Full Time; Career Salary Range: $21.50-$26.25/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves a wide range of student services duties and responsibilities for an academic department / school / college or organization. Provides assistance to the dean / chair, faculty, and students in academic advising, recruitment, admissions, financial aid, the evaluation and awarding of fellowships and block grant funds, student orientation and events, career counseling, and related programs.
Applies professional student services concepts. Provides varied student services to students, faculty, and department / school / college management. Works on moderately complex issues. Receives assistance on more complex issues.
The Ocean Sciences Department has an international reputation in research, graduate and postdoctoral education. UC Santa Cruz's location on the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary and the impressive growth of marine and ocean science initiatives at UC Santa Cruz and surrounding institutions make this an outstanding setting for our department.
Under the general direction of the Ocean Sciences Department Manager, the incumbent provides Graduate Advising and administrative support for the Ocean Science Department. Principal functional areas include; Graduate admissions process, TA allocations, fellowship administration and coordination, seminar and colloquia coordination, ocean sciences graduate student advising and program support, faculty and course support, web management, travel and entertainment reimbursement, and oversight of supplies and general equipment and general office coordination.
For full consideration for an interview: applicants are asked to provide a resume and cover letter.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Experience working in a computerized office environment with word processing, database and spreadsheet skills sufficient to create, format and accurately maintain databases, correspondence, forms and collateral materials with speed and accuracy, including the willingness to learn and use new computer programs and applications
Strong writing skills, including the ability to research and analyze information sufficient to produce clear, concise documents using correct spelling and grammar, paying close attention to detail and proofreading skills
Organizational skills sufficient to prioritize, anticipate needs of faculty, staff and students, sequence and complete assignments both independently and as a member of a team, under pressure of competing deadlines and with frequent interruptions, working from own initiative and/or following, direction, policies or procedures.
Ability to respond promptly to changing priorities and to independently coordinate and complete a number of projects with competing deadlines and frequent interruptions.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 07-14-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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