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August 13, 2013

Program Representative III, UCLA


Serve as the Administrator for the International Institute's Center for Korean Studies (CKS). Responsible for program development, office management, contract and grant administration, outreach and fundraising activities and budgetary oversight. Assist the CKS Director in developing long-term academic plans for the Center. Manage office and coordinate daily operations. Represent Director in meetings with Korea Foundation, delegations of visitors from Korean Universities, International Institute, and administrators of other campus offices. Conceptualize and design the format and text of Center promotional materials. Oversee major functions of travel, the Center's Visiting Scholar program, and conference coordination. Hire, train and supervise one or more work-study employees. Prepare Center's annual administrative budget, including specific portions of grants, private foundation, gift, endowment and general funds. Research and compile information for grant proposals. Analyze proposed projects costs and develop final budgets. Serve as liaison with the Korean Consulate, universities, community groups, other campus units, the media, and distinguished visitors of the Center. Plan workshops, seminars, conferences, and other special events in conjunction with the Director. Design master calendar of all center activities.


Skill in planning, preparation, and administration of budgets with multiple fund sources.

Demonstrated working knowledge of contract and grant practices and procedures.

Strong oral communications skills to obtain and convey information clearly and to interact with individuals at various levels professionally and diplomatically.

Demonstrated organizational skills to research and compile information for grant proposals, reports, and databases.

Ability to design strategies for the cultivation and solicitation of donor prospects that are appropriate to the prospect, to the Center, and to UCLA as an institution of higher learning.

Highly developed writing skills for preparing contract and grant proposals, correspondence, reports, and other documents.

Ability to work collaboratively with individuals and groups to incorporate their ideas and to encourage them to take actions and/or make decisions which are appropriate.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with faculty and staff as well as high-level University administrators, Government officials, U.S. and foreign educational leaders, funding agency personnel, and private donors.

Demonstrated ability to facilitate and coordinate planning efforts from conceptual through implementation phases.

Cultural sensitivity to manage working relations with collaborating institutions in Asia, particularly Korea.

Bilingual verbal and writing skills in Korean and English to compose reports, correspondence, and proposals, and to translate from English-Korean and vice versa.

Interpersonal skills to relate effectively, invoking appropriate protocol, to a broad range of foreign dignitaries from Asian countries, particularly Korea, including academicians, government and funding agency officials and donors.

Demonstrated skill in public speaking and ability to make oral group presentations.

Skill in operating personal computers utilizing Windows in word processing, spreadsheet, and database software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.

Ability to supervise one or more clerical employees.

General knowledge of educational systems, institutions, protocol, and cultural practices in Korea.

Working knowledge of university administrative policies, procedures, and research resources.

Posted by sjadrich at August 13, 2013 12:09 PM


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