Commission and Youth Engagement Coordinator (7397U) - 37554
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 06/27/2022.
- Provides support to the Executive Director and the California 100 Commission, including calendar coordination, member communications, event planning, and logistics. Assist the Youth Engagement lead in establishing and maintaining partnerships with educational institutions, youth-led and youth-serving organizations, and business and nonprofit entities in the realms of arts, entertainment, and design. Assist the Youth Engagement Lead in organizing high-impact events and programs with partners and a leading cohort of undergraduate campus fellows connected with the California 100 youth-engagement strategy, including a culminating statewide youth summit in March 2023 that produces a long-term future vision and strategy for California. Assist the Youth Engagement lead in designing and implementing outreach and social awareness campaigns that engage young people and youth-serving organizations.
- Coordinates program planning and collaboration with program/project staff. Using subject matter knowledge, collects and prepares information for use in discussions, meetings of internal and external constituents. Prepares, edits and modifies documents including research reports, manuscripts, presentations and proposals. Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrates ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns. Proficient in ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Proficient in ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. Technical proficiency - solid computer skills with knowledge of software programs (Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Suite). Ability to learn function-specific software. Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is a 16-month, full-time (40 hours/week), Contract Appointment, eligible for full UC benefits with the possibility of extension. This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $24.76 to $35.78.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume when applying.
This is a remote-friendly position, eligible for 100%
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