Job Description

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Hiring Pay Scale
$75,850 - $97,000 / Year
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, Monday- Friday

#126491 Emergency Management Coordinator

Filing Deadline: Fri 12/1/2023

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.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/21/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/01/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


UC San Diego Health Department of Emergency Management mission is to help faculty and staff prevent, mitigate, prepare, respond to, and recover from emergencies that disrupt the normal day-to-day operations of the health system. The department scope covers all health system sites and their faculty, staff, patients and visitors.

Under general direction of the Director, the Emergency Management Coordinator (EM Coordinator) works to fulfill and support the Emergency Management Program (EMP), which encompasses comprehensive, all-hazards, approach to the emergency management process. The six (6) core elements of the program include: emergency communications; resources and assets; safety and security; staffing; utilities and patients.


  • Must have valid California Driver’s License and acceptable driving record. 

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university with a major related to healthcare, public health, public law, safety, or other closely related subject/s, or demonstrated equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrated minimum three (3) years’ work experience in the fields of emergency management, preparedness, and/or planning, including experience with Incident Command System and response principles, preferably in a healthcare field.

  • Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) certification with experience developing, conducting and documenting exercises.

  • FEMA Courses 100, 200, 700 and 800.

  • Proven written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills, including advanced political acumen and skill to communicate with diverse constituencies in a highly political environment.

  • Advanced skill in representing the organization with local, regional, state, and federal authorities.

  • Demonstrated knowledge about CDPH, Cal OSHA, TJC, CMS and other regulatory requirements and laws related to emergency management in healthcare environments and ability to monitor and maintain compliance.

  • Proven experience actively managing a Hospital Command Center activation for exercises and/or real events.

  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite, and SharePoint for website management.


  • DECON training for Healthcare First Receivers.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Required to serve in on-call rotation for potential command center activations.
  • Ability to be available to report for duty on a 24-hour-day basis as needed.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $59,700 - $124,300 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $28.59 - $59.53

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

If employed by the University of California, you will be required to comply with our Policy on Vaccination Programs, which may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

Applications/Resumes are accepted for current job openings only. For full consideration on any job, applications must be received prior to the initial closing date. If a job has an extended deadline, applications/resumes will be considered during the extension period; however, a job may be filled before the extended date is reached.

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.

UC San Diego Health 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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UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free environment. Employees may be subject to drug screening.

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