lux Scholars Program
• Communicates with program staff and students to ensure program requirements are met
• Coordinates events and ensures proper documentation is submitted to the Program Assistant
• Compile data from program and course evaluations
• Provide general office support to staff including but not limited to organization of documents and program supplies
• Ability to work with a diverse group of students and staff in a fast paced environment.
• Communicate appropriately with different audiences including staff, students, and parents
• Ability to perform the tasks of the Lead Scholars and Academic Scholars, as needed
• Maintain good conduct on and off of the UC Merced campus
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:   • Candidates possessing first-hand experience with the Fiat Lux Scholars Program is preferred, but not required
• Junior or third-year standing, Senior or fourth year Standing
• Cumulative and/or Semester GPA of at least 2.75
• Good student conduct standing with the University
• Ability to work evenings and weekends
• Knowledge and understanding of the needs of diverse students including first-generation students
• Ability to work independently and exercise independent and sound judgment
• Ability to collaborate and work as member of a team
• Ability to maintain confidentiality with documentations
• Effective interpersonal communication skills, including active listening skills
• Ability to use office equipment such as a laptop computer, printer/scanner/copier, projector and fax
• Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, Word, and Power Point
• Ability to use Mac/PC operating systems
• Must be available to attend Required Training: August 14th-18th, 2017 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
• Must be available to attend two weekly meetings during the 2017-2018 academic year (TBD)

A COMPLETE Fiat Lux Student Coordinator application, must include the following:
1) A completed on-line application at jobs.ucmerced.edu
2) Submit a Resume
3) Submit 3 References through jobs.ucmerced.edu
4) A completed Supplemental Application to be considered for the position at the link below:

All items mentioned above are due by April 9, 2017 at 11:59pm
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: Maria Rosales at mrosales35@ucmerced.edu

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