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#118818 Financial/HR/Research Admin Services Analyst

Filing Deadline: Wed 9/28/2022

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/13/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/28/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


As part of an elite public university, UC San Diego's Economics Department serves over 2400 majors and is consistently ranked in the global top 15. We graduate around 700 undergraduate students each year, with students coming from a wide variety of diverse backgrounds. Our PhD students (current total is 130) are hired into some of the top academic and industry positions in the world. Our 44 faculty perform cutting edge research in every major subfield of economics, and have won several national and global distinctions and awards . For more information see:

Uses professional financial services concepts. Applies organization policies and procedures to resolve a variety of moderately complicated issues. Works on financial services problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

Under general supervision of the Business Operations Manager this position has responsibility for pre- and post-award management for a variety of federal, state, and private agencies including budget preparation, proposal preparation and post-award accounting and reporting.

Resolve accounting and fund management problems. Responsible for purchasing, travel and other financial transactions for the department. Serve as resource to faculty and department administrative staff and management for financial matters.

Provide Human Resources support to Business Operations Manager including but not limited to onboarding, classification, compensation, UC Path Transactions and timekeeping.

Serve as liaison to campus business offices such as Contracts and Grants, Accounting, Travel, Disbursements and Central Human Resources.

Provide occasional support for department events.

Overtime may be required on rare occasions.

This position may be eligible for a Hybrid flexible work arrangement, which could include a non-standard work schedule, and/or the ability to work off-site part of the time.


  • Experience with pre- and post- award grant management. Knowledge and experience in application of principles and practices of fiscal planning and analysis. Ability to prepare budgets and skill in monitoring expenditures to align with project objectives. Strong knowledge of financial data management and reporting systems.

  • Proficiency in the use of spreadsheet and database software. Experience with Microsoft Office and Google suites.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, service orientation, active listening, critical thinking, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, organizational skills, effective verbal and written communication skills, sound judgment and decision making.

  • Ability to function effectively as a member of a team. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, faculty and students, and to work effectively with other units on campus and other entities as required.

  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities. Ability to work independently, make independent decisions and follow through on assignments with accuracy and attention to detail. Ability to develop strategies, schedules, systems and procedures for successful and timely completion of tasks.

  • Good judgment and effective decision-making and problem resolution skills, including skill to recognize and deal effectively and appropriately with real and potential problem areas, including skill to determine the issues / problems that need to be brought to the attention of higher level staff and / or management.


  • Must pass a background check.

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

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