Department Administrator - 15368-1A
Updated: Feb 10, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Department: Public Health Deans Office
Job Opening ID: 15368Reports To: DirectorWorking Title: Department Administrator Department: Public Health/AdministrationBargaining Unit: 99FLSA: ExemptPayroll Job Code: 007377Job Location: UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time: 100%Work Schedule: 8-5 M-FEmployee Class: Career Position Summary: The department is comprised of a dynamic array of faculty with diverse backgrounds in public health and related fields in the social and biological sciences. Our faculty primarily has expertise in the areas of health behavior, social determinants of health, social epidemiology, health disparities and health equity, community-based research, biobehavioral health, and health communication. Our core values include investigating the etiology of health behavior related processes and outcomes, the dynamics of marginalized populations, community-based research and practice, the creation of theoretically informed health interventions and their respective evaluation studies, health communication, and biobehavioral health. The research, teaching, and practice interests of our faculty primarily address the explication of complex pathways linking social, cultural, and biological factors with health, with an emphasis on social determinants of health, social epidemiology, social disparities in health and health equity. We are poised to address complex health issues at the local, global, regional, and national levels given the multidisciplinary research and practice expertise of our faculty. Reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Health, Society and Behavior with a dotted line to the Director of Administration of the Program in Public Health, the incumbent will work under general direction with a high-level autonomy and authority. The incumbent will make recommendations and implement decisions on operational issues affecting the unit. The Administrator is primarily responsible for the administrative and business functions in support of the department. Responsibilities include management, leadership and oversight of departmental financial management, administrative, personnel, contract management, research administration, instructional programs, student affairs, information systems, space and facilities need and outreach initiatives. The successful incumbent will effectively bring creative new approaches forward that support the strategic direction of the organization and balance risk and reward. Compensation Range: Annually: $62,400.00 - $95,000.00 Department Website: http://publichealth.uci.edu Required: 8-10 years of relevant experience.Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, accounting and fund management, and / or personnel management. Interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills. Knowledge of a variety of administrative operational activities such as event planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, website design, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines. Solid knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs. Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality. Strong skills in short-term planning, analysis, problem-solving, and customer service. Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, and / or human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees. Preferred: Master's degree preferred. 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.