Student Affairs Officer - Bioinformatics Department University of California, Los Angeles
Salary: $4,400 - $8,733 monthly
Position Description: Under the general supervision of the Program Chair and the Boyer Hall MSO, provide primary administrative and program support to ensure the optimal functioning of the Bioinformatics Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program. Working with the Boyer Hall fund manager, serve as the administrative coordinator for the Training Grant in Biomedical Big Data Science, which is managed by the Bioinformatics IDP.
Advise students and faculty mentors regarding University and program policies and procedures governing graduate education.
Coordinate admissions, curriculum, course offerings, program requirements, and teaching evaluations. Prepare all relevant course and time-to-degree materials. Counsel individual students in academic difficulty; apprise Program Chair and appropriate faculty as needed. Conduct annual orientation for incoming students. Provide fellowship and other funding information. Track graduate student support stipends, fee payments and awards.
Serve as staff member on the program's governing committee. Serve as liaison to university's Graduate Division and other graduate programs and campus committees.
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 - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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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.
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.