Job Vacancy ADMISSIONS RECRMT SPEC 3 (Transfer Opportunity Program Coordinator – Northern California)

Job title: ADMISSIONS RECRMT SPEC 3 (Transfer Opportunity Program Coordinator – Northern California)

Company: University of California

Job description:

Undergraduate Admissions (UA) provides leadership, planning, management, and implementation of undergraduate admissions, recruitment and outreach services. UA participates in development of campus enrollment goals and ensures that goals are met through implementation of UC and UC Davis Faculty policy for selective admissions, and through carrying out of internal and campus-wide enrollment management initiatives. UA also establishes initial undergraduate student profile data for the UC Davis student records database and determines for each entering undergraduate their academic credit toward a baccalaureate degree.

Job Summary

Under general direction of the Associate Director, project management of transfer related initiatives through the Transfer Opportunity Program (TOP) at a suite of California community colleges (CCCs) located in Northern California counties including, but not limited to, Alameda Contra Costa, San Mateo, and Solano.

Develop and manage strategic educational partnership efforts with UCD staff, school site administrators, community members, students and families improving their eligibility rates for post-secondary opportunities.

Meet goals established by TOP between UC Davis and partnering California Community Colleges (CCCs), and the UC Office of the President (UCOP) Student Academic Preparatory Education Program (SAPEP). Partnering with transfer centers, counseling, academic departments, and student programs, develop and establish transfer program services, events, and activities that attract and inform community college students of transfer opportunities and benefits, and admissions requirements and standards for UC Davis. Articulate controversial issues and complex policies related to admission, campus enrollment goals, and other educational related topics.

Identify barriers to recruiting community college students and strategize data-informed solutions. Conceptualize, develop, and establish effective transfer matriculation programs and activities which address unique qualities of historically low transfer populations including cultural, college attendance, socioeconomic status, and second language learning. Administer SAPEP policy in establishing mechanisms for the early identification of potential transfer students and partnering CCC institutions.

Increase overall UC Davis presence in partnering community colleges’ service areas. Collaborate across community colleges, high schools, community agencies, UC Davis and UCOP to orchestrate transfer programs and activities.

Candidates will be assigned either to PUENTE or Umoja program upon completion of recruitment


Salary Range

$49,400.00 – $99,200.00

No. of Positions


Appointment Type


Percentage of Time

Fulltime, 100%

Shift Hours

Monday- Friday


UC Davis

Union Representation


Benefits Eligible


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Move and transport up to 50 lbs of materials from the campus into a vehicle en route to various schools and community colleges.


Possession of a valid California driver’s license. Subject to DMV Pull Notice System.

Provide own transportation for frequent travel with minimum liability insurance.

Work flexible hours, including occasional overtime and weekends to meet operational needs.

Travel to locations off campus and occasionally stay overnight. Limited vacation usage during peak workload periods.

Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed.

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at



Advising experience to create transfer educational plans for community college students of ethnically and linguistically diverse backgrounds, with additional experience in communicating admission requirements to a broad audience.

Experience with program development and management and expertise to design, implement, and evaluate initiatives serving diverse communities.

Experience creating and delivering effective oral presentations and to prepare written reports, correspondence, proposals, program assessments, email and other materials for a variety of audiences, ensuring compliance with departmental and university guidelines, practices and principles.

Experience working with academic preparation programs and outreach efforts to increase educational achievement, specifically among students from diverse populations and language backgrounds.

Experience in providing instruction, guidance, coaching, and professional development to students and student mentors.

Knowledge of both public schools (K-12) and the California systems of higher education (CCC, CSU, UC, and AICCU) which includes knowledge of academic standards, administrative structure, faculty relations, school protocol, school communities, categorical funding, and the Master Plan of Education in California.

Computer knowledge to utilize various applications and software for word processing, spreadsheets, and student database management tools.


Knowledge of and experience working within guidelines and policies established by the University of California, UC Davis, especially as it relates to admissions, registration and financial aid.

Experience exercising initiative, originality and judgment in applying and analyzing broadly defined campus, county, state, federal policies to solve unusual and/or complex problems in particular as it pertains to the field of education.

Interpersonal and leadership skills.

Familiarity and sensitivity to academic, social, and emotional factors confronting students from diverse backgrounds.

Knowledge of Family Education Rights and Privacy Act and ability to handle and work with confidential records and materials.

Experience in planning, preparing, and monitoring complex education budgets by integrating program goals, projects, plans, staffing needs and statistical data.

Skill to speak a foreign language, preferably Spanish. Organizational skills.

Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/education/training.


Background Check

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.

EEO/AA Statement

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Expected salary: $49400 – 99200 per year

Location: California

Job date: Sun, 22 Nov 2020 03:39:41 GMT

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