Senior Program Coordinator University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 34023 Salary: 22.61-52.11
Position Description: The UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator provides support to ventures launched by UCLA students, faculty and alumni. An important part of UCLA's entrepreneurial ecosystem, the Accelerator enhances the culture of entrepreneurship and innovation at UCLA. Founded as a partnership between UCLA Anderson School of Management and the UCLA Library in 2016, the Accelerator was designed to foster a sense of community among UCLA entrepreneurs engaged in the venture initiation process. The 10,000 square foot, state of the art facility is located on the ground floor of the Rosenfeld Library at UCLA Anderson, offers a large co-working space, a presentation area with audio/video capability and access to the library's research librarians and currently operates virtually. The Accelerator hosts guest speakers, topical seminars and 'demo days' for resident companies, all of which provide participants with the skills necessary to grow their businesses. The Accelerator's programs complement UCLA Anderson's entrepreneurial curriculum and the extracurricular activities offered by the school's Harold and Pauline Price Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. The Accelerator offers academic year and summer programming across multiple cohorts; supports in excess of 300 program participants each year; and engages several hundred additional alumni, entrepreneurs, mentors and donors annually.
Under the supervision of the Director and Program Manager, the Senior Program Coordinator will provide primary administrative, marketing/communications, program coordination and day-to-day operational support for the Accelerator. Serve as initial point of contact for inquiries regarding the Accelerator and enforce policies associated with use of facilities. Create a narrative and execute content in social channels, podcasts, blogs, and articles that highlights the company's successes and key milestones. Own the digital marketing to increase the awareness of the Accelerator with an emphasis on social media. Manage social media activities, production of newsletters (weekly and quarterly) and updates of marketing materials and website. Write all posts and reports showing growth in accelerator marketing metrics. Contribute to bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports written by the Director covering program impact and success with data. Represent the Accelerator in the broader Los Angeles startup ecosystem by attending and speaking at events. Provide administrative support to the Director and Program Manager to include preparation of presentation materials and expense reimbursements. Lead program logistics including room reservations, catering, invitations, materials and travel, supervising student workers and volunteers as needed. Monitor budgets; ensure that all financial transactions are processed in a timely manner and adhere to university policies and procedures.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.