Under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health, Counseling and Wellness, the incumbent manages all aspects of the Basic Needs Initiative (BNI) programs and services. This includes the oversight of on-campus food insecurity programs and housing instability (homelessness) services, management tools, reporting, the annual conference for basic needs, managing timelines and budget for program enhancements, interfacing with functional and technical departments, drafting system(s) requirement documents, editing web content, developing and executing pilot and assessment plans, communicating regularly with campus and stakeholder contacts, assessing fidelity and impact of programs, identifying gaps in services and programs, quality assurance, training and documentation and troubleshooting issues. The incumbent will be expected to work collaboratively with managers and committees including: Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, Basic Needs coordinators (and/or Points of Contact), Student Health Center Director, Student Mental Health Director, Health Promotion, UC Regents Office Leadership, Financial Aid campus leaders, Graduate Deans and department, State University Registrars (SUR), Financial Aid Directors, Extended Education and campus-based institutional research directors. The incumbent should have a strong research and evaluation knowledge , as well as hands-on experience implementing best practices related to basic needs. The salary range for this position is $55,000 to $108,500, however it is currently budgeted to midpoint or up to $81,800. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Master's degree. Preferred
Licenses License Requirement Valid Driver License. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Previous work with diverse student populations, including 1st generation students, students of color, and Pell-grant recipients. Preferred Experience with social media as a tool of engagement (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.). Preferred Experience in creating and delivering training to a variety of audiences. Preferred Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred Experience with Project Management. Preferred Experience and understanding of public health frameworks related to the adoption of positive health behaviors. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Drivers License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
Strong skills in active listening, critical thinking, negotiation, reasoning, organizing, written and verbal communication; multitasking and intercultural competence and uses these skills to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Skills in project and program management, social perceptiveness to be aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs Skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services, to make improvements.
Knowledge of risk assessment principles along with the ability to evaluate risks and the likelihood of consequences.
Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Strong knowledge of University and departmental policies, processes, and procedures.
Strong leadershipskillsto motivate employees and influence attitudes and behaviors.
Ability to understand and analyze data and research findings to help drive decision making and direction to the development of programs and services to most effectively serve students.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of support resources at the state and federal level that address housing and food security.
Awareness of national data and trends related to basic needs insecurity in higher education.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."
- Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."
- In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.
- UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.
- In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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