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Science Intern Program Resident Asst
Non Work-study

Hiring Information
Hiring Unit: EPC
Pay Rate: 13.00
Final Filing Date: Until Filled
Employment Date: ASAP TO 8-30-2019
Hours: up to 30
Schedule: varies
Job Description
Skills Required: Proven communication and interpersonal skills with individuals and large groups; skill in listening and summarizing, addressing student concerns, and assessment/ mediation of individual and group conflicts; knowledge of group living needs, ability to work with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds and to deal cooperatively and effectively with high school students, parents, the public, and other professionals; demonstrated ability to handle crisis situations involving welfare and safety; demonstrated ability to support student academic achievement; ability to work independently and as a part of a team; the ability to organize, set priorities, and make decisions under pressure.

Must be willing to reside in assigned residence and eat in the dining hall with program participants. Applicants must commit to all responsibilities and functions of the position: have current First Aid/CPR certification, fingerprinting, and TB vaccination.

Skills Preferred:
Percentage of Time Duty
50% Community Building and Residential Programming:

Plans, coordinates, and implements, activities for students when they are not participating in SIP activities or research; Facilitates in the development of a sense of community and maintains a living environment conducive to the academic, intellectual, multicultural, and social development of all members of the residential community; Assists student residents in developing skills in: problem solving, leadership development, interpersonal communication, time management, and study practices; Sets a standard of communal and individual behavior within the residential community; Establishes relationships of respect and trust with residents, program staff, and instructional staff; Serves as a role model for residents and sets an example by abiding by and upholding all regulations and policies of SIP and UCSC; Serves as primary resource person for the student residents; Resolves conflict among residential students, hears grievances and initiates mediation; Demonstrate ability to be sensitive, respectful, and to understand the needs of economically and educationally disadvantaged, ethnically diverse high school students; Attend weekly meetings with Program Manager as scheduled; Assists with student supervision and behavior on field trips; Participates in program evaluation by attending debriefings and completing exit surveys; Actively participates in and plans a variety of program sponsored events and activities; Provides timely, detailed oral/written information to Program Manager regarding any issues that arise.
25% Supports Goals and Objectives of Academic Programming:

Stays updated and informed on program objectives, content, and student projects; Supports student work outside of classroom, provides assistance arranging study groups, etc.; Accommodates academic programming needs by adjusting schedules and residential activities when necessary.
25% Safety and Security:

May be responsible for determining on site crisis, disaster, and the following emergency response in the residence halls; Provides security at evening activities and events; Aids in the maintenance of safety and good order in the residence halls; Resolves conflict among residential students, hears grievances and initiates mediation; Provides confidential and sensitive information to the Program Manager regarding incidents involving substance abuse, harassment, assault, and other dangerous behaviors; Assists with the monitoring of facilities, furnishings, and equipment to assure that high health and safety standards are maintained.
Courses Required:
Checklist:
Computer Keyboarding Filing Alpha
Macintosh Numerical
Windows Color
Unix Driving Car
HTML Van
Word Processing Truck
Spreadsheet Other Lifting
Databases Fingerprinting Required
Other Hazardous Substances
Special Comments: Program Description:

The Science Internship Program (SIP) provides motivated, advanced students with a unique opportunity to work and learn at a premier research institution.

SIP is a summer-long (10 week) research internship program for high school students in STEM fields. UCSC faculty, graduate students, and post-doctoral researchers provide one-on-one mentoring to these high school interns. The research projects are real in that they are not made up just for the high school students; instead, students are inserted into existing research projects here at UCSC.

SIP’s mission is to facilitate a life-altering experience for high school students, by placing them as summer interns in research groups/labs, where they work as members of a real scientific research team.

Through SIP summer internships, students will grasp the relationships among research tasks, research projects, and broader research programs—not abstractly, but through practical experience working with research mentors and other team members engaged in research project design, the application of accepted methods and best practices, data collection and analysis, and effective communication of research findings.

Through the program’s strong commitment to mentorship (not just work experience), SIP provides students with a front row seat for witnessing scientific research passion “in action” as it unfolds, in and through the activity of a research team. Participating in the ongoing traverse along the circuit from basic questions to project design, data collection, and analysis, the passion for research becomes something shared.


The SIP RAs work with and are responsible for high school student interns who are way from their home campuses. The RAs are responsible for creating a welcoming, inclusive, fun community for the interns who are participating in the program.

•Applicants with undergraduate status are preferred.

•Scheduling conflicts due to participation in summer school, other jobs, or vacation may not be accommodated; Must be available to work after 2:00pm on weekday evenings and half-days on weekends

•Work shifts will be approximately 25-30 hours per week.

•Must live in residence halls.

•Job Location: Porter College, Building B


Payroll Information
Service Team: SHR Operations
Hiring Supervisior: Ebio, Raul
Supervisor Phone: 408-288-3124
Supervisor Email: raule@ucsc.edu
Account Numbers: 7-­620124­-3105-­66513-EPSPRS-­2
Home Department: 000340
Classification: Assistant IV
Title Code: 4919
Date Approved: 5-23-2019


  


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