Program Representative II University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 31665 Salary: 20.89-41.37
Position Description: Under the immediate supervision of the Director and co-Director of the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Program and the COMPASS Directors ,the Program Representative II serves as the program representative for the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) program, as well as serves as administrative assistant to the Center for Opportunities to Maximize Participation, Access and Student Success (COMPASS) in the Life Sciences.
Major duties include: Perform accounting functions for purchases, payments, and reimbursements using appropriate on-line systems such as BruinBuy and Travel Express. Monitor expenditures and purchases for events. Handle personnel and payroll administration and processing of student awards. Process and plan student and staff travel to undergraduate and national meetings. Arrange travel and logistics for off-campus summer research experiences for MARC trainees. Coordinate MARC admissions and COMPASS student selection. Assist in short- and long-range planning of events and programs. Coordinate logistics for events, workshops, and meetings.
The main goals of the MARC and COMPASS Life Sciences Programs at UCLA are to support the development of talented underrepresented (UR) undergraduates and preparing them for their future scientific careers. UCLA is ideally suited for this kind of training environment because it is one of the premier public institutions of higher education, and it attracts a sizable population of UR students who are interested in the sciences.
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.