Requisition Number: 03024426 Final Filing Date: 08-22-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: PROJECT/POLICY ANL 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $4,533.33-$9,100.00/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100%, M-F, 8-5 Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: ACADEMIC SENATE - 061016 Department Description: The Academic Senate is a legislative organization to which the UC Regents have delegated authority to establish, revise and maintain curricula, instruction, course approval, and admissions policy. The Senate is comprised of the Representative Assembly and more than 30 standing committees. Many of the committees have statutory authority and as such the committee's deliberations and work lead to establishment/revision of campus policy and procedure that directly impact the university.
All standing committees have official advisory authority fulfilling the UC Regents requirement for formal faculty counsel/advise concerning campus academic personnel, budget, resource and research principles, policies and procedures. All standing committees are assigned analysts to manage the committee's work and provide immediate, current and historical policy information and guidance. All committees and the analysts interact daily with campus and UC senior administrative offices.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general direction of the Associate Director, provide analytical and administrative support to multiple standing committees of the Academic Senate and Academic Federation.
Conduct research, and provide comparative reports, and historical summaries. Counsel committee chairs, members and campus community on policies and procedures. Communicate campus and Senate/Federation policies and procedures and the impact of the same to faculty and staff.
Ensure committee compliance with campus policies and practices including participation in committee deliberations to define/recommend courses of action on policy reviews/development and in resolving problems and/or streamlining processes. Make judgments, decisions, and provide recommendations that impact campus academic operations. Conduct research, analyze the data, and provide comparative reports, statistical analyses and historical summaries. Develop operational procedures as well as recommend establishment of new or revision of existing campus and committee policies and procedures.
Committee assignments and support are subject to change to accommodate analyst cross-training, exposure to multiple committees, succession planning, and meet office business need.
Physical Demands: Sit for extended periods of time at a computer.
Lift and maneuver boxes weighing up to 30 lbs.
Work Environment: Maintain a work schedule during the core business hours (M-F 8-5) and work additional hours to meet business/operational needs.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Experience working in an executive-level office environment handling and/or advising others on sensitive/confidential information and situations diplomatically.
Experience performing analysis and research to interpret data and policy, ability to write clear, concise and actionable recommendations; ability to present analyses both orally and in writing.
Experience facilitating large meetings, processes, group dynamics and developing consensus amongst a group.
Ability to think critically and problem solve on the spot and the skills to anticipate/forecast impact of potential committee actions; develop logical conclusions.
Skills to interpret and apply principles governing the Davis Division of the Academic Senate and UC-wide Academic Senate.
Experience identifying issues and working with the committees and groups to develop solutions based on an understanding of policies, procedures and resources/information available.
Organizational skills to work on multiple projects with competing deadlines and establish goals and priorities with both urgency and flexibility.
Interpersonal skills (oral and written) to communicate professionally and collaboratively; ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.
Writing, editing and proofreading skills to compose clear, concise and grammatically correct documents and communications.
Experience utilizing computerized systems including MS Suite, web-based applications and databases, and conversion of documents, and developing presentations for projection during meetings; experience using A/V equipment including a teleconference applications.
Experience responding to unexpected job demands, adapting to changing priorities, and maintaining a high level of productivity.
Skills to interpret and apply principles and bylaws governing the Davis Division of the Academic Senate and Systemwide Academic Senate, in order to provide accurate information to Academic Senate leadership, chairs, committees, faculty, and academic/administrative departments. ___________________________________________________
Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with bylaws and regulations.
Experience working in a legislative structure (or other academic legislative body or administrative unit).
Experience developing web content.
Experience developing creative solutions to general problems, attempting unfamiliar projects/assignments and respond with flexibility to requests for assistance.
Experience contributing to a team environment.
Experience at a university or educational institution and understanding of an academic cycle, business process and practices.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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