Job Description

Payroll Title:
Temporary Employment Services
Hiring Salary Range
$24.68 / Hour
La Jolla
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#TP117653 Research Administrative Assistant

Filing Deadline: Fri 8/19/2022

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

Position available through UCSD Temporary Employment Services (TES). Employment through TES is an excellent way to gain valuable UCSD experience and get your foot in the door for career positions. TES employment includes medical coverage, paid vacation & sick time, paid holidays, as well as training and development opportunities!


TES is searching for Research Administrative Assistants to provide administrative support to a research and administrative unit.

Job Duties:

  • Word processing, spreadsheet and database development and maintenance.

  • General office management including photocopying, faxing, preparing and distributing mailing, etc.

  • Organize meetings, conferences, and maintain the calendar for faculty and physicists.

  • Utilizing a through knowledge of clinical, laboratory and research activities.

  • Independently respond to a variety of requests and disseminate information through excellent interpersonal communication skills, telephone and electronic communications.



  • Solid communication skills and ability to communicate professionally and effectively with a diverse population of all levels of organization in person, over the phone and in writing.

  • Ability to work in an interactive environment and possess excellent customer service skills both in person and over phone.

  • Proficiency with MS Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Adobe Acrobat, and various email, database and desktop publishing programs. Proven typing/word processing skills to prepare correspondence, reports, and spreadsheets.

  • Demonstrated typing/word processing skills to prepare correspondence, reports, and spreadsheets.

  • Manage complex calendars, schedule meetings and appointments; executing, coordinating, and managing event planning for programs, special events, meetings and receptions


  • Experience UCSD Financial Link, contracts, and grants.


A background check is required.

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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