Requisition Number: 03024544 Final Filing Date: 09-03-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: PROJECT/POLICY ANL 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $54,400-$109,200/annual Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% Fixed Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: GRADUATE DIVISION - 061300 Department Description: Graduate Studies (GS) advocates on behalf of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars, supports the faculty and staff engaged in delivering graduate education, and administers academic and administrative policies affecting graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in ways that foster a culturally and intellectually diverse environment characterized by high academic standards. Graduate Studies at UC Davis includes more than 100 dynamic degree programs, and a diverse and interactive student body from around the world.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: This position reports to the Director of Analysis & Policy, but is also expected to work directly with senior leadership and across other units in Graduate Studies. Serve as primary liaison to Academic Senate/Graduate Council for shared governance of graduate education. Assist in planning, development, implementation and administration of establishing new graduate programs and other program changes. Apply in-depth understanding to a broad range of policies and issues relating to graduate education and postdoctoral scholars, helping Graduate Studies leadership and staff, program faculty, graduate students and postdocs to resolve problems that are complex in nature and diverse in scope. Conduct research and analysis on a wide variety of topics in support of new initiatives, and communicate findings in a variety of formats including reports, web-hosted data, presentations, and special projects.
Physical Demands: Use computer for extended periods of time.
Ergonomic-friendly desk arrangements are available.
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs. of paper materials.
Work Environment: Occasional travel is required between campus locations and between on-and off-campus locations.
Work in a team-environment setting with interruptions, conversations, and customer needs/questions are common.
Work in a busy office with constant interruptions, traffic, and noise from computers, printers, ringing telephones, and conversations.
May be required to work in an open and/or shared office environment with multiple interruptions.
Work an occasional flexible schedule.
Work occasional overtime including evenings, nights and weekends.
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: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Experience in research and analysis, especially in the area of higher education and/or academic governance.
Organizational and analytical skills to develop, interpret, understand and implement complex policy.
Independent judgment skills to determine the type of information and data needed for analyses and to develop recommendations based on an understanding of policy and priorities, analysis of available information, and an awareness of current issues.
Skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals/analyses/
Interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with diverse groups and individuals from the University, both verbally and in writing.
Skills to research and summarize information in a timely manner.
Time management skills to manage, track, and work on multiple and simultaneous complex tasks, under competing deadlines. Skills to write and review data and select pertinent information for dissemination to departments.
Experience developing statistical reports, spreadsheets, and other quantitative analysis.
Writing skills to prepare clear and concise correspondence, web site content, and summary data; skills to edit and proofread material for correct grammar and spelling.
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience writing and editing a variety of analytical reports, proposals, correspondence, procedures, agreements, and training documents. Experience with UC and UC Davis organization, units, resources, facilities, and student information systems.
Knowledge of UC and UC Davis policies relating to graduate education, graduate research, graduate students, and postdoctoral scholars, and knowledge of national and state trends relating to these topics.
Experience with Windows XP/Vista, Microsoft Office, HTML and internet applications, web content management systems, and/or Tableau data visualization software.
Experience working with Banner, UCPath, PPS, Campus Data Warehouse, KFS, and other campus data tables and data systems.
Familiarity with Graduate Studies managed applications systems such as Program and Roles Manager (PRM), Programs Manager, Student Progress Assessment (SPA), etc.
Knowledge of organizational principles and procedures involved in handling sensitive and/or personally identifiable information (for example, Family Education Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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