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Associate Chancellor

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
29396341 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $176,700 - $316,350

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***Please be advised that applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and a Statement of Contributions to Diversity for full consideration. In a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR.

Candidates may also be asked to conduct a presentation as a part of the interview process.***

Reporting to the Chancellor, the Associate Chancellor functions as Chief of Staff to the Chancellor, with responsibility for helping to implement the strategic objectives of the Chancellor. The Associate Chancellor functions with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility for identifying objectives, formulating strategies, directing programs, coordinating resources, reporting outcomes, and managing people to achieve goals. Represents and acts on behalf of the Chancellor with internal and external constituencies, promoting a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, respect, and superior customer service. Plays a critical role in strategic planning, decision making, and execution of decisions. Provides analytical support on a broad range of complex issues and resolves or makes recommendations for resolution. Manages initiatives and campuswide program implementation on behalf of the Chancellor. Advises the Chancellor and other senior leaders on policy, programs, personnel, and internal and external relations. Acts on behalf of the Chancellor and has the discretion to make decisions and represent the Chancellor whenever needed. Regularly liaises with campus leaders and community members, the Office of the President, and the Regents. Oversees confidential and sensitive issues for the Chancellor.

**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 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 ten weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

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


Experience Requirement
10 - 15 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
Travel Required

Minimum Requirements

Advanced knowledge of the legal constraints and opportunities for higher education in the State of California and through Federal programs and regulations.
Advanced knowledge of the organizational environment of higher education and large research universities to understand client priorities, issues, motivations and constraints.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and to advise campus leadership on highly sensitive issues.
Advanced knowledge of organizational processes, protocols and procedures.
Sophisticated leadership abilities to establish department goals, and motivate and influence others to achieve.
Excellent ability to establish mission and goals at the macro-level; to lead subordinate management to develop goals in alignment with mission.
Excellent consulting, relationship building and strategic thinking skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning; accounting and payroll.

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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