Academic Coordinator
University of California Los Angeles
United States

Academic Coordinator, Initiative to Study Hate

Job #JPF07803
  • DEAN, SOCIAL SCIENCES / L&S Social Sciences / UCLA

Position overview

Position title:Research Coordinator/Manager

Application Window

Open September 6, 2022 through Friday, Oct 7, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

Recruitment for Academic Coordinator, Initiative to Study Hate
Appointment will be for a 12-month period with possibility of renewal for an additional year.

The UCLA Initiative to Study Hate is a three-year pilot project intended to foster cutting-edge research and high-level teaching to understand better and mitigate hate in both groups and individuals. The initiative seeks a committed, detail-oriented, and resourceful researcher and administrator to help coordinate the initiative.
The Academic Coordinator Duties include:

• Serve as key administrative point person for all initiative activities together with initiative director and project manager
• Coordinate and communicate with UCLA research partners involved in the initiative. Coordinate and oversee a monthly research seminar in conjunction with the initiative director. Might also include leading a monthly reading group on the study of hate with other UCLA faculty, graduate students, and community members.
• Coordinate programs and public events related to the initiative's research projects. Might include content development, coordinating program logistics, and outreach and communications.
• Translate initiative research for public consumption through the creation of one-pagers or other research briefs.
• Help develop teaching opportunities related to the initiative, including the prospect of developing a Freshman Cluster course about the study of hate.
• Manage an ongoing library of readings, initiative research, and other resources on which the initiative can draw.
• Develop relationships with other scholars and centers of hate around the country. Conduct other research and administrative duties for the initiative as needed.

Minimum requirements for the position are a M.A. in a relevant field, experience and familiarity with the research process, and demonstrated skill in organizing administering academic programs.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online at to upload their information for this position by Friday, October 7, 2022. The committee will begin reviewing applications on Monday, October 10, 2022.

Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter including statement on commitment to understand and fighting hate, and 2 names of references. A statement addressing the applicant’s past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also required. Please visit the UCLA Equity, Diversity and Inclusion website for Sample Guidance for Candidates on the Statement of Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: This position is subject to final administrative approval.

Basic Qualifications: M.A. required; Ph.D. preferred in a relevant field. We welcome candidates with experience and familiarity with the research process and demonstrated skill in organizing and administering academic programs


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  1. M.A. Required; Ph.D preferred in relevant field
  2. Experience and familiarity with the research process
  3. Demonstrated skill in organizing and administering academic programs

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter - Cover Letter should include statement on commitment to understanding and fighting hate.
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form (Optional)
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 2-3 required (contact information only)

Applicants will be asked to name references to complete their application, but the references will not be asked to provide letters unless the analyst requests them.

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Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

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Los Angeles, CA

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