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CalIT2 Instrumentation Facility Operational Director

University of California-Riverside
Riverside, CA

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The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) is a world-class, multidisciplinary research partnership of UC San Diego, UC Irvine and recently joined by UC Riverside. The Calit2 component at UCR serves as a multicampus research instrumentation facility under the direction of Research and Economic Development. The facility provides (need help articulating the services and instrumentation available) to campus, system, and external users. The CalIT2 Instrumentation Facility Manager would have primary responsibility for the management of the day-to-day facility operations and routine maintenance of equipment including supervision of staff and users. The manager would establish and oversee facility access and training policies as well as ensure that standard operating procedures for facility instrumentation exist and are adhered to by users. The manager would also support the development and implementation of recharge fees for facility use and support a wide array of users including UC campus-based researchers as well as users from outside organizations. The manager would coordinate, consult, educate, and participate in research applying the methods of microscopy and microanalysis as well as develop and implement standard research methods for equipment and scientific processes used in the facility. The manager would also support the teaching and supervision for facility users and other interested parties; serve as the safety officer for the facility; and participate in campus and other professional organizational meetings/conferences.The full salary range for the CalIT2 Instrumentation Facility Operational Director is $87,300.00 - $163,300.00 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs. Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff. As a university employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.

We are located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations.

Widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, UCR's current enrollment is over 19,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.

UCR plays many roles. As a university, we help educate students to reach their potential and goals. As the only public research university in Inland Southern California, we are on the leading edge of pioneering research that affects the challenges each of us face daily. As a proud member of the Riverside and Southern California communities, UCR's impacts extend beyond just educating students, including contributions to the local economy and promoting positive growth.

The University of California, Riverside serves the needs and enhances the quality of life of the diverse people of California, the nation and the world through knowledge – its communication, discovery, translation, application, and preservation. The undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs; research programs; and outreach activities develop leaders who inspire, create, and enrich California’s economic, social, cultural, and environmental future.

With its roots as a Citrus Experiment Station, UC Riverside is guided by its land grant tradition of giving back by addressing some of the most vexing problems facing society. Whether it is assuring a safe, nutritious, and affordable food supply; stimulating the human mind and soul through the humanities and arts; or finding solutions to the profound challenges in education, engineering, business, healthcare, and the environment, UC Riverside is living the promise.

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 the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UCR provides a gathering place where scholars can pursue their life's work in an academic setting that encourages faculty to make a difference in the world. The university provides faculty members with the resources, support and stimulation needed to reach their goals.

UCR has a commitment to excellence and a proven track record of innovation and collaboration. Every day, our diverse faculty brings an entrepreneurial spirit to showing what a public university is capable of in the 21st century.

In the process, our faculty makes a global impact while remaining leaders for innovation in Inland Southern California.

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