Academic Personnel Coordinator and Assistant to the Chair
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POST DATE 12/21/2019
END DATE 1/22/2020
University of California - Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB SUMMARY
Academic Personnel Coordinator and Assistant to the Chair
1930-ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES
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Job Summary Statement:
Incumbent provides high-level coordination and administrative support to the Department Chair/Director and Department Administrator (MSO). Responsibilities include independent management of the department and center website and library, administration of the executive calendar, preparation of memos and correspondence on behalf of the Department Chair/Director, independent coordination of meetings and seminars. Incumbent functions as the department Academic Personnel Coordinator with independent responsibility for determining eligibility of faculty for appropriate actions and timely notification thereof, entering actions in Opus and Interfolio and/or other online academic personnel systems as they become available; manage all procedure and processing requirements of APM 430 - Visiting Scholars, ensuring eligibility. Collaborate with Department Chair/Director and MSO on department-related activities such as accreditation, monthly faculty meetings, annual faculty retreat. Process reimbursements using BruinBuy or Travel Express. Other projects as assigned.
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
Bachelor's degree or a minimum of five years demonstrated experience in academic administration or combination of related work and/or educational experience.
Demonstrated understanding of what is confidential and skill in maintaining such matters with tact, sensitivity and diplomacy.
Demonstrated proficiency with software to complete job tasks, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, FileMaker Pro) for the purpose of generating and maintaining rosters of eligibility, presentations, complex documents, budget spreadsheets, and other documents as necessary.
Demonstrated English writing skills to compose original documents that are grammatically correct. Documents include reports, correspondence, memoranda, letters and e-mail correspondence.
Demonstrated analytical skills to research and summarize information to arrive at decisions regarding academic personnel actions and dossiers, special events, extramural submissions, accreditation site visits, and special projects as assigned.
Demonstrated knowledge of University business policies and procedures as they apply to travel, reimbursements, and project management.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to analyze information and situations and propose alternative solutions.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail as well as ability to manage multiple tasks.
Experience working independently and ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with competing priorities and frequent interruptions.
Strong interpersonal skills to establish and maintain cooperative and productive working relationships with faculty, staff, and other internal and external entities.
Effective verbal communication and presentation skills to clearly and professionally articulate information.
Ability to learn University online systems such as BruinBuy, Travel Express and others, as needed.
Demonstrated, detailed knowledge of UC academic personnel policies and procedures.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INFORMATION
External Posting Date:
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For additional document, please submit a complete letter draft on behalf of the Department Chair addressing administrative correspondence intended for all faculty, as well as an email draft for this letter. Additional document should be 1 PDF file including all the above items.
Please address applications to department and MSO. Early
submissions are encouraged; materials will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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SPECIAL EMPLOYMENT DESIGNATIONS/ REQUIREMENTS PER UC POLICY
Conflict of Interest:
Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.
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More Information This position does not require E-Verify check.
Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA* No
Other Special Employment Requirements:
POSITION IS SUBJECT TO PERFORMANCE STANDARDS AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY WIDE POLICE POLICIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES.
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