Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology Administrative Assistant University of California, Santa Cruz
FULL TIME; CAREER Minimum Starting Salary: $20.62/hourly.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
The Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, located in Sinsheimer Labs Building, is a dynamic group comprised of instructional and research units and a variety of support programs and facilities with staff committed to providing excellent service to students, faculty and researchers. The department consists of 24 ladder rank faculty, 2 long term continuing lecturers, various researchers and 3 administrative support staff. Departmental resources for operations and research are among the highest in the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences. The department has almost 2,500 undergraduate majors in five distinct programs and 55 graduate students working towards Ph.D. and Masters degrees. The department offers a significant number of courses (90 laboratory, seminar and lecture courses with between 250-300 secondary sections), many in support of other majors, serving as many as 7,425 enrollments each year. The department is closely aligned with the research and faculty in Chemistry and Biochemistry, Environmental Toxicology and the School of Engineering, with interdisciplinary programs in PBSE (graduate).
Under the direction of the Department Manager, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for general administrative duties, seminar and event coordination, faculty and course support, web management, financial transactions, academic personnel and special projects. These duties require staying up to date with ever-changing campus policies, procedures and systems related to all aspects of working at UCSC.
Demonstrated administrative and clerical experience in an office environment.
Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Good organizational, time management, customer service and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated experience working accurately, with interruptions, and meeting deadlines.
Experience working in an environment that demonstrates ability to work well both independently and as part of a team, and with a diverse clientele.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-01-2017
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 are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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