8AM - 5PM
$58,500 - $72,750
This position provides executive level support to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development and serves as a resource to the Vice Chancellor's Office staff. The incumbent must maintain a professional, positive, and open environment reflective of the Vice Chancellor's priorities and management style. Independent judgment, an understanding of the academic and administrative issues with which the Vice Chancellor is concerned, and excellent interpersonal skills are required to represent the Vice Chancellor. The incumbent must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality, tact, and decisiveness while working under the pressure of constantly changing priorities, unanticipated urgent demands, and multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines. Computer based pre-employment assessments will be part of the selection process.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common organization-specific computer applications.
Political acumen and sensitivities to the differing perspectives and political circumstances within all levels of the organization as well as the Office of the President and external constituencies.
Advanced analytical/problem-solving skills.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Advising and counseling skills.
Knowledge of federal regulations such as FERPA.
Ability to use a high level of discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Small to mid-level project management skills.
Advanced service orientation.
Strong skills to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, faculty, alumni/donors, students and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.
Advanced knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and procedures.
Knowledge of federal agencies such as NSF, NIH, DOE, etc.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview