Job Description

Payroll Title:
CONTRACTS AND GRANTS SUPV 2
Department:
BFS - Sponsored Projects Finan
Hiring Salary Range
$63,400 - $97,000 / Year
Worksite:
Hybrid Remote
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#120801 Assistant Director, Health Sciences

Filing Deadline: Thu 2/2/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/27/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 1/5/23. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until filled.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Incumbent serves as Assistant Director, Health Sciences within Sponsored Projects Finance, a division of Business and Financial Services (BFS). This position is considered a subject matter expert serving in a senior leadership capacity to the division and the campus in support of sponsored research by providing exceptional post-award financial management to include support to campus departments and sponsoring agencies/entities.

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THE "WHY"

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at UC San Diego. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, our culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices and best people at the best place to work! Our candidates come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization thrive!

Our organizational core values (People First, Innovation, Integrity, Excellence, Accountability) define the culture at Business & Financial Services and push us to be our best. We’re excited to grow our team and learn from people that want to make a difference. If you love what you do and comfortable with designing for the future, we encourage you to consider joining our progressive organization. We recognize that candidates come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is the key to innovation and excellence. To do great, we have to be great. Our organization places particular emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion incorporating exit interview feedback to enhance retention efforts and advance issues affecting the overall staff experience. If you're a team player with bold ideas and execution, now is the right time to connect!

You are encouraged to review additional information about our organization:

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Benefits

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. This position is also eligible for full:
1) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
2) Vacation/Holidays
3) Life Insurance
4) UC Retirement Plan

NOTE: Salary placement is determined by the top candidate’s overall qualifications/relevant experience, market data and internal equity.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration and 3-5 years relevant experience; or a combination of education and experience.

  • Working knowledge of contracts and grants transactions and applicable financial systems, as well as related policy, accounting and regulatory compliance requirements. Demonstrated experience (typically three years min, exp.) in post award management or equivalent experience in higher education/similar setting. Expert knowledge in post award financial management process on highly complex award mechanisms.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft suite of applications (i.e Excel, Word, Access or similar software)

  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply sponsor, institutional and departmental policies. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.

  • Ability to perform highly complex financial analysis and customized reporting.

  • Thorough knowledge of policy and its interpretations. Knowledge of current compliance regulations in all areas of research administration.

  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting, fiscal and reporting principles. Proven comprehensive knowledge of contracts and grants post award financial administration.

  • Demonstrated advanced competence in the use of spreadsheet and database software in financial analysis, fiscal management and financial reports.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, expert analytical skills and effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management & supervision, performance management, organizational administration and strategic planning. Experience in motivational and moral building techniques with ability to create and maintain team spirit and harmony.

  • Full knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulation, Code of Federal Regulations, sponsor-specific policies, intellectual property policy, conflict of interest requirements, publication rights, application of indirect cost rates and other complex concepts in research administration.

  • Expert knowledge in OMB circulars such as Uniform Guidance, A-21, A110 and principles of cost accounting standards, including allowability, allocability, and reasonableness, state, local, sponsor and institutional regulations, policies, and guidelines.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Background check required

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $63,400 - $142,800 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

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, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

Application Instructions

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