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DEPARTMENT OVERVIEWUCSD Extended Studies and Public Programs ("Extension" or "ESPP") is a self-funded division of the University of California, San Diego. With an operating budget of approximately $50 million, the division provides continuing education to adults in a university setting. In addition to a wide variety of professional development and personal enrichment topics of study, Extension supports a television studio, a large English language program, a retired persons program, college preparation programs for high school students, a career resources center, and research relating to emerging industries and career opportunities. Participants and partners in Extension programs include individuals, corporations, government agencies, and other academic institutions.
The Business Department at Extension addresses professional development needs related to traditional business functions, as well as leadership and entrepreneurship. Participants are from virtually every work sector, both domestically and internationally. Curriculum and courses are generally stable and well understood, but they must be flexibly designed to address a wide variety of career interests, and be transferable and easily scalable across disciplines and industries.
POSITION OVERVIEWThe Program Producer assists in the planning, implementation, and administration of new and established programs for the Business Department and the Business Programs for International Students. The incumbent will assist with the implementation of existing courses and programs; participate in the development of new programs, advise students; address inquiries and resolve minor to moderate issues; monitor expenditures and revenue; handle budgets and transactions; assist with marketing development; and coordinate events.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application packet.
Some overtime during peak periods may be required.
Must be available for occasional evenings/weekends and may be required to attend conferences/programs both locally and out-of-town, as requested.
Strong demonstrated experience in customer service. Experience resolving issues including, but not limited to, complex requests, disgruntled students/instructors/customers, and exceptions to policies.
Experience in implementing, coordinating and administering new programs and courses in an education environment, preferably in business or international programs.
Experience with developing marketing materials, exhibiting at conferences, and/or coordinating promotional events.
Demonstrated experience working with budgets and financial figures, and help in preparing financial reports.
Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word to create budget spreadsheets, pivot tables, business letters, and general reports.
Must have own transportation, insurance, and a valid California Driver's License.
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
Duties may require direct contact with children (defined as individuals under the age of 18); completion of the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA) form will be required.
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