Job Description

Payroll Title:
BFS - Financial Operations
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Hybrid Remote
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Work Schedule:
8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#120048 Director, Campus Equipment Management

Filing Deadline: Wed 11/30/2022

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

This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.


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 job's technical requirements. 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 emphasizes 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!

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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.


Incumbent serves as Director, Campus Equipment Management within Financial Operations -- a division of Business & Financial Services (BFS). This position provides strategic oversight and leadership of the Equipment Management (EQM) team with the authority to recommend standard operating procedures related to property management. UC San Diego provides direction in the areas of controlling fixed assets owned by or in the care and custody of the University, capital asset reconciliation, and developing strategic and tactical plans in partnership with departmental equipment administrators, plant accounting, contracts and grants, sponsored projects finance, surplus sales, disbursements, procurement, office of the president, and the medical center.

As a member of the Financial Operations and BFS Extended Core Leadership (BFS-ECLT) teams, provides organizational leadership, including strategic planning, and represents UC San Diego on various UC-wide financial and business process improvement teams and for activities that involve collaboration among various participants and locations. Participates in organizational planning, policy development and implementation, change management, goal-setting, and practice optimization.

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  • Expert knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems. Eight (8+) or more years of program leadership, direction, and management experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and summarize complex accounting data, perform complex reconciliations, prepare financial reports, and resolve complex accounting problems independently.

  • Expert verbal and written communication skills.

  • Expert presentation, interpersonal and consultative skills

  • Expert knowledge of finance, business, and systems operations and regulatory compliance requirements. Expert knowledge of accounting principles and financial management techniques, with demonstrated experience applying both.

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience, performance management, organizational administration, and strategic planning. Demonstrated leadership skills and experience with proven ability to apply management principles, practices, and techniques in the conduct of business for a large administrative unit.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience in Oracle Financial Cloud (OFC) platform

  • Thorough understanding of enterprise-integrated financial systems to manage institutional financial business.

  • Demonstrated competency and strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Advanced degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or similar disciplines (related field); or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
  • Must be willing to work on campus and walk through buildings.
  • Valid CA Drivers License required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel.

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:

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