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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#118666 Workplace Violence Prev. Program Manager

Extended Deadline: Thu 10/6/2022

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 9/13/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

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

Depending on experience and licensure of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the EHS Spec 4 or EHS Spec 5.


The Workplace Violence Prevention Program Manager will report to the Director of Security Services. The position is responsible for supporting all aspects of Workplace Violence Prevention and Threat Assessment and Management of UC San Diego Health including the following: Lead all workplace violence prevention initiatives, outreach, training and response programs. Be responsible for leading and coordinating the Threat Assessment and Management Committee and Sub-Committee efforts. Conduct broad and focused threat assessments working collaborative with both internal and external resources.

This position is responsible for identifying strategizes to mitigate workplace violence, engaging key stakeholders with effective program analysis, developing faculty and staff training and helping to establish proactive policies and protocols as well as enhancing reporting outcomes. Also responsible for the timely reporting all reportable events to Cal Osha in after reviewing all WPV related iReports. Will work with colleagues from other UCs to design and develop best practice standards for managing and minimizing workplace violence incidents.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, or Bachelor's Degree in business, healthcare administration or related area; plus five (5) years of related experience/training.

  • Experience and proven knowledge/understanding of broad range of EH&S fields and familiarity with all EH&S fields.


  • Professional certification.
  • Developing advisory training.
  • Assessment of training needs.
  • Liaison with training teams.
  • Reporting to State/Federal institutions.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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

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!

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