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UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, serve as financial analyst, compliance officer, and resource to faculty, CAO, and Department Chair. Independently perform financial analysis and planning for a range of departmental accounts. Independently gather and apply financial data from a variety of revenue streams and apply University financial management mechanisms to ensure comprehensive and accurate budget construction. Identify, research, and resolve problems as well as collecting, analyzing, and summarizing financial information for special reports. Perform financial analysis and planning for a wide variety of federal, state, and private grants. Work with Principal Investigators to understand new proposals, analyze programmatic needs, and make recommendations. Responsible for pre- and post-award processes, budget preparation, analysis, and forecasting, and for control of complex budgets. Physical Demands: Work at a computer for extended periods of time. Work with frequent interruptions. Work occasional overtime to meet deadlines or operation needs. Limited vacation during busy periods, such as fiscal closing and during grant/project deadlines. 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: -Experience in financial analysis, forecasting and strategic planning to analyze and compile data and reports. -Experience in budget preparation bases on narrative methodological research plans and designs, analysis, and forecasting with skill to control complex budgets. -Experience managing and monitoring multiple accounts. -Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to analyze complex data. -Skill and knowledge to analyze the quantitative aspects of fiscal and budgetary issues. -Knowledge of cost allocation methods. -Knowledge of federal, state, and private grant budgeting guidelines. -Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. -Analytical skills to independently and proficiently assume responsibility for coordination and completion of complex projects requiring interactions with many internal parties in a large organizational structure. -Knowledge of federal and private compliance regulations governing grant budgeting, financial reporting, cost-sharing standards, cost allocation, and policies regarding use of grant funds. -Experience using automated financial and payroll/personnel systems. -Computer skills to utilize various programs and software for word processing, spreadsheets, and website applications. Preferred Qualifications: -Communication skills to convey recommendations to PI's, managers, and staff to ensure compliance with policy. -Experience recognizing and responding to problems with cost recovery, invoices, accounts, and payroll and initiate timely and appropriate action to resolve them. -Experience coordinating documents and projects with Business Contracts, Sponsored Programs, and Internal Audit 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. - Knowledge of University accounting policies and procedures.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under direct supervision of the Business Office Supervisor and MSO provide administrative support for a complex academic and research department. Responsible for post-award administration and account management, fiscal closing, state and extramural accounting, current and base budget, including general ledger reconciliation and adjustment for faculty and all other principal investigators in the Department of Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior. Physical Demands: -Sit at computer terminal for extended periods of time (up to 8 hours a day). -Maneuver and lift/shift file boxes weighing up to 35 lbs. Work Environment: -Work in area where there is constant traffic and frequent interruptions. -Work flexible schedule and occasional overtime to meet departmental and faculty needs. -Restricted vacation during peak periods, such as fiscal close and during grant deadlines. -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 accounting, payroll and human resources including relative policies, laws and regulations. - Experience with hiring staff, academic researchers, postdoctoral scholars, and student titles including collective bargaining contracts/agreements with personnel transactions, and leave management, and coordinating, reviewing, and preparing all appropriate personnel actions. -Mathematical skills to analyze, prepare and interpret statistical and accounting reports and to forecast budgets. - Financial management and accounting skills to maintain accountability, establish audit trails, evaluate systems /procedures and implement improvements. - Knowledge and skills to investigate purchasing and accounts payable problems and to make a decision on resolutions. - Experience processing reimbursements including identification and resolution of payroll /accounting problems and reconcile records. -Experience with ordering, purchasing order, and vendor invoices. - Experience with computers and basic software programs to handle correspondence, forms and basic spreadsheets/data base to prepare clear, accurate correspondence and reports; including but not limited to the current Windows operating system, Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat software, internet and email. - Interpersonal and communication skills to network with campus resources, to effectively communicate with diverse personalities throughout the UC Community, and maintain reference materials. - Skill to compose clear, concise and grammatically correct correspondence. Preferred Qualifications: - Knowledge of UC accounting, procurement, travel, benefits and personnel policies, procedures and labor contracts. - Experience using Kuali, Decision Support, PPS, Banner, OPTRS, MyTravel, Effort Reporting & Cost Sharing system, and other various University systems. - Experience with benefits, Family Medical Leave, and Workers Compensation. - Knowledge of campus academic and staff HR, fee and benefits eligibility and scales. - Experience working with Visa policy and procedures for international students and scholar employees. -Problem-solving skills to work with sensitive data, to resolve issues and correct discrepancies, and to discern level of confidentiality and keep appropriate information confidential. -Customer service skills to interact clearly and effectively with individuals of varying ages, cultural backgrounds and perspectives to research, secure, and/or provide information to clarify situations and resolve problems. - Organizational and time management skills to coordinate and prioritize a variety of complex tasks in an active and complex working environment; handle multiple deadlines and achieve timely progress on multiple simultaneous projects; distribute effort appropriate among the projects; and maintain a high level of productivity.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under direction of the Immunology/Serology Discipline Head, manages the Davis Immunology/Serology laboratory and provides support/consultation to immunology/serology personnel at three remote branch locations. Responsibilities include serologic evaluation of veterinary clinical specimens; supervision, management and training of technical staff in the Davis Immunology laboratory and routine consultation, training, technical support, and quality control for the three branch immunology/serology sections. Incumbent participates in trouble-shooting diagnostic assay performance, development of new or improved immunology diagnostic techniques, and is routinely involved in independent evaluation/implementation of assays and reagents for improvement of current diagnostic services. Must integrate the related fields of veterinary serology, virology, bacteriology, and cell culture for effective diagnostic testing. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. PLEASE NOTE: CAHFS IS RECRUITING FOR ONE POSITION FOR THE IMMUNOLOGY SUPERVISOR AT THE SRA 3-SUPERVISOR OR SRA 4-SUPERVISOR LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE SRA 3- SUPERVISOR LEVEL APPLY TO REQ 03019644 BY AUGUST 21, 2017. Physical Demands: Tests performed require ability to use microscopes and ability to distinguish colors. Ability to stoop, bend, and lift supplies and equipment weighing up to 40 lbs. Work Environment: THIS IS NOT AN H1B/J1 OPPORTUNITY. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. Per the terms and agreements of the department's contracts and grants, the position may require signing of a Confidentiality Agreement or Non-Disclosure Agreement regarding testing and client information. Share weekend/holiday coverage as needed. Periodic, independent overnight travel to CAHFS branch laboratories by air, car, shuttle or other means, as appropriate. All CAHFS employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. Must wear laboratory required/supplied PPE and participate in laboratory-required Health Surveillance Program. This position may require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position include, but are not limited to rabies virus, Chlamydia (psittacosis, ornithosis), Salmonella, Cryptosporidia, Leptospira, Coxiella burnetii, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and Mycobacterium bovis. Ability to tolerate strong odors and the sight of exposed animal tissues and blood. UC Davis is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. 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 Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. -Experience in the fields of veterinary immunology, serology, virology, bacteriology, and/or cell culture. -Skills and experience in performing diagnostic serologic methods including immunodiffusion, serum-viral neutralization, ELISA, agglutination, hemagglutination- inhibition, immunofluorescence, lymphocyte blastogenesis and complement-fixation. -Skills and experience in safely operating and maintaining laboratory equipment including computers, bio-safety cabinets, ELISA readers and washers, automated pipetting and diluting equipment, centrifuges, incubators, scales and balances, microscopes, and electrophoresis equipment. -Experience with quality control and quality assurance methods in a laboratory that utilizes complex methodology. Skills to produce and quality control immunologic reagents, and to obtain and maintain National Veterinary Service Laboratory certification and quality control standards for serologic assays. -Experience working in a high throughput clinical laboratory, and skills to work accurately under pressure to meet deadlines. -Experience in providing effective leadership and skills to provide effective laboratory management and supervision of technical staff in a highproduction analytical laboratory including prioritizing workload and scheduling personnel to meet workload demands. -Skills to effectively recruit, hire, train, and evaluate work performance of personnel. -Independent thinking, strong decision-making and problem solving skills to evaluate and solve problems and/or make sound recommendations. -Skills to understand and use complex laboratory protocols, equipment manuals, and procedural documents. -Skills to write and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and to follow specified official/written protocols. -Skills to follow laboratory/university safety protocols, to include safe handling and disposal of waste solvents, biohazardous, and chemical materials and to instruct/monitor the same for laboratory personnel. -Experience and skills to effectively manage and monitor appropriate and cost effective ordering and use of laboratory supplies and equipment. -Skills to keep neat and accurate records and files, and to write clear and concise reports and data analyses. -Experience and skills to instruct, technically train, and provide immunology-related consultation to a wide variety of technical and professional personnel. -Micro computing skills and experience to work with and train others in the use of PC's and related software including word-processing software, data entry and analysis using spreadsheet-type programs, and laboratory management software programs. Preferred Qualifications: -Master's degree in Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. -Experience working under University personnel and purchasing policies and procedures. -Budgetary experience and skills to project and justify cost expenditures for laboratory needs. -Skills to modify and apply new technologies for practical use in veterinary diagnostics. -Skills to critically evaluate and improve existing technologies, protocols, and procedures for veterinary diagnostic assays. Skills and experience in evaluating commercial products for suitability for laboratory use, including analysis of cost efficiency, technical performance, and quality control. -Skills and experience to devise, organize, and supervise laboratory developmental projects. -Experience working with veterinary infectious diseases. -Skills to present scientific data and data analysis, verbally or in written form, at national meetings or in refereed journals. -Familiarity with livestock, horses, poultry, or agriculture.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under supervision, function as the logistical representative for the delivery of Resource Center for Family Focused Practice statewide contract training, totaling approximately $2 million in contracts per year. Develop professional relationships with county contacts, instructors and off site vendors to ensure successful assessment, development, and implementation of standardized and customized on site, online and distance learning training. Conduct event/Course planning such as selecting and reserving event sites, provide logistical arrangements including acquiring permits, arranging for travel arrangements, gathering and duplicating materials, and creating paperwork for compensation. Track and monitor expenses. Provide on-site support. Typing and formatting a variety of documents. Processing enrollment and evaluations. Maintaining schedules and calendars. Physical Demands: Lift and move boxes of course materials weighing up to 50 pounds. Work Environment: Valid CA driver's license required. Work overtime during peak periods. Must be available for overnight travel and to work variable hours. Must be able to drive to various locations throughout California. 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. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html 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 planning/coordinating logistical details for events or programs in a professional and/or educational environment. -Administrative office support experience including large amounts of data entry and tracking materials and information. -Customer service experience in a business office environment to handle client/customer requests professionally, expediently, and with minimum direction. -Experience working independently as well as in a team environment. -Experience using a database and business tracking system. -Experience using multiple software programs including MS Office Suite for Windows including advanced features in Microsoft Word to complete merges, tables, and macros and to produce correspondence, forms, tables and other printed materials within standards. -Editing and proofreading skills to proofread documents to ensure grammar, spelling and punctuation are accurate. -Skills to collect and compile information maintain accurate records and produce accurate and timely reports. -Skills to adhere to purchasing, monitoring of expenses, cost tracking, accounting, travel and other policies and procedures as governed by the University of California. -Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to interact professionally and effectively in person, on the telephone, online, and via email. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience organizing workload independently and setting priorities, adapting to changing work priorities, and performing multiple unrelated tasks. -Experience in using automated and computerized financial systems -Knowledge to research products and to negotiate with vendors for best terms. -Problem solving experience translating customer needs/problems, identify relevant factors, formulate logical conclusions and suggest alternative solutions -Skills to obtain information from clients to effectively meet the goals/objectives of training. -Experience communicating before groups and facilitating group meetings and discussions
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: The position is the primary contact with clients and potential clients in securing work for the department. Meets with clients to size and scope their projects and then determines the best way to meet their objectives. Responsible for coordination of all work, print, and non-print production to internal, local and regional commercial and in-plant vendors. Physical Demands: Must be able to lift and move up to 25 lbs. Must be able to travel to client and vendor locations. Must be able to conduct press checks which requires physical mobility in a pressroom and visual acuity to review and recommend adjustments in color and image quality. Work Environment: Must obtain a valid drivers license and a safe driving record. This position may at times require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials are present. Specific hazards of the position are organic and inorganic solvents, and other materials commonly used in a printing environment. This position may require occasional overtime. 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 buying print from a variety of suppliers. Project management and organizational skills to distribute attention and effort on multiple projects simultaneously. Experience establishing, maintaining, and following up on proof and production schedules to meet deadlines and client expectations and maintain a high level of productivity. Experienced in printing stock and making recommendations for various projects based on desired outcomes and production processes. Experience with offset printing, digital printing and design processes, pre-production process, finishing processes and large format printing and finishing. Experience color processes and nuances to communicate successfully with production staff and clients. Experience to develop and execute to a technical and non-technical audience; estimates/proposals, production instructions, bid specifications, purchase orders, training materials for presentations to individuals or groups. Communication skills to listen and recommend materials and/or processes to meet client project needs. Skills to offer alternative ideas to meet project needs and/or budget and to prepare detailed cost estimates using the print management system. Computer skills in programs such as Microsoft Suites environment, including database management, spreadsheets, word-processing, presentation, e-mail. Basic knowledge and skill to use Adobe Creative Suite software in the print process. Preferred Qualifications: Advanced experience with Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and Acrobat. Experience teaching non-graphic designers how to prepare their design work to print properly. Experience selling print and related services to potential customers. Skills to set and schedule appointments and cold calls to the highest priority potential customers. Use of a client management system to identify, groom and retain clients for a print business. Knowledge of and experience with promotional products.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: This position will serve as lab manager for the Hobbs Laboratory at UC Davis. Responsibilities will include, supervising laboratory technicians, junior specialists, and undergraduate students, provide expertise for identifying larval fishes and invertebrates from archived plankton samples, assure safety procedures are followed and maintained in the laboratory, manage all field and laboratory databases, provide QA/QC for all related data, manage contract deliverables, provide data analysis and report writing. Manage daily activities in the laboratory including scheduling and supervision of junior specialist and undergraduate research assistants, maintain and provide QA/QC for all databases, manage contracts including budgeting, tasks and deliverables. Manage state and federal permitting responsibilities for field surveys. Physical Demands: Work long hours at a desk. Stand and sit for extended periods of time. Lift up to 35 lbs. Work Environment: Work around chemicals in a laboratory setting. 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: Proficient in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access and R programming language. Skills to manage and modify existing Access databases as well as create new cohesive databases and queries. Experienced in both excel and access data base management. Familiarity with ArcGIS and ArcCatalog for creating, importing and exporting maps of various types. Strong interpersonal skills, personnel management skills, multi-tasking skills, and problem solving skills. Excellent organization and oral/written communication skills as demonstrated by past performance. Knowledge and experience in report writing and basic analysis. Skills to present project information to sponsors and associated governmental and non-governmental organizations in a variety of formats. Understanding of safety procedures, necessity and techniques to achieve that in an environment with a variety of staff and conditions. Experience handling carcinogens and flammables (specifically formaldehyde and ethanol), storage management, hazardous waste labeling, containment, and protocols. Demonstrated knowledge of and experience ordering equipment and supplies using a pre-purchasing system. Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in a related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. Three years of experience in fisheries research. Preference given to understanding of UCD Safety Services WASTe waste accumulation storage tracking system.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: In conjunction with the Conference Housing Manager, with a high degree of independence and autonomy on a day-to-day basis, manage and supervise guest service operations for the conference housing program; develop, coordinate, & implement systems, procedures, staffing, to ensure optimum productivity and quality guest service. Partner with Conference Housing Manager to oversee remote desk operations and collaborate in the management of student supervisors and student assistants. Recruits, trains, and supervises student staff. In cooperation with Conference Housing Manager, UC Davis, Conference and Event Services (CES) identify specific target groups within the university community and non-campus groups to market/outreach potential clients. Develop strategies to expand conference housing activities and assure that services and facilities are marketed in best light possible. Provide year-round management, leadership, coordination and implementation of various in-house, on-campus and off-campus client events, tours, and special services. Supervise and direct events to ensure a safe and successful event for the clients and patrons. Physical Demands: Sit in front of a computer terminal and type on keyboard for extended periods of time. Walking tours of buildings and climbing stairs. Required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, and ability to carry up to 50 pounds. Work flexible schedule to meet weekend conference group requirements including on-call and after-hours rotation; work occasional overtime and varied lunch hours. Work an alternate work schedule as needed May through September. Vacation is restricted during peak workload periods. Work Environment: Valid California Driver's License required. Position may participate in DMV Pull Notice program. This position may at times require the incumbent to work with or be in areas where hazardous materials and/or infectious diseases are present. UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. 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: Experience in conference/guest housing or residential housing operation. Knowledge of principles, practices, and marketing of conference/residential housing services and/or hospitality industry. Experience working in a customer service driven business office environment, communicating effectively and professionally in person, via email and over telephone to assist a wide variety of internal/external clients and event participants. Project management experience to oversee day-to-day summer operations: determine competing workload priorities, establish and effectively meet deadlines, goals and objectives in a fast-paced, high-volume, busy environment; follow-through to successful completion. Experience supervising students or professional staff, acting in a lead capacity to direct work and expectations. Supervisory skills to provide work assignments, recruit, train, evaluate, motivate and implement corrective action of student employees. Ability to work as a team to stay informed, share perspectives, provide feedback, and collaborate regarding specific roles and responsibilities to promote new ideas for increased efficiencies. Skills to perform program analysis and evaluation of technical and non-technical operations. Analytical, accounting and record-keeping, skills to document, retrieve, and reconcile data in a variety of configurations (spreadsheets, reports, software systems, and correspondence). Experience composing, editing and proofreading a variety of correspondence, reports, policies and procedures, agreements, training documents, and performance evaluations. Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) to protect and maintain the confidentiality, privacy and security of student records. Experience working effectively and sensitively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives to build mutual respect, provide equality of research and to secure information to resolve problems or concerns. Decision making skills and experience to chair meetings, train staff, and problem-solve and evaluate business needs. Experience to supervise student personnel including setting expectations, providing work assignments and overseeing area desk operations. Preferred Qualifications: Experience to make decisions in a timely manner and respond with flexibility to requests. Experience in conference event management and coordination. Skill to obtain, understand and give adequate consideration to other's priorities, opinions and concerns, both to secure maximum input for analysis and solution or problems and to assure reciprocal cooperation in working with a diverse group of staff. Critical thinking, analytical thought processing, original idea generation to conduct inductive, theoretical and practical research as well as applied problem-solving. Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new processes performed on in-house database management programs, computerized financial information programs and other automated campus systems. Excellent organizational skills to achieve timely progress on multiple simultaneous projects, distribute effort appropriate among the projects, meet deadlines, and maintain a high level of productivity. Skill to develop innovative solutions, attempt difficult and unfamiliar projects/assignments and respond with flexibility to requests for assistance in problem-solving and organizational development. Skill to analyze complex information or problems in an objective manner and derive logical conclusions to provide a sound basis for establishment of priority, selection of appropriate course of action for pursuit or recommendations to others, and to resolve conflicts.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under direction of the Immunology/Serology Discipline Head, manages the Davis Immunology/Serology laboratory and provides support/consultation to immunology/serology personnel at three remote branch locations. Responsibilities include serologic evaluation of veterinary clinical specimens; supervision, management and training of technical staff in the Davis Immunology laboratory and routine consultation, training, technical support, and quality control for the three branch immunology/serology sections. Incumbent participates in trouble-shooting diagnostic assay performance, and evaluation/implementation of assays and reagents for improvement of current diagnostic services. Must integrate the related fields of veterinary serology, virology, bacteriology, and cell culture for effective diagnostic testing. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. PLEASE NOTE: CAHFS IS RECRUITING FOR ONE POSITION FOR THE IMMUNOLOGY SUPERVISOR AT THE SRA 3-SUPERVISOR OR SRA 4-SUPERVISOR LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE SRA 4- SUPERVISOR LEVEL APPLY TO REQ 03019645 BY AUGUST 21, 2017. Physical Demands: Ability to distinguish between colors. Stoop, bend, and lift supplies and equipment weighing up to 40 lbs. Work Environment: THIS IS NOT AN H1B/J1 OPPORTUNITY. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. Per the terms and agreements of the department's contracts and grants, the position may require signing of a Confidentiality Agreement or Non-Disclosure Agreement regarding testing and client information. Share weekend/holiday coverage as needed. Occasional travel to CAHFS branch laboratories, conferences, etc. All CAHFS employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. Must wear laboratory required/supplied PPE and participate in Health Surveillance Program. Tolerate strong odors and the sight of exposed animal tissues and blood products, and to handle/dispose of infectious materials. May, at times, work with or be in areas where biohazardous and chemical materials and infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position are, but are not limited to salmonella, Listeria, E. coli, Campylobacter, hot acids, bases, ethers and other chemicals. 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. UC Davis is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. 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 Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. -Experience in the fields of veterinary immunology, serology, virology, bacteriology, and/or cell culture. -Skills and experience in performing diagnostic serologic methods including immunodiffusion, serum virus neutralization, ELISA, agglutination, hemagglutination-inhibition, immunofluorescence, lymphocyte blastogenesis and complement-fixation. -Skills and experience in safely operating and maintaining laboratory equipment including computers, bio-safety cabinets, ELISA readers and washers, automated pipetting and diluting equipment, centrifuges, incubators, scales and balances, microscopes, and electrophoresis equipment. -Experience with quality control and quality assurance methods in a laboratory that utilizes complex methodology. Skills to produce and quality control immunologic reagents, and to obtain and maintain National Veterinary Service Laboratory certification and quality control standards for serologic assays. -Experience working in a high throughput clinical laboratory, and skills to work accurately under multiple deadlines. -Skills to provide effective laboratory management and supervision of technical staff in a high production analytical laboratory including prioritizing workload and scheduling personnel to meet workload demands. -Skills to effectively train and evaluate work performance of personnel. -Independent thinking, decision-making and problem solving skills to evaluate and solve problems and/or make sound recommendations. -Skills to understand and use complex laboratory protocols, equipment manuals, and procedural documents. -Skills to write and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and to follow specified official/written protocols. -Skills to follow laboratory/university safety protocols, to include safe handling and disposal of waste solvents, biohazardous, and chemical materials and to instruct/monitor the same for laboratory personnel. -Skills to effectively manage and monitor appropriate and cost effective ordering and use of laboratory supplies and equipment. -Skills to keep neat and accurate records and files, and to write clear and concise reports and data analyses. -Experience and skills to instruct, technically train, and provide immunology-related consultation to a wide variety of technical and professional personnel. -Micro computing skills and experience to work with and train others in the use of PC's and related software including word-processing software, data entry and analysis using spreadsheet-type programs, and laboratory management software programs. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience working under University personnel and purchasing policies and procedures. -Budgetary experience and skills to project and justify cost expenditures for laboratory needs. -Skills to critically evaluate and improve existing technologies, protocols, and procedures for veterinary diagnostic assays. Skills and experience in evaluating commercial products for suitability for laboratory use, including analysis of cost efficiency, technical performance, and quality control. -Skills to devise, organize, and supervise laboratory developmental projects. -Experience working with veterinary infectious diseases. -Familiarity with livestock, horses, poultry, or agriculture.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
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
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Chief of Staff, provides administrative support to the Associate Vice Provost (AVP) for Academic Programs, the AVP for Global Education and Services, and the Chief of Staff. Serve as a general office manager. Coordinates campus visits of international delegations, organizes rotating advisory council meetings, and provides Decision Support and purchasing transaction support. Maintain and schedule meetings, appointments, etc. for AVPs as necessary. Manage and oversee office representational duties for visiting delegations. Organize, arrange, and prepare for meetings often involving many individuals with complex and varied schedules. Provide support with travel and entertainment. Represent the Office of the Vice Provost and Associate Chancellor for Global Affairs as the principal liaison for business visits and inquiries. Provide confidential and non-confidential administrative assistance including filing and administrative organization May be called upon to act as back up support for other executives within the Office of Global Affairs. Physical Demands: Work Environment: Work occasional overtime. May work a flexible lunch hour. 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 working in an executive-level office environment. Professional administrative skills and experience to support the services. Experience applying interpersonal and oral communication skills that promotes collegial communication in person, electronically, and on the telephone with the skill to elicit information needed to clarify inquiries and requests. Experience applying skills in diplomacy to handle sensitive or difficult situations and to work with constituents from diverse cultural backgrounds and perspectives. Experience coordinating electronic calendars and schedules; experience scheduling and managing details of complex meetings and special events. Knowledge of higher education principles and standards to make effective judgments and decision making as well as analytical and critical thinking skills to anticipate and identify issues and information requirements. Interpersonal skills to interact and communicate effectively and professionally with diverse administration, international visitors, staff, faculty, and students, using tact, diplomacy, and good judgment during all interactions in the performance of a wide variety of programs and support functions. Organizational and time management skills to establish goals and workload priorities under limited supervision, and to work effectively and with attention to detail under intense deadlines on multiple projects with competing deadlines. _______________________________________________________ Preferred Qualifications: Analytical skills to understand, interpret, and communicate information from a wide variety of sources. Experience with MS Office programs. Organizational skills to work on projects with competing deadlines and to establish goals and workload priorities; flexibility in dealing with people and competing demands. Understanding of and experience applying the general principles of accountability for access and use of automated financial systems. Experience with Decision Support and OPP. Writing, editing, and proofreading skills to produce correspondence and other written materials. Organizational and analytical skills to assume general assignments and independently follow through to successful completion; to manage details of complex projects and events; and to manage calendars and schedules. Skill in managing and maintaining file systems, including electronic file systems. Experience developing creative solutions to general problems, attempting unfamiliar projects/assignments and respond with flexibility to requests for assistance. Computer knowledge and skills to apply various programs (word processing, spreadsheets, databases) and software to accomplish assignments, and the ability to learn new software. Skill to learn the Advancement Services database systems and receive periodic update/refresher training from Advanced Services staff. Knowledge and understanding of campus travel policies and procedures, including UC Davis Aggie Travel system. Skills to maintain confidentiality of sensitive issues/matters; ability to exercise discretion in dealing with controversial or potentially sensitive topics. Knowledge of or ability to learn campus wide offices and administrative staff contacts. General knowledge of campus resources.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Human Resources, the HR Administrative Support Supervisor manages the day to day operations related to supporting the HR/Payroll team in the following areas: leaves management, recruiting coordination, training and compliance, and payroll/personnel. Determine, delegate, and assess workload of administrative staff to achieve departmental goals, ensuring a high level of service. In conjunction with the Assistant Director of Human Resources, this position is a direct liaison to the Shared Services Center Payroll and Human Resources units, Disability Management Services, Central Human Resources Recruiters, and Student Housing and Dining Services management. Work directly with HR/Payroll colleagues, Student Housing and Dining Services and Hyatt management to manage recruitment, leaves, and training efforts for Student Housing and Dining Services and Hyatt career, limited term, per diem, TES (Temporary Employment Services) and student positions. Physical Demands: Lift boxes and files weighing up to 20 lbs. Use computer equipment for extended periods of time (6-8 hours per day). Work Environment: Occasional overtime may be required to meet operational needs. Work in shared work environment that is occasionally noisy. Restricted vacation during peak workload periods. Work occasional evenings and weekends to meet operational needs. 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: Experience recruiting, selecting, training, supervising and evaluating employees. Experience interpreting and articulating personnel policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreements and employment law. Experience establishing goals and workload priorities, handling multiple tasks and complex projects simultaneously with conflicting priorities and meeting deadlines, and flexibility in dealing with people and competing demands. Experience working in a professional environment with skill to exercise political acumen in handling and responding to sensitive or difficult situations diplomatically. Leadership experience to chair meetings, problem-solve, and evaluate business needs. Interpersonal communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with individuals of varying backgrounds and perspectives to research and secure information to resolve problems. Writing skills to prepare a variety of correspondence, reports, policies and procedures, agreements, training documents, and performance evaluations. Computer skills to utilize various software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database management programs. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of UC policies and procedures, including working knowledge of UC benefits and retirement programs, DaFIS/Kuali, PPS, OPTRS, Decision Support, PeopleAdmin, as well as other campus systems. Experience applying federal and state laws and regulations, including Worker's Compensation, FMLA and ADA. Organizational and managerial skills to prioritize, plan and direct projects, workload and staff. Skill to write, communicate, and interpret fluently in the Spanish language, including explaining payroll calculations and computations, benefits and staff programs (i.e. FML, Workers' Compensation) Writing and communication skills to prepare and present documents, reports, proposals for management and correspondence with various constituencies within campus and UC system. Organization skills to work effectively, achieve timely progress on multiple simultaneous projects, distribute effort among projects, and meet deadlines. Critical thinking and applied problem-solving skills both interpersonal and analytical. Experience in maintaining confidentiality of sensitive issues/matters, to handle difficult situations diplomatically, and to work effectively and sensitively with constituents from diverse backgrounds and perspectives.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Reporting to the Assistant Director of Prospect Management and Analytics, the senior prospect data analyst is responsible for providing data driven solutions to Prospect Management and Research (PMR) programs. Lead the development of analytical strategies, tools and ad-hoc reports to support PMR programs such as centralized portfolio management, prospect identification and assignment, portfolio analysis, portfolio penetration, proposal activity, etc., Provide on-going assessments of programs' effectiveness. Coordinate routine and ad hoc analysis and reporting on University-wide prospect qualification, cultivation and solicitation activities. In collaboration with the Prospect Research team, plan, develop and implement custom predictive models to facilitate the identification of high quality prospects to ensure portfolios have a sufficient number of prospects to meet goals and to develop an understanding of donor behavior. Conduct extensive business analysis; extract, organize, manipulate, mine and model data to inform management business decisions related to matters of portfolio management, staff deployment and goal-setting. Serve as subject matter expert for the PMR team in data manipulation and data analysis and reporting. Provide high level support to the PMR team in the integration of data analysis into day-to-day work. Develop and maintain substantial knowledge of applicable information technology and how data are structured within the development database and complementary reporting tools. Responsible for building-out, maintaining and improving a comprehensive repository of reports and analytics in order to serve the needs of PMR and DEVAR. Physical Demands: Sit for extended periods of time in front of a computer terminal and extensive use of a keyboard. Work Environment: Must provide own transportation to off-site meetings and events. Work occasional flexible hours as needed to meet operational need. 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 in business analysis and project team facilitation in order to extract, organize and disseminate information for data segmentation, statistics, and decision making. Experience with spreadsheet, query, statistical modeling, data management and visualization software - e.g., Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, Visual Basic and Visual Studio, Structured Query Language (SQL), R, SPSS, Tableau, et al. High degree of technical skills with proficiency and understanding of data mining, modeling and statistical analysis techniques and software. Direct knowledge and proven experience with manipulating data from relational databases (such as Ellucian's Advance, Reeher platform, Michelangelo). Extensive database experience in a large-scale database environment maintaining data quality. Exceptional analytical skills to synthesize a high volume of information from a variety of sources and perform complex analysis to produce reports that are usable and actionable to a variety of fundraising professionals. Expert written communication skills to compose and document complex technical processes as well as issues and their resolution. Strong oral communication skills, including skills to successfully interact and collaborate with varied constituents in a professional manner. Proven analytical, problem-solving and management skills to independently research, develop, take ownership of, and confidently recommend solutions to complex problems and issues. Experience in determining priorities, delegating responsibilities, exercising independent judgment and making appropriate decisions. Project management experience to thrive in an environment of changing priorities and conflicting demands. Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the principles of development/fundraising at a major university with emphasis on analysis. Work experience in a large fundraising organization, especially in higher education. Working knowledge of R, SPSS, Tableau, or other mainstream software packages used for building statistical data models and for data visualizations Direct knowledge and proven experience with Ellucian's Advance, Reeher platform, Michelangelo. Ability to adequately utilize research tools.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Executive Director of Center for Student Affairs Assessment provide leadership for the Division in program evaluation and assessment to foster an evidence-based culture of inquiry into the practices and conditions that foster academic success, student development and campus community. Provide analysis, information, and recommendations that lead to successful coordination and Division-wide implementation of program, services and facilities assessment learning to improve student life at UCD. Assist program director and staff with the integration of assessment results into program review processes. Provide expertise on use of multiple advanced statistical methods to assemble statistical reports and analyze assessment results through research methodological approach. Provide assistance and coordination with randomization modeling, statistical analysis, data collection, storage processes relating to campus-wide assessment, and with the implementation of assessment activities in compliance with accreditation requirements and standards. Contribute to campus-wide collaborations on research and, under the general direction of the Director of Center for Student Affairs Assessment provide leadership for the Division in program evaluation and assessment to foster an evidence-based culture of inquiry into the practices and conditions that foster academic success, student development and campus community. Provide analysis, information, and recommendations that lead to successful coordination and Division-wide implementation of program, services and facilities assessment learning to improve student life at UCD. Assist program director and staff with research design and the integration of assessment results (formative and summative evaluation) into program review processes. Provide expertise on use of multiple advanced statistical methods to assemble statistical reports and analyze assessment results. Provide assistance and coordination with statistical analysis, data collection, storage processes relating to campus-wide assessment, and with the implementation of assessment activities in compliance with accreditation requirements and standards. Contribute to campus-wide collaborations on research and evaluation studies to address important questions related to student academic, social, cultural, personal and civic development and policies to support the decision processes of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs encompasses 24 defined departments or units with operational budgets exceeding $414 million annually. With approximately 2.5 million square feet of assignable space, the division is served by 756 professional staff and approximately 3,000 student employees. Physical Demands: -Sit at desk/computer for extended period of time. Work Environment: -Work in open workspace environment with office noise. -Employee is personally responsible for following safety procedures/guidelines. -Manage and complete projects in an environment of interruptions, background distractions, traffic and noise from computer printers, copier, telephones ringing, and conversations. -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: -Master's degree in higher education/student affairs, social sciences, or related field. -Skills performing qualitative and quantitative data collection, analysis, advanced statistical methods and reporting. -Knowledge and understanding of both theory and practical application of program evaluation and assessment, planning, and methods in a higher education environment. -Understanding of data analysis in parametric and non-parametric statistics and how to turn data into actionable insights in true/natural experimentation setting. - Experience in both Quantitative and Qualitative research methodology and proved experience in evaluation, study design, data management and research analysis across disciplines. -Expertise in data analysis, SQL, Oracle Banner and software applications to practice, including the skills to use statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, SAS, Stata, R, etc.) in normalized/de-normalize data. -Written and oral communication skills to work collaboratively with development application engineers, quantitative/qualitative researchers and senior executive administrators. -Organizational and project management skills to assess effective and efficient models in organizations. Preferred Qualifications: -PhD in higher education, social sciences or related field.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, serve as the compliance officer for extramural funding awards and resources to the COO and Chair. Conduct financial analysis and effort reporting and participate in the financial planning for a wide variety of federal, state, and private grants. Gather, manage and analyze financial data from a variety of revenue streams, including state general funds, state and federal grants, private grants, gifts, and other funding sources. Act as departmental compliance expert in University policy and procedure for departmental business processes. Also, principal trainer and resource for business office staff on financial procedures and policy. Assist the COO in long-range financial planning and forecasting. Responsible for pre- and post-award processes, budget preparation, analysis, and forecasting, and for control of complex budgets. PLEASE NOTE: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING IS RECRUITING FOR ONE POSITION FOR FINANCIAL ANALYST 2 OR FINANCIAL ANALYST 3 LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE FINANCIAL ANALYST 3 LEVEL APPLY TO REQ 03019751 BY AUGUST 24, 2017. Physical Demands: Sit at computer or extended periods of time. Lift boxes of files 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: Experience in financial analysis, forecasting and strategic planning to analyze and compile financial data and reports. Experience in budget preparation bases on narrative methodological research plans and designs, analysis, and forecasting with skill to control complex budgets. Experience managing and monitoring multiple accounts. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills to analyze complex data. Skill and knowledge to analyze the quantitative aspects of fiscal and budgetary issues. Knowledge of cost allocation methods. Knowledge of federal, state and private grant budgeting guidelines. Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Skills to design and implement effective accounting systems and related procedures needed to maintain such systems. Analytical skills to independently and proficiently assume responsibility for coordination and completion of complex projects requiring interactions with many internal parties in a large organizational structure. Knowledge of federal and private compliance regulations governing grant budgeting, financial reporting, cost-sharing standards, cost allocation, and policies regarding use of grant funds. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of University accounting policies and procedures. 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.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 23, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under direction of the Immunology/Serology Discipline Head, manages the Davis Immunology/Serology laboratory and provides support/consultation to immunology/serology personnel at three remote branch locations. Responsibilities include serologic evaluation of veterinary clinical specimens; supervision, management and training of technical staff in the Davis Immunology laboratory and routine consultation, training, technical support, and quality control for the three branch immunology/serology sections. Incumbent participates in trouble-shooting diagnostic assay performance, and evaluation/implementation of assays and reagents for improvement of current diagnostic services. Must integrate the related fields of veterinary serology, virology, bacteriology, and cell culture for effective diagnostic testing. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. PLEASE NOTE: CAHFS IS RECRUITING FOR ONE POSITION FOR THE IMMUNOLOGY SUPERVISOR AT THE SRA 3-SUPERVISOR OR SRA 4-SUPERVISOR LEVEL BASED ON EXPERIENCE. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED, SUBMIT A SEPARATE APPLICATION FOR EACH POSITION. IF YOU ARE ALSO INTERESTED IN THE SRA 4- SUPERVISOR LEVEL APPLY TO REQ 03019645 BY AUGUST 28, 2017. Physical Demands: Ability to distinguish between colors. Stoop, bend, and lift supplies and equipment weighing up to 40 lbs. Work Environment: THIS IS NOT AN H1B/J1 OPPORTUNITY. This is not a research position. The position is located in a diagnostic laboratory where quality control and assurance as well as meticulous working habits are essential. Per the terms and agreements of the department's contracts and grants, the position may require signing of a Confidentiality Agreement or Non-Disclosure Agreement regarding testing and client information. Share weekend/holiday coverage as needed. Occasional travel to CAHFS branch laboratories, conferences, etc. All CAHFS employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries. Must wear laboratory required/supplied PPE and participate in Health Surveillance Program. Tolerate strong odors and the sight of exposed animal tissues and blood products, and to handle/dispose of infectious materials. May, at times, work with or be in areas where biohazardous and chemical materials and infectious diseases are present. Specific hazards of the position are, but are not limited to salmonella, Listeria, E. coli, Campylobacter, hot acids, bases, ethers and other chemicals. 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. UC Davis is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees. 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 Immunology, Biology, Animal Science, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of experience and training. -Experience in the fields of veterinary immunology, serology, virology, bacteriology, and/or cell culture. -Skills and experience in performing diagnostic serologic methods including immunodiffusion, serum virus neutralization, ELISA, agglutination, hemagglutination-inhibition, immunofluorescence, lymphocyte blastogenesis and complement-fixation. -Skills and experience in safely operating and maintaining laboratory equipment including computers, bio-safety cabinets, ELISA readers and washers, automated pipetting and diluting equipment, centrifuges, incubators, scales and balances, microscopes, and electrophoresis equipment. -Experience with quality control and quality assurance methods in a laboratory that utilizes complex methodology. Skills to produce and quality control immunologic reagents, and to obtain and maintain National Veterinary Service Laboratory certification and quality control standards for serologic assays. -Experience working in a high throughput clinical laboratory, and skills to work accurately under multiple deadlines. -Skills to provide effective laboratory management and supervision of technical staff in a high production analytical laboratory including prioritizing workload and scheduling personnel to meet workload demands. -Skills to effectively train and evaluate work performance of personnel. -Independent thinking, decision-making and problem solving skills to evaluate and solve problems and/or make sound recommendations. -Skills to understand and use complex laboratory protocols, equipment manuals, and procedural documents. -Skills to write and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and to follow specified official/written protocols. -Skills to follow laboratory/university safety protocols, to include safe handling and disposal of waste solvents, biohazardous, and chemical materials and to instruct/monitor the same for laboratory personnel. -Skills to effectively manage and monitor appropriate and cost effective ordering and use of laboratory supplies and equipment. -Skills to keep neat and accurate records and files, and to write clear and concise reports and data analyses. -Experience and skills to instruct, technically train, and provide immunology-related consultation to a wide variety of technical and professional personnel. -Micro computing skills and experience to work with and train others in the use of PC's and related software including word-processing software, data entry and analysis using spreadsheet-type programs, and laboratory management software programs. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience working under University personnel and purchasing policies and procedures. -Budgetary experience and skills to project and justify cost expenditures for laboratory needs. -Skills to critically evaluate and improve existing technologies, protocols, and procedures for veterinary diagnostic assays. Skills and experience in evaluating commercial products for suitability for laboratory use, including analysis of cost efficiency, technical performance, and quality control. -Skills to devise, organize, and supervise laboratory developmental projects. -Experience working with veterinary infectious diseases. -Familiarity with livestock, horses, poultry, or agriculture.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 23, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under supervision, responsible for providing general administrative support and outreach and event planning for the Asian American Studies Department. Coordinate content of Department web pages. Support faculty in course issues including preparation, implementation, planning and scheduling, course evaluation, book ordering, and other related issues. Assist the chair in supervising the student assistants staffing the ASA front office. Work with the SAO to provide students with advice and support on academic issues, and serve as backup contact for students to provide general academic information and direct them to designated adviser. Schedule and take minutes at meetings for ASA department faculty and staff. Assist faculty with establishing office hours and answering the phone, taking messages and routing calls. Make room reservations room changes, audiovisual and classroom equipment reservations, repairs for classes. Oversee and monitor use of the Kagiwada Library. Coordinate annual hiring of Teaching Assistants for undergraduate courses. Serve as department representative and coordinator for annual events such as Fall Welcome, Preview Day, Welcome Week, Commencement, Orientation Week. Plan additional department events as needed (guest lectures, film screenings, etc). Physical Demands: - Lift recruitment/outreach materials weighing up to 25 lbs of - Extended use of computers. Work Environment: -Work in a busy environment with frequent interruptions and under the pressure of deadlines. -Work occasional overtime on weekdays and weekends, with supervisor's pre-approval. -Limited or restricted vacation during peak advising and admissions periods and other critical programmatic deadlines. -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. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html 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 providing assistance to students on a wide range of complex issues in a higher education setting including referral to department and campus resources. -Analytical skills to understand and interpret a wide variety of University And Program policies and procedures for faculty, graduate students and staff. -Skills to prepare and monitor budgets related to student support and program events. -Interpersonal, customer service and communication skills to interact and communicate professionally with individuals and groups of varying ages and cultural backgrounds, and with applicants, faculty, students, campus student services offices and agencies and organizations. Analytical and problem solving skills to disseminate information, resolve problems, and/or clarify situations and skills to effectively lead and facilitate group discussions. -Writing, editing and proofreading skills to independently draft memorandums and correspondence to applicants, students and faculty, and prepare reports other materials. -Skills to collect and analyze statistics, create summary reports, and track student progress and enrollment trends. -Mathematical skills to add, subtract, multiply, divide and to determine percentages, ratios, and estimates with attention to details. -Computer experience to utilize various programs and software for word processing, spreadsheets, database programs, email, PowerPoint, the internet, and student information systems to accomplish assignments. Preferred Qualifications: -Experience maintaining confidentiality of student records and apply federal and state FERPA and Information Privacy Act regulations. -Experience using UC's student information system BANNER, Integrated Curriculum Management System (ICMS), PPS/OPTRS, PPS Decision Support, DaFIS Decision Support, MyTravel and other campus web-based tools. -Skills to analyze new policies and changes in existing policies to develop procedures to meet requirements. -Knowledge of BX union contracts to ensure compliance and follow appointment procedures. -Skills to obtain, correlate and analyze data and develop statistics from a variety of sources; to retrieve and assemble information for the preparation of reports, schedules, correspondence, etc. -Skills to develop, organize, maintain and evaluate complex recordkeeping systems. -Skills to supervise student staff -Experience developing, organizing and implementing educational programs, workshops or seminars to enhance student development and retention within the Asian American student community. -Experience working with ASA parents, alumni, AAPI, community groups, and organizations.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 23, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Manage and supervise staff in all undergraduate and graduate advising and student services in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering departments. Independently develop and manage two complex and comprehensive graduate programs from recruitment to matriculation. Provide advanced academic advising on a wide range of complex issues involving undergraduate and graduate students. Manage both department program budgets including all block grants, fellowships, awards, and work-study requirements. Manage curriculum planning, policies, resources, and financial aid for impacting performance, time to degree, and future career options in both programs. Responsible for teaching assistant (TA), Reader, and Tutor allocations. Responsible for coordinating outreach, recruitment, and orientation activities. Oversee planning and host events. Coordinate the design and updates of social media sites and pages. Maintain alumni databases, relationships and communication. Physical Demands: -Sit for extended periods of time at a computer or desk. -Lift and move boxes of materials weighing up to 25 lbs., hand carts available for use. Work Environment: - Travel occasionally, including short overnight trips. - Infrequently attend evening and/or weekend meetings. - 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 at the university level working with graduate students in a degree-oriented program, assessing progress toward degree and the understanding and knowledge of academic needs and concerns of students in a higher educational setting. Analytical skills to evaluate and interpret complex policies, procedures and reference materials that apply to students. Skills to evaluate and interpret a wide variety of domestic and international college credentials. Experience with counseling and guidance techniques to advise students and to help them resolve academic, social and emotional problems and to make sensitive referrals. Analytical skills with data, policy and programs including interpreting evaluating, projecting and problem solving a variety of issues. Leadership skills to advocate for and guide graduate programs toward their stated mission. Writing skills to compose and edit correspondence, reports, reviews and informational materials to correspond with applicants, faculty, students, student services offices, and off-campus agencies and organizations. Computer skills to utilize office software and database applications. Skills to develop and manage budgets and to assemble statistical reports in support of graduate student funding. Preferred Qualifications: Experience providing supervision to others, including recruiting, managing expectations and workload, correction action, and training and development opportunities. Experience with college/university regulations, procedures, university governance and familiarity with public university structures. Experience with general curricular elements and structures (e.g., courses, units, prerequisites, majors and minors) and pedagogical approaches at the college and university level. Experience working in an academic environment with pressures (personal/social) encountered by students at a major research university, including student from underrepresented groups. Skill to develop or adapt procedures to ensure compliance with policy requirements. Experience using BANNER, GRADTRAKS, DESII, SIS, Filemaker Pro, and Excel. Experience with course schedule development. Knowledge of campus academic, student and community services and resources. Knowledge of general objectives and policies of the unit and campus concerning various graduate programs, and non-traditional and international constituencies. Experience with confidential student records and other sensitive materials or information. Skills to examine and assess college transcripts and accurately compute grade point averages. Communications skills to actively listen, give helpful feedback and provide useful information; carefully chooses tone and delivery in conveying information; uses appropriate media; is aware of impact on others. Organizational and time management skills to meet deadlines and anticipate needs of the program and students.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 23, 2018
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
May 23, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, provide support for clinicians and students in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital by serving as the first point of contact; provide medical records support; schedule appointments and process medical records data for easy retrieval; collect payments for services; enter patient charges and collect payment from clients. Physical Demands: -Maneuver/lift equipment and materials weighing up to 25 pounds. - Perform duties at counter or desk for extended periods of time and work in confined or small spaces. 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. -May require working with or around areas with sick animals, hazardous materials, and/or infectious diseases, and distraught clients. - Maintain a working schedule coordinated with team members to provide coverage between 7:30am - 7:00 pm. Monday through Friday with alternating Saturdays. - Work variable hours and occasional overtime to meet operational needs. -Work in other related areas on an as needed basis. 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: - Experience assessing and recognizing emergency situations, difficult/unpleasant situations and/or individuals and take the appropriate action. - Experience with administrative, billing, client services, and medical records in a veterinary medical environment. - Reception experience to answer phones and assist clients. - Experience taking messages, and preparing/proofreading correspondence, reports, and informational documents. - Knowledge of animal anatomy, and medical terminology to provide general information and make the appropriate referrals. - Math and analytical skills to review and correct data. - Experience using various programs and software for word processing, spreadsheets, scheduling, entry and retrieval of medical records, and database management programs. - Interpersonal communication and customer services skills to clearly and effectively interact with individuals of varying ages, cultural backgrounds, perspectives to secure and/or provide information to clarify situations, resolve problems, make referrals, and interact with the general public in a helpful and positive manner. Preferred Qualifications: - Knowledge of VMTH admissions, records, cashiering policies and procedures affecting services, clients, and confidentiality of records and information. - Experience with filing alphabetically, numerically, and use a terminal digit filing system. - Ability to learn the fundamental VMTH services and standards for admissions, records, billing, disease processes, scientific terms and processes.
UC Davis Davis, CA, USA
May 21, 2018
Full time
Job Summary: Under general supervision, responsible for overseeing Access Services related functions; interpreting and enforcing unit, department, and library policy/procedure; opening and/or closing building; overall building and collection security; oversees Public Service Desk; may schedule, train and supervise student assistants. Represent the University Library to patrons on evenings, weekends and holidays. Access Services is responsible for providing access to and maintaining in good physical order the University Library's general collections. The unit provides access to material not owned by a patron's home library via Inter-library Loan or Document Delivery Services. Physical Demands: Read print and computer screens. Lift material weighing 15 or more pounds and pass material across counters up to 40' in height. Move, load, and unload book trucks weighing up to 600 pounds. Shelve and retrieve material from stacks 5'-84' in height for extended periods of time. Work Environment: This Night & Weekend Assistant position works primarily at Blaisdell Medical Library in Sacramento. This position may be required to work at any of the University Library facilities as needed. Description of the primary location will vary depending upon whichever facility is the primary location of work. Work flexible schedule. Must be available to work a variable schedule and over 50% time to meet business needs. Hours worked are subject to change and vary by facility. Hours worked include, but not limited to, holidays, finals, intersession, and summer sessions. Must substitute for Night and Weekend staff for planned and unplanned absences. Must be available for staff meetings during daytime hours. Frequent interaction with patrons and staff; communicate in person, by telephone, and electronically. 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: Library operations and practices work experience in an academic library public service setting (Facilities/Security, Circulation, Reference, Personnel, Stacks Maintenance, Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Services). Interpersonal and communication skills to successfully interact with a diverse patron and staff population. Effectively explain complex policies; remain calm and exercise tact and compassion when dealing with difficult individuals. Experience functioning as a work leader; training, directing, evaluating, and motivating others. Organizational skills to work independently and follow established processes and priorities; flexibility to manage rapid priority changes and adjust workflow to meet deadlines. Analytical skills to determine solutions while maintaining compliance with established policies/guidelines. Problem resolution and policy exception granting/refusal experience. Experience responding to emergencies and unusual situations, applying good judgment with appropriate incident management and/or referral. Experience operating automated library systems, catalogs, and other library-related databases. Bibliographic skills. Electronic communication and MS Office experience, including Word, Excel, and Access. Math skills sufficient to compile statistics, perform calculations, interpret and analyze data. Skills to operate and troubleshoot standard office/library equipment. Writing skills to compose clear and concise professional documents and communications. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of applicable University policies and procedures with skills to interpret, articulate and apply Unit/Library/University policy, procedure and practice to patrons/staff, and make appropriate referrals for optimal service. Skill to work cooperatively as a contributing member of a team to establish unit goals; plan, organize and implement unit procedures to achieve goals; and back-up co-workers during staffing shortages and heavy workload periods. Knowledge of Library of Congress (LC) and/or National Library of Medicine (NLM) classification systems.