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Sr Academic Affairs Analyst

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
26570138 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $68,500 - $110,050

Position Information

Reporting to the Director of Academic Affairs, this position will provide daily management of the academic personnel actions in the School of Medicine consisting of a highly complex complement of ladder rank, other senate, clinical and non-senate academic faculty and other academic appointees. This position is part of the academic affairs unit which is responsible for all academic personnel-related activities within the School of Medicine, including, but not limited to, faculty recruitment, appointment, merit and promotion reviews and implementation of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.

**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
Master's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Preferred


License Requirement
Valid Driver License Preferred


Experience Requirement
Previous related work experience in academic personnel at a UC Medical School. Preferred
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Some travel required to campus and affiliate sites, as needed. 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

Minimum Requirements

Ability to maintain a strict level of confidentiality.
Thorough knowledge of organization and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions.
Advanced writing skills to compose clear, concise and grammatically correct correspondence, minutes and reports. Proofreading skills to edit typewritten materials for proper spelling, grammar, punctuation and syntax.
Skill in organizing and maintaining effective recordkeeping systems of various levels of volume and complexity.
Thorough knowledge of systemwide and organization policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration.
Oral communication skills to communicate effectively with persons at all levels of the organization and using appropriate vocabulary to obtain and convey information, explain policies and procedures, or to persuade others to accept or adopt a specific opinion or action.
Ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
Working knowledge of academic personnel dossier preparation.
Demonstrated skill in operating a personal computer utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, email, internet software and for data entry purposes. Proven proficiency with Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point.
Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic administrators, faculty, staff, co-workers and students, and to interact with individuals from the community at large.
Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address moderately complex issues and present nuanced analyses.
Requires thorough knowledge of and ability to apply/interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
Knowledge of trends in academia, especially in areas of academic planning, human resource management and administration.
Ability to analyze complex management issues, develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials and make critical decisions regarding personnel.
Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of University policy and procedures and health sciences salary structures.

Knowledge of and experience working with UCR academic policies, procedures and business 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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