Administrative Analyst, UCLA Academic Advancement Program

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
Sep 29, 2017
Ref
26132
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Administrative Analyst maintains budgets, provides coordination for academic programs and services, and conducts data analysis for departmental reviews for the seven academic units (Administration, New Student Programs, Counseling, Peer Learning, Graduate Mentoring and Research, Center for Community College Partnerships and Vice Provosts Initiative for Pre College Scholars) within the Academic Advancement Program department. Major duties include financial accounting, contract and grant fund management, back up program support, and data retrieval and analysis.

The Academic Advancement Program at UCLA provides innovative programs and student services to undergraduates from diverse populations who have been historically underserved by higher education. AAP programs and services include peer learning, counseling, mentoring, scholarships and research opportunities to support the academic success, retention and graduation of the program's students, to increase the number of these students entering graduate and professional schools and to develop the academic, political, scientific, and economic and community leadership necessary to transform our society.

The Academic Advancement Program is supported by a budget of $5.0 million (comprised of both general and extramural funds, and contracts and grants).   

 

Requirements

 

Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu. Reference UCLA REQ. # 26132

 

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Financial skills to develop budget projections and perform cost analysis; skill in designing, implementing, and maintaining electronic spreadsheets and databases.
  • Ability to gather information, analyze data, recognize patterns and tendencies, form logical conclusions and determine their implications, and identify viable alternatives.
  • Working knowledge of contracts and grant policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions when appropriate, and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision or direction.
  • Verbal communication skills to convey information clearly and accurately to faculty, students, staff, and the public; demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion and tact.
  • Demonstrated skill and proficiency using the Internet and computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher to compile and summarize data, create reports, perform web research, etc.

 

Benefits

UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

 

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 - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct