ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the intimacy of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university.
INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD) UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
Initial Review Date (IRD): 09-15-2021
Dept Marketing Statement The Division of Student Affairs and Success (DSAS) provides campus-wide coordination and leadership for student success programs and activities across departments, divisions, colleges, and administrative units. The Student Success and Equity portfolio of departments is a branch of DSAS focused on academic support services, advising/counseling, student life/co-curricular programming, student identity development and retention/student success initiatives.
Under the direction of the Director of Finance & Resource Management, uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and organizational policies and procedures; resolves a wide range of issues in imaginative as well as practical ways. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Contacts are both internal and external to the department.
APPOINTMENT INFORMATION Salary Information: $66,300 - $70,000 / Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
Independently gathers information as needed to perform analysis.
Coordinates and implements department budget allocations. Conceives of and maintains department chart of accounts, other data management tools, and related business processes.
Provides analytical support for complex budget, financial, or resource analysis projects.
Applies professional concepts to perform moderate to complex financial or resource analysis to understand past performance and determine present and future performance and/or resource allocations.
Performs complex financial or resource research and studies for various internal department constituents. Examples include periodic financial reports, staff / faculty salary budgets, contracts, grants, gifts, endowments, or user fees. Financial and / or resource analysis could include budgetary analysis, financial analysis, forecasts, projections, staff or faculty salary or FTE analysis, student enrollment analysis, recharge or general rate analysis (parking rates, copier rates, capital project rates, student health charges) student fees (self-supporting programs, professional school fees, course material fees, etc.) contracts and grants analysis, endowment income, fungibility of funds, working capital, depreciation, new building funds, etc.
Ensures that the appropriate internal controls are addressed, maintained and strengthened to protect University resources.
Documents procedures for financial activities.
Performs adhoc duties as assigned ( ie space reviews, decant coordination, UCPath, etc).
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience/training.
Ability to independently gather required information to organize, and perform financial analysis assignments.
Proven ability using spreadsheet and database software for complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Proven interpersonal skills with peers throughout the organization; strong service orientation and critical thinking skills with attention to detail.
Proven ability using organizational skills to multi-task in a high volume environment.
Ability to adapt to changing priorities.
Strong background in Accounting, Finance or Business Management
Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with various campus constituents such as staff, facult7, students, and external constituents.
Ability to build and maintain relationships with a broad range of staff and members of a diverse community.
Demonstrated cultural fluency skills.
Thorough knowledge of finance policies, practices, and systems.
Proven ability to effectively present information verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
Ability to function as a member of a team.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
SAFETY STATEMENT All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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EEO/AA 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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