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Initial Review Date (IRD): 10-07-2021
Dept Marketing Statement Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Manages, prepares, administers, and directs control of budget / organization resources. Manages the activities of the financial / resource analyst staff. Reviews and approves recommendations for financial planning and control. Monitors division and department adherence to approved budget. Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies. Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules. Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve goals results in additional costs and personnel, and serious delays in overall schedules.
The Assistant Dean of Planning and Finance Management is a part of the leadership team in the Social Sciences Division at UC Santa Cruz:
Assistant Dean for Academic Planning and Research
Assistant Dean for Planning and Personnel
Assistant Dean for Planning and Finance
All three positions serve as principal staff officers for academic and administrative affairs, advising the dean, acting in his/her absence, and serving as both on- and off-campus liaisons. As the dean's direct management team, they share responsibility for strategic and academic planning, development and liaison. Each assistant dean has primary responsibility for specific areas of divisional operations and programs while retaining familiarity with all areas of administration.
Reporting to the Dean of Social Sciences the Assistant Dean of Planning and Finance is tasked with overseeing the research administration and financial management of the division. The Assistant Dean of Planning and Finance has two direct reports and four indirect reports. This position is responsible for providing input and analysis for short and long-range planning and developing innovative solutions for financial issues in the Social Sciences Division. The position is responsible for organizing, hiring and supervising staff to meet responsibilities in all areas of financial and research administration. In addition to duties specific to the Division, the incumbent participates I the development and implementation of campus policies, serves on a number of standing and ad hoc administrative committees and task forces, and provides divisional liaison with other campus units on policy matters concerning fiscal administration.
APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Information: $110,000 - $137,000 / annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full
Schedule Information: Full time, Fixed 100% weekly 40 Hours weekly Mon - Fri Day Shift
JOB DUTIES 30% Creates, maintains, and reports on operational and capital budgets and budget processes, staffing, and financial planning of labor and non-labor activities.
20% Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors, customers, and / or functional peer group managers. Facilitates various activities between functional areas, other organizational units, or customers.
15% Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect units or the organization.
15% Manages, through subordinate supervisors and technical leads, the coordination and implementation of activities of a section or department with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees.
10% Interacts with senior management.
10% Establishes, assesses, and strengthens appropriate internal controls to protect University resources.
Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Comprehensive knowledge of finance and budget policies, practices and systems; budgeting and reporting techniques; fund accounting; human resource planning; accounting and bookkeeping.
Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
Interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels; ability to interact with diverse populations.
Client services oriented; good listening, critical thinking, and analytical skills.
Ability to multi-task.
Knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Professional certification preferred.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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EEO/AA The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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