Graduate Student Financial Support and Postdoctoral Studies

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Graduate Student Financial Support and Postdoctoral Studies Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 201905101902 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $55,000 - $95,150 Position Information To hire an individual to work in the Graduate Division. The custom scope of the position is to work within the area of Graduate Student Employment, and Postdoctoral Studies, to advise and assist faculty and administrative personnel in over 50 graduate degree programs and over 3000 graduate students and 240 Postdoctoral Scholars, to resolve problems and understand the myriad of policies and procedures pertaining to graduate students and Postdocs, employment, and labor contract issues. Interpret and monitor the regulations of the Graduate Council, Riverside Division of the Academic Senate as well as the system-wide regulations of the Academic Senate and Office of the President. Interpret the articles with the UAW labor contract for both the Academic Student Employees and the Postdoctoral Scholars. This requires a thorough understanding of, student financial support (employment and fellowship support), and how they all interact with one another. Must understand how all offices dealing with graduate students and postdoctoral scholars operate, what procedures they follow, their deadlines, and regulations they consider critical. Including but not limited to International Services, the Registrar's Office, the Academic Resource Center, Human Resources, Labor Relations, Academic Personnel, Campus Health Center, Financial Aid, and the Payroll Office. Please note: The budgeted hiring range for this position is up to $78,900. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Experience Experience Requirement 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Must pass a background check. Required
Minimum Requirements Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Leadership skills to provide guidance, coaching and mentoring to professional and support staff.
Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, service orientation, active listening, critical thinking, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, organizational skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment and decision making; ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
Thorough knowledge of financial processes, policies and procedures.
Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
Ability to function effectively as a member of a team.
Thorough knowledge of financial data management and reporting systems.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Strong proficiency in the use of spreadsheet and database software.
Preferred Qualifications A detailed knowledge and understanding of University (Academic Senate and Academic Personnel) and campus policies (UCR Academic Senate and Graduate Council), procedures and processes pertaining to graduate education.

Demonstrated knowledge of SIS+, Banner, the Payroll Personnel computer system, File Maker Pro, FOCUS, Microsoft Office and the GradSIS and GradESS systems.

Additional Information 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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

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
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Posted: 5/20/2019
Application Due: 10/10/2019
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