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The mission of the Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI) is to advance the scientific foundations for this exciting new field, and to support education and training of students who will be the new leaders in this area. Digital data have emerged as central to addressing critical societal needs and enhancing the quality of life in the coming decades. Data science touches virtually all aspects of life on our planet.
At the campus level, UC San Diego already has tremendous strength in this area, ranging across all segments of the university. For this reason, the Institute has been established as an independent unit that works collaboratively with schools, divisions, departments, centers, and faculty and students across the entire campus. The Institute is lead by a Director who reports to an Oversight Committee chaired by the Chancellor.
The Institute is the administrative home for the newly established undergraduate B.S. major and minor in Data Science, and will work with departments and the Academic Senate to create additional graduate programs in data science. The institute supports collaborations between researchers across campus and provides critical resources to support innovation in data science. Serve as the principal advisor to the director of the newly developed Halicioglu Data Science Institute.
Uses advanced administrative concepts and organization objectives to resolve complex issues. Manages, plans, administers and coordinates the administrative operations of a small to mid-sized academic unit, the operations of which are significantly complex and/or broad in scope. Performance of administrative operations activities are the predominant focus of position; supervise support staff and professional staff including Academic Personnel, Finance and a robust student services staff.
In partnership with other departments, accomplishes goals and objectives by exercising maximum initiative, recommends innovative solutions and demonstrates management leadership within the parameter of the Institute and University policies. Performs short and long term planning for the function. Regularly works on highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals result in additional costs, and serious delays in overall schedules. This position has a dotted line reporting relationship to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs Resource Administration.
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Strong leadership and management experience in a university setting with ability to analyze, interpret and apply management principles, practices, and techniques for a complex organization.
Excellent ability to provide effective leadership in a diverse, ever-changing, and unpredictable environment. Knowledge and experience in the principles, practices, and trends of management.
In-depth knowledge of academic programs, courses, degrees, and planning. Demonstrated ability to support development of new programs, expansion or re-visioning of existing programs, or otherwise promote growth and organizational innovation.
Advanced knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, accounting and fund management, and personnel management.
Advanced knowledge of a variety of administrative operational activities such as event planning, fundraising processes, risk management planning, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines. Experience with automated financial, payroll, purchasing, and other administrative systems.
Demonstrated skills in short- and long-term strategic planning, analysis, and problem-solving.
Advanced knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, and human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees.
Proven knowledge and experience in space and facilities management, including planning, analysis, funding, and renovation of buildings and laboratories.
Proven understanding of ethical issues in a University setting and the ability to instill and maintain appropriate standards of behavior and feedback.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.