Urban Community Resiliency Advisor

  • University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Apr 08, 2022
Full time Anthropology & Sociology Social & Behavioral Sciences Urban Studies & Planning Advising/Counseling/Support Extension & Outreach

Job Description


Position Overview

The University of California, Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR), a statewide program with local development and delivery, is seeking the following UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Advisor.

Location Headquarters.  SCREC, Irvine, Orange County, CA

PURPOSE:  The Urban Community Resiliency Advisor will implement an innovative extension education and applied research program to develop community and economic designs which foster connected and cohesive neighborhoods with an emphasis on the nexus of youth, community and economic development.


The position will involve

  • Evaluating access to education, housing, entrepreneurship and community wealth, green infrastructure development and job creation as they relate to enhancing community resilience.
  • Integrating applied research and education with focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion to ensure long-term community resilience and economic development in urban areas.
  • Promoting economic prosperity in the region, particularly in communities of color, through enhanced community development and wealth building.


Preferred and Required Qualifications


EDUCATION:   A minimum of a Master’s degree in community development, sociology, education, urban planning, economic development, or related field is required at the time of appointment.  It is highly desirable for the Advisor to have experience in urban communities and a solid understanding of the nexus of youth, community, and economic development. In addition to a passion and desire to pursue a career in Cooperative Extension and community development.


SALARY:  The beginning salary will be in the Assistant CE Advisor Rank and commensurate with applicable experience and professional qualifications.  For information regarding CE advisor series salary scales, please refer to: https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/358478.pdf. This position is eligible for indefinite status following three successful reviews and subject to terms noted in UC ANR Policy and Procedure Manual, Section 315 https://ucanr.edu/sites/anrstaff/files/118501.pdf


Application Details

 HOW TO APPLY: If interested in this position, please review further details regarding major duties/responsibilities and qualifications at https://ucanr.edu/about/jobs/. To apply for this position, please visit: https://recruit.ucanr.edu/ and choose “applicants” (refer to position #21-57).  To assure full consideration, application packets must be received by May 19, 2022; open until filled.

 Please contact Alma Jackson at ajackson@ucanr.edu if you should have any questions.

 Applicants may wish to explore the UC Davis Services for International Students and Scholars web page at https://siss.ucdavis.edu/ as a resource


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