Financial & Administrative Officer
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POST DATE 9/4/2016
END DATE 10/30/2016
University of California - Riverside
JOB DESCRIPTIONFINANCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
8AM - 5PM
$82,400 - $142,350
The position provides leadership in the management of financial, personnel, student affairs, administrative and research support operations for the academic department of Physics & Astronomy, for the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS). As the Financial and Administrative Officer for Physics & Astronomy within CNAS, the incumbent provides daily management of the administrative team. The management functions are highly complex based on the following: The Department of Physics & Astronomy is a large and complex operation encompassing, teaching, extensive research and outreach components and includes approximately $5.7M in state appropriations and $12M in contract and grants administered over 130 discreet fund sources. The Department of Physics & Astronomy supports more than 40 faculty and includes 193 non-senate academics, postdocs, graduate students & administrative staff and submits approximately 70 proposals per year.
Bachelor's degree in a related area and/or an equivalent experience /training.
Minimum of 9 years related experience.
Previous supervisory/managerial experience.
Demonstrated ability to tackle tough HR issues including reductions-in-time, grievance resolution, etc. coupled with the ability to recruit, train, motivate and retain a well-qualified administrative staff.
Broad knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll.
Proven ability to organize department work functions in an efficient and effective manner.
Skills in organization and customer service to effectively manage multiple important priorities.
Proven expertise in the area of financial controls coupled with strong policy interpretation and implementation skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to influence/persuade all levels of staff.
Proven skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify multiple options for resolution.
Ability to respond effectively to facilities and safety issues by taking immediate action and engaging experts to broker resolution.
Broad knowledge of the organization s processes, protocols and procedures with a focus on budget, account and fund management; personnel management of labor contract(s) and personnel policy.
Skills to work collaboratively with other locations.
Demonstrated management and conflict resolution skills to effectively lead and motivate others.
Broad knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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