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UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 20, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Small Animal Medicine Manager, provide supervision of multiple Services including Internal Medicine, Community Medicine, Community Surgery, and the Dispensary. In conjunction with supervisors and faculty, assess Service needs including daily receiving and procedure schedules, staffing levels, work schedules and equipment. Assess staff training needs, provide staff training, develop, manage and update training protocols and documentation. Evaluate staff on work performance and conduct annual evaluations. Provide coaching and disciplinary action to staff as needed. Independent of supervision in a hospital setting, provide intense moment-to-moment monitoring and reassessment of emergent, critically ill, or anesthetized patients. Research and order new supplies and equipment. Provide para-veterinary technical, anesthesia and nursing support for a variety of invasive, non-invasive and diagnostic procedures. Provide instruction to staff, students, and clinicians in proper techniques for restraint and handling of patients, nursing care, administering treatments and obtaining a variety of diagnostic samples. Provide equipment and facility stocking, cleaning and maintenance. Physical Demands: - Stand, bend and kneel for 8-10 hour shifts. - Transport patients in carriers, on leashes, on gurneys and move patients on and off gurneys and in and out of cages. - Maneuver/lift equipment and materials weighing up to 50 pounds. - Handle animals weighing up to 50 pounds. - Contact with animals, including restraint of animals (sometimes fractious) as required. Work Environment: -Work occasional overtime and various hours on short notice (including covering staff shortages, weekend and holiday shifts). -This position works under Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. -Work under regular exposure to zoonotic diseases, anesthesia, cleaning chemicals and exposure to radioactive patients. -May require working with or around areas with sick animals, hazardous materials, and/or infectious diseases, and distraught clients. -Work in other related areas of the VMTH/CCAH/VM II/Gourley as needed. -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: -Current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) License. -Experience supervising staff in a small animal hospital, veterinary specialty or emergency service setting. -Experience working proactively and independently in a hospital setting. -Experience supervising daily activities of staff. -Skills recognizing and assessing staff training needs and providing comprehensive training to staff in hospital wide and specific service protocols, specialized technical skills and complex and dynamic diagnostic procedures in a clinical veterinary setting. -Experience addressing and resolving conflict. -Experience evaluating staff in technical and professional work performance. Experience writing and conducting performance evaluations based on position descriptions, established expectations and protocols. -Experience developing, implementing and managing technical, procedural and safety protocols and training documentation for a variety of specialty veterinary services. -Experience assessing staffing needs and developing staff work schedules and assignments according to daily receiving and procedure schedules as well as long range service goals. -Experience performing daily work assignments and responsibilities with flexibility. -Experience communicating with a diverse group of people including clients, clinicians, referring veterinarians, students, and staff in an accurate, professional and collegial manner. -Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. -Leadership, organizational, management, problem-solving skills, conflict resolution, and change management experience within a complex business environment. -Experience working independently or as part of a team to coordinate, facilitate, set up equipment and supplies, troubleshoot and anticipate needs for activities in assigned areas in an accurate, efficient and timely manner. -Experience providing intense moment to moment monitoring and reassessment of emergent, critically ill, or anesthetized patients. -Experience administering a variety of prescribed anesthetic and peri-anesthetic drugs and inducing and maintaining anesthesia in patients of multiple species and using anesthetic delivery, support, and monitoring equipment, assessing patient status and independently responding to changes. -Experience with common canine and feline surgical procedures, patient preparation, supplies and equipment. -Knowledge of normal behavior, anatomy and physiology of canine and feline species to identify abnormal physical signs and symptoms. -Experience calculating and administering dosages of medications, fluids and diets to small animal patients. - Experience checking drug dosage calculations, prepare labels for pharmaceutical chemicals appropriately -Experience with restocking pharmaceutical inventory and/or ordering supplies. -Experience administering medications/therapies via multiple routes i.e. PO, IV, IM, SC and topical to multiple species. -Experience to handle and restrain all patients for transport, diagnostic procedures and sample collection without harm to patient or personnel. -Skills to obtain a variety of biological samples from small animal patients. -Experience interviewing clients to obtain patient medical histories, to record findings in the medical record and to provide client education. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience with endoscopic, laparoscopic and interventional radiological procedures, supplies and equipment. -Experience taking diagnostic radiographs. -Experience in small animal dentistry, techniques, supplies and equipment. -Experience performing and submitting annual fiscal inventory audits.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 20, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the supervision and in collaboration with the Program Director, act as primary representative for the coordination and delivery of approximately 10 to 35 county training contracts that fluctuate between $1.2 and 1.5 million annually depending on the scope of contracts. These contracts provide for approximately 300 to 500 training units/days annually generating approximately 6,000 to 20,000 enrollments annually. Develop professional relationships with contractors to ensure successful assessment, development and implementation of customized training. Maintain client satisfaction that fosters retention and expansion of annual contracts. Assist with recruitment of instructors and independently manage the contracts' scope of workload within as assigned by Program Director. Coordinate administrative and course work tasks with unit administrative supervisor. Physical Demands: Lift or transporting materials weighing up to 50 lbs. Work Environment: Valid California driver's license required. Work occasional varied lunch hours. Overtime required during peak periods. Must be able to work variable hours and travel overnight. Must be able to drive/travel to various locations throughout CA and nationally. 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 with project and contract/client management in at least one of the following: organizational development, public social services. -Experience in planning/coordinating educational events such as conferences, workshops or symposiums. -Analytical skills to define a problem, identify issues, analyze data and alternative solutions, weigh consequences of solutions and make recommendations and decisions -Experience developing and implementing marketing strategies to include generating new marketing ideas, identifying strategic outlets for promotions and identifying target audiences. -Public relations skills to maintain the highest level of customer service, communicate professionally, verbally, in writing, and before groups. - Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to interact professionally and effectively in person, by e-mail and on the phone with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, the public and other outside agencies in a collaborative team environment -Experience to identify and evaluate program needs to develop and implement new programs/services. -Experience working independently, organizing own work, establishing priorities, developing a course of action, monitoring the plan, reviewing and evaluating results. -Experience using MS Office Suite for Windows (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), databases and business tracking systems. -General accounting experience to develop course and program budgets, monitor course costs and analyze financial reports. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience identifying, recruiting, hiring & negotiating compensation for instructors and speakers. -Knowledge of UC purchasing, accounting, billing and travel reimbursement policies, procedures and forms. -Experience in using automated and computerized financial systems including DaFIS and Decision Support. -Knowledge to evaluate programs by comparing program objectives to measurable program outcomes. -Knowledge to develop recommendations for senior management based upon program evaluation results. Knowledge of human services programs and practices. -Knowledge of principles of adult learning and continuing education. Knowledge of University policies and procedures.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 20, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under supervision of the Community Service faculty and Small Animal Medicine Services supervisor, perform the following tasks: Instruct students in clinical skills, coordinate, schedule, and provide technical support for physical examinations, diagnostic, dental, surgical and therapeutic procedures and daily activities; provide anesthesia technical support. Physical Demands: - Stand, bend, kneel, squat, reach above shoulder level and move about on hard surfaces up to 8 or 10 hours each day. - Ability to acutely discern heart and lung sounds using a stethoscope. -Maneuver/lift equipment and materials weighing up to 50 pounds. -Handle and restrain animals weighing up to 50 pounds. -Contact with animals (sometimes fractious) as required. -Ability to transport patients in carriers, on leashes, on gurneys and move patients on and off gurneys and in and out of cages. Work Environment: -May be required to wear protective clothing for extended periods of time including: gown, coveralls, gloves, masks, face shields, goggles, sleeves and head covers. -Work occasional overtime and various hours on short notice (including covering staff shortages, weekend and holiday shifts). -Work under Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. -Work under regular exposure to zoonotic diseases, anesthesia, cleaning chemicals and exposure to radioactive patients. -Work in high traffic areas, confined, or small spaces, noisy environments and tolerate unpleasant odors. -May require working with or around areas with sick animals, hazardous materials, and/or infectious diseases, and distraught clients. -Work in other areas of the VMTH/CCAH/VMII as needed. -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: -A current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. -Experience working as a technician in a small animal veterinary clinical setting. -Experience providing instruction in restraint of small animal (canine and feline) patients, calculation and administration of medications, vaccine regimens, routine periodontal techniques, oral radiography and common treatments / obtaining biological samples, e.g. ear flush/cytology, skin scrap/cytology, nail trims, cystocentesis, phlebotomy, fine needle aspirates, IV catheter placement and management. -Experience operating a computer, input and retrieval of medical record data, utilizing various software programs for word processing, spreadsheets, and scheduling. -Experience with small animal (canine/feline) periodontal procedures and equipment, dental radiography techniques and equipment, and patient homecare options. -Knowledge of microbiology, physiology, pharmacology, anatomy and husbandry of dogs and cats to understand, teach and explain written or verbal instructions. -Experience placing catheters, administering a variety of prescribed anesthetic drugs, inducing, maintaining anesthesia, monitoring and assessing patient, responding to changes and recovery of small animal (canine and feline) patients. -Experience using common monitoring devices, including, but not limited to: Doppler and oscillometric blood pressure units, ECG, capnograph and pulse oximeter. -Experience providing restraint of small animal patients (canine and feline) for physical examinations, procedures or treatments and acquisition of a variety of biological samples, vaccination administration, parenteral fluids or medications using established methods. -Experience obtaining a temperature, pulse and respiratory rate of small animal patients. -Experience in calculating drug dosages and administering medications intravenously, subcutaneously, intramuscular, topically or orally. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience interviewing clients to obtain patient medical status updates. -Experience providing client education and instruction on patient home care. -Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to interact with a diverse group of people to include clinicians, clients, staff and students in a professional, positive and collegial manner. -Experience in receiving and discharging of patients. -Experience assessing normal physiologic and laboratory data, recognizing when a patient is in difficulty, and responding appropriately. -Knowledge of contagious and zoonotic diseases and infection control and disinfection in a hospital environment.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 20, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under supervision of Housekeeping Manager, assure the proper washing and drying of laundry to keep high standards of quality. Physical Demands: - Lift, bend, stoop, push or pull heavy loads, and stand for long periods of time. - Lift bundles of linen weighing up to 75 lbs. with two people. - Push and/or pull wheeled carts weighing up to 100 lbs. Work Environment: - This position is subject to completion of a Pre-Placement Medical Exam provided by Employee Health Services, at no charge to the applicant. - 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. - Work variable shifts: days/hours (weekends, holidays, overtime). -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: - Laundry experience including operation of washing and drying equipment. -Excellent oral and written communication skills to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and interact effectively with co-workers, supervisors and guests. - Working knowledge of the use of laundry chemicals and different formulas, as well as effects on various types of linen. Preferred Qualifications: - Customer service experience, preferably in a hotel or related industry. - Ability to assist co-workers with their job duties and be a team player. - Ability to prioritize and organize work. - Ability to follow policies and procedures.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 20, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under direction of Unit Supervisor, provide financial and analytical support performing financial account management functions pertaining to CNPRC grants and contracts administration. Ensure compliance accountability of extramural funds at the CNPRC, which includes providing pre-award and post-award management of a portfolio of complex and varied grants under a client services model to CNPRC PIs/scientists. Develop grant budgets and funding proposals; interpret, analyze, monitor, and communicate budget information. Draft and maintain various sub-agreements from both federal and non-federal funding sources, and ensure compliance with federal and university cost principles. Accountable for compliance, budget submission, reporting, projects and accurate financial analyses of portfolio. Provide daily monitoring of the assigned grants and contracts portfolio to ensure expenses are paid according to contract and governmental regulations within budget limit and time lines. Conduct transaction reconciliations to the general ledger monthly and process cost transfers and adjustments. Establish and manage record keeping systems and procedures for tracking and reporting including recommending remedial measures in line with federal publications. Serve as a financial account manager to CNPRC research units/departments and liaison to intra and inter-campus offices, federal, state and other external funding agencies. Act as ERS administrator for CNPRC personnel, ensuring that effort is reported correctly on federal funds. Provide post ledger payroll audit reviews and coordinate monthly CNPRC personnel payroll reconciliations. Assist in long-range financial planning and forecasting. Responsible for pre- and post-award processes, budget preparation, analysis and forecasting on complex budgets. Serve as a back-up to the Unit Manager when absent. Physical Demands: -Type, transcribe, shorthand, and work at a computer for extended periods of time. -Lift boxes of file folders/office supplies weighing up to 25 lbs. Work Environment: -Operate a variety of office equipment such as copiers, scanners, administration and bioinformatics databases. -Travel to various UCD offices located on campus, at times on short notice. -Restricted vacation during peak workload periods. Work irregular shifts, including weekends, holidays, and evenings. Work overtime, occasional weekends on short notice. -Measles vaccination or proof 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 in an environment where animals are used in research. -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. -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 grants and contract management or research administration including pre/post award administration. -Knowledge of federal and private compliance regulations governing grant budgeting, financial reporting, cost-sharing standards, cost allocation, and policies regarding use of grant funds. -Knowledge of regulatory compliance, personnel/payroll, accounting, project budget development, and/or purchasing principles. -Experience interpreting and applying regulatory and compliance procedures for preparation of grant applications/documents for submission to federal agencies. -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. -Experience to develop grant budgets, reconcile ledgers and develop and/or adapt spreadsheet/databases. -Experience with report writing and financial monitoring compliance of federal research funded grants and contracts. -Experience in financial analysis, forecasting and strategic planning to analyze and compile financial data and reports. -Experience in budget preparation bases on narrative methodological research plans and designs, analysis, and forecasting to control complex budgets. -Skill to analyze the quantitative aspects of fiscal and budgetary issues. -Knowledge of cost allocation methods. -Analytical skills to independently assume responsibility for coordination and completion of complex projects requiring interactions with many internal parties in a large organizational structure. -Math skills to calculate, analyze and adjust direct and indirect costs, and cost/resource sharing. -Computer experience using MS Office. -Experience using organizational and time management skills to manage complex projects; to work with changing priorities and demanding workload; and to use judgment to make logical decisions with attention to detail to meet operational goals. Preferred Qualifications: -Professional experience with public and private grants management and research administration. -Financial and business management skills including financial analysis to analyze data, present statistical information, access problems and needs and to relate financial status to operational needs. -Familiarity with OMB Circulars. -Communication skills to convey recommendations to PI's, managers, and staff to ensure compliance with policy. -Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to analyze complex data, and 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 Contracts, Sponsored Programs and Extramural Accounting and to interpret regulations or guidelines and to recommend fiscally responsible and sound management practices. -Knowledge of UC policies and procedures, including knowledge of DaFIS, PPS, OPTRS, Decision Support, as well as other campus systems. -Analytical and investigative skills to elicit information needed to clarify inquiries/requests, exercise good judgment, and personal initiative. -Interpersonal skills to clearly and effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals; to secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems; and to negotiate services and/or agreements and MOU's with other departments or external agencies.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 19, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Laboratory Manager, conduct X-ray fluorescence (XRF) measurements for two nationwide air quality monitoring networks (approximately 35,000 samples/year). Routine responsibilities include maintaining instruments, performing quality control tests, ensuring analysis schedules meet contractual requirements, reviewing routine analysis data, updating standard operating procedures, training new laboratory technicians, maintaining equipment log books, reviewing quality control data, performing data validation, and serve as the laboratory safety officer. Responsible for analyzing data for trends in both the atmosphere and the measurements, developing calibration reference materials, and creating graphics for reports and publications. Physical Demands: - Sit at a desk in front of a monitor for long periods. - Push, pull, and lift laboratory equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. Work Environment: - Work flexible schedule and occasional overtime evenings, weekends and holidays to meet 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) is 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: M.S. in analytical chemistry, nuclear physics, or related field, with at least three years of experience working with experimental techniques. Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, vacuum, and computer systems. Knowledge, understanding, and experience with spectral analysis techniques. Experience developing and writing SOPs, analytical reports, and research proposals. Experience designing and calibrating sensitive analytical systems, using appropriate diagnostics to maintain accuracy, standardize results, and address sources of error. Excellent written and oral technical communication skills, and experience presenting research findings. Experience initiating, establishing, interpreting, and implementing laboratory procedures. Knowledge of good laboratory practices. Attention to detail. Ability to prioritize work and perform in a fast-paced environment. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in analytical chemistry, nuclear physics, or related field. Experience operating and maintaining XRF analyzers and other analytical instrumentation. Knowledge of XRF method and its applicability for analysis of aerosol samples. Experience conducting air quality measurements. Experience working with large data sets using relational databases.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 19, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision of the IT Manager and Lead, provide tier 1 computer and network technical support services via telephone and email. Provide customer support for interactions with faculty, staff, students, and vendors interacting with CAHFS via telephone, email, and in person. As a first-tier technical support provider, report, research, troubleshoot, and resolve problems and support requests for Windows computer systems, data network infrastructure services, and their associated software and hardware. Maintain effective and timely incident response documentation in accordance with department policies, procedures, and practices. Participate in meetings and ad hoc work groups. Provide other similar technical support services assigned by the supervisor or other designated managerial staff. Research, learn, and document solutions for technical problems. Research and learn new technologies in order to support and advise clients. Provide other similar services assigned by the supervisor or other designated managerial staff. Physical Demands: Ability to distinguish colors. Stoop, reach, lift, distribute and file data output. Carry equipment weighing up to 60 lbs over uneven surfaces and stairs for installations and exchanges. Operate computer equipment in close quarters, talk on the telephone and read LCD screens for extended periods of time. Work Environment: THIS IS NOT AN H1B OPPORTUNITY. 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. Occasional, unpredictable overtime and share weekend/holiday coverage schedule as needed. Occasional travel to CAHFS branch laboratories, conferences, etc. including overnight stays. Valid CA driver's license may be required. Must be able to tolerate strong odors and the sight of exposed animal tissues and blood products. Must wear laboratory required/supplied uniform and participate in Health Surveillance Program. This position may, at times, require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position are, but are not limited to rabies. This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. 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 assimilating complex technical concepts, terms, and material, and explaining this material to non-technical clients. -Skills to independently research, plan, test, document, and resolve incidents and problems. -Experience to support Microsoft supported operating systems. -Experience to provide technical support for web-based and client server application services, e.g. Sakai, Google apps and other similar services. -Experience to provide technical support for supported email clients, web browsers, and software programs, packages. -Skills to follow specified official/written protocols. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience to provide technical support for middleware services, e.g., distributed web authentication, LDAP, computing account management, and other similar technologies. -Experience to provide advanced technical support for supported middleware applications such as computing account management systems, content management systems and other similar technologies. -Experience in using OTRS, or other IT Service management ticketing systems. -Experience to provide interpersonal communications and customer support for interactions with faculty, staff, students, vendors, and all customers interacting with CAHFS. -Experience to provide technical support for web-based and client server application services using MyUCDavis. -Knowledge and skills to follow laboratory/university safety protocols.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 19, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, serve as an advisor for the Voorhies Administrative Unit, Division of Humanities, Arts and Cultural Studies including English, Medieval & Early Modern Studies, and the University Writing Program, within the College of Letters and Science in the that . Independently provide comprehensive, advanced advising on a wide range of often complex issues concerning undergraduate students in departmental majors/minors and support faculty members. Implement undergraduate advising programs and activities for the department, including supervising peer advising staff. Work with faculty on program development and administration. Interpret and implement policies. Physical Demands: Lift boxes of materials, supplies or office files weighing up to 25 lbs. Sit for extended periods of time working at a computer. Work Environment: Restricted vacation during peak periods. Work occasional overtime to meet 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 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 counseling and advising students in a University setting including instructing students in academic planning and course selection techniques, study skills and policies and procedures. Experience providing guidance to students; to listen and respond to concerns and problems; and to comprehend the specialized needs of students from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Experience assessing college transcripts and calculating grades and grade point averages, balances and deficiencies. Organizational, time management and decision making skills to work independently and accurately under pressure and productively despite frequent interruptions; to work with ambiguities where clear guidelines are not available; to process detailed work accurately and in a timely manner; and to successfully manage multiple priorities in a complex work environment and meet deadlines. Experience exercising initiative and independent judgment in dealing with highly sensitive and confidential matters; handling difficult/unpleasant situations and/or individuals; identifying problems and needs; and making competent referrals and/or to develop solutions. Interpersonal and communication skills to interact with students, parents, faculty, staff, and the general public from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds; and to communicate effectively in person, in writing, and by telephone. Skills to make presentations to individuals and groups. Skills to plan, coordinate and implement student services programming. Writing, editing and proofreading skills to answer correspondence, write reports and develop informational materials. Analytical and research skills to obtain, correlate and analyze data and develop statistics from a variety of campus sources; and to retrieve and assemble information for the preparation of reports, schedules, correspondence, etc. Experience using computer software (Word, Excel, Access) for word-processing, maintaining databases and accessing student information. Knowledge of statewide, national and international college and university programs and resources. Experience supervising, developing and motivating student employees. Preferred Qualifications: Experience creating social media and web content. Knowledge of campus administrative reporting deadlines and of procedures related to advising and instructional processes. Knowledge of UC policies regarding privacy of information and of maintaining confidentiality. Experience accessing, entering and maintaining information on Banner and OASIS. Knowledge of the College of Letters and Science policies, requirements and procedures related to undergraduate students. Experience presenting workshops to students. Experience developing outreach/recruitment/retention programming.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 19, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Position is one of multiple Cook positions responsible for preparing, cooking and serving up to 2000 meals per meal period in a platform or demonstration setting throughout the dining room. This position functions at the guest journey level, interacting and attending to their requests as needed. Cook all food assigned to standards of excellent taste, quality & appearance. Prepare food from scratch including entrees, starches, vegetables, gravies & sauces, soups, breads, desserts & other dishes. Work independently preparing entrees & following recipes, menu cycles and/or batch cooking guidelines without direction. Ensure all items are prepared & served on time with designated presentation & flavor standards. Multi task & monitor cost control by using professional techniques with regards to food production, portion control, utilizing leftover food items, recognizing dietary & allergen restrictions, safety, budget & quality factors & tracking food usage utilizing the daily usage report. Perform pre & post-production responsibilities. Prepare menus for catered events or special meals. Guide food preparation & service duties to kitchen support staff & provide training & support to less experienced staff. Guide, delegate & assign a wide range of tasks to student assistants. Physical Demands: Position requires frequent daily bending, stooping, reaching overhead, pushing, pulling, walking, standing, and lifting material and supplies weighing up to 50 lbs. Some tasks may have a high rate of repetition, making the same motion or use of a tool (with the force of up to 25 pounds) up to 3 hours at a time (between regularly scheduled breaks). Use of a ladder when retrieving items from high shelves. Use of various industrial kitchen equipment such as; ranges, ovens, slicers, mixers, grill during the course of scheduled shift. Stand continuously (up to 8hrs with regularly scheduled breaks). Work with constant interruptions, distractions, and noise. Work in an environment of high heat and humidity (up to 8 hours with regularly scheduled breaks). Work Environment: THIS IS A PARTIAL-YEAR CAREER POSITION: Employee will be scheduled to work an average 70% annually. This position is subject to furlough (June-September and could be scheduled up to 90 days) and curtailment periods (spring and winter holiday breaks where operations are suspended up to 21 days due to the academic calendar). This position is subject to completion of a Pre-Placement Medical Exam provided by Employee Health Services, at no charge to the applicant. Work flexible/variable schedule (sometimes in excess of scheduled shift) including occasional overtime, evenings/nights, weekends and holidays, occasionally on short notice to meet operational needs. Vacation may be limited during peak operational times. Use Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] such as hot mitts, safety shoes, goggles and cut resistant gloves. Work in areas where there is frequent contact with residents and guests and that can be hot, cold, dusty, wet and/or smelly. 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 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. 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: Excellent customer service skills to cooperate with public and other staff members and convey a helpful, positive attitude. Interpersonal skills to work effectively with and provide excellent customer service to a diverse campus community; communication skills to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Culinary experience and/or equivalent training in a high-volume, industrial culinary environment. Experience with culinary techniques, including but not limited to: sautéing, grilling, frying, steaming, and preparing sauces and stocks. Skill to taste and discern; product quality, read and interpret recipes and menus, estimate ingredient requirements, check production and keep records to accurately plan production requirements and request supplies and equipment. Skill to prepare complex recipes and perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Knowledge of cuisines from varying customer bases, including Regional American, Asian, Italian and Mexican, Vegetarian, Vegan. Skills to work with Nutrition Services and execute culinary and nutritional requirements for special diets (vegan, gluten free, kosher, etc.). Arithmetic skills to increase or decrease recipe yields and to convert standard culinary measurements. Skill to check recipes, recognize problems and make corrections as needed. Skills to communicate in English, both orally and in written form to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and interact effectively with co-workers, supervisors and guests. Skill to guide a wide range of tasks to student assistants and kitchen support staff. Skill to differentiate products' composition, biodegradability, nutrition, etc. Skill to maintain a sanitary, safe and organized personal work area. Skills to check food temperatures throughout all HACCP steps including food preparation, meal service, and storage; complete HACCP logs, date, label and store all foods. Skill to use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]. Preferred Qualifications: Problem solving skills to troubleshoot problems as they arise, find alternate solutions, and implement solutions in a professional and efficient manner. Knowledge of proper procedures for lifting, handling broken glass and skill to use wet floor signs when mopping floors or cleaning up spills. Skill to verify proper concentration of sanitized solution using test strips.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 19, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general direction of the Assistant Dean of the Division of Social Sciences (SS) and working closely with the Associate Dean of the Faculty for Social Sciences, act as primary resource for all budgetary and administrative activities related to Summer Session administration and provide analytical support for academic personnel and budgetary processes. Responsible for long-range planning and analysis for appropriation of available funds, budgeting, and academic staffing related to Summer Session administration. Proactively analyze complex, variable revenue and expenditure data from multiple sources. As part of the dean's professional team, provide support to the Division of SS by responding to department chair and unit manager questions and inquiries, directing Divisional employees to sources of information, and working collaboratively with fellow dean's office staff to meet SS needs. Process personnel actions and document workflow utilizing various personnel systems. Track and monitor appointment terms of academic appointees covered by collective bargaining agreements to ensure policy compliance. Manage APM¬025 reporting and pre¬approvals. Provide administrative support for business processes, including procurement of supplies, coordination of, IT and communication resources. Interpret budget policy and ensure that academic units are in compliance with all levels of policy. Review financial documents requiring the Dean's signature for compliance to policy. Physical Demands: Maneuver boxes of materials and supplies weighing up to 30 lbs. Sit at desk using computerized equipment for extended periods of time. Work Environment: Work with frequent interruptions. Deans' Office staff are expected to participate in L & S Commencement Ceremonies. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. 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. 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: Analytical and evaluative skills to research and assess data, statistics, identify problems, generate alternatives and recommend/implement course of action to address a variety of complex issues in academic settings. Experience performing the full range of academic and staff personnel functions including policy interpretation in a higher education setting; merit and promotion; recruitment, selection and retention; classification and compensation administration; and employee and labor relations. Experience using automated financial and personnel/payroll systems to perform general accounting transactions, entertainment, travel, and other transactions. Organizational skills to schedule, coordinate, and prioritize budget and fiscal activities of a large complex division including interpreting data from numerous sources related to the division's mission and programs. Skills to maintain confidentiality of personnel or other sensitive issues and exercise discretion in dealing with controversial or potentially sensitive topics. Knowledge of and experience with accounting and audit principles and procedures; payroll and personnel policies, procedures and transactions; and fund restrictions. Knowledge and experience applying complex policy documents, labor agreements, governmental employment requirements and regulations (e.g. Worker's Comp, ADA, FMLA, Affirmative Action) and related material. Writing, editing and proofreading skills to draft informational materials for clear, concise dissemination. Skills to edit copy for grammar, spelling and punctuation with attention to detail. Organizational skills to coordinate large volumes of work and establish priorities. Critical thinking and applied problem-solving skills to research and analyze complex information and/or problems. Experience utilizing standard business software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and standard email programs such as Outlook. Communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and others. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Colleges, Schools and University administrative offices, administrative staff contacts, and policies and procedures. Experience with PPS, UC Davis Recruit, MIV, Online Forms, APHID, SIS-DS, KFS, AggieTravel. Experience with UCD academic and accounting policies and procedures. Experience preparing or reviewing UCD merit and promotion dossiers. Knowledge and experience analyzing and interpreting UC policies and procedures relating to Academic Senate, Academic Federation, Unit 18 personnel.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 18, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the direction of Senior Director of Development , Office of Research, the Assistant Director of Development will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward individual prospects capable of making major gifts of $50,000 +. This is an early career fundraising position focused on the strategic identification, qualification and cultivation of current donors and highly rated non-donors with a goal of building and maintaining a new pipeline of prospects for the Office of Research and for the university at large. Guided by a 'donor centered' approach, the incumbent will strategically solicit leadership annual gifts from prospects, while developing a personal portfolio of well-qualified prospective donors who with careful strategic cultivation will make a major gift of $50,000 or more, in addition to leadership annual gifts. The Assistant Director of Development is highly skilled at building relationships and will solicit philanthropic support through personal visits to alumni, parents and friends of UC Davis. A dedicated fundraiser, the Assistant Director of Development is required, at minimum, to secure 135 face-to-face donor visits per year, with a minimum of supervision. As a communications expert, the incumbent is an excellent listener, with exceptional interpersonal skills and a positive, collaborative work style. As such, the incumbent possesses the skills and ability to draft correspondence, utilize social media, make phone calls and engages all communication channels in order to personally conduct proactive outreach to prospects. Highly organized, the incumbent, utilizing the UC Davis Prospect Management services and systems, will work to identify potential new donor prospects who will then be personally visited and either qualified face-to-face for continued cultivation, or disqualified as a major gift prospect. Success as a fundraiser at UC Davis requires the incumbent to also be a collaborative team player who adheres to the university's Principles of Community and complies with UC Davis Development policies. The Assistant Director of Development is a part of the larger development organization and will report to an experienced and dedicated team manager who provides support, training and guidance. With a commitment to employee development and talent retention, additional training, professional development, career and mentoring opportunities are offered as we elevate UC Davis to one of the nation's top development and alumni relations organizations. Physical Demands: Work occasional evenings and weekends to attend fundraising and program events and to meet operational needs as required. Work Environment: Valid California Driver's license and ability to travel in and out of California. 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: Bachelor's degree and/or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience. Minimum of 2 years of professional or volunteer fundraising experience; or equivalent transferable professional experience including strategic relationship development and portfolio management, preferably in higher education. Demonstrated knowledge of proven identification, qualification, cultivation and solicitation strategies. Skills to meet and drive to exceed fundraising goals and objectives. Demonstrated experience in developing strategic relationships with individual donors and prospective donors, foundations, and other philanthropic organizations and researching, building and managing a portfolio of donors and prospects with a goal of raising philanthropic support. Demonstrated critical thinking and strategic planning abilities. Ability to interface effectively with prospects, donors, faculty and volunteer leaders. Strong organizational and time management skills and meticulous attention to detail, the ability to set, negotiate, and meet priorities and produce high-quality work under multiple deadlines and priorities. Careful attention to details and a commitment to quality and timeliness in all aspects of work. Thorough knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, etc. Strong professional ethics, discretion and judgment. Thorough analytical and critical thinking skills, including skill in creative and effective decision-making and problem identification/avoidance/resolution. Knowledge of office software. Preferred Qualifications: Thorough working knowledge of the campus, including its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 18, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Catering and Concession Operations General Manager and Supervisors, the Event Coordinator is responsible for any/all aspects of executing assigned concessions and catering events from contracted client requests and verbal/written instruction from manager/supervisors to ensure department business needs and financial goals are met including but not limited to: support unit open/close procedures, daily operations checklist tasks, conference box writing and pulling, 'as used' paperwork, basic and upscale food presentations, cash handling, wine and beer bar set up and service. Physical Demands: Able to lift 50 pounds, twist and bend frequently as well as work in a standing position for extended periods of time. Use computer equipment for extended periods of time (6-8 hours per day). Walk tours of buildings and climb stairs. Work Environment: Employee is personally responsible for following safety procedures/guidelines. 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. This position is subject to completion of a Pre-Placement Medical Exam provided by Employee Health Services, at no charge to the applicant. Position will require driving. A valid CA driver license and enrollment in the UCD DMV pull program will be required. Open availability and willingness to work a variable and flexible schedule including early morning and late nights, as well as weekends. Must be legally able to serve alcohol in the state of California. 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 coordinating client-based events in a dining service or catering setting. Experience leading staff and delegating tasks in a dining service or catering setting. Experience ensuring food safety and physical safety in a food service setting. Knowledge of food allergens and dietary restrictions in a menu. Preferred Qualifications: Experience using University systems (Kuali, DaFIS, Decision Support, PPS etc). Experience in PCI & managing cash handling policies and procedures. Experience with University policies and procedures, and protocols. Experience using appropriate business and public relations demeanor and language when servicing a high volume of clients. Professional appearance and grammar that positively enhances the catering department reputation in the frequent sophisticated interaction with Senior Level University faculty and staff in confidential events and environments. Experience using computerized systems, including food procurement and inventory management, electronic customer access, and time keeping programs.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, handle animals, perform necropsy, process fixed tissue obtained from animal necropsy, tissue trimming and prepare samples for embedding with adherence to established protocols. Provide high level technical, data entry, and laboratory maintenance for necropsy facilities. Physical Demands: Lift supplies and equipment weighing up to 75 lbs. Assist in the handling, restraint and disposal of domestic livestock. Work Environment: Per the terms and agreements of the department's contracts and grants, the position will require signing of a Confidentiality Agreement or Non-Disclosure Agreement regarding testing and client information. Occasional overtime and share weekend/holiday coverage/on-call schedules, and travel to CAHFS branch laboratories, conferences, etc. Must wear laboratory supplied uniform or safety apparatus and participate in Laboratory Health Surveillance Program. Ability to tolerate strong odors and the sight of exposed animal tissues and blood. May, at times, work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and /or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position are, but not limited to strong acids and bases, carcinogens, rabies, chlamydia (psittacosis, ornithosis), salmonella, cryptosporidia, and animal specific spongiform encephalopathies, such as scrapie. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. 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. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. 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 of Science degree in Animal Science or Physiology or related field, or/and equivalent combination of education and expertise. -Knowledge of avian and mammalian anatomy and skills to assist with preparation of avian and mammalian necropsy. -Skills to work with biohazardous tissue, blood and dead animals; safety knowledge to prevent contaminating self and others with biohazardous materials. -Knowledge in tissue trimming and basic pathology to understand and carry out written protocols associated with the preparation of tissue samples. -Skills to handle and utilize necropsy facility equipment (monorail hoist, chutes, saws, etc.). -Knowledge and skills to process and handle fixed animal tissues, including brain, lymph nodes, etc. -Skills to handle live and dead animals. -Experience assisting with euthanasia of live avian and mammalian species. -Computer skills to quickly and accurately perform data entry and retrieval of data. - Knowledge of or experience working in a diagnostic lab necropsy facility, sample submission protocols, and to identify processed tissue types to aid in the embedding process. - Skills to record, and report to management work performed. -Knowledge to identify processed tissue types to aid in the embedding process. -Organizational skills to prioritize workload. -Specimen photography skills. -Knowledge of quality control and quality assurance methods in a diagnostic laboratory that utilized complex methodologies. -Experience with quality control procedures in a diagnostic laboratory including maintaining accurate inventory and quality control records. -Customer service skills, with the experience to interact with individuals at all levels of the University and with external clients. Skills to obtain, comprehend and give adequate consideration to others' priorities, opinions and concerns. Skills to communicate complex and sensitive information, negotiate and resolve conflicts and promote teamwork. -Analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and decision making skills to research, develop and recommend solutions to complex problems and issues. -Skills to instruct, technically train and provide consultation to technical and professional personnel. Preferred Qualifications: -Knowledge of safe working practices and laboratory/University safety protocols to include handling and disposal of waste solvents and biologically hazardous materials.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Deputy Director of Athletics, External Affairs and Resource Development, the Assistant Athletic Director, Marketing and Strategic Communications serves as the primary brand steward for UC Davis Athletics, driving strategy that illuminates the brand and key department initiatives. The position is responsible for establishing a strong affinity with external constituents, building and establishing a single unified voice for all messaging and enhancing customer service capabilities and performance. Additionally, the position is responsible for integrating the marketing and communications teams into one collaborative team that works closely together to enhance and promote the UC Davis Athletics brand, generate and increase revenue, enhance the fan experience, and successfully promote 23 varsity sport programs. This position currently serves as a member of the Athletic Director's Unit Manager group. Physical Demands: Maneuver and move boxes of promotional materials and other goods weighing up to 40 lbs. Work Environment: Occasional overnight travel. Work occasional evenings, weekends and holidays in conjunction with ICA and Campus Events. 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: Bachelor's degree in business, sports marketing or related field. Experience in sports marketing, communications, or a related field. Five years' experience in Division I intercollegiate athletics or professional sports. Skill to develop, design and implement creative promotional and advertising strategies. Excellent written and oral communication skill. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a large number of constituents: administrators, staff, students, donors, alumni and media professionals. Excellent judgment in the handling of confidential information. Strong organizational skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision. Advanced political acumen skills. Analytical and research skills. Preferred Qualifications: Master's Degree. Knowledge of Intercollegiate Athletics. Knowledge of UC Davis, including its achievements, mission, goals, vision, and objectives. Knowledge of campus, state and federal laws pertaining to marketing and advertising issues and concerns and other related policies or laws. Skill and experience to mentor less experienced staff.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, provide support for clinicians and students in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital by serving as the first point of contact; provide medical records support; schedule appointments and process medical records data for easy retrieval; collect payments for services; enter patient charges and collect payment from clients. This position floats between the SAC and LAC as needed and may work evenings, weekends, or holidays. Physical Demands: -Maneuver/lift equipment and materials weighing up to 25 pounds. -Perform duties at counter or desk for extended periods of time and work in confined or small spaces. Work Environment: -May require working with or around areas with sick animals, hazardous materials, and/or infectious diseases, and distraught clients. - Maintain a working schedule coordinated with team members to provide coverage for a 24/7 hospital operation. - Work variable hours and occasional overtime to meet operational needs. -Work in other related areas on an as needed basis. -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: - Interpersonal communication and customer services skills to clearly and effectively interact with individuals of varying ages, cultural backgrounds, perspectives to secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, make referrals, and interact with the general public in a helpful and positive manner. - Experience with filing alphabetically, numerically, and use a terminal digit filing system. - Experience assessing and recognizing emergency situations, difficult/unpleasant situations and/or individuals and take the appropriate action. - Experience with administrative, billing, client services, and medical records in a veterinary medical environment. - Reception experience to answer phones and assist clients. - Experience taking messages, and preparing/proofreading correspondence, reports, and informational documents. - Knowledge of animal anatomy, and medical terminology to provide general information and make the appropriate referrals. - Math and analytical skills to review and correct data. Preferred Qualifications: - Knowledge of the equine and livestock industry. - Experience using various programs and software for word processing, spreadsheets, scheduling, entry and retrieval of medical records, and database management programs. - Knowledge of VMTH admissions, records, cashiering policies and procedures affecting services, clients, and confidentiality of records and information. - Ability to learn the fundamental VMTH services and standards for admissions, records, billing, disease processes, scientific terms and processes.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: VMCS provides service and product delivery for UC faculty and staff's teaching and research needs. Duties include: Storeroom and on-line customer service, insure performance accuracy and timeliness of work; product deliveries to customers; respond to customer inquiries; stock and face inventory in the store; develop a good working relationship with our customers and provide added value to their procurement experience; work in a fast pace environment. Assignments may change based on a daily assessment of operational needs. Physical Demands: Stoop, reach, bend and utilize a pallet jack and/or hand truck to move product. Lift and maneuver boxes of materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Stand, and/or remain sedentary for extended periods of time. Work Environment: Fast-pace, high traffic, shared work area with constant interruptions, noise and dust. Position may require employee to work with and/or be in areas where hazardous materials are present. Limited use of vacation during peak periods and fiscal year end inventory. 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: Customer service experience. Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals from departments and/or outside agencies, in a professional and effective manner. Writing skills to legibly prepare a variety of correspondence, log sheets, and informational documents. Experience using office equipment, i.e. computer (both PC and Mac), credit card data system, multi-line phones, ten-key calculator, copier, fax, etc. Experience with various computer programs and data entry skills to process documents with accurate results using MS Word, email systems, spreadsheets, and web browsing. Record-keeping skills to file and maintain alpha/numeric systems. Mathematical skills sufficient to add, subtract, multiply and divide as well as perform meticulous tasks to ensure accurate results. Organizational and time management skills to produce accurate results, set priorities, meet deadlines and work with multiple, simultaneous unforeseen interruptions and expectations with constant foot traffic and noise levels. Provide excellent customer service. Skills to handle difficult customer service issues. Knowledge of order processing, inventory control, and computer based processing Independent and analytical skills to identify problems, develop creative solutions, interpret data, and implement resolution. Knowledge of scientific products and/or laboratory supplies. Analytical skills to identify problems, interpret data and recommend resolution and/or implementation and follow through. Experience and knowledge of bar-coding systems. Knowledge of retail terminology: cost, margins, mark up/mark downs, payment and freight. Knowledge of appropriate handling of chemicals. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of point of sales computer programs. Knowledge and experience with utilizing computers, emails, and web sites. Knowledge of University database systems, i.e., Kuali, TRS and email.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under direction of the Physical Plant Mechanic Supervisor, provide journey-level plumbing/utility skills for installation, alteration, operation, and maintenance of water, sewer, storm drainage, swimming pools and natural gas systems. Physical Demands: Climb ladders, on top of machinery and equipment, crawl, stoop, bend and work in confined spaces such as attics and sewer manholes. Lift and maneuver items such as large pipe wrenches, sewer cable, sewer cleaning equipment, large pipes, pumps, weighing up to 50lbs. Must be able to read instruments, gauges, and observe mechanical operations. Must be able to hear machinery sounds and receive oral communications in a noisy environment. Work Environment: -Must obtain and maintain a Grade 2 Water Treatment Operator Certificate and a Grade 2 Water Distribution Operator Certificate issued by the California Department of Health Services within 24 months of appointment. -Must obtain and maintain a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certificate and a Cross-Connection Specialist Certification Certificate issued by the American Water Works Association within 18 months of appointment. -Must obtain a CWEA Grade I Collection System Operations and Maintenance with 18 months of appointment -Must obtain and maintain Certified Pool/Spa Operator Certification issued by the National Swimming Pool Foundation within 18 months of appointment.- This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. This position is subject to completion of a Pre-Placement Medical Exam provided by Employee Health Services at no charge to the applicant. Work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards include but are not limited to: asbestos, PCB's radioactive materials, industrial and laboratory chemicals, fuels, solvents, infectious materials and wastes, biological hazards and other materials labeled hazardous. Requires use of respirator and protective clothing. - Must possess and maintain a valid Class C California Driver's License. Participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Pull Notice System. - Work a non-standard work schedule that includes nights, weekends, or alternative schedules such as 80 hours in 8 or 9 shifts instead of 10. Supports critical campus functions operating 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Required to participate in an 'on call' program to facilitate timely return of staff to the campus as required to meet critical needs. The on call program requires employee to inform the University how they can be reached during non-working hours, to carry University provided radios, cell phones, pagers or other telecommunications equipment which would facilitate communication between the campus and employee during non-work hours, or to accept rotating on-call responsibility which could periodically restrict the off-campus movements of the employee. If the employee's non-working hour movements are restricted by the University, employees will be compensated for their 'On-Call' time according to the established on call rates. If actually called into work, the employee will be compensated according to the established campus policies. Employees may also be required to return after an assigned shift due to business necessity or emergencies. Compensation for 'Call-Back' will be in accordance with campus policies. Employee is personally responsible for following safety procedures and guidelines. -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: - Journey level knowledge and experience in the plumbing/utility system trade and related practices. - Possess a certificate of completion from a recognized union apprenticeship program, University apprenticeship program, accredited trade school or have the equivalent amount of experience and training comparable to a journey level crafts person in Plumbing utility system trade. Non-certified applicants will have their training and experience evaluated by a Credentials Committee of Utilities Managers to determine journey level status. - Skills to fabricate, maintain, service, repair, replace, install and/or alter Plumbing and other campus utility systems related to craft functions. - Skills to inspect and perform preventive maintenance program on Plumbing and other campus utility systems related to craft functions. - Skills to interact orally or through written communications. - Analytical skill to understand and interpret technical data and mechanical and structural specifications and blueprints and other documentation for water, sanitary sewer, storm drainage, natural gas and swimming pool systems. Preferred Qualifications: - Skill to inspect or perform quality control observation/analysis for maintenance and construction projects. - Skill to use variety of test equipment. - Math skills sufficient to check routine system operating parameters and perform other calculations (ie, convert units, calculate volumes, determine chemical feed dose rate, etc.) - Computer skills to manage work assignments; plan, track, manage costs and schedules - Knowledge of building codes regarding installation of domestic water systems, sanitary sewer collection systems, storm drainage systems, natural gas distribution systems and swimming pool systems. - Knowledge of approved safety devices and practices. - Knowledge and skill to safely operate automatic and standard transmission cars, pick-ups, vans and other two-axle trucks and equipment. - Knowledge to use and maintain tools and equipment used in the plumbing trade and for operation and maintenance of the utility systems. - Customer service skills
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision responsible for contracts and grants administration including proposal preparation and post-award management, and payroll/personnel/benefits administration for extramural activities. Independently responsible for providing highly technical financial services, including budget analysis, projections, grant management (pre- and post-award), approval of fiscal transactions, and other related duties. Provide administrative support for assigned group of Principal Investigators with extramural expenses totaling at least $3M annually. Maintain all grants and extramural records and documentation. Identify, research and resolve problems. Reconcile ledgers, monitor accounts and prepare for fiscal closing of accounts at year end. Collect, analyze, and summarize financial information for special reports. Process payroll/personnel and paperwork, including managing foreign visa processing. Serve as back up for other contract and grant managers as needed. Physical Demands: Sit at a computer for extended periods of time. Work Environment: This is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check. Work occasional overtime including evenings and weekends, usually on short notice, to meet operational, project and deadline needs. Limited vacation during busy periods, such as fiscal closing and during grant/project deadlines. Work with frequent 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 with contracts and/or grants administration from proposal preparation and submission to account creation and management to closeouts. -Knowledge of federal, state and private grant budgetary restrictions covering research, personnel, purchasing and payroll. -Knowledge of policies, procedures, and applicable laws relating to the maintenance of confidential and sensitive information. -Knowledge of procedures for administering sponsored projects. -Mathematical skills to calculate and analyze complex financial formulas. -Experience using complex automated financial, payroll and personnel systems, spreadsheets, databases, web browsers, word processing and electronic mail programs. -Familiarity with governmental laws and regulations, such as Federal OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, A-133. -Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify problems, gather related information from diverse resources, analyze complex data, and develop meaningful solutions to specific problems. -Organizational and time management skills to establish and prioritize workload, work on multiple projects with changing priorities, and meet multiple and critical deadlines. -Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact and communicate with a with a diverse population of staff, faculty, coworkers, administrators, and external contacts. Preferred Qualifications: -Financial and personnel experience working in an academic environment. -Knowledge of UC policies and procedures; contract and grant manuals, accounting manuals, development manuals; UC Office of the President operating memos and guidance memos. -Skills to interpret policies and procedures to ensure concurrence with department, university, state, federal and outside agency requirements. -Knowledge of UC Davis business management principles; budget control and accounting principles; budgeting process, management reports, accounting, personnel, payroll, and purchasing systems. -Knowledge of issues relating to international appointees, including steps to obtain visas for the purpose of employment and/or visiting status. -Experience using UC Davis business application tools such as DaFIS/KFS, PPS, OPTRS, PeopleAdmin, AggieJobLink, MyTravel, UCD Buy, Online Timesheets, Cost Share Tracking, Effort Commitment, and Effort Reporting. -Completion of the UC Davis Research Administration Certificate Series.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general direction of the Agriculture Supervisor, responsible for the day-to-day functions of the Plant Sciences Field Facilities (1050 acres). Ensure work assignments and priorities of the field facility are completed in an effective manner while meeting deadlines. Understand various types of farm equipment and farming systems to successfully maintain teaching, research and mandated protocol. Maintain and repair department vehicles, tractors and equipment. Apply pesticides and maintain pesticide application equipment as requested. Maintain buildings, grounds and fields assigned to the operation including irrigation systems, land assignments and storage areas. Record daily activities including equipment hours and tracking information in computer database. Physical Demands: Work in confined and elevated areas. Ability to crawl, bend, stoop and climb ladders. Ability to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 lbs. Work in extremely hot/cold outdoor temperatures along with dusty and unpleasant conditions. Perform tasks that require use of personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses, ear protection, protective clothing, gloves, respirators, etc. Work Environment: Position requires a California Qualified Applicators Certificate (QAC) and a Forklift Safety Certificate, or the ability to obtain one within 6 months of employment. Valid Class C California driver's license. Participate in DMV pull notice system. Subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. Must participate in medical monitoring programs, including cholinesterase testing, preventative medical programs (medical surveillance), and physical examinations as required by mandated programs. Receive and follow proper training from department safety officer in Injury Illness Protection program, Workers Protection Standards, pesticide safety training and biohazard training. Perform tasks that require use of personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses, ear protection, respirators, protective clothing, gloves, etc. Work in extremely hot/cold outdoor temperatures along with dusty and unpleasant conditions. Work occasional overtime to monitor project deadlines and be available to respond to emergency needs, resolve problems or apply pesticides outside normal working hours. Ability to observe UC Davis policy as a tobacco free campus, which includes all university buildings, fields, greenhouse, equipment and vehicles. 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: Must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in production and/or research agriculture. Current experience in row crop farming including all cultural practices along with knowledge to successfully grow crops as request by experiment protocol. Experience to understand the difference between production agriculture and research agriculture. Experience to operate agricultural equipment ranging from small walk behind power units to large tracklayers or wheel tractors, disc, harrows, landplanes, ridgers, brush rakes and flail choppers. Experience setting up equipment to ensure it will perform to its optimum capability including tillage equipment, listers, incorporators, cultivators and harvest equipment. Skills working with and operating harvesting equipment including combines, tomato harvesters, beet diggers, swathers, balers, etc. Skills to perform maintenance on farm equipment, including minor and major overhauls. Skill to proficiently operate basic shop equipment including welders, cutting torch, drill press wheel grinder, hand grinder, pressure washer, steam cleaner, etc. Skill to fabricate specialized parts and equipment for tractors, vehicles and implements. Knowledge of product compounds and the interaction with weed/crop, insect/crop inputs, and the relation to beneficial insects and the environment. Knowledge of pesticide application equipment to troubleshoot and maintain equipment to ensure an ideal application environment. Knowledge of current herbicides, pesticides, fungicides and there label requirements and restrictions. Knowledge of weed control methods for fence lines, seedling, transplanting, thinning and hand weeding of various crops and plants. Skill to calibrate all types of pesticide application equipment, including broadcast spreaders, boom applicators and strip sprayers to ensure a proper and accurate application. Preferred Qualifications: Computer skills using Windows/MS Office to maintain accurate records Experience with research experimental design to retrieve qualitative/quantitative data on research/teaching projects. Interpersonal skills to interact with a diverse culture of faculty, staff and students.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Jul 15, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Project Management Office (PMO) Manager, develop, evaluate, revise, apply and document technical quality assurance protocols, methods and test plans to inspect and test a variety of IT processes, software and products. Use independent judgment in execution of responsibilities and a high degree of customer service in providing consultation and solutions to campus clients. Physical Demands: Work with a computer interface to enter and retrieve data for long periods of time. Work Environment: Due to the mission-critical services provided by this department, this position may work hours other than M-F 8-5, especially in response to system problems. Work in a busy office environment with frequent interruptions. Occasional travel required. Travel between campus and off-campus locations. 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 the use of modern programming languages, practices and patterns, including Java, .Net, Python, SQL, HTML, CSS, and Javascript/jQuery to develop test cases and perform code reviews. -Experience developing complex SQL queries, views, triggers, stored procedures, and relational database architecture. -Experience interacting with and testing web services APIs using REST and SOAP. -Experience developing and applying test plans. -Experience performing load testing. -Experience working in an environment using established standards, practices, and methodologies, including local development, version control, issue queues, support ticket systems, quality reviews, and project management. -Experience with the use of a revision control system such as Subversion, CVS, Bitbucket, RCS or Microsoft Visual SourceSafe and bug reporting systems such as JIRA -Experience working independently and in a team environment to meet requirements and deadlines. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience using a command line interface and shell scripting. -Experience working with technical teams to build requirements and use cases. -Knowledge of relational and document-based database systems such as MongoDB, MySQL, SQL Server and Oracle. -Writing and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively and clearly with technical and non-technical audiences. -Skills in the use, operation, and maintenance of most types of computers, including servers and desktop systems used on campus. -Experience in at least two of the following operating system platforms: Windows, Linux, Solaris and Mac OS X. -Skills to understand standards-based inter-application communication using SOAP and other XML-oriented web services technologies. -Experience in organizing and managing time effectively. -Skill to estimate task requirements and complete assignments autonomously and on schedule. -Experience in working on multiple tasks that are not necessarily completely defined while under the pressure of full workload and tight deadlines. -Skill to work in a flexible environment of uncertainties, ambiguities and frequent changes.