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You might wonder what it is like to work here. While there are as many answers as there are workers — we have more than 30,000 — often you hear people say that they choose UC Davis because they can work with “really bright, fun people” who share an ideal.

This common goal of wanting to help students, provide superior health care and improve the world has created an interdisciplinary and diverse community. We embrace the challenge of addressing the greatest issues of our time while growing personally and professionally.

Nov 08, 2018
Job Summary: Reporting to the Chief Curator, the Associate Curator assists in the selection, research, development, planning, production, and interpretation of the permanent collection and special exhibitions. The Associate Curator conceives, organizes, writes publications for, and installs special and collection-based exhibitions as assigned and in collaboration with the Chief Curator. **PLEASE NOTE: THE MANETTI SHREM MUSEUM IS RECRUITING FOR ONE LEADERSHIP POSITION, AN ASSOCIATE CURATOR OR A MORE EXPERIENCED CHIEF CURATOR. PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE POSITION FOR WHICH YOUR QUALIFICATIONS BEST APPLY. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE CHIEF CURATOR - APPLY TO REQ # 03019766 BY 09/04/17. DIRECT LINK TO POSITION: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77453 Physical Demands: Work Environment: Work on and around the construction site. Work flexible schedule during evenings and weekends to meet deadlines. Occasional travel to visit museum sites and to meet with clients. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Expertise in international modern and/or contemporary art and art history. Fluent in art museum best practice and standards of excellence. Master's degree in Art, Art History, Museum Studies or other related discipline, or equivalent professional experience; with expertise in modern art, or closely related field. Minimum of three years of museum experience with progressively responsible curatorial experience and demonstrated excellence in acquisitions, exhibitions, and scholarly museum publications Experience collaborating with university faculty, museum staff, professional colleagues, and museum supporters. Experience in developing broad Museum support, including fundraising, donor relations, and public relations. Experience working effectively under pressure and meet deadlines. Strong organizational skills: ability to prioritize and organize multiple activities, as well as supervise the activities of staff members around a common project. Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Art History. Teaching experience. Demonstrated commitment to, and enthusiasm for, working with students. Excellent writing record and demonstrated excellence in work place and donor communication.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Nov 08, 2018
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Chair and COO, provide leadership in the management of department operations ensuring high-quality administrative support is provided to all internal and external partners. Prepare strategic plans for finance development, (including recharge rate development), equipment and space administration, business processes and industrial affiliate interactions. Ensure safety protocols, training, and necessary implementations are in compliance. Advise on leadership issues. Serve as back-up support to the COO. Manage the day-to-day operations of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, including but not limited to strategic and budget planning, fiscal control, compliance, risk management, facilities, payroll/personnel, academic personnel hiring and purchasing activities. Develop and maintain a positive, cooperative and supportive environment consistent with the UC Davis Principles of Community; provide leadership in a high performance department. Responsible for effectively and ethically leading staff and overseeing a complex translational research, teaching and recharge center environment. Serve as the compliance officer for the recharge centers, departmental business processes as it relates to extramural funding and University Policy and Procedure. Serve as the principal trainer and resource for business office staff on financial procedures and policy. Responsible for overseeing pre- and post-award processes, budget preparation, analysis and forecasting for control of complex budgets. Physical Demands: Sit at computer or extended periods of time. Lift boxes of files weighing up to 25 lbs. Work Environment: UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (ecigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Work in open, cubicle environment and with some surrounding noise. Work flexible schedule to meet project deadlines and/or operation needs. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of Principles of Budgeting, Accounting and Control. Successful award funding, project development and project management experience. Experience gathering and synthesizing large amounts of complex information. Excellent writing skills. Experience with management of complex federal and state contracts and grants. Experience working with sponsoring agency requirements related to OLAW, IACUC, and IRB's for human subjects studies. Experience serving as departmental compliance officer for federal awards, state and private foundation awards and industry awards. Experience with recharge services, operations and facilities administration and management. Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contracted in the course of work. Interpersonal and oral communication skills sufficient to coordinate with a wide range of personnel, including supervisors, faculty, postdoctoral researchers and investigators, and graduate students. Skills to use computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel including pivot tables, and Microsoft Outlook. Organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines and manage assigned work as well as to schedule production, organize information, and maintain accurate records. Problem solving and decision-making skills. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of UC policies and departmental operating procedures. Experience providing leadership in the areas of strategic planning, equipment and space administration, and business processes. CRA (Certified Research Administrator) certification preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in effective use of multi-user computer network systems and applicable financial management software (Kuali, DaFIS and PPS preferred). Proficiency in MS Office Suite. Communication skills to convey recommendations to PI's, managers, and staff to ensure compliance with policy. Skills to recognize problems with cost recovery, invoices, accounts and payroll and initiate timely and appropriate action to resolve them. Experience coordinating documents and projects with Business Contract and Legal Affairs and to interpret regulations or guidelines and to recommend fiscally responsible and sound management practices. Organizational skills to work with changing priorities and demanding workload and to use judgment to make logical decisions. Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals; secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, and negotiate services and/or agreements and MOU's with other departments or external agencies. Managing personnel issues.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Nov 08, 2018
Job Summary: Under general guidance of the Business and Finance Manager, maintain, and guide the division's financial transaction services. Maintain and guide the division's project support services. Sets and ensures expectations are met by staff conducting project support and financial transactions. Review and make recommendations for changes for division policies and procedures to ensure quality control for purchasing, vendor payments, expense distributions, error corrections/expense transfers, and reimbursements. This includes making recommendations to the Shared Services Center (SSC) Finance Team Manager where processes are completed or go through the SSC. Serve as a liaison between IET and central units such as Accounting, A/P and Travel, SSC, Materiel Management, and other central financial organizations to clarify policies and procedures, and resolve problems. Works with the division's Budget Team and COO to ensure all accounts are maintained and transaction errors are corrected. Works with IET department directors, unit managers and the Business & Finance Manager to address quality or service issues. Physical Demands: Sit at a desk and in front of a computer screen for extended periods of time. Work Environment: Work after regular working hours with short notice and during peak business periods; Work in a busy office environment with frequent interruptions; Work with a geographically dispersed team and use instant messaging, emails, video and voice conferencing to collaborate, direct and keep in touch with staff; Travel frequently between campus and off-campus locations; Arrange vacation time around annual fiscal close and other critical business periods. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: - Experience overseeing complex business services, which includes A/P, A/R, travel, and general accounting functions such as general ledger reviews and expense and revenue reconciliations. - Experience to implement knowledge of financial and accounting policies and business practices. - Experience conducting financial closing processes (monthly and annually), account reconciliation and budgeting. - Experience using analytical skills to review complex information, policy changes, identify operational changes needed to accommodate new policies, and ways to comply with policy in an efficient and effective manner, minimizing any negative impact to the division and its clients. - Experience reviewing complex information involving policies and procedures and implementing business process changes needed to comply with new policies and procedures. - Experience supervising or leading a team providing business support functions in order to effectively recruit, train, evaluate, motivate, resolve conflicts, and conduct performance management. - Experience using interpersonal skills, service orientation, active listening, critical thinking, ability to multi-task effectively in a high volume environment, organizational skills and effective verbal and written communication skills. - Experience using human resources policies and procedures in a supervisory role. - Experience and ability to manage changing priorities, and manage staff time and efforts accordingly. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience processing and approving financial documents that impact capital projects that utilize restricted state building funds. -Skills and experience in mapping existing processes and implementing process changes that deliver efficiencies or quality improvement to business and administrative services. -Knowledge and application of accounting and additional requirements for handling capital project expenses, depreciable equipment, and service contracts. -Experience using various UC Davis financial tools such as DaFIS, Kuali, MyTravel as well as Office software, especially Microsoft Excel, in conducting financial analysis, research, and providing reports. -Intermediate knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting organizational or University resources.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Nov 08, 2018
Job Summary: Under direction of the Immunology/Serology Discipline Head, manages the Davis Immunology/Serology laboratory and provides support/consultation to immunology/serology personnel at three remote branch locations. Responsibilities include serologic evaluation of veterinary clinical specimens; supervision, management and training of technical staff in the Davis Immunology laboratory and routine consultation, training, technical support, and quality control for the three branch immunology/serology sections. Incumbent participates in trouble-shooting diagnostic assay performance, development of new or improved immunology diagnostic techniques, and is routinely involved in independent evaluation/implementation of assays and reagents for improvement of current diagnostic services. Must integrate the related fields of veterinary serology, virology, bacteriology, and cell culture for effective diagnostic testing. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. PLEASE NOTE: CAHFS IS RECRUITING FOR ONE POSITION FOR THE IMMUNOLOGY SUPERVISOR AT THE SRA 3-SUPERVISOR OR SRA 4-SUPERVISOR LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE SRA 3- SUPERVISOR LEVEL APPLY TO REQ 03019644 BY AUGUST 21, 2017. Physical Demands: Tests performed require ability to use microscopes and ability to distinguish colors. Ability to stoop, bend, and lift supplies and equipment weighing up to 40 lbs. Work Environment: THIS IS NOT AN H1B/J1 OPPORTUNITY. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. Per the terms and agreements of the department's contracts and grants, the position may require signing of a Confidentiality Agreement or Non-Disclosure Agreement regarding testing and client information. Share weekend/holiday coverage as needed. Periodic, independent overnight travel to CAHFS branch laboratories by air, car, shuttle or other means, as appropriate. All CAHFS employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. Must wear laboratory required/supplied PPE and participate in laboratory-required Health Surveillance Program. This position may require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position include, but are not limited to rabies virus, Chlamydia (psittacosis, ornithosis), Salmonella, Cryptosporidia, Leptospira, Coxiella burnetii, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and Mycobacterium bovis. Ability to tolerate strong odors and the sight of exposed animal tissues and blood. UC Davis is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. -Experience in the fields of veterinary immunology, serology, virology, bacteriology, and/or cell culture. -Skills and experience in performing diagnostic serologic methods including immunodiffusion, serum-viral neutralization, ELISA, agglutination, hemagglutination- inhibition, immunofluorescence, lymphocyte blastogenesis and complement-fixation. -Skills and experience in safely operating and maintaining laboratory equipment including computers, bio-safety cabinets, ELISA readers and washers, automated pipetting and diluting equipment, centrifuges, incubators, scales and balances, microscopes, and electrophoresis equipment. -Experience with quality control and quality assurance methods in a laboratory that utilizes complex methodology. Skills to produce and quality control immunologic reagents, and to obtain and maintain National Veterinary Service Laboratory certification and quality control standards for serologic assays. -Experience working in a high throughput clinical laboratory, and skills to work accurately under pressure to meet deadlines. -Experience in providing effective leadership and skills to provide effective laboratory management and supervision of technical staff in a highproduction analytical laboratory including prioritizing workload and scheduling personnel to meet workload demands. -Skills to effectively recruit, hire, train, and evaluate work performance of personnel. -Independent thinking, strong decision-making and problem solving skills to evaluate and solve problems and/or make sound recommendations. -Skills to understand and use complex laboratory protocols, equipment manuals, and procedural documents. -Skills to write and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and to follow specified official/written protocols. -Skills to follow laboratory/university safety protocols, to include safe handling and disposal of waste solvents, biohazardous, and chemical materials and to instruct/monitor the same for laboratory personnel. -Experience and skills to effectively manage and monitor appropriate and cost effective ordering and use of laboratory supplies and equipment. -Skills to keep neat and accurate records and files, and to write clear and concise reports and data analyses. -Experience and skills to instruct, technically train, and provide immunology-related consultation to a wide variety of technical and professional personnel. -Micro computing skills and experience to work with and train others in the use of PC's and related software including word-processing software, data entry and analysis using spreadsheet-type programs, and laboratory management software programs. Preferred Qualifications: -Master's degree in Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. -Experience working under University personnel and purchasing policies and procedures. -Budgetary experience and skills to project and justify cost expenditures for laboratory needs. -Skills to modify and apply new technologies for practical use in veterinary diagnostics. -Skills to critically evaluate and improve existing technologies, protocols, and procedures for veterinary diagnostic assays. Skills and experience in evaluating commercial products for suitability for laboratory use, including analysis of cost efficiency, technical performance, and quality control. -Skills and experience to devise, organize, and supervise laboratory developmental projects. -Experience working with veterinary infectious diseases. -Skills to present scientific data and data analysis, verbally or in written form, at national meetings or in refereed journals. -Familiarity with livestock, horses, poultry, or agriculture.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Nov 01, 2018
Job Summary: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Prospect Management and Analytics, the senior prospect data analyst is responsible for providing data driven solutions to Prospect Management and Research (PMR) programs. Lead the development of analytical strategies, tools and ad-hoc reports to support PMR programs such as centralized portfolio management, prospect identification and assignment, portfolio analysis, portfolio penetration, proposal activity, etc., Provide on-going assessments of programs' effectiveness. Coordinate routine and ad hoc analysis and reporting on University-wide prospect qualification, cultivation and solicitation activities. In collaboration with the Prospect Research team, plan, develop and implement custom predictive models to facilitate the identification of high quality prospects to ensure portfolios have a sufficient number of prospects to meet goals and to develop an understanding of donor behavior. Conduct extensive business analysis; extract, organize, manipulate, mine and model data to inform management business decisions related to matters of portfolio management, staff deployment and goal-setting. Serve as subject matter expert for the PMR team in data manipulation and data analysis and reporting. Provide high level support to the PMR team in the integration of data analysis into day-to-day work. Develop and maintain substantial knowledge of applicable information technology and how data are structured within the development database and complementary reporting tools. Responsible for building-out, maintaining and improving a comprehensive repository of reports and analytics in order to serve the needs of PMR and DEVAR. Physical Demands: Sit for extended periods of time in front of a computer terminal and extensive use of a keyboard. Work Environment: Must provide own transportation to off-site meetings and events. Work occasional flexible hours as needed to meet operational need. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience in business analysis and project team facilitation in order to extract, organize and disseminate information for data segmentation, statistics, and decision making. Experience with spreadsheet, query, statistical modeling, data management and visualization software - e.g., Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Visual Basic and Visual Studio, Structured Query Language (SQL), R, SPSS, Tableau, et al. High degree of technical skills with proficiency and understanding of data mining, modeling and statistical analysis techniques and software. Direct knowledge and proven experience with manipulating data from relational databases (such as Ellucian's Advance, Reeher platform, Michelangelo). Extensive database experience in a large-scale database environment maintaining data quality. Exceptional analytical skills to synthesize a high volume of information from a variety of sources and perform complex analysis to produce reports that are usable and actionable to a variety of fundraising professionals. Expert written communication skills to compose and document complex technical processes as well as issues and their resolution. Strong oral communication skills, including skills to successfully interact and collaborate with varied constituents in a professional manner. Proven analytical, problem-solving and management skills to independently research, develop, take ownership of, and confidently recommend solutions to complex problems and issues. Experience in determining priorities, delegating responsibilities, exercising independent judgment and making appropriate decisions. Project management experience to thrive in an environment of changing priorities and conflicting demands. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the principles of development/fundraising at a major university with emphasis on analysis. Work experience in a large fundraising organization, especially in higher education. Working knowledge of R, SPSS, Tableau, or other mainstream software packages used for building statistical data models and for data visualizations Direct knowledge and proven experience with Ellucian's Advance, Reeher platform, Michelangelo. Ability to adequately utilize research tools.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Nov 01, 2018
Job Summary: This position is located in the Engineering and Physical Sciences program area of the Internship and Career Center (ICC). Under general supervision, provides professional advising to students and recent alumni concerning experiential education (internships), and career planning and placement related to opportunities in engineering and physical sciences. Works with off-campus employers and agencies, faculty, staff, and Student Affairs administrators to develop experiential education and career opportunities for students primarily in the engineering and physical sciences disciplines. Develops and presents workshops, seminars, instructional offerings, and information meetings related to internship and career services. Collaborates with faculty and academic departments on programs and events. Assists with the collection and analysis of workload data including statistics on student participation in internships and career employment hires. Physical Demands: Travel to off campus sites. Work Environment: Work occasional evening/weekend and holidays. Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines and instructions. Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated advising experience. Experience in career planning or student services. Experience conducting workshops or presenting information in a group setting. Experience assessing labor market and career-related trends. Interpersonal communication skills to work successfully with a wide range of professionals within and outside academe. Written communication skills to review and critique cover letters and resumes and respond in writing to partners on behalf of the Internship and Career Center Skills to respond to needs of ethnically and culturally diverse students and alumni, as well as sensitivity to the needs of underrepresented students and scholars in general. Knowledge of experiential education methods. Knowledge of career development processes. Understanding of the synergistic interactions between experiential education and career development. Skills to design, organize and deliver effective experiential education and career service programs. Skills to organize job responsibilities and logistics for programs and events and to work effectively to meet multiple deadlines. Extensive experience with computers, including the use of web-based tools and databases. Skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint software. Skills to thrive and make meaningful contributions in a collaborative environment; skills to work well with others and flexibility to contribute daily to Center-wide activities. Skills to supervise student advisors. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in the development of experiential education programs. Knowledge of specific requirements for employment in fields most common for graduates in the engineering and physical sciences disciplines. Advanced educational preparation in engineering and physical science-related disciplines and/or career services. Familiarity with the use of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for marketing, research, communication, and job search. Skills to strategically analyze the overall program and to define specific services necessary to address identified needs.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Nov 01, 2018
Job Summary: Under general supervision, serve as the compliance officer for extramural funding awards and resources to the COO and Chair. Conduct financial analysis and effort reporting and participate in the financial planning for a wide variety of federal, state, and private grants. Gather, manage and analyze financial data from a variety of revenue streams, including state general funds, state and federal grants, private grants, gifts, and other funding sources. Act as departmental compliance expert in University policy and procedure for departmental business processes. Also, principal trainer and resource for business office staff on financial procedures and policy. Assist the COO in long-range financial planning and forecasting. Responsible for pre- and post-award processes, budget preparation, analysis, and forecasting, and for control of complex budgets. PLEASE NOTE: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING IS RECRUITING FOR ONE POSITION FOR FINANCIAL ANALYST 2 OR FINANCIAL ANALYST 3 LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE FINANCIAL ANALYST 2 LEVEL APPLY TO REQ 03019752 BY AUGUST 24, 2017. Physical Demands: Sit at computer or extended periods of time. Lift boxes of files up to 25 lbs. Work Environment: CRA (Certified Research Administrator) certification required within 12 months. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (ecigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Work in open, cubicle environment and with some surrounding noise. Work flexible schedule to meet project deadlines and/or operation needs. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of Principles of Budgeting, Accounting and Control. Proven successful award funding, project development and project management experience. Experience gathering and synthesizing large amounts of complex information. Excellent writing skills. Experience with management of complex federal and state contracts and grants. Experience working with sponsoring agency requirements related to OLAW, IACUC, and IRB's for human subjects studies. Experience serving as departmental compliance officer for federal awards, state and private foundation awards and industry awards. Experience with recharge services, operations and facilities administration and management. Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contracted in the course of work. Interpersonal and oral communication skills sufficient to coordinate with a wide range of personnel, including supervisors, faculty, postdoctoral researchers and investigators, and graduate students. Skills to use computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel including pivot tables, and Microsoft Outlook. Organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines and manage assigned work as well as to schedule production, organize information, and maintain accurate records. Problem solving and decision-making skills. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of UC policies and departmental operating procedures. Experience in effective use of multi-user computer network systems and applicable financial management software (Kuali, DaFIS and PPS preferred). Proficiency in MS Office Suite. Communication skills to convey recommendations to PI's, managers, and staff to ensure compliance with policy. Skills to recognize problems with cost recovery, invoices, accounts and payroll and initiate timely and appropriate action to resolve them. Experience coordinating documents and projects with Business Contract and Legal Affairs and to interpret regulations or guidelines and to recommend fiscally responsible and sound management practices. Organizational skills to work with changing priorities and demanding workload and to use judgment to make logical decisions. Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals; secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, and negotiate services and/or agreements and MOU's with other departments or external agencies.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Nov 01, 2018
Job Summary: Under close supervision of the Creative and Digital Director this internship is designed to expose the individual to all aspects of video production, digital, and social media platforms, including game-day video services, broadcast production and fan engagement and enhancement for all UC Davis men's and women's Intercollegiate Athletic sports programs. Physical Demands: Lift and move multi media items such as cameras, lighting, etc, weighing up to 50lb. Work Environment: Work flexible schedule. Work irregular shifts, including weekends, holidays, and evenings. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience in shooting and editing video, photography, and other multi-media platform segments. Excellent writing, editing, typing, interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite. Use of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Quick decision making and problem solving skills. Recent graduate of UC Davis. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in producing game-day video, replay and web streaming and directing/producing live events.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 26, 2018
Job Summary: Under direction of the Immunology/Serology Discipline Head, manages the Davis Immunology/Serology laboratory and provides support/consultation to immunology/serology personnel at three remote branch locations. Responsibilities include serologic evaluation of veterinary clinical specimens; supervision, management and training of technical staff in the Davis Immunology laboratory and routine consultation, training, technical support, and quality control for the three branch immunology/serology sections. Incumbent participates in trouble-shooting diagnostic assay performance, development of new or improved immunology diagnostic techniques, and is routinely involved in independent evaluation/implementation of assays and reagents for improvement of current diagnostic services. Must integrate the related fields of veterinary serology, virology, bacteriology, and cell culture for effective diagnostic testing. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. PLEASE NOTE: CAHFS IS RECRUITING FOR ONE POSITION FOR THE IMMUNOLOGY SUPERVISOR AT THE SRA 3-SUPERVISOR OR SRA 4-SUPERVISOR LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE SRA 3- SUPERVISOR LEVEL APPLY TO REQ 03019644 BY AUGUST 28, 2017. Physical Demands: Tests performed require ability to use microscopes and ability to distinguish colors. Ability to stoop, bend, and lift supplies and equipment weighing up to 40 lbs. Work Environment: THIS IS NOT AN H1B/J1 OPPORTUNITY. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. Per the terms and agreements of the department's contracts and grants, the position may require signing of a Confidentiality Agreement or Non-Disclosure Agreement regarding testing and client information. Share weekend/holiday coverage as needed. Periodic, independent overnight travel to CAHFS branch laboratories by air, car, shuttle or other means, as appropriate. All CAHFS employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. Must wear laboratory required/supplied PPE and participate in laboratory-required Health Surveillance Program. This position may require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position include, but are not limited to rabies virus, Chlamydia (psittacosis, ornithosis), Salmonella, Cryptosporidia, Leptospira, Coxiella burnetii, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and Mycobacterium bovis. Ability to tolerate strong odors and the sight of exposed animal tissues and blood. UC Davis is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. -Experience in the fields of veterinary immunology, serology, virology, bacteriology, and/or cell culture. -Skills and experience in performing diagnostic serologic methods including immunodiffusion, serum-viral neutralization, ELISA, agglutination, hemagglutination- inhibition, immunofluorescence, lymphocyte blastogenesis and complement-fixation. -Skills and experience in safely operating and maintaining laboratory equipment including computers, bio-safety cabinets, ELISA readers and washers, automated pipetting and diluting equipment, centrifuges, incubators, scales and balances, microscopes, and electrophoresis equipment. -Experience with quality control and quality assurance methods in a laboratory that utilizes complex methodology. Skills to produce and quality control immunologic reagents, and to obtain and maintain National Veterinary Service Laboratory certification and quality control standards for serologic assays. -Experience working in a high throughput clinical laboratory, and skills to work accurately under pressure to meet deadlines. -Experience in providing effective leadership and skills to provide effective laboratory management and supervision of technical staff in a highproduction analytical laboratory including prioritizing workload and scheduling personnel to meet workload demands. -Skills to effectively recruit, hire, train, and evaluate work performance of personnel. -Independent thinking, strong decision-making and problem solving skills to evaluate and solve problems and/or make sound recommendations. -Skills to understand and use complex laboratory protocols, equipment manuals, and procedural documents. -Skills to write and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and to follow specified official/written protocols. -Skills to follow laboratory/university safety protocols, to include safe handling and disposal of waste solvents, biohazardous, and chemical materials and to instruct/monitor the same for laboratory personnel. -Experience and skills to effectively manage and monitor appropriate and cost effective ordering and use of laboratory supplies and equipment. -Skills to keep neat and accurate records and files, and to write clear and concise reports and data analyses. -Experience and skills to instruct, technically train, and provide immunology-related consultation to a wide variety of technical and professional personnel. -Micro computing skills and experience to work with and train others in the use of PC's and related software including word-processing software, data entry and analysis using spreadsheet-type programs, and laboratory management software programs. Preferred Qualifications: -Master's degree in Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. -Experience working under University personnel and purchasing policies and procedures. -Budgetary experience and skills to project and justify cost expenditures for laboratory needs. -Skills to modify and apply new technologies for practical use in veterinary diagnostics. -Skills to critically evaluate and improve existing technologies, protocols, and procedures for veterinary diagnostic assays. Skills and experience in evaluating commercial products for suitability for laboratory use, including analysis of cost efficiency, technical performance, and quality control. -Skills and experience to devise, organize, and supervise laboratory developmental projects. -Experience working with veterinary infectious diseases. -Skills to present scientific data and data analysis, verbally or in written form, at national meetings or in refereed journals. -Familiarity with livestock, horses, poultry, or agriculture.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 26, 2018
Job Summary: Under general supervision, incumbent is responsible for overseeing Access Services related functions; interpreting and enforcing unit, department, and library policy/procedure; opening and/or closing building; overall building and collection security; oversees Public Service Desk; may schedule, train and supervise student assistants. Position is responsible for representing the University Library to patrons on evenings, weekends and holidays. Access Services is responsible for providing access to and maintaining in good physical order the University Library's general collections. The unit provides access to material not owned by a patron's home library via Interlibrary Loan or Document Delivery Services. Physical Demands: Read print and computer screens. Lift material weighing 15 or more pounds and pass material across counters up to 40' in height. Move, load, and unload book trucks weighing up to 600 pounds. Shelve and retrieve material from stacks 5'-84' in height for extended periods of time. Work Environment: This Night & Weekend Assistant position works primarily at Physical Sciences & Engineering Library (PSEL) in Davis. This position may be required to work at any of the University Library facilities as needed. Description of the primary location will vary depending upon whichever facility is the primary location of work. Work flexible schedule. Must be available to work a variable schedule and over 50% time to meet business needs. Hours worked are subject to change and vary by facility. Hours worked include, but not limited to, holidays, finals, intersession, and summer sessions. Must substitute for Night and Weekend staff for planned and unplanned absences. Must be available for staff meetings during daytime hours. No personal calls or eating in work area. Frequent interaction with patrons and staff; communicate in person, by telephone, and electronically. Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Library operations and practices work experience in an academic library public service setting (Facilities/Security, Circulation, Reference, Personnel, Stacks Maintenance, Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services). Interpersonal and communication skills to successfully interact with a diverse patron and staff population. Effectively explain complex policies; remain calm and exercise tact and compassion when dealing with difficult individuals. Experience functioning as a work leader; training, directing, evaluating, and motivating others. Organizational skills to work independently and follow established processes and priorities; flexibility to manage rapid priority changes and adjust workflow to meet deadlines. Analytical skills to determine solutions while maintaining compliance with established policies/guidelines. Problem resolution and policy exception granting/refusal experience. Experience responding to emergencies and unusual situations, applying good judgment with appropriate incident management and/or referral. Experience operating automated library systems, catalogs, and other library-related databases. Bibliographic skills. Electronic communication and MS Office experience, including Word, Excel, and Access. Math skills sufficient to compile statistics, perform calculations, interpret and analyze data. Operate and troubleshoot standard office/library equipment. Writing skills to compose clear and concise professional documents and communications. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of applicable University policies and procedures; skills to interpret, articulate and apply Unit/Library/University policy, procedure and practice to patrons/staff, and make appropriate referrals for optimal service. Ability to work cooperatively as a contributing member of a team to establish unit goals; plan, organize and implement unit procedures to achieve goals; and back-up co-workers during staffing shortages and heavy workload periods. Knowledge of Library of Congress (LC) and/or National Library of Medicine (NLM) classification systems.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 26, 2018
Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Assistant Director for Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS), provide advising to a clearly circumscribed set of issues that can be addressed by a set of standard policies or procedures that are commonly faced by international undergraduate and graduate students. Represent the university as a Designated School Official (DSO) for F-1 students and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for the University's J-1 Exchange Visitor Program for students in its obligations to comply with all US immigration and labor regulations governing international students in the United States. Interpret US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Department of State (DOS) regulations. Communicate directly with representatives of U.S. government agencies domestically and abroad as appropriate. Participate in planning, development and teaching, including orientation and outreach, and SDPS courses on international student advising. Physical Demands: Maneuver files and materials weighing up to 25 lbs. Work Environment: Must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident to be in compliance with U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Department of State regulations to function as a DSO and ARO. Work in busy office environment with high volume of student and scholar contact, matched by a high volume of analytical work. Work occasional overtime including evenings and weekends to meet operational needs. Occasional travel to attend out of town conferences that may include overnight stays. Restricted vacation during peak periods. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience working with international students in a university setting. Skills to exercise independent judgment in a counseling setting when working with students, scholars, spouses, faculty and staff. Experience organizing and prioritizing competing tasks, while maintaining accurate work and meeting deadlines. Skills to use a personal computer including programs such as Microsoft Excel and Word, and computer databases used to manage international students, such as fsaATLAS, Sunapsis, or others. Interpersonal communication and effective listening skills to interact positively and cooperatively with students, parents, faculty, administrators, staff and the general public, including international and multicultural constituencies. Public speaking skills (including small and large groups) to communicate effectively and to interact positively and cooperatively with students, parents, faculty, administrators, staff and the general public, including international and multicultural constituencies. Experience using writing, editing and proofreading skills for correspondence, technical information materials, and newsletter articles. Preferred Qualifications: Experience living, studying and/or working abroad. Conversant in Mandarin Chinese. Knowledge about a variety of countries and cultures.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 26, 2018
Job Summary: Under direction of the Shrem Museum Senior Director of Development, design, create and implement high-level programs in the area of fund development and membership. Collaborate in the process of research and analysis required to set ambitious annual goals for the museum business plan. Consistently achieve annual revenue and membership goals. Work closely with development staff, museum leadership team, top donors and other museum staff to build gift support. Manage the analytical, technical and research support necessary for fundraising administration and service delivery to Manetti Shrem Museum donors. Provide consultative support and high level customer service to address issues and create positive outcomes. Constituents include top donors and prospects, including foundations, corporations, and individual donors, as well as museum volunteers and members at every level of giving. Function with a high degree of autonomy and exercise independent judgment on project management and create innovative solutions that impact future organizational productivity. Generate high level strategy briefing materials, proposals, presentations, and other development documents needed to support the Founding Director, Senior Director of Development, and Museum Honorary Board. Develop, implement and maintain internal systems using existing and new technologies for monitoring Shrem Museum donor, prospect and membership strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Perform qualification analyses. Administer various fundraising strategies and activities. Physical Demands: Work Environment: Must provide own transportation to off-site events and meetings. Work flexible schedule including occasional evenings and weekends to respond to operational needs. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of the principles, best practices and trends in membership and fundraising. Experience designing and executing cultivation, stewardship and engagement events and programs. Organizational and time management skills to achieve progress on multiple simultaneous tasks, meet deadlines, and establish goals and workload priorities with flexibility and shift strategies mid­stream as program needs and goals shift. Experience using various software programs (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, etc.) to accomplish assignments. Advanced skills in MS Office 365 Suite. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including use of proper grammar, punctuation, editing and proofreading skills. _______________________________________________________ Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of and interest in the visual arts. Political acumen to work in an executive level environment. Knowledge of practices and procedures associated with building and maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of internal and external constituencies. Skills to have high-level, high-quality interactions (verbal and in writing) with donors, volunteers, and senior administrators. Experience in absorbing complex technical and conceptual information, identifying key issues and details, and presenting understandable alternatives, both orally and in writing, to individuals of varying technical expertise at all levels of the organization. Time management and prioritization skills to provide executive level support. Experience working in a museum environment and/or a visual arts non-profit. Knowledge of the principles, best practices and trends in museum membership and fundraising. Experience developing and managing short­ and long-­range planning and program goals. Active listening, advanced critical thinking and analytical skills to recognize potential areas of constituency concern and address resolve and/or mitigate problems or issues. Experience with UC Davis development software including Advancement Information System (AIS) and the Prospect Management and Tracking System (PMATS). Knowledge of and experience with UC Davis' gift processing and tracking systems.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 19, 2018
Job Summary: Under limited guidance of the Business Services Manager, assume full delegated authority for Contract and Grant analysis, leadership, management and administration of the California National Primate Research Center's (CNPRC) contracts and grants function, unit personnel, and unit workflow production. Manage interaction and liaison work with Sponsored Programs, National Institutes of Health and other sponsoring agencies, academics, administrators within the CNPRC/UCD and other National Primate Centers, partner institutions, at all levels to ensure the proper administration of federal and private funded grants and contracts. Responsible for financial budget management, oversight and accountability for extramural funds including managing both pre-award and post-award program services provided by staff to core scientists. Serve as primary financial analyst, compliance consultant, and resource manager to the Center's faculty for all extramural activity. Manage comprehensive pre- and post-award administrative support efforts for grants/contracts portfolio of one time to multi-year grants/contract awards that total over $22M annually. Organize and train staff to work closely and effectively with Principal Investigators, faculty, and research staff to support the center research enterprise including advising/consulting on grantor policies and procedures; prepare proposal submissions; develop award budgets and prepare research progress reports; review/approve award expenditures and prepare technical and financial reports; and provide training on grants and contracts and effort reporting activities to core scientists. Seek and identify potential research funding opportunities. Assist management in developing policies and procedures pertaining to grants and contracts. Physical Demands: -Prolonged sitting, reading, writing and typing on a computer keyboard for extended periods of time. -Lift/move boxes of financial documents for storage purposes weighing up to 30 lbs. Work Environment: -Measles vaccination or documentation of illness required. This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. Work flexible schedule including early mornings, early evening, and/or weekends, and to make work schedule adjustments as needed to meet deadlines. -UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. -California National Primate Research Center employees are directly or indirectly engaged in the performance of work on Federal or State contracts and grants as well as periodically come into contact with controlled substances; and are expected to abide by the UC Policy on Substance Abuse, the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and the State Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1990. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Certified Research Administrator (CRA) or ability to successfully obtain within 12 months. -Extensive managerial and professional experience in research administration at a university or biomedical animal research facility. -Experience in leadership and working with forming collaborations with faculty and other institutions of higher education. -Experience in program management and supervision of staff to perform the grants management function in a unit or department including training and performance monitoring and corrective action when necessary. -Knowledge and understanding of federal, state and institutional regulations, guidelines, and policies covering grant and contract processes. -Knowledge of post award accounting and financial reporting, and internal audits of grants and contracts to ensure compliance with institutional and funding agency requirements. -Experience writing and reviewing grant and/or contract applications for federal, state or private agencies. -Experience working with federal funding agencies, and administering federal grants and contracts and in electronic research administration, especially with awards funded by the National Institutes of Health. -Experience in financial analysis, forecasting and strategic planning to analyze quantitative aspects of fiscal and budgetary issues, and compile financial data and reports. -Knowledge of government regulations, policies and procedures regarding NIH grants and research compliance, proposal development, and grants/contracts management. -Experience with report writing and financial monitoring compliance of research funded grants and contracts. -Experience interpreting, negotiating, researching, analyzing, explaining and applying contract and grant policies for state, federal and other funding agencies. -Experience applying policies and procedures related to federal grants and contracts and research administration (including but not limited to accounting, purchasing, personnel, and compliance issues). -Knowledge and experience with regulations and implementation of a variety of federal, state, local and private agencies including Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs); Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs); Office of Management and Budget Circulars (A-21, A-110, A-133), National Institutes of Health Grants Policy Statement. -Experience applying federal accounting and GAAP/audit principles, practices and procedures. -Knowledge of federal budgeting processes, financial reporting requirements and policies regarding the use of funds and accounting procedures with diverse fund restrictions and fund accounting. -Proficiency with MS Office applications to write reports and general business correspondence; and to prepare complex financial, budget and other reports, and other pertinent documents and department records. -Mathematical, statistical, analytical and problem solving skills to identify problems, analyze and compile data, present financial data and recommend solutions and contingency plans in a meaningful and useful format. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience with institutional compliance issues related to NIH grant funding requirements. Experience with proposal development activities, such as intent letters, budget projections, and format documents according to RFPs. -Experience organizing and managing complex projects; to plan, execute, and manage multiple projects simultaneously; and to meet operational goals with attention to details. -Experience developing grant budgets, reconciling ledgers and developing and/or adapting spreadsheets/databases. -Financial and business management experience including financial analysis to analyze data, present statistical information, access problems and needs and to relate financial status to operational needs. -Experience identifying potential research opportunities and knowledge of funding research resources. -Experience with DaFIS, KFS, ERS, DS, & PPS DS systems. -Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles, cost allocation methods, and accounting policies and procedures in an academic research environment. -Experience using interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to interact on a daily basis with internal and external customers and to direct staff; to analyze and interpret data to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of internal and external customers.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 19, 2018
Job Summary: Under general supervision, assist undocumented students with academic, personal and financial advising in addition to serving as adviser to the Director of the Undocumented Student Center. Responsible for leading and managing special projects and outreach to participants for all programs. Provide customer service and analysis while interacting with students, program staff, campus constituencies and department Director. Provide comprehensive, in-depth program information through individual meetings, group information sessions, admissions workshops and panel discussions to a diverse population. Develop and deliver information and seminar for undergraduate mentorship program for undocumented students; advise and assist with Ally Training and Speakers Bureau program. Physical Demands: Use computer for extended periods of time. Work Environment: Work an occasional flexible schedule. Work occasional overtime including evenings, nights and weekends. May be required to work in an open and/or shared office environment with multiple interruptions. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience in building capacity and leading undergraduate or high school students in student-centered peer education programs. Knowledge and experience working and advocating with immigrant communities in an educational context. Knowledge of higher education policies related to undocumented students in California higher education. Knowledge and sensitivity of the experiences and challenges undocumented students face. Analytical skills to evaluate policies and procedures, interpret terms and conditions of financial aid award documents, identify the impact of new policy implementation and develop guidelines with emphasis on equity and inclusion. Skills to develop new operational procedures to facilitate effective use of time, resources and information. Skills that demonstrate initiative, priority setting, independent judgment. Skills to work independently and as a team member, manage multiple assignments, meet deadlines and maintain a high level of productivity. Skills to gather and analyze information, present data, analysis and results to facilitate decision-making and recommend/implement alternate solutions. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with immigration laws directly impacting students at UC Davis. Oral presentation skills to serve as speaker at workshops, in addition to providing small group and one-on-one advising. Writing, editing and proofreading skills to quickly and accurately produce effective recruiting emails, letters, email correspondence, web content, etc. Skills and experience in interpreting and applying complex University rules, regulations and policies. Analytical skills to prepare statistical reports and analyze a variety of data. Skills to analyze procedures and make improvements for continuous operational performance improvements. Interpersonal skills, cultural competency and political acumen to interact with individuals of varying ages, immigration statuses, cultural backgrounds, sexualities, abilities, genders, religions, spiritualties, class and perspectives, as well as to interact with campus administration officials, faculty and staff. Problem solving skills to develop solutions to challenges that present themselves. Organizational skills to achieve timely progress on multiple and simultaneous projects. Experience working for, interacting with, or learning from the undocumented immigrant community.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 19, 2018
Job Summary: Reporting to the Founding Director, and working closely with the museum's leadership boards, the Chief Curator will contribute to making the Manetti Shrem Museum a dynamic site for a program of contemporary art that engages different time periods and cultures to investigate issues of broad contemporary relevance. The incumbent will join an energetic start-up team in defining the purpose, mission and impact of a new museum at a top-ten public research university, which is also the repository of an important art historical legacy. The Chief Curator will lead the Curatorial & Collections department, and will be responsible for oversight, management and growth of the museum's collections. (The Fine Arts Collection at UC Davis contains more than 5,000 objects. Founded as a collection of Old Master prints, it is now encyclopedic in scope, including notable holdings of antiquities, works on paper and ceramics central to the history of UC Davis.) The incumbent must possess a progressive vision for curatorial and collections activities, a vision in keeping with the innovative and irreverent history of the university. As a public practice artist, or a curator indebted to collaborative praxis, the Chief Curator will develop and implement interdisciplinary projects. The museum is an engaged partner in the intellectual work of the campus, involving students, faculty and staff as initiators, partners, and subjects in the research and development of all aspects of its artistic program. The Chief Curator will increase the museum's integration into the university curriculum and engage more of the campus intellectual assets. The Chief Curator will represent the establishment of the Manetti Shrem Museum Museum locally at UC Davis and to national and international audiences. **PLEASE NOTE: THE MANETTI SHREM MUSEUM IS RECRUITING FOR ONE LEADERSHIP POSITION, AN ASSOCIATE CURATOR OR A MORE EXPERIENCED CHIEF CURATOR. PLEASE SUBMIT AN APPLICATION TO THE POSITION FOR WHICH YOUR QUALIFICATIONS BEST APPLY. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ASSOCIATE CURATOR - APPLY TO REQ # 03019767 BY 09/4/17. DIRECT LINK TO POSITION: www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77454 Physical Demands: Work Environment: Work flexible schedule during evenings and weekends to meet deadlines. Occasional travel to visit museum sites and to meet with clients. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: MA in art history, studio practice, or equivalent education and experience. Expertise in the field of contemporary art with an skills to work beyond area of specialization to support the museum's inclusive artistic program. Five years management experience in a museum or non-profit venue and curatorial experience at the same, or as an independent curator with implemented projects. Track record of significant, academically rigorous and compelling exhibitions and publications. Acquaintance with and enthusiasm for all areas of visual arts education. Experience providing effective vision and strategic direction to the Curatorial & Collections Department staff and supporters. Facility with public presentation and convening diverse public groups. Demonstrated experience managing substantial department, project, and program budgets. Experience using managerial and leadership skills to lead by example and encourage collaborative efforts. Writing skills to prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, policies/procedures, informational documents, position descriptions, training manuals, and performance evaluations. Strategic planning and analytical experience. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Preferred Qualifications: PhD in art history, studio practice, or related field. Experience working in a higher education environment. Experience in launching new projects and/or working in start-up environments. Experience using interpersonal, communication, collaborative, negotiating and team-building skills to establish and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, faculty, vendors, volunteers and university officials, with an emphasis on tact, diplomacy, flexibility, professionalism and discretion.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 19, 2018
Job Summary: Under the direction of Academic Personnel Manager and Academic Personnel Director, this position works collaboratively as part of the Academic Affairs policy analyst team. This position provides guidance to all academic personnel units regarding the academic review process; serve as a member of the team of analysts to provide analytical support to deans, department chairs and their designees, and a wide array of campus units in specific areas of academic personnel (e.g., compensation, leaves of absence, recalls, one-time payments, and search waivers); provide support on academic grievance and complaint reviews; provide information, interpretation and recommendations related to academic personnel policies; develop new campus- and system-wide procedures and practices and provide analytical and practical support for development and integration of information technology solutions for academic personnel processes. Physical Demands: Lift/carry and unpack and repack boxes weighing up to 40 lbs. Work Environment: Work occasional overtime to meet operational needs. Work in an open area with noise from foot traffic, phones and office equipment. Work at computer for long periods of time. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience working in and supporting the objectives of a highly visible central office. Experience maintaining confidentiality of personnel or other sensitive issues and exercising discretion in dealing with controversial or potentially sensitive topics. Experience with research, analysis and interpretation of policies, practices and procedures (college/campus/university preferred). Interpersonal and oral communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate in person, in writing and on the telephone. Organizational and analytical skills to research and interpret data and policy, write recommendations and present analyses both orally and in writing. Experience coordinating large volumes of work; managing detailed projects with conflicting priorities and competing deadlines; and establishing goals and workload priorities. Experience to convey detailed and complex information to groups and individuals in a training capacity. Experience and skill to apply various computer programs (word processing, spreadsheets, databases, web applications) to accomplish assignments. Ability to learn new software programs. _______________________________________________________ Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of and experience with campus-wide offices, administrative staff contacts, campus structure, policies and resources strongly desired. Experience with academic personnel policy and processes, such as the merit and promotion, records requests and the disposition of records. Skill to instruct others on the operational use of web-based systems. Experience and skill to test new functionality in on-line systems and provide cogent feedback to programmers. Knowledge and experience with the UC Payroll/Personnel System (PPS) and PPS Decision Support. Knowledge and experience with MyInfoVault. Knowledge and experience with an electronic document management system, such as OnBase. Knowledge and experience with the Academic Personnel History & Information Database (APHID). Knowledge and experience with UC Recruit. Knowledge and experience with the Forms Online system.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time
Oct 19, 2018
Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Artist Services Manager, read and interpret hospitality riders, serve as a coordinator of the in-house hospitality student staff, arrange catering, shopping, and setup, attend to and clean up refreshments and meals for Mondavi Center guest artists and crews while maintaining consistent quality service. Position may also include arranging hotel and transportation, and some artist liaison duties as assigned. Assigned shifts will be a combination of office hours and varied additional times based on Mondavi Center's production schedule. THESE 38% LIMITED APPOINTMENTS WILL EXPIRE ONE YEAR FROM THE DATE OF HIRE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION. Physical Demands: Must be able to lift and move up to 20 pounds. Standing for long periods of time. Ability to climb stairs. Speaking and hearing abilities to be able to communicate with patrons guest artist and crews. Work Environment: Work a flexible schedule and overtime including evenings weekends, and holidays in support of the Mondavi Center's event schedule. Valid California Driver's license required. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience in food service operations and with basic food layout and/or service. Experience working independently or with minimal supervision in a fast-paced service environment. Experience working under pressure while delivering exceptional customer service. Ability to be prompt reliable, meet deadlines and schedules. Organizational skills to manage multiple details and tasks associated with executing hospitality requirements and follow through to successful completion. Ability to exercise independent judgment and personal initiative to solve problems constructively. Knowledge of and/or training in safe food practices. Knowledge about gourmet and organic foods and understanding of various dietary restrictions. Ability to consistently maintain a friendly positive demeanor as well as professional discretion. Preferred Qualifications: Experience working within a commercial food service or catering operation. Experience in managing and working events in a performing arts, arts, or professional setting. Experience with budgeting, planning and working with service vendors. Experience purchasing within a commercial food service, catering operation, or a hospitality division. California Food Handlers Certification Experience with technical and/or hospitality riders. Experience working with and professionally mentoring university students in a way which facilitates gaining professional experience and independence.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA Full time