Job Description

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Hiring Salary Range
$90,000 - $110,000 /year
Torrey Pines Center South
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#116966 Operations Manager, Leaves of Absence

Filing Deadline: Fri 7/1/2022

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 06/15/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 07/01/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Provides supervision and oversight to leave of absence specialist and analysts. Provides direction to staff according to established policies and management guidance. Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and process by which to meet goals. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. For escalated concerns, provides leadership and guidance on leave consultation and counseling.


  • Thorough knowledge of FMLA, CFRA, PFL, PDL, Workers Comp, Military Leave, HIPAA and applicable state and federal laws. Advanced knowledge preferred.

  • Ability to delegate, oversee assignments, train and coach staff.

  • Advanced critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Skilled in handling difficult and complicated issues with professionalism and sound judgement.

  • Detailed knowledge of human resources management practices and policies.

  • Ability to build relationships, collaborate and problem solve across all levels of the organization.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to adjust priorities to meet changing business needs.

  • Skill in data analysis to generate metrics and create reports.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

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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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