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Faculty Development Administrative Assistant

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
26568831 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $49,277 - $69,844

Position Information

The Faculty Development Administrative Assistant supports the SOM's Office of Faculty Development in their mission to foster a culture that promoted excellence in teaching, fosters collaboration and supports faculty in their efforts to explore innovative, evidence-informed teaching methods that generate student success. Provides general administrative support for the SOM Office of Faculty Development programs, which includes answering phone calls, responding to inquiries, preparing correspondence, coordinating special events, maintaining calendars, scheduling appointments and coordinating travel.

**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 a related field. Preferred


Experience Requirement
Minimum of 2 years demonstrated related experience in an office environment providing administrative support, including managing complex appointment and travel calendars with frequent changes for multiple individuals. Required
Prior experience processing routine accounting/financial transactions and coordinating travel. Required
Experience interpreting policies and procedures. Required
Administrative experience in a university or higher education environment. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Ability to frequently work evenings and weekends as needed for Faculty Development events. Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles, if driving a university/personal vehicle for university related business. Required
Overtime Required
Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required

Minimum Requirements

Exceptional organizational, time management and general office management skills.
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines working with frequent interruptions. Ability to work on multiple assignments and manage time effectively to ensure deadlines are met in a fast-paced office.
Ability to work within a team and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships. Ability to interact effectively as an individual and a team member with department staff, faculty, students and outside community members.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise discretion and sound judgment.
Excellent oral, written, presentation and communication skills. Skill in communicating effectively and professionally using tact and diplomacy with a diverse population.
Demonstrated ability to compose business correspondence, edit and use correct spelling, punctuation and grammar. Demonstrated skill in creating and editing documents, spreadsheets, presentation and reports using advanced features in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint or other similar software.
Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and understanding of UCR policies and procedures.

Knowledge of and experience with UCR financial systems.

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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