Position Description: Under the direction of the Administrative Manager and the Chair, the Assistant to the Chair of Education manages all of the administrative and operational functions of the Education Chair and Vice Chair's office. The incumbent exercises a high level of problem solving, conducts research and analysis on various issues and projects as outlined by the Chair and Vice Chair, and shows discretion in prioritizing projects and assignments in the department of Education. The Assistant to the Chair manages the workflow of the Chair's office including: ensuring the Chair is aware of all upcoming deadlines and appointments, assisting the Chair and Vice Chair for Undergraduate Education with managing and scheduling departmental meetings, preparing details for faculty and committee meetings, arranging travel and accommodations, preparing and submitting reimbursements in support of their administrative roles, and coordinating events hosted by the Education Chair and Vice Chair. Incumbent is responsible for managing the Chair's full range of department, campus, and community involvement, as well as planning and managing various functions related to departmental committees, programs, and events. The Assistant to the Chair supports the department of Education by working in collaboration with the Academic Personnel Manager in coordinating various aspects of the faculty recruitment process. The incumbent is responsible for managing the visiting graduate researcher (VGR) process for the department of Education. Additionally, the Assistant to the Chair is an important member of the Dean's Office administrative support team and works in tandem with the Executive Assistant to the Dean and Assistant to the Associate Deans to ensure coverage and operational support of Dean's Office during regular business hours.
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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.