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UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Oct 10, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: THIS IS AN INTERNAL/EXTERNAL RECRUITMENT. UCD AND UCDHS APPLICANTS WILL HAVE FIRST CONSIDERATION. Under the direction of the Director, Organizational Excellence (OE), supports university business process improvement and change management efforts to advance organizational effectiveness. As a member of the OE team, consults with campus stakeholders to identify opportunities for business process improvements across multiple functional areas through mapping, analysis and conducting best practice research. Assesses organizational and strategic issues and process-oriented approaches to enhance institutional performance. Maintains a high degree of cross-unit coordination and communication with leadership to assure initiative goals are achieved and communicated efficiently and effectively. Manages small to medium sized projects. Provides training support for continuous process improvement and change management. Physical Demands: Work at a computer for extended periods of time. Work Environment: Flexible schedule to work outside regular business and lunch hours when necessary. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in business administration, organization development or other related field or an equivalent combination of experience and training -Demonstrated experience mapping, analyzing and re-engineering business processes in a complex organization with diverse customer needs -Facilitation skills to effectively lead meetings to extract relevant business and process information; solicit constructive input and present complex data -Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal; excellent active listening skills as well as skills to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences -Experience performing complex analytical work, gathering, synthesizing, integrating and comparing data from a variety of sources, summarizing possible implications, evaluating reasonable alternatives and drawing conclusions -Demonstrated experience developing, editing and proofreading complex summaries, reports and process documentation in a variety of formats -Working knowledge of change management methodologies to address the 'people' side of change -Experience training and motivating diverse audiences, applying adult learning theory and instructional design methodologies -Interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of the organization from a wide variety of functional areas, backgrounds and organizational levels -Demonstrated skills managing projects of limited to moderate scope -Experience managing, tracking, and working on multiple, simultaneous assignments, some of which may be unfamiliar or ambiguous where no clear guidelines exist; meeting deadlines and shifting priorities -Knowledge of a wide variety of business functions (e.g. human resources, finance, payroll, etc.) -Experience with Microsoft Office Suite Preferred Qualifications: -Experience working in an academic institution of significant complexity and breadth -Ability to interpret university policies and procedures -Prosci Change Management certification
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Oct 10, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under supervision of the Animal Resources Supervisor, provide animal care and husbandry duties with responsibilities ranging from but not limited to feeding non-human primates according to prescribed diets; cleaning, hosing, raking, shoveling, recording health observations, implementing and supporting enrichment protocols related to the care and welfare of non-human primates; and providing technical assistance. Provide pairing and unpairing, check watering devices, squeegee and mop. Employee required to work with animals that are infected with the HIV/SIV virus. Physical Demands: -Lift and move equipment and animals that may weigh up to 70 lbs. -Capture and prolonged restraint of non-immobilized animals that may weigh up to 35 pounds. -Lift and move bags of chow weighing at 25 lbs. -Push rolling cages that may weigh from 250-600 pounds. -Often squat, kneel, bend, stoop or stand. -Ability to handle laboratory animals in a manner that avoids injury to self or animals. -Work may require the wearing of protective clothing for extended periods of time including: Gown, Tyvek coveralls, gloves, masks, face shields, goggles, sleeves and head covers. Work Environment: -Measles vaccination or proof of illness required. TB test or chest x-ray, measles vaccination or proof of illness is required prior to employment and annually thereafter. -This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. -Work weekends and holidays and on call shifts. Frequently work overtime including weekends and holidays. Schedule is subject to change with only 12-24 hours notification. -Perform assigned duties in a BioSafety Level (BSL) 2 or 3 facility where non-humans primates may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous diseases such as HIV, SIV, or Herpes B virus. -California National Primate Research Center employees are directly or indirectly engaged in the performance of work on Federal or State contracts and grants as well as periodically come into contact with controlled substances; and are expected to abide by the UC Policy on Substance Abuse, the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and the State Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1990. -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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Animal husbandry experience working with animals, primate husbandry and/or nursery experience. -Experience working with macaques, ranging from infants weighing less than 1 pound to adults weighing up to 30 pounds, safely and in a manner that promotes animal welfare. -Experience performing all aspects of primate care including feeding, detailed cleaning/maintenance, infection control, health observations, weighing, handling and physical restraint. -Skill to recognize changes in animal physical appearance and behavior, exercise good judgment regarding animal health, alert to the condition of the animals, and to make the appropriate judgment to determine when an animal requires veterinary attention. -Knowledge and understanding of biohazard containment procedures for performance in BSL 1, and 2 facilities. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience using basic principles of animal health care related to disease control, sanitation and environmental enrichment. -Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. -Skills to perform assigned duties working with animals infected with HIV/SIV virus and can perform job duties in BSL 2 or 3 facilities where non human primates may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially infectious agents such as HIV, SIV, or Herpes B virus. -Basic computer skills and applications to upload data, survey animal demographics, print barcode labels, and operate hand held two-way radios. -Skills to adhere to Standard Operating Procedures to record data in compliance with Good Laboratory Practices with strict attention to detail, follow oral and written directions. -Skills to follow learn and follow emergency response protocols and location, and to follow oral and written instructions given by shift supervisors, managers, and/or faculty/researchers.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Oct 10, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under supervision, provide animal care and husbandry duties in the indoor and outdoor primate colonies with responsibilities ranging from but not limited to feeding non-human primates according to prescribed diets. Responsible for cleaning, hosing, raking, shoveling, recording health observations, implementing and supporting enrichment protocols related to the care and welfare of non-human primates including pairing and un-pairing, checking watering devices, squeezing and mopping.. Provide technical assistance as needed. Physical Demands: - Restrain animals for extended periods of time. - Handle, move, and transport a variety of animals weighing up to 40 pounds. - Move up to 70 lbs. of soil in a wheelbarrow (outdoor colonies). - Repeated lifting of cages that weigh 55-130 lbs. Lift and move loaded animal transfer cages weighing 35 lbs. to cage elevations 7 feet high. - Push and or pull racks weighing up to 600 lbs. - Handle diversified tasks that often require squatting, kneeling, bending, stooping or standing. - Maneuver feeds and bedding materials. - Substantial contact with animals, including repeated capture of animals. Work Environment: -Measles vaccination or proof of illness required. This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. -Employee shall participate in required preventative medical and medical monitoring programs which may include blood tests, immunizations, TB screening, Blood borne and Airborne Pathogen training, etc., and are provided to meet Federal, State and University requirements. -Must be willing to perform assigned duties in BioSafety Level (BSL) 2, or 3 facility where nonhuman primates may be either naturally or experimentally infected with potentially hazardous diseases such as HIV, SIV, or Herpes B virus. -Required to wear protective clothing for extended periods of time including gown, coveralls, gloves, masks, face shields, goggles, sleeves and head covers; and respirator in circumstances that require personal protection from infectious diseases and animals. - Work outdoors daily throughout the year, including rain, warmer temperatures, or cold weather that is consistent with Northern California climate. -Restricted vacation during peak workload periods. Work irregular shifts including weekends, holidays, and evenings; and work overtime on occasional weekends on short notice. -California National Primate Research Center employees are directly or indirectly engaged in the performance of work on Federal or State contracts and grants as well as periodically come into contact with controlled substances; and are expected to abide by the UC Policy on Substance Abuse, the Federal Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, and the State Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1990. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: - Experience in outdoor animal husbandry. - Experience handling laboratory animals in a manner that avoids injury to self or animals; to exercise basic principles of animal health care related to disease control, sanitation and environmental enrichment; and to recognize changes in animal physical appearance or behavior. -Skill administering IM injections and performing venipuncture and sample collection of non-human primates. - Skills to capture animals in a net within a half acre enclosure on uneven terrain. -Knowledge and understanding of BioSafety level 1 and 2 concepts as it pertains to animal care. -Experience conducting TB testing and evaluating test results. Preferred Qualifications: - Experience in SPF handling procedures including infection control and containment and wearing appropriate protective clothing requirements. - Animal husbandry experience working with infectious animals. - Ability to enter and record data in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice guidelines; to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; and to learn emergency response protocols and location. - Ability to follow oral and written instructions given by shift supervisors, managers, and/or faculty/researchers.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Oct 10, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Reporting to the Associate Director of IT Services within Financial Aid and Scholarships, has specific responsibility for leading technical operations, maintaining data integrity of all Financial Aid Student Information Systems (SIS) and SIS document records, process automation improvements and enhancements utilizing existing and new applications and software. Provide support to all units within the department. Responsible to ensure that the goals of the department are met through the timely and accurate implementation of changing federal, state and university regulations and policies while carrying out internal and campus-wide initiatives. Physical Demands: Sit at a computer for long periods of time. Work Environment: Work hours outside standard 8am-5pm schedule may be necessary for emergency situations. Work flexible schedule including occasional evenings/nights, weekend and holidays to meet operational needs. Work in a semi-open area. Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Advanced experience with financial aid software systems or enterprise student information systems operations and practices. -Professional experience managing data including generating queries, performing data manipulation, and integrating data from multiple sources. -Professional experience with PL/SQL and Oracle RDBMS concepts, methods, tools and environment sufficient to recommend integration or development solutions for the UC Davis mission critical SIS. -Advanced knowledge of system integration practices including code development and migration methodology. -Advanced organizational skills to oversee work processes and ensure quality standards are met; assign priorities and develop implementation timelines; identify risks, costs, and benefits; engage in continuous business process improvement; and manage multiple tasks with concurrent and often conflicting priorities and establish priorities in the face of competing demands. -Skill to define, design, implement and deliver solutions in a highly regulated, mission critical environment with process, system and database controls that satisfy audit requirements. -Professional experience showing the ability to think strategically, translate general direction into efficient problem analysis, and to create solutions that are consistent with the vision of the department. -Experience working with data that has strict security or privacy requirements mandated by regulatory agencies or standards bodies. -Ability to adapt quickly to changes in technology, software, or requirements. Preferred Qualifications: -Advanced analytic skills to analyze organizational, operational and computerized systems; to define problems and objectives; compose long-range strategic plans related to unit operations; to analyze, design and lead implementation of procedures to improve operational efficiency as systems, policies, and operational needs change; to formulate solutions. -Advanced experience with the UC Davis Financial Aid and Scholarships data processes and job streams. -Comprehensive and specific knowledge of the Banner SIS application and the knowledge to modify or reconfigure the systems as needed. -Experience and skills in troubleshooting databases, testing programs, and writing efficient, readable, user-friendly reports using SQL, population selection and Crystal Reports. -Knowledge of Financial Aid regulations at the Federal, State and University levels and the processes currently used by UCD's Financial Aid Office to ensure aid is efficiently and accurately made available to qualified students. -Skills to develop innovative solutions and programs, attempt difficult and unfamiliar projects/ assignments and respond with flexibility to requests for assistance in problem-solving and program development and/or refinement. -Experience leading a team of analysts or other technical staff. -Writing skills to prepare a variety of technical and non-technical proposals, correspondence, reports, procedures and training documents.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Oct 10, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision responsible for contracts and grants administration including proposal preparation and post-award management, and payroll/personnel/benefits administration for extramural activities. Independently responsible for providing highly technical financial services, including budget analysis, projections, grant management (pre- and post-award), approval of fiscal transactions, and other related duties. Provide administrative support for assigned group of Principal Investigators with extramural expenses totaling at least $3M annually. Maintain all grants and extramural records and documentation. Identify, research and resolve problems. Reconcile ledgers, monitor accounts and prepare for fiscal closing of accounts at year end. Collect, analyze, and summarize financial information for special reports. Process payroll/personnel and paperwork, including managing foreign visa processing. Serve as back up for other contract and grant managers as needed. Physical Demands: Sit at a computer for extended periods of time. Work Environment: This is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check. Work occasional overtime including evenings and weekends, usually on short notice, to meet operational, project and deadline needs. Limited vacation during busy periods, such as fiscal closing and during grant/project deadlines. Work with frequent interruptions. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Experience with contracts and/or grants administration from proposal preparation and submission to account creation and management to closeouts. -Knowledge of federal, state and private grant budgetary restrictions covering research, personnel, purchasing and payroll. -Knowledge of policies, procedures, and applicable laws relating to the maintenance of confidential and sensitive information. -Knowledge of procedures for administering sponsored projects. -Mathematical skills to calculate and analyze complex financial formulas. -Experience using complex automated financial, payroll and personnel systems, spreadsheets, databases, web browsers, word processing and electronic mail programs. -Familiarity with governmental laws and regulations, such as Federal OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, A-133. -Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to identify problems, gather related information from diverse resources, analyze complex data, and develop meaningful solutions to specific problems. -Organizational and time management skills to establish and prioritize workload, work on multiple projects with changing priorities, and meet multiple and critical deadlines. -Interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact and communicate with a with a diverse population of staff, faculty, coworkers, administrators, and external contacts. Preferred Qualifications: -Financial and personnel experience working in an academic environment. -Knowledge of UC policies and procedures; contract and grant manuals, accounting manuals, development manuals; UC Office of the President operating memos and guidance memos. -Skills to interpret policies and procedures to ensure concurrence with department, university, state, federal and outside agency requirements. -Knowledge of UC Davis business management principles; budget control and accounting principles; budgeting process, management reports, accounting, personnel, payroll, and purchasing systems. -Knowledge of issues relating to international appointees, including steps to obtain visas for the purpose of employment and/or visiting status. -Experience using UC Davis business application tools such as DaFIS/KFS, PPS, OPTRS, PeopleAdmin, AggieJobLink, MyTravel, UCD Buy, Online Timesheets, Cost Share Tracking, Effort Commitment, and Effort Reporting. -Completion of the UC Davis Research Administration Certificate Series.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 29, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, provide support for safely and effectively managing a range of laboratory and field activities, including sampling and analysis to assess water, air, solid waste, sludge, and soil quality, laboratory experimentation and analytical chemistry functions. Provide labs with effective liability management. Bring about and maintain full compliance with applicable rules regarding laboratory safety while simultaneously improving or maintaining existing research efficiency and laboratory teaching effectiveness. Train and supervise undergraduate assistants, graduate students, post-doctoral scholars and laboratory users in safe conduct. Maintain and manage the instruments & equipment in the laboratory. Serve as primary safety coordinator for department, acting as liaison between departments, College of Engineering, Center for Watershed Sciences, JMIE, EH & S and other campus entities. Physical Demands: Work Environment: - Work with chemicals and biological agents. - Responsible for health and safety. - 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) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -MS degree or combination of undergraduate degree and experience in environmental science or related fields (e.g., chemistry, microbiology). -Experience with government environmental health and safety compliance policies, rules and regulations. Skills to convey regulations to personnel (faculty, technical staff and students) working in laboratories. Knowledge of reporting requirements and record keeping for disposal of chemicals. Background working with Safety Data Sheets (SDS). -Experience providing leadership in training and leading personnel. Good teamwork, organizational and personnel management skills. -Strong verbal and written communication skills. --Experience with general laboratory procedures, methods and practices, and common quality assurance and quality control procedures used in environmental engineering and science. -Experience with instrument troubleshooting, certifying instrument performance, and arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair. Experience ordering laboratory supplies and equipment needed for teaching and research. -Computer skills for record keeping, ordering supplies & equipment and disseminating safety information. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with University environmental health and safety compliance policies, rules and regulations. -Knowledge and experience in general methods used in air and water quality analysis, including operation of pH, DO, turbidity, and conductivity meters. Familiarity with standard methods in the field and the utilization of the associated equipment and supplies. -Knowledge and experience in analytical chemistry, including use and maintenance of instrumentation used in the analysis of water, sludge, soil and air quality; instruments include ICP-MS, LC-MS, GC-MS, GC-ECD, HPLC, ion chromatography, flow injection analysis, total organic carbon analyzer, particle size analyzers. -Knowledge and experience in microbiological analysis, including aseptic technique, microbial culture, and microscopy. Familiar with molecular biological protocols such as DNA and RNA extraction, gel electrophoresis, PCR, and qPCR. -Knowledge of environmental health & safety regulations as they pertain to a Bio-Safety Level II Labs (BSLII) and experience with biological use authorization (BUA) certification. Experience working with biological infectious material (bacteria, parasites, viruses, protozoa, fungi etc.). Able to review infectious material protocols for quality assurance and performance improvement practices ensuring compliance with BUA standards. Ability to understand and review International Review Board (IRB) applications for human subjects involved in research for compliance with safety standards and protocols. -Knowledge and experience in field sampling operations and associated safety requirements including heat illness prevention, boating safety, and international research travel and safety. Experience maintaining equipment for field experimentation. -Knowledge and experience with the programming of instrumentation
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 29, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, manages FM's Deferred Maintenance opportunities within our CMMS TRIRIGA. Manages DM project development reporting and close out to ensure proper allocation of funds and accuracy of data within or CMMS TRIRIGA. Manages replacement cost of assets and systems associated to RS Means. Manages (TCO) Total Cost of Ownership of our buildings and systems. Monitor asset life cycles, with an emphasis on developing high-level campus-wide building performance metrics, automated data reporting to support building systems optimization, condition assessment and all new DM opportunities from cradle to grave. Supports the ICAMP facility condition assessment program with the utilization of the CMMS. Work with individual system managers, and facility managers to implement best practices for managing all DM opportunities, developing new projects, data acquisition, database management, system performance metrics analysis, and automated reporting. Physical Demands: May climb, crawl, bend, stoop and work in tight, confined areas. Will spend extended periods of time in front of a computer terminal and typing on keyboard. Work Environment: Valid CA driver's license required. Position will participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Pull Notice System. This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. Restricted vacation during peak periods. This position may at times, require the individual to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards include but are not limited to: asbestos, PCBs, radioactive materials, industrial and laboratory chemicals, fuels, solvents, infectious materials and wastes, biological hazards and other materials labeled hazardous. Employee is personally responsible for following safety procedures/guidelines. This position supports critical campus functions operating 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. To assure adequate support of these functions the employee may be required to participate in a rapid response program to facilitate timely return of staff to the campus as required to meet critical needs. This rapid response program may include requirements for the employee to inform the University how they can be reached during non-working hours, to carry University provided radios, cell phones, pagers or other telecommunications equipment which would facilitate communication between the campus and employee during non-work hours, or to accept rotating on-call responsibility which could periodically restrict the off-campus movements of the employee. Complete Reliability Engineering Certificate Program totaling 8.4 CUE within one year of date of hire (UC-paid) 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited program, preferably in one of the following disciplines: Mechanical, Civil or Industrial or an equivalent combination of education and experience. -Experience with the collection and management of building and infrastructure asset data from CMMS systems. -Experience in creating and managing complex databases and providing business intelligence by using external software reporting tools. -Experience in an operations environment, such as the Facilities Management or building industry. -Experience with building infrastructure systems, maintenance and analysis. System knowledge to include: mechanical, electrical, plumbing and architectural. -Skill in quantitative and analytical evaluation; cost accounting and forecasting techniques; technical report preparation; communication and correspondence across departments or business units. Preferred Qualifications: -Professional engineering license. -Experience in reviewing, interpreting, and understanding architectural/ mechanical/ electrical/ civil plans, specifications, shop drawings -Experienced TRIRIGA CMMS asset management system. -Experienced in Tableau, Watson Analytics or other interactive dashboards that provide visual analytics. -Excellent customer service skills, effective oral and written communication skills, and ability to convey technical concepts and data to a wide audience. -Knowledge of maintenance cost reduction practices applicable to building systems. -Skill in successfully managing technical projects, program budgets and schedules. -Knowledge of computer software systems, such as excel, Auto Cad, MS Project.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 29, 2017
Job Summary: Under general direction of the Service Manager, position is primarily responsible for the inspection, maintenance, repair and service of heavy-duty vehicles and equipment, but may assist with the maintenance, repair and service of automotive equipment. Physical Demands: Work 8-10 hours standing, bending, stooping, reaching, walking and lifting. Safely lift objects weighing up to 70lbs unassisted. Anything over 70lbs will require assistance, such as transmissions, wheels and tires. Manual dexterity to use hand and power tools and shop equipment. Work and repair equipment located in cramped areas. Work in awkward positions, including under dashes. Trace electrical wiring by color. Work Environment: Possess a valid Class C California Driver's License. Participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles Pull Notice System. This position is subject to completion of a Pre-Placement Medical Exam provided by Employee Health Services at no charge to the applicant. Employee is personally responsible for following safety procedures/guidelines. Wear protective clothing and appropriate PPE (i.e., steel-toe shoes, gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.) Personally provide basic tools to perform job. Work overtime, as needed with little or no notice, to meet operational needs. Work in a loud environment with variable seasonal temperatures both outdoors and indoors. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience repairing heavy equipment systems in a repair facility OR Completion of UC Davis Career Development Assistant Technician Training. Experience with operating and/or maintaining trade tools and shop equipment. Experience to identify motorized equipment defects and deficiencies and to identify required repair parts. Experience using repair manuals and diagnostic technology. Skill to operate tow trucks, refuse trucks, buses and other large trucks. Knowledge of alternative fuels, hybrid, and advanced technology vehicles. Computer skills to perform basic keypad, data entry, and use computer based diagnostic equipment. Preferred Qualifications: Experience repairing automotive equipment systems. National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications. Completion of a formal 4-year Heavy Equipment/Automotive apprenticeship or 2 year Heavy Equipment/Automotive training program with 2 years of work experience. Knowledge of safety practices and the correct and safe use of tools and equipment. Knowledge of correct handling, proper storage, spill cleanup, and disposal of toxic substances. Skill to bend, mold, and fabricate metal, plastic, plexiglas, fiberglass, or other materials. Skill to weld using GMAW, GTAW, FCAW, SMAW, or oxy-acetylene equipment. Class A or B California Driver's License with endorsements. Customer service and communication skills to provide courteous service in person, on the telephone, and in email.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Independently oversee a comprehensive communications and marketing program to ensure maximum visibility for the College of Engineering's accomplishments (e.g., for national rankings, external relations, recruiting) and to create a positive climate for philanthropy and college advancement. Oversee the design and content of communications vehicles including but not limited to an annual report, an alumni magazine, the college website, social media, an electronic weekly newsletter, printed materials, multimedia and video presentations, speeches and letters, banners, invitations, and case statements and collateral materials for development purposes. Use periodic market surveys and analysis to develop and refine messages for key constituents and executes strategies that maximize the impact of college communications on targeted audiences. Physical Demands: Sit for extended periods of time working at a computer. Discern color in order to prepare and review various publications, both print and electronic. Work Environment: At times work beyond the standard work schedule to attend meetings and events, may include evenings and weekends. All Dean's Office staff are required to work at commencement. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Five years of progressively responsible experience in the communications field (journalism, graphic design, marketing, development communications and/or public relations). Writing skills, including skill to use written language accurately, concisely and creatively; command of correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation; and skills in editing and proofing copy. Skills to recognize and assess situations and events with news value and to propose and implement the best strategies for publicity. Knowledge of publishing techniques, including the editorial, graphic design, style, and production aspects of publishing. Experience using e-communication and social media platforms to enhance communication and deliver messages to target audiences. Experience delegating work to internal and/or free-lance creative staff. Organizational skills to handle multiple tasks and meet numerous deadlines. Skills to use computers for document creation, multi-media presentations, research and analysis, and communications. Preferred Qualifications: Experience analyzing situations, providing creative direction, giving sound professional judgment and implementing strategies as they relate to a comprehensive long-range college communications, marketing, and external relations program. Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with faculty, staff, outside vendors, alumni, students and donors. Skills generating innovative approaches, originating action without instruction, and establishing goals and priorities in the development of programs and special events. Knowledge to translate and present engineering and scientific topics accurately and in ways that appeal to and engage a lay or technical audience. Knowledge of market research practices, including data collection, analysis and interpretation, and reporting of results, and skills to supervise and guide vendors of market research services. Experience with development communication strategies, donor relations issues and comprehensive fundraising campaigns. Experience managing financial resources and planning and adhering to budgets. Experience with Mac OS.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Business Intelligence, the incumbent provides senior-level Tableau Server application support and develops advanced analytics, data visualization, and reporting solutions in alignment with campus business requirements. The Tableau Developer/Analyst will collaborate with executive leadership, senior-level analysts, faculty, and staff across all colleges and administrative units to define and document user requirements. Initially, there will be a focus on tuning the newly implemented Tableau Server application architecture, developing scripts to automate administrative tasks, developing data-access security strategies, and documenting operational procedures. Ongoing, the incumbent will both manage the Tableau Server application and develop actionable dashboards and data visualizations. Physical Demands: Work at a computer for extended periods of time. Work Environment: Work at a computer for extended periods of time. Work flexible schedule including nights and weekends, sometimes on short notice, to meet business needs. Work in a busy office with constant interruptions. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent combination of training/experience. Experience administering Tableau Server for a large institution including identifying and implementing security configurations. Experience developing and implementing robust data privacy and user access security models to accommodate a range of data governance policies. Experience using Tableau Desktop to develop dashboard, data visualization, and reporting solutions for enterprise use. Interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills to interact clearly and effectively with a diverse group of individuals to secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, and negotiate services and/or agreements. Skill to effectively document and maintain department policies and procedures. Skill to define user requirements in business terms and communicate them effectively to data modelers and ETL developers. Skill to collaborate with technical and non-technical staff to produce results Preferred Qualifications: Experience architecting, configuring, implementing, and administering Tableau Server development, test, and production environments. Experience designing, implementing, and optimizing Tableau Data Extracts (TDE). Experience with FERPA compliance. Experience developing reporting and analytics solutions with Higher Ed data including student, finance, HR, research, and university advancement data. Experience with SQL to query complex databases from different transactional systems and data warehouses. Experience deploying secure enterprise self-service reporting services using Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop. Experience with statistical analysis concepts and using tools such as R, Stata, SPSS, etc. Experience with programming languages such as Python or similar. Experience automating application support tasks. Experience managing upgrade and maintenance patches to Tableau Server. Experience managing cross-functional projects. Experience managing Active Directory groups
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under supervision, the Laboratory Assistant 3 will assist with managing the day-to-day operation of a Drosophila genetics laboratory. Responsible for implementing UC Davis safety procedures, supply ordering, managing undergraduate assistants, assisting graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and carrying out experiments directed by the PI. Maintain large numbers of Drosophila stocks. The experimental work entails Drosophila genetics, basic molecular biology (including isolation of nucleic acids, PCR, quantitative PCR, RT-PCR) and creation of genomic and RNAseq libraries for high throughput sequencing experiments. Micro-dissections of Drosophila tissues will also be required. Physical Demands: Lift materials weighing up to 25 lbs. Work Environment: Laboratory environment. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Education and/or background in biological sciences. Experience with Drosophila. Research experience in PCR, Illumina library construction. Skills to problem solve and troubleshoot as well as work independently, and as a member of a research team. Experience accurately recording, organizing, coordinating, and curating data to produce data in formats for analysis and reporting. Experience with Excel. Interpersonal and communication skills to communicate and work effectively with diverse faculty, staff, students, and collaborators to accurately collect, enter, and retrieve data. Knowledge of procedures for ordering lab supplies and equipment, maintenance of facilities and equipment. Experience to independently follow through with projects, and to learn and implement specific laboratory Standard Operating Procedures and safety requirements. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Drosophila internal anatomy. Ability to train and supervise student assistants. Experience with experimental Drosophila genetics. Experience harvesting Drosophila tissues for use in creating DNA and RNA Illumina libraries. Background in evolutionary biology and/or population genetics.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: The Content Coordinator is responsible for developing content for Student Housing and Dining Services. The department works closely with students, staff, faculty, family members, City of Davis leaders and the general public on a wide variety of projects. This position would interact and work with one or all of these constituents at various points in time. Position functions autonomously with direction from direct supervisor, departmental managers and the Division of Student Affairs Marketing and Communications unit. Physical Demands: Work in front of a computer terminal, typing on keyboard and sitting in meetings for extended periods of time. Walking tours of buildings and climbing stairs. Work Environment: Work occasional evening or weekend. 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. Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Extensive knowledge in a communication, advertising, public relations environment, demonstrated through education or equivalent experience. Experience handling multiple projects under intense or competing deadline pressure and with little supervision. Experience creating content for social media. Experience with content development for website use. Experience communicating varying offerings to an ever-changing customer base. Experience using computer-based content creation software, such as Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Create Suite. Experience in project management and research in relation to the development of media strategies. Personal initiative and strong multitasking skills. Written and verbal communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience in an on-campus Dining or Retail environment. Familiarity with the programs and services of a university environment including Student Housing and Dining. Experience developing strategies to expand the range of content outreach and communication for changing facility needs. Experience managing multiple projects and deadlines across multiple facilities, businesses, or units. Interpersonal and cultural competence skills to effectively communicate with and support a wide variety of people of diverse backgrounds, including an understanding and respect for cultural, ethnic and individual differences. Exceptional oral and written communication skills and a highly professional presence with the ability to represent Student Housing and the University both internally and externally.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Research Units - Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Director of Business and Finance (EDBF) in the Office of Research, this position will be responsible for strategic budgeting, forecasting and analysis, financial reporting and business operational back-up. Independently perform high-level budgetary and financial functions for one or more Special Research Programs and Projects reporting to the Office of Research (OR), primarily the Innovative Institute for Food and Health (IIFH). Ensure appropriate accounting and internal controls are maintained. Prepare and establish budgets, organize resources according to budgetary plans, prepare both routine and ad hoc financial reports using data from the general ledger and unit or project budgets, and forecast revenue and expenses. Assist in the development and/or analysis of rates for recharge services and other revenue/funding sources as needed. Assist in the development and management of Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs). Represent OR in meetings and discussions as needed. THIS CONTRACT APPOINTMENT WILL END TWO YEARS FROM THE DATE OF HIRE WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF EXTENSION OR BECOMING CAREER. Physical Demands: Work at a computer terminal for extended periods. Ergonomic-friendly desk arrangements are available. Work Environment: Vacation is restricted/limited during fiscal close period, primarily June through mid-July. Travel between campus locations and between on-and off-campus locations on occasion. Work in a team-environment setting with interruptions, conversations, and customer needs/questions are common. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience preparing financial reports, developing long and/or short term financial projections, performing budgetary planning and developing and monitoring budgetary processes. Experience performing detailed analyses utilizing large volumes of complex data. Experience advising managers on complex financial and budget issues/analyses. Experience using initiative, problem diagnosis, and proactive problem solving skills to develop and apply creative innovative concepts to problem resolution. Interpersonal and communication skills to interact and communicate professionally and collaboratively with management and staff, and to present in a concise manner written narrative, graphical display, and trend analysis. Experience working with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and techniques to apply to budgeting, financial planning and forecasting, rate development, and financial reporting. Experience monitoring and managing a complex budget using an automated accounting system. Experience conducting research and preparing break-even analyses, variance analyses, and feasibility studies. Experience using Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) or other automation tools to perform complex spreadsheet analyses, formulate and prepare complex reports, and prepare sophisticated presentations. Preferred Qualifications: B.S. Accounting or Finance or equivalent related work experience. Knowledge of public sector business practices, entrepreneurial operations, and fund management. Knowledge of University of California, Davis, policies and procedures pertaining to financial administration, payroll, personnel, and other business-related activities. Experience developing service/recharge rates for self-supporting operations. Experience with statistical data collection techniques and quantitative analysis. Experience making presentations to groups, facilitating group discussions, and achieving consensus from disparate perspectives. Knowledge of University of California policies and procedures pertaining to financial administration, payroll, personnel, and other business-related activities.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Faculty Relations and Development Director and in consultation with the Assistant Vice Provost, aid the University's efforts to recruit and retain high caliber faculty and staff by providing partners and spouses with career guidance, skill development resources and employment search assistance. Provide Academic Work Life Program guidance to academic appointees and POP recruitment and retention services to Senate faculty, Senior Management Group, Faculty Administrators (i.e., chancellor, provost, deans, vice chancellors and vice provosts) and Dean recruitments for the Davis and Sacramento campuses. Determine eligibility of those requesting assistance from the program by review and analysis of program guidelines. Develop customized plans for each client which may include but are not limited to: skills assessment and development, job search support, pre-employment search preparation and work-life program eligibility and benefits. Serve as campus representative to the Bay Area Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (Bay Area HERC), which supports efforts of member institutions to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, administrators and staff through the sharing of information, best practices and resources. Collaborate with HERC colleagues for solving difficult dual career needs. Physical Demands: Work Environment: Work occasional weekends and holidays to meet operational and client needs. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Analytical skills and experience to research and interpret trends, data and policies, and to make recommendations for customizing them to the UC Davis environment. Experience assessing problems and developing recommendations based on an understanding of policy and priorities, analysis of available information, and an awareness of current issues and trends. Interpersonal and communication skills to professionally and collaboratively convey information to a diverse clientele (faculty, staff and public). Experience facilitating inclusive agreements based on priorities of the involved departments. Experience writing summary reports, proposals, protocols, correspondence, policies and procedures, and other communications with skills to edit copy for correct grammar, spelling and punctuation. Experience assessing training needs with skill to research training options, modify and update existing training information, and to implement new approaches. Critical and innovative thinking skills to conduct research with experience in applying theory to practice. Experience working with constituents from diverse racial, economic and cultural backgrounds and perspectives. Organizational skills to establish goals and workload priorities and to work on projects with competing deadlines. Skill applying various software programs (word processing, spreadsheets, databases) and to learn new technologies. Experience maintaining and protecting confidential information. Preferred Qualifications: Skill to guide clients in implementing solutions. Oral presentation skills to deliver training modules to small and large groups. Experience developing written materials for instruction and dissemination in a classroom format and on the Web. Experience evaluating existing technology to accommodate change, make recommendations. Experience working as part of a team that develops and delivers effective solutions. ________________________________________________
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 27, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the general guidance of the IET Director of Financial and Business Operations, perform budgetary and financial functions for one or more IET departments and/or projects to assist in their effective management. Provide strategic guidance to department heads and managers regarding budgetary and financial issues. Represent the IET Director of Finance in meetings and discussions as needed. Ensure that appropriate accounting and internal controls are maintained, prepare and establish budgets, organizes resources according to budgetary plans, prepare both routine and ad hoc financial reports using data from the general ledger and departmental or project budgets, forecast revenue and expenses, assist in the development of rates for recharge services, and coordinate the development and management of Service Level Agreements. Physical Demands: Work at a computer terminal for extended periods. Work Environment: May be required to work alternate or extended schedule based on workload. Travel between campus locations, and between on- and off-campus locations. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Experience analyzing complex financial data. Experience working with large volumes of complex data. Experience supervising teams performing complex financial and budget analysis tasks. Financial experience to develop and apply creative innovative concepts to problem resolution. Experience communicating complicated, multifaceted budget and financial data to non-financial audiences in an understandable way that facilitates decisions to be made. Knowledge of business or related field demonstrated through education or equivalent experience. Experience with fund accounting and generally accepted accounting principles and techniques. Experience with the application of accounting principles to budgeting, rate development, and financial reporting. Experience monitoring and managing a complex budget using an automated accounting system (e.g., DaFIS). Experience with Kuali Financial Systems (KFS) or equivalent. Experience with Payroll/Personnel System (PPS) or equivalent. Experience with statistical data collection techniques and quantitative analysis. Experience effecting process improvement and re-engineering. Preferred Qualifications: Experience preparing break-even analyses, variance analyses, and feasibility studies. Demonstrated experience conducting research. Experience in making presentations to groups, facilitating group discussions, and achieving consensus from disparate perspectives. Experience performing complex spreadsheet analyses, formulating and preparing complex reports, and preparing sophisticated presentations using Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) or other automation tools. MS Excel power user at the guru level. Knowledge of public sector business practices, entrepreneurial operations, and fund management. Knowledge of University of California, Davis, policies and procedures pertaining to financial administration, payroll, personnel, and other business-related activities. Experience using tact, diplomacy, and conflict resolution techniques. Experience using MS Office suite on personal computers to effectively carry out duties and ability to learn new software quickly.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 19, 2017
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Lead Contract Administrator 4 and the supervision of the Business & Revenue Contracts Manager, the Contract Administrator 3 serves as an experienced contract development and negotiation analyst for the Business & Revenue Contracts team. The incumbent must possess an in-depth understanding of contracting principles, procedures, and negotiation techniques; the ability to independently and proactively complete all responsibilities of the position in a timely manner; and is adept at analyzing issues of a diverse scope and presenting effective solutions. Physical Demands: Position requires long hours at a computer terminal. Travel to meetings on and off campus. Work Environment: Employee is personally responsible for following and adhering to University safety policies and procedures. Work occasional overtime, holidays and weekends as needed. Limited vacation usage during peak workload periods. Work in a dynamic, distracting, knowledge sharing environment. 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in business, finance, law, government, or a related field (or equivalent of experience and education). Experience writing and analyzing moderately complex agreements, proposals, and/or awards of at least a medium complexity. Experience writing, conducting, and negotiating moderately complex competitive bids (RFPs, RFQs, RFIs) including: researching requirements, locating sources of supply, drafting specifications, negotiating agreements, basis of award and administering contracts. Experience negotiating contracts with contractors, stakeholders, and colleagues and representatives of industry or government. Thorough working knowledge of contracting principles, business law, and government regulations (both at the State and Federal level). Thorough working knowledge of relevant contracting statutes and regulations, including the California Public Contract Code, Federal procurement regulations, and the Uniform Commercial Code. Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with broad and diverse constituencies and to communicate detailed or technical information clearly, accurately and concisely to both technical and non-technical audience/customers. Strong customer service skills with the ability to interact with broad and diverse constituencies. Strong analytical skills to comprehensively analyze and interpret policies, procedures and situations in a multifaceted way and possess strong problem-solving skills to develop innovative solutions to complex issues. Experience working effectively autonomously as well as part of a team. Organizational and time management skills sufficient to independently establish priorities and coordinate and complete competing assignments within established timeframes. Preferred Qualifications: JD or MBA degree. Experience in contracting at a higher education environment. An understanding of the operational and organizational structures of campus. Experience working with generally accepted accounting principles, policies and procedures of the university. Knowledge of University of California Office of the President's Strategic Sourcing Agreements and Kuali Financial System. Knowledge of University of California Business and Finance policies and procedures. Strong critical and innovative thinking capabilities.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 19, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the direction of the Assistant Dean for College Relations and Development, designs, develops, delivers, and administers fundraising programs. Identifies new donor prospects by researching background information on potential donors. Develops materials and, marketing plans, and organizes related programs/events; cultivates, stewards, and solicits donor prospects. Using advanced fundraising concepts, plans, organizes, and directs fundraising campaigns which include multiple components. Results have major impact on overall program goals and assignments and are typically at the 'major gifts' level, including managing a portfolio of donors capable of giving $50K or more. Attends functions and meetings and serve on internal/external committees as a campus representative. Position is expected to raise gift dollar amounts as established according to fundraiser specialization. Physical Demands: Stand for extended periods of time during events. Lift items weighing up to 25 lbs. Work Environment: 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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of two years of professional or volunteer fundraising experience involving managing a major gift portfolio and securing major gifts of $50,000 or more; or equivalent transferrable professional experience preferably in higher education, including knowledge of proven cultivation and solicitation. Experience working in a metrics fundraising environment with the skill to meet or exceed fundraising goals and objectives. Experience in all aspects of donor and public relations including advanced knowledge of applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies, et cetera. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills. Advanced skill to meet predetermined goals and objectives through effective program/project planning, organization, execution and evaluation. Advanced ability in making persuasive and compelling presentation of campus objectives and securing major gifts. Advanced analytical, critical thinking, and problem recognition/avoidance/ resolution skills. Preferred Qualifications: Excellent knowledge of the university, its achievements, vision, mission, goals, objectives, applicable policies, infrastructure and current issues of concern and knowledge of issues of concern for higher education generally. Knowledge of the academic programs and disciplines in the liberal arts and sciences, including fundraising priorities set for by the Dean. Political acumen skills, to build and maintain effective working relationships within all organizational levels and with outside constituencies.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 19, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Provide veterinary technical support to disabled veterinary students and requires a flexible schedule to meet the requirements of the student's clinical rotations. Under supervision of the Service supervisor, assist Veterinary Students, Veterinary Technicians, Veterinary Assistants and Veterinarians with patient handling and prescribed medical treatments, including but not limited to patient transportation and restraint. Clean, disinfect, sanitize and stock assigned areas according to established protocols. Monitor and record patient vital functions, maintain inventory and equipment, and perform hospitalization and discharge procedures according to hospital protocols. Physical Demands: - Maneuver/lift equipment and materials weighing up to 50 pounds. - Handle animals weighing up to 50 pounds. - Repetitive bending, twisting, kneeling, walking and standing for entire shift. - Contact with animals, including restraint of animals (sometimes fractious), including primarily horses, cattle, sheep, goats, dogs and cats. -Perform physical labor for extended periods including leading/jogging horses, & holding up horse's leg. -Wear protective clothing for extended periods of time including but not limited to: gowns, coveralls, gloves, masks, face shields, goggles, sleeves, head caps and shoe covers. Work Environment: -Work holidays, weekends, occasional overtime and various hours on short notice. - Work a flexible schedule to provide veterinary technical support for disabled veterinary students to meet the requirements of the student's clinical rotations. -This position works under Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. -Work under regular exposure to zoonotic diseases, anesthesia, sick animals, hazardous materials, and/or infectious diseases and cleaning chemicals. -Work in other related areas on an as needed basis. -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. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: -Experience handling and restraining horses (including fractious horses/stallions). -Knowledge of horse and livestock behavior. -Experience handling, restraining and working with livestock. -Experience handling small animals (dogs and cats). -Skill to move quickly when working with fractious, aggressive livestock. -Skill to anticipate potential problem animals and dangerous situations. -Experience assisting for diagnostic sampling. -Experience with animal husbandry. -Skill to perform cleaning and disinfecting responsibilities. -Skill to proficiently handle assisting with heavy case load. -Skills to maintain inventory of supplies. -Interpersonal skills to work with a diverse group of people, including veterinary students, clients, clinicians, and staff. Preferred Qualifications: -Post-secondary education in veterinary technology, animal science or veterinary science. -Experience working in veterinary medicine/veterinary hospital assisting with medical procedures. -Experience using Veterinary Medical & Administrative Computer System (VMACS). -Experience reading medical records and patient orders. -Experience calculating drug dosages. -Knowledge of industrial cleaning equipment and agents. -Knowledge of common hospital pathogens and methods of disinfection. -Knowledge of medical terminology and disease processes. -Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
Aug 19, 2017
Full time
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Chair and COO, provide leadership in the management of department operations ensuring high-quality administrative support is provided to all internal and external partners. Prepare strategic plans for finance development, (including recharge rate development), equipment and space administration, business processes and industrial affiliate interactions. Ensure safety protocols, training, and necessary implementations are in compliance. Advise on leadership issues. Serve as back-up support to the COO. Manage the day-to-day operations of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, including but not limited to strategic and budget planning, fiscal control, compliance, risk management, facilities, payroll/personnel, academic personnel hiring and purchasing activities. Develop and maintain a positive, cooperative and supportive environment consistent with the UC Davis Principles of Community; provide leadership in a high performance department. Responsible for effectively and ethically leading staff and overseeing a complex translational research, teaching and recharge center environment. Serve as the compliance officer for the recharge centers, departmental business processes as it relates to extramural funding and University Policy and Procedure. Serve as the principal trainer and resource for business office staff on financial procedures and policy. Responsible for overseeing pre- and post-award processes, budget preparation, analysis and forecasting for control of complex budgets. Physical Demands: Sit at computer or extended periods of time. Lift boxes of files weighing up to 25 lbs. Work Environment: 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 (ecigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Work in open, cubicle environment and with some surrounding noise. Work flexible schedule to meet project deadlines and/or operation needs. Background Check Required: This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. Yes Qualifications Minimum Qualifications: Knowledge of Principles of Budgeting, Accounting and Control. Successful award funding, project development and project management experience. Experience gathering and synthesizing large amounts of complex information. Excellent writing skills. Experience with management of complex federal and state contracts and grants. Experience working with sponsoring agency requirements related to OLAW, IACUC, and IRB's for human subjects studies. Experience serving as departmental compliance officer for federal awards, state and private foundation awards and industry awards. Experience with recharge services, operations and facilities administration and management. Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contracted in the course of work. Interpersonal and oral communication skills sufficient to coordinate with a wide range of personnel, including supervisors, faculty, postdoctoral researchers and investigators, and graduate students. Skills to use computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel including pivot tables, and Microsoft Outlook. Organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines and manage assigned work as well as to schedule production, organize information, and maintain accurate records. Problem solving and decision-making skills. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of UC policies and departmental operating procedures. Experience providing leadership in the areas of strategic planning, equipment and space administration, and business processes. CRA (Certified Research Administrator) certification preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in effective use of multi-user computer network systems and applicable financial management software (Kuali, DaFIS and PPS preferred). Proficiency in MS Office Suite. Communication skills to convey recommendations to PI's, managers, and staff to ensure compliance with policy. Skills to recognize problems with cost recovery, invoices, accounts and payroll and initiate timely and appropriate action to resolve them. Experience coordinating documents and projects with Business Contract and Legal Affairs and to interpret regulations or guidelines and to recommend fiscally responsible and sound management practices. Organizational skills to work with changing priorities and demanding workload and to use judgment to make logical decisions. Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with a diverse group of individuals; secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, and negotiate services and/or agreements and MOU's with other departments or external agencies. Managing personnel issues.