Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$26.16 - $27.97/Hour
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#118670 Risk Management Workers' Compensation Assistant

Extended Deadline: Wed 2/8/2023

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.

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 will remain open until filled. Initial application deadline: 9/16/2022.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/07/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/16/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under the general supervision of the Workers' Compensation Program Manager, the Risk Management Workers' Compensation Assistant is responsible for providing all administrative aspects of the Loss Prevention Program, Loss Prevention Fund Administration, including the determination of procedures, selection of methods and implementation of policy applications, as well as long range planning for these programs. The incumbent also is responsible for various case management duties including gathering and reviewing injury data to: 1) determine accurate statistical codes into iVOS; 2) submit qualified incidents to the State of California - Division of Workers' Compensation; and 3) enter appropriate incidents on the Cal-OSHA 300 log. Provide administrative support for Workers' Compensation and Risk Management Staff and Campus Risk Manager.

  • Occasional overtime is required.


  • Advanced computer skills and in-depth knowledge and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office products. Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics software.

  • Demonstrated experience writing clear and concise memoranda and correspondence, including knowledge of grammar and format.

  • Strong understanding of customer service and quality performance techniques and procedures, and the ability to apply them in achieving quality and customer service goals.

  • Ability to handle highly confidential matters and material with discretion. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Ability to initiate and plan work from general concepts, and work independently exercising good judgment. Proven ability to organize and prioritize work to deal with a multiplicity of projects and demands.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to be flexible, yet able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to prioritize workload to meet shifting deadlines and changing priorities with frequent interruptions.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to develop good working relationships with employees and campus departments. Ability to interact effectively with others at all levels and to exercise confidentiality. Proven ability to perform in a team environment working with diverse populations.

  • Effective interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, flexibility, and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations, faculty, administrators, staff, students, outside agencies and the general public. Bilingual capability preferred.


  • General knowledge of University workers' compensation policies and procedures, supplemental benefits and risk management principles.

  • General knowledge of CAL-OSHA and Federal OSHA Regulations.

  • General knowledge of California workers' compensation laws regarding eligibility for benefits and the benefits themselves (medical, temporary disability, permanent disability, job displacement vouchers and death benefits).

  • General knowledge of claims database systems.


  • DOJ/FBI and DMV background checks and clearances required prior to employment.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License and participate in the DMV Pull Notice Program.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $40,700 - $78,258 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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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