Public Programs Assistant University of California, Santa Cruz Lick Observatory JOB #: 1707006
PART TIME; LIMITED/TEMPORARY Minimum Starting Salary: $15.39/hourly.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Under supervision of the Lick Observatory Support Astronomer/Specialist, the incumbent(s) will work individually or as part of a group in preparation for the public programs at Lick Observatory, located 23 miles southeast of San Jose at 4,200 feet elevation. Programs include the annual Music of the Spheres summer concert series comprising a musical performance, scientific talk and public viewing through the 36" and 40" telescopes, Summer Visitors Program and other events throughout the year. The incumbent(s) will be responsible for greeting the public at Lick Observatory events as well as set-up and tear-down before and after events.
This position is not located on the UCSC campus. The worksite location is Lick Observatory, located about 20 miles southeast of San Jose at 4,200 feet elevation. Driving time from San Jose is about 1 hour.
Good interpersonal skills sufficient to interact and work effectively & safely with fellow employees, astronomy staff, visitors and residents.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Demonstrated related organizational skills.
Ability to maintain acceptable work habits, punctuality, and regularity of attendance.
Ability to be adaptable, adjusting easily to new or changing circumstances.
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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