University of California Irvine
Updated: Jul 8, 2021
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Department: African American Studies PMRC Approved:
YesJob Opening ID:
Department ChairWorking Title:
African American StudiesBargaining Unit:
ExemptPayroll Job Code:
UCI Campus- IrvinePercent of Time:
8-5, M-FEmployee Class:
The Manager plans and directs all of the administrative operations of the Department of Asian American Studies, the Department of African American Studies and the Culture and Theory program. Analyzes needs, establishing short and long-term objectives and implements effective organizational planning to meet instructional, research, and programmatic goals of the separate units. Responsibilities include financial management, management of staff and academic personnel, scheduling of classes, undergraduate program administration oversight, facilities, and equipment management. Reports directly to department chairs and on a dotted line basis to the Assistant Dean of the School.
The Department of African American Studies at UCI offers undergraduate students an opportunity to study those societies and cultures established by the people of the African diaspora. The program's curriculum encourages students to investigate the African American experience from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and theoretical approaches. For more information: https://www.humanities.uci.edu/afam/
The Department of Asian American Studies explores the intersections of race, gender, citizenship, ethnicity, and dis/ability within Asian American histories, experience, and cultural production. The Department offers more than twenty cross-disciplinary courses annually such as Asian American Community, Asian American History, Asian American Literature, Asian American Media and Music, Asian American Women, Ethnic Food & Identity, and Politics of Protest. For more information: https://www.humanities.uci.edu/aas/
The Ph.D. Program in Culture and Theory is dedicated to theory-driven research on race, gender, and sexuality. The program is designed for students to develop their own unique style of thinking as they assemble theoretical frameworks, objects of analysis, and social-historical practices into transdisciplinary projects that seek to transform the modern political imagination. For more information: https://www.humanities.uci.edu/cultureandtheory/Compensation Range:
Commensurate with experience. Department Website:https://www.humanities.uci.edu/afam/
; https://www.humanities.uci.edu/cultureandtheory/ Required:
3-5 years of experience required.
Strong skills in short-term planning, analysis, problem-solving, and customer service.
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, and / or human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees.
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.
Interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills.Preferred:
Solid knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs
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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