Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$15.37 - $23.00 / Hour
Appointment Type:
Limited Appointment
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Variable, 8 hrs/day, 7am - 3:30pm OR 2pm - 9:30pm

#121766 Summer Head Staff

Extended Deadline: Fri 3/24/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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

This is a 100% Limited position for 1 to 2 month. This appointment may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.

  • This is a temporary full-time position which will end on Sept. 15th. Start date and end date are flexible; must be able to work from June 21, 2023 through July 28, 2023.


The mission of the UCSD TRIO Outreach Program is to increase the post secondary matriculation of low income, first generation college students. Approximately 950 San Diego County students are served from five U.S. Department of Education grants.

Under close supervision of higher-level K-14 Academic Preparation Specialists, uses K-14 academic preparation professional concepts and practices by working with assigned sites to implement academic preparation programs.

Serve as Head Staff in Summer Residential Program. Act as office manager for fast paced residential area with over 150 students, 10 RAs, 20 teachers, 15 tutors and 8 Head Staff. Communicate and provide information and resources to students and parents. Plan and implement program events. Coordinate with on campus and off campus vendors. Supervise and chaperone students.

Responsible for administrative and logistical support for all aspects of summer programs. Serve as the Summer Program Head Staff. Responsibilities include: monitor keys for residential housing, coordinate classrooms, rent vehicles, set up office, manage electronics, cart and vehicle keys. Serve as the primary point of contact for summer program logistics for all career staff, teachers, student staff, students and parents. Frequent and constant communication to tutors, office staff, RAs, Head Staff and Director. May be asked to live on-site during summer residential program.

Maintains relationship with parents / families to support student academic success and access to higher education. Responsible for communicating to parents and families during program check in and check out. Support program staff in parent meetings, orientations and program events. Maintains relationships with higher education institutions and community entities.

Delivers basic college-going workshops, curriculum, materials, and activities. Develops and implements summer programming for 150 students across all TRIO U.S. Department of Education grants. Assist with planning college tours for participants. College tours are typically 4 days in length and travel is from San Diego to Los Angeles or Northern California. Develop program fliers and outreach material, reserve venues, order food, make copies of materials.

  • Evening hours, overtime and weekends are required. May be asked to live in residential area during summer program. Must be willing to provide own transportation to San Diego County school sites.

This position is open until filled. First Review Date 3/16/23.


  • Knowledge working with a diverse student population, and sensitivity to culture, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation and socio-economic status.

  • Knowledge and understanding of K-14 education.

  • Knowledge of higher education institutions (UC, CSU, CC, etc.), and the ability to explain procedures to youth, parents, and school representatives.

  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with school district administrators, school counselors, principals, teachers, and community contacts.

  • Basic knowledge of academic programs, including curricula and admissions requirements at higher education institutions.

  • Knowledge of high school graduation and college entrance requirements.

  • Knowledge of designing, planning, and implementing academic support for underrepresented high school students.

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully with multi-cultural and other non-traditional students.

  • Ability to work collegially with school site personnel, community based organization and other local area service providers.

  • Effective oral and written communication to a various of age groups and professional levels. Ability to write clearly and concisely.

  • Skill at organizing and prioritizing work to meet all deadlines.

  • Ability to keep accurate records and analyze data to determine program effectiveness.

  • Ability to make presentations.

  • Ability to work in an atmosphere of shifting priorities.

  • Knowledge of decision making and goal setting processes and strategies.

  • Ability to assess student needs and design academic support services accordingly.

  • Ability to independently follow through on assignments with minimal direction.

  • Demonstrated experience in the use of personal computers including using word processing spreadsheet, and database software.

  • Ability to use desktop publishing software to develop flyers, brochures and handouts.


  • Background check required.

  • Must sign CANRA Form as California Mandated Reporter.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $32,100 - $69,300 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $15.37 - $33.19

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

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, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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