MSO III, supervisor University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 31405 Salary: 5325-10533
Position Description: The MSO is responsible for management of administrative operations of the Department of Life Sciences Core Education (LS Core) and has administrative oversight for the Center for Education Innovation & Learning in the Sciences (CEILS). The responsibilities include strategic planning, development, implementation and management of administrative structures and procedures in support of the research and instructional activities of the LS Core. The MSO is responsible for working collaboratively with other Life Sciences departments in determining undergraduate course needs across the division, and with Physical Sciences units in working with CEILS.
Major duties are to plan, direct, organize, and manage the activities of all business, financial, student services and operational functions for the LS Core and the administrative functions of CEILS. In coordination with the LS Core Chair, incumbent allocates and manages resources for business, financial, student services and operational needs; administer services including budgeting, preparation and submission of Annual Reports and C-BIG, proposal preparation and submission, accounting, fund management of grants and operational funds; support faculty and staff recruitment efforts; review and propose new operating policies and procedures necessary to implement short and long range plans; and work with LS Core Chair/Vice Chair(s) and CEILS Director to coordinate annual operating budgets. Incumbent advises the LS Core Chair and Dean's office as to the administrative goals and objectives of the LS Core department, evaluates and takes actions to improve departmental operations, recommends and implements solutions to difficult or unusual management or policy problems, and implements mandated budgetary goals. Incumbet regularly coordinates with the other CAOs in the Life Science departments for LS Core's annual teaching needs.
The MSO exercises the management of short and long-term forecasting and is responsible for all functions of the Life Sciences Core program and labs with annual totals of approximately 15,000 undergraduate enrollments, 135 teaching assistants, 32 readers, 200 Learning Assistants, and 40 faculty members drawn from the six Life Sciences departments.
Incumbent is responsible for LS Core's space and academic and staff payroll and personnel in conjunction with BioAdmin, which is a resource unit shared by all Life Science departments and includes Academic & Staff Payroll & Personnel, Information Technology (IT) and Building/Facilities Management. Incumbent is to have an approver role in UCPath as well as have a DSA role.
In coordination with the BioAdmin's Academic Payroll/Personnel Dept., incumbent provides administrative support for the recruitment and promotion process of LS Core and CEILS faculty (Academic Administrators, Lecturers). Incumbent develops and implements programs, creates strategies to address analyses of operations and the use of resources, formulates a multi-million dollar budget, determines expenditures, and supervises the LS Core office staff. Incumbent recommends and implements admininstrative policy and procedure changes, manages quarterly and yearly class scheduling, and manages many aspects of the Summer Sessions program to include recruitment of instructors, TAs, and readers, as well as manage the day-to-day operations of the LS office.
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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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.