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INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)
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The IRD for this job is: 04-03-2023
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
The Division of Student Affairs and Success (DSAS) provides campus-wide coordination and leadership for student success programs and activities across departments, divisions, colleges, and administrative units. The Student Success and Equity portfolio of departments is a branch of DSAS focused on academic support services, advising / counseling, student life / co-curricular programming, student identity development and retention / student success initiatives. Student Success and Equity provides services to the campus community with over 17,000 undergraduate and graduate students and has over 64 career employees and 475 student staff employees operating in 8 facilities/locations. The Student Success and Equity area includes a wide array of multi-disciplinary academic and non-academic units including: Disability Resource Center (DRC), Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP), Learning Support Services, Services for Transfer and Re-entry Students (STARS), Renaissance Scholars Program, Veteran Resource Center, African American Resource and Cultural Center (AARCC), American Indian Resource Center (AIRC), Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center (AA/PIRC), Chicano/Latino Resource Center (El Centro), Women's Center (WC), the Lionel Cantu Queer Center (LGBTQ+), Undocumented Student Services (USS), the UCSC Hispanic Serving Institution Initiatives (HSI) grant and campus committees/programs, and the Administrative and Business team for the unit. The Student Success and Equity area includes all of the units and over 125 state, federal, student service fees and gift fund sources and an annual operating budget of nearly $14 million dollars.
Under the direction of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success and Equity (AVC SSE), the incumbent uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of analytical practices, policies and procedures; researches, analyzes and develops solutions to a wide range of issues. The incumbent will also support the AVC SSE with administrative and clerical support, including calendaring, coordinating travel, and meeting/event logistical support for the AVC SSE. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Primarily deals with policies, programs and proposals which are complex in nature and diverse in scope. Develops new programs, policies or procedures for possible implementation. The Project and Policy Analyst will address problems of diverse scope that will require demonstrating good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
Budgeted Salary: $85,000 - $92,000 / Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. Under California law, the University of California, Santa Cruz is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary above the posted range. The salary shown above is the budgeted range the University reasonably expects to pay.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Applies theory and puts into practice with an in-depth understanding of concepts related to analysis of data and systems pertaining to complex projects, policies, initiatives, processes, and or functions on behalf of the AVC SSE, requiring facilitation and collaboration with representation across the division and the campus.
Engages in the research process and implementation of special projects under the direction / in collaboration with the AVC SSE.
Records and follows up on action items and projects from campus committees and teams to ensure projects are moving forward.
Engages with colleagues in departments across campus to advocate for divisional initiatives and seek resolution to a myriad of policy and administration issues.
Supports the AVC SSE on a myriad of student related initiatives and programs.
30% - Administrative Coordination & Event Support
Schedules and assists the AVC SSE to be accessible to staff, faculty, and students and provide administrative interface to set up and charge teams as appropriate.
Provides administrative interface, coordinating with various campus offices to support division wide committees, campus committees, and project teams.
Maintains a comprehensive database of initiatives and assignments, to include actions delegated.
Coordinates and provides support for special events, meetings, and unit wide activities.
Supports AVC SSE with administrative and clerical projects such as calendaring, travel coordination, and special projects.
30% - Policy, Analysis, and Communications
Researches, monitors and analyzes regulations, legislation, research literature and UC policies for impact on the organization or initiative.
Receives, reviews and conducts initial analysis of personnel actions, and supports division wide personnel programs.
Researches and analyzes processes and procedures, summarizes findings, policies and organizational structures in order to develop and / or implement changes and to provide consultative services to department administrators, partners and external stakeholders.
Performs ad hoc, analytical studies on a wide variety of policies, programs and issues which are complex in nature.
Proposes, leads and / or participates on policy and planning committees and working groups. Provides strategy development for organizational or research initiatives.
Develops proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization or initiative.
Coordinates efforts with a variety of external and internal contacts; researches organizational structures, policies and procedures and summarizes best practices in the field. Provides technical guidance and quality assessment.
Performs ad hoc, analytical studies on a wide variety of policies, programs and issues that are complex in nature.
10% - Other Duties as Assigned
Represents AVC SSE at campus wide committee and initiatives as needed.
Other duties and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills to analyze and interpret written material and oral requirements, and to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
Strong skills in short- and long-range planning, program and project management, facilitation, and collaboration.
Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant.
Proposals / analyses.
Strong verbal and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, with various campus constituents such as staff, faculty, students, and external constituents.
Strong written skills to communicate effectively, with various campus constituents such as staff, faculty, students, and external constituents.
Proven ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Demonstrated ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Ability to build and maintain relationships with a broad range of staff and members of a diverse community.
Ability to multi-task with demanding time frames and determine priorities effectively while adhering to deadlines on multiple or simultaneous projects.
Strong policy analysis techniques.
Demonstrated cultural fluency skills.
Master's degree in related area.
Direct experience working on college campuses.
Ability to work occasional evening and weekend hours.
Working knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Ability to work long periods of time at a computer with or without accommodation.
Ability to perform essential physical job functions.
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as directed.
Selected candidate will be required to complete training within established time frames as directed including UC compliance training.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand 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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The University of California is an Equal Employment 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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