Ocean Sciences Department Manager https://oceansci.ucsc.edu/) JOB #: 1707480
Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $4,258.33-$5,800/monthly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
The Ocean Sciences Department has an international reputation in research and graduate and postdoctoral education. UCSC's location on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the impressive growth of marine and ocean science initiatives at UCSC and surrounding institutions make this an outstanding setting for our department. The department has 11 core faculty, six adjunct professors, 30 postdocs/researchers, and 41 Ph.D. and Master's students.
Under general direction of the department Chair, the department manager is responsible for department planning and program support; curriculum management; financial management; equipment, facilities and space coordination; staff and academic personnel; development and public information; and oversight of the graduate program.
Extensive related administrative and management experience, including training, supervising and motivating staff.
Interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills.
Demonstrated ability to assimilate, interpret and apply administrative policies and procedures and to use discretion, exercise confidentiality, flexibility and good judgment.
Demonstrated leadership experience with strong skills in short-term planning, analysis, problem-solving, and customer service with the ability to effectively manage change and to meet deadlines, often with frequent interruptions.
Solid knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs with the willingness and ability to learn new systems in a highly technical environment.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 11-12-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired may use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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