The Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at UCLA School of Law seeks a Program Communications and Events Coordinator to manage our program outreach and events and to provide general program support. The Program Coordinator will serve as an integral staff member at the Emmett Institute and will be supervised by the co-executive directors of the Institute. An ideal candidate is highly professional, advances work autonomously and with initiative, can work effectively with people at all levels in the organization from board members to students, has excellent communication and problem solving skills, and enjoys purpose-driven work.
Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu. Reference UCLA REQ. # 26340
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.
Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience in communications, outreach, event support, or administrative support.
Familiarity with environmental issues and environmental advocacy.
Superb reading comprehension and writing skills required, including ability to translate research for broad audiences
Superb editing and proofreading skills required, including ability to identify and correct errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Must be careful and detail-oriented, with the ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, using correct syntax and grammar both verbally and in writing
Requires advanced ability to initiate activities independently and organize, prioritize and complete work in a timely manner despite deadlines and competing requests. Strong time management skills required.
Familiarity with various social media platforms and Microsoft Office software programs required.
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.
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