Manager, COVID Contact Tracing - 10618-1A

Job description

Updated: Sep 4, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Job Type:

Requisition Id: 4002

Reports To: Director

Working Title: Manager, COVID Contact Tracing


Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 006499

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100% Contract

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Position Summary:

Under the guidance of the Director, COVID Response team, the Manager is responsible for designing and implementing the UC Irvine COVID Contact Tracing and Testing Program. Incumbent is responsible for developing and updating surveillance protocols, workflows, desk procedures, and scripts. Manager will also recruit, train and oversee contact investigation supervisors and staff.

Compensation Range:

Commensurate with experience

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Minimum 5 years of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in public health/related field or Registered Nurse with current CA Public Health Nurse (PHN) Certificate strongly preferred.

Advanced knowledge of operational issues in infection control, including policies, regulatory requirements, surveillance and investigation methodologies, data collection, epidemiology, microbiology, patient care, and related nursing issues. Advanced knowledge of data management, analysis, research, reporting, and documentation methods used in infection control, with the ability to contribute to studies, investigations, reports, presentations, and the development of new infection control protocols and policies. Advanced organizational and project management skills, and ability to lead a team, prioritize tasks, and see projects through from inception to completion on schedule. Advanced interpersonal skills, with the ability to participate in the development of informational materials, to provide education, training, and resources, and to develop positive working relationships with employees, students, families, outside personnel. Advanced ability to effectively convey complex clinical, technical, and educational information both verbally and in writing, to collaborate productively in a team environment with all levels of internal and external personnel, and to make cogent presentations of research findings, reports, and analyses related to infection control. Advanced ability to collaborate effectively with management and staff across departments and to provide counsel and guidance on highly complex issues of functionality, clinical quality, efficiency, and program development in all aspects of infection control.


Master’s degree in public health/related field or Registered Nurse with current CA Public Health Nurse (PHN) Certificate.

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.

The University of California, Irvine 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.

UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.




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Job No:
Posted: 9/10/2020
Application Due: 12/9/2020
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