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$37,900 - $55,000 /year
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8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#114297 Program Coordinator

Extended Deadline: Wed 8/17/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/04/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 02/15/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

  • This position is open until filled. First Review Date: 02/15/22.


Eleanor Roosevelt College (ERC) is one of seven undergraduate colleges at the University of California, San Diego. The college is home to approximately 5,000 undergraduate students. At UC San Diego, colleges have students from all majors, but each college has its own thematic emphasis and general education requirements. ERC focuses on global connections, both past and present, and international engagement. ERC students complete a core general education sequence called the Making of the Modern World, as the heart of its GE requirements. The Making of the Modern World program is an academic unit housed within Eleanor Roosevelt College.

Under the supervision of the Director of the Making of the Modern World Program, this position is responsible for program coordination and oversight of all administrative functions of the Making of the Modern World (MMW) and its related academic and co-curricular programming. Duties include: Overseeing the scheduling process (scheduling lectures and discussion sections, and rooms for both); addressing classroom needs and issues; scheduling and overseeing logistics for quarterly, annual, and other special events; managing digital technology, including Canvas LMS and the program website; providing faculty and staff assistance; representing MMW to other units in the college and with offices across campus; providing administrative support for programs and projects led by MMW; ensuring enrollment management, and overseeing the employment process for all TAs; managing and responding to student inquiries and requests; monitoring and implementing university and college procedures and policies; working individually and collaboratively in support of the mission of the program.


  • Knowledge of department, organization, and University policies, procedures, and directives. Experience and ability to interpret, implement, and enforce broadly defined college and university academic and administrative policies and procedures.

  • Experience in a higher education environment and ability to recognize and respond to the needs of university students.

  • Knowledge of department and school/college general and major course requirements. Experience providing information, guidance, and advice to students on matters related to academic programs.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including tact, diplomacy, and good judgment in interactions with faculty, staff, students, and the public. Proven ability to work in a professional, team-oriented manner. Ability to provide work direction to student assistants.

  • Ability in problem identification, reasoning, analysis to identify trends. Strong problem-solving skills with ability to present information and solutions in writing and orally in an organized, effective, persuasive and professional manner. Experience in interviewing, active listening, perception, problem-solving, decision-making, referral and confidentiality procedures.

  • Proficient computer skills including Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and document/photo scanning/editing. Ability to update program web content through Content Management System (CMS). High level of commitment and ability to maintain, expand and regularly update technology skills including the use of new software and digital technologies.

  • Skill and resourcefulness in researching various data sources, analyzing written material, extracting important points, and organizing and reporting research results. Ability to retrieve, analyze and evaluate data rapidly and frequently.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage resources (financial, personnel, facilities).

  • Strong writing and editing skills, including knowledge of correct address, grammar, structure, content, and formats.


  • Job offer is contingent on a clear Background Check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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