Job Postings enable you to post your own job and find other job listings offered by APLU members. This service is free for APLU members. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
POSITION PURPOSE: The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) is seeking a Money Talks Project Coordinator (Academic Coordinator I) to coordinate a two-year project focusing on financial literacy curriculum development to educate teens and young adults. The Academic Coordinator coordinates California’s youth financial literacy work to develop, strengthen, and evaluate programmatic opportunities for California’s young people in the areas of personal financial management, relationships between nutrition and finances, and financial skill development. A key focus of this position is to coordinate development of pilot research of a new curriculum module that educates youth about “Living on My Own.” This position connects with the UC ANR initiative to increase positive youth development to help youth prepare for college, work, and life.
This is not an academic career-track appointment. This position is funded through September 15, 2020 with the possibility of renewal up to two (2) additional years based on performance and availability of funding. The performance in this position will be evaluated annually. The merit cycle for this position will be evaluated every two (2) years.
ACADEMIC EXPECTATIONS: All UC ANR Academic Coordinator appointees are responsible for performance in the areas 1) coordination of academic programs, 2) professional competence and activity and 3) University and public service.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION: An understanding of and commitment to UC ANR’s affirmative action goals and commitments is expected of all academic members. Compliance with affirmative action policies includes supporting outreach efforts to underserved and underrepresented audiences. UC ANR Affirmative Action policy and information can be found at: http://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/Diversity/Affirmative_Action/
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum and Required Qualifications:
SALARY: Beginning salary will be in the Academic Coordinator I rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications. For information regarding Cooperative Extension Academic Coordinator salary scales, please refer to the University of California website:
HOW TO APPLY:
To be considered, applicants must submit the following components of the Application Packet via UC Recruit by visiting: https://recruit.ucanr.edu
1. Cover Letter
2. ANR Academic Application Form— from the ANR website at:
Please include a list of potential references. If you are selected for an interview, the search committee will contact the references you listed on the UC ANR application form (a minimum of four (4) and a maximum of six (6) names, current addresses, phone numbers and email addresses). Please do not send letters of reference.
3. Supplemental Questions: Please provide a brief response (no more than one half page per question) to each of the following questions related to the position requirements:
a) Describe your management and interpersonal skills.
b) Describe your successful project management experience in an academic setting (e.g. Cooperative Extension).
4. Curriculum Vitae or Resume
5. Statement of Contributions to Diversity: Please submit a 1-page Statement of Contributions to Diversity addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through personal experience, teaching, research, extension, professional activity, and/or service. This should include how you would ensure that all potential clientele have access and benefit from your program. For information on writing DEI Statements, please visit: https://academicaffairs.ucdavis.edu/guidelines-writing-diversity-statement
6. College Level Transcripts: Only electronic transcripts or legible photocopies of original
transcripts will be accepted. Transcripts must identify course work completed, grades earned, degrees conferred and confer dates. Please DO NOT send transcripts that are password protected.