Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Administrative Assistant
University of California Santa Cruz
November 23, 2017
Santa Cruz, California
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Administrative Assistant https://www.eeb.ucsc.edu)
JOB #: 1707607
Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $21.88-$22.90/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.
The Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, located in the Coastal Biology Building on the Coastal Science Campus, is a dynamic group comprised of instructional and research units and a variety of support programs and facilities with staff committed to providing excellent service to students, faculty and researchers. The department consists of 23 faculty, 14 adjunct professors, one continuing lecturer, and many postdocs, researchers and other administrative and technical support staff. Departmental resources for operations and research are among the highest in the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences. The department has approximately 900 declared and proposed undergraduate students in four distinct programs and 90 graduate students working towards Ph.D. and Master's Degrees. The department offers a significant number of courses (160 laboratory, seminar and lecture courses with at least 200 secondary sections), many in support of other majors, serving as many as 11,000 enrollments each year. The department is closely aligned with the research and faculty in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, Environmental Studies, and Ocean Sciences as well as outside agencies NOAA, NMFS, MBARI, California Academy of Sciences, and others.
Under the direction of the Department Manager, the incumbent is responsible for providing academic and administrative support to the department in all function areas. Primary areas of responsibility include: academic personnel, curriculum and instructional support, financial transactions, web management, special projects. These duties require staying up to date with ever-changing campus policies, procedures and systems related to all aspects of working at UCSC.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
Resume and Cover Letter required.
Position is located at the Coastal Biology Building on the Coastal Science Campus - 130 McAllister Way Santa Cruz, CA
Demonstrated administrative and clerical experience in an office environment and as part of a team of professional staff members.
Demonstrated experience using computer applications (word processing, spreadsheet, database, web), social media, internet navigation, creating online surveys, working knowledge of Macintosh platform, and ability to learn new systems.
Demonstrated ability to write concise, logical, and grammatically correct business correspondence, and news items for publication on web.
Demonstrated work experience requiring excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
Demonstrated experience working with a diverse population including faculty, staff, students, and the general public.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 12-03-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite 100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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