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Assistant Director

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
26178051 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $80,100 - $135,600

Position Information

Under the general direction of the Director of the Academic Personnel Services Unit (APSU) in the Harvest Shared Services Center (HARVEST SCC) in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, this position will serve as Assistant Director and provide support with the coordination of all academic senate and non-senate recruitments, appointments, reappointments, and help to facilitate the annual merit and promotion process. The incumbent will act as supervisor of the assigned staff supporting these processes, as well as all other academic personnel functions and serve as backup to the Director.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Experience Requirement
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Demonstrated experience in the management and supervision of staff personnel, including recruiting and selecting staff, training, setting high standards of performance, performance management, goal setting and reorganizing job duties. Preferred
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Able to interpret complex academic HR policies and procedures with risk management exposure to the organization.
Requires political acumen and risk management awareness to prevent potentially litigious personnel actions.
Comprehensive understanding of the academic review process.
Able to provide guidance and coaching of process and policies to individual academics, unit management, and various committee groups.
Strong decision making, analytical, problem solving, critical thinking, and resource management skills.
Requires strong knowledge of organization and system academic HR policies, guidelines, and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

Skill in prioritizing, planning, and organizing assignments; working efficiently under tight time schedules and completing tasks in a timely and accurate manner.

Advanced expertise using computer software applications utilizing Microsoft Office Suite; proficient in use of a campus electronic academic file application system; proficient in use of electronic mail and internet applications.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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