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Westwood, California
United States

Bioscience Graduate Program Representative

Job Duties

Want to contribute to the education and training of the next generation of bioscience researchers?
In this role, you'll be responsible for assisting in the coordination of events and programs that help graduate students succeed (e.g., research experiences, professional development, and scientific mentoring) while also building awareness of UCLA's bioscience graduate programs and promoting fellowship opportunities. You'll have the opportunity to learn about graduate student affairs and gain experience working in higher education in a position located in the heart of the UCLA campus.

You'll have excellent organizational ability, an interest in learning new skills, and the capacity to maintain productive relationships with students, faculty, and staff.

Job Qualifications

Skill in coordinating programs, projects, and activities as demonstrated by creating ideas, determining implementation procedures and methods, and prioritizing tasks based on program objectives, and communicating status and next actions to relevant stakeholders
Knowledge of objectives, processes, and policies characteristic of academic settings and academic research programs
Skill in managing timelines and expectations and proactively communicating status
Ability to compose and edit clearly written programs reports with correct grammar, punctuation, spelling and syntax
Skill in composing professional and effective business communication via email, phone, and face-to-face conversations
Skills in using standard business software such as word processing, presentation, spreadsheets, portable document format, web-based business applications
Skill in using the following business software features: mail merge, basic numerical and textual spreadsheet functions, filtered spreadsheet lists, export document to PDF format, Outlook calendar invitations
Ability to develop and conduct surveys using online survey services (e.g. Survey Monkey)
Ability to use online content management systems, social media, and digital image processing
Working knowledge of concepts in business travel and procurement policies
Ability to arrange travel reservations and plans for others
Ability to occasionally work early mornings, evenings, and weekends
Ability to perform light physical labor such as event set-up and breakdown and supply inventory management
Ability to build and maintain strong professional relationships with others and engender trust from team members in one's ability to cooperate and collaborate
Ability to communicate respectfully, openly, and honestly and too seek understanding through listening and questioning
Ability to accept responsibility for work, acknowledge and learn from mistakes, maintain high ethical standards, and treat information according to appropriate privacy standards
Demonstrated commitment to high-quality, detail-oriented work; continual improvement; maintenance of the highest professional standards; and critical and creative thinking
Skill in customer service when interacting with internal and external parties and ability to maintain appropriate business appearance and demeanor
Ability to be resourceful, exercise sound judgement in working with others, respect diversity, and model inclusion
Ability to attain professional growth and development, openly respond to feedback, accept responsibility for behaviors, and manage time and resources to achieve goals