The Assistant Director of the Academic Senate serves as a policy advisor to the Chair, Chair Elect, Executive Director, Divisional Assembly, Academic Senate Cabinet, and all standing councils and committees. The Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the Executive Director of the Academic Senate in effectively managing and ensuring the delivery of all professional level and analytical support, administrative functions, and the general work of the Academic Senate. The Assistant Director provides oversight of daily operations, assists the Executive Director with fiscal planning and analysis, and manages and makes recommendations to improve workflows and processes. In the absence of the Executive Director, the incumbent is responsible for management of Senate Office operations, support for the Senate Cabinet, Divisional Senate Assembly, and Committee on Committees, and supervision of Senate staff.
Under the general direction and guidance of the Executive Director, the Assistant Director coordinates all activities of the Council on Equity and Inclusion. In consultation with the Executive Director and collaboration with a Senior Analyst, coordinates all activities of the Committee on Privilege and Tenure, Complaint Advisor Panel, and Hearing Panels in accordance with the timelines mandated by the UC Regents.
The Assistant Director, while assigned to support specific committees, is also called upon to function as a member of the Academic Senate Office team. As such, the Assistant Director is expected to participate in activities that relate to the Academic Senate as a whole and is expected to assist all committee members, colleagues, and campus community members with a variety of needs associated with Academic Senate Office operation as well as provide effective back up during peak periods, absence of peers, and/or filling in during a vacancy/ies. The Assistant Director is responsible for ensuring up to date knowledge and smooth operation during back up of assigned colleague(s). Additionally, the Assistant Director is expected to accept rotational committee assignments based upon operational priorities, needs and/or cross-training efforts.
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Salary: Commensurate with experience Total Hours: 8-5, M-F Career Position. Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts. Please attach your resume.
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