Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: February 3, 2020
UC Merced Continuous Recruitment
Center for Educational Partnerships - Fresno, CA
$500 - $1,500
Background check is required
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the
University of California system's 10 campuses and the first
American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly
8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an
environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion,
collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's,
master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic
partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is
continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and
dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S.
News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide
educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San
Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a
special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the
cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and
supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion
public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher
education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical
capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction,
student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened
the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story
administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
The Center for Educational Partnerships houses all SAPEP
activities, including the UC Scholars EAOP Program, The Parent
Empowerment Program (PEP), the Data Analysis and Evaluation
Program, the Transfer Scholars Program (TSP), the UC/FUSD
Partnership Program, the UC Migrant Scholars Program, the UC
Paramount Scholars Program, the Talent Search Programs (TS), the
Upward Bound Programs (UB), and the Equity and Access
The Center for Educational Partnerships was established to effect
long-range improvement in the education of Central San Joaquin
Valley students and ultimately increase the number of area students
eligible to attend institutions of higher education.
The Parent Empowerment Program (PEP) was established in 2004
through a grant from the California Student Aid Commission and
EdFund. Its primary purpose is to empower parents to clearly,
unequivocally understand how to help their children navigate the
myriad issues related to financing higher education and
matriculating to a college or university.
The Parent Empowerment Program has allowed the Center for
Educational Partnerships to fulfill its goal of supplementing
student and school-centered activities with parental interventions
that influence the extent to which parents support their student s
matriculation at baccalaureate-granting institutions.
At the heart of the Parent Empowerment Program: Parental
interventions based on an eight-session curriculum focusing on
higher-education matters. As part of this curriculum, parents
participate on campus visits to colleges/universities. These
interventions serve families who do not fully support their
students desires to enroll at a postsecondary institution because
of deeply rooted cultural values.
Scope of Service: Parent Liaison will provide:
Under the general supervision and guidance of the PEP Director,
liaison will facilitate communication between parents/guardians and
Must be parent or guardian to school-aged children.
Click on the link below to use our new on-line application
If you do not have internet access you may mail your application,
resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200
North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the
The University of California is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications
from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities,
veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the
teaching, research and public service missions of the university.
All qualified applicants will be considered 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:
As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be
a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and
Tobacco Free policy is available at
E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive
Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify,
an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security
Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment
eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to
records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by
federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job
applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the
successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by
the University of California visit:
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