Position Description: The UCLA Center for Diverse Leadership in Science (CDLS) seeks an energetic, thoughtful, self-motivated, creative and resourceful, ambitious, organized, highly-skilled, and flexible professional with evidence they are passionately committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and environmental science. They should have leadership experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion, and have worked with and engaged in outreach to low-resource communities and underrepresented minority communities. They will serve as Assistant Director for Assessment and Education Research and Partnerships of CDLS to assist the Faculty Director and Operations Team in carrying out its mission and to help coordinate, implement, administer, represent, grow, and manage CDLS and CDLS programs.
Reporting to the Faculty Director, the Assistant Director for Assessment and Education Research and Partnerships will lead assessment and research endeavors in addition to developing collaboration opportunities and partnerships for the Center. Primary responsibilities include research and assessment management, writing and submitting proposals, developing and managing collaboration opportunities, developing strategies to enhance diversity and inclusion efforts, contributing to strategic planning for CDLS, and developing communications to enhance visibility and impact of CDLS research and assessment efforts.
This work will include engaging faculty, researchers, staff, students and community partners; working to create a development and growth plan for the Center; liaising with the operations committee, board, administration, and partners.
The incumbent will act as a professional and friendly public relations representative with affiliated organizations, at public events and meetings, and will make public presentations at program related events, symposiums and workshops; facilitate marketing, media, and outreach efforts while building external partnerships with funders, political, and community leaders. Must thrive on change, innovation and teamwork.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.