Dept Anl, Cogn Sci, Soc Sci
Company: University of California- Irvine Medical Centers
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Updated: Jan 9, 2020
Location: UC Irvine Campus
Department: COGNITIVE SCIENCES
Recruitment Number: 4327
Working Title: Dept Analyst, Cognitive Sciences, School Of Social
Cost Center: IR8081
Job Code: 007243
Job Location: UCI Campus
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8am-5pm
The Cognitive Sciences department in the School of Social Sciences
at UC Irvine seeks a highly motivated, self-starter to provide
assistance to the MSO, Chair, faculty, students, programs, and
initiatives. As a member of the School of Social Sciences, the
incumbent is tasked with upholding and exemplifying excellence in
the University's core competencies-- job mastery, goal
accomplishment, enterprise contribution and innovation-- while
representing the MSO, Chair and Department to the campus. The
School of Social Sciences provides an engaging, supportive,
challenging and rewarding atmosphere where collaboration and
innovation thrive. As indicated in our strategic plan, our School's
mission is one of positivity where we strive to BE BOLD, BREAK THE
MOLD and BE BOUNDARYLESS. Please, join us!
The Department of Cognitive Sciences is comprised of 27 senate
faculty, 3 non-senate faculty (lecturers), over 1100 undergraduate
students, and 60 PhD students, with approximately 40-45 Teaching
Assistants per quarter.
This position has primary responsibility for the overall management
of the graduate programs in the Department of Cognitive Sciences.
Responsibilities include graduate student advising/counseling,
interpretation of program, university polices, regulations, and
requirements, evaluation and monitoring of student progress and
fulfillment of degree requirements, and the entirety of the annual
admission process including the recruitment visit. Serves as key
advisor to the Graduate Director, Department Chair, Department
Administrator, and advisory committee on all programmatic and
administrative matters regarding the graduate program. Manage
budget and financial planning for block allocation, and handle the
appointment of GSRs.
In addition, this position is responsible for the interpretation
and application of appropriate policies and procedures, including
fund restrictions, in order to process reimbursement and travel
requests for department seminar program, colloquia, faculty
recruitment, graduate student recruitment, and all other department
Hourly $23.58 - $32.06
2-3 years of relevant experience in financial administration with a
BA/BS, or an equivalent combination of education and
Demonstrated skills to independently analyze situations, interpret
data, define problems and objectives, identify relevant factors,
and formulate logical conclusions, using creativity and innovation
to develop recommendations and options.
Demonstrated skill in financial analysis, planning and
administration with complex budgets from multiple fund sources.
Knowledge of accepted UCI accounting practices.
Experience analyzing and organizing complex information and the
proven ability to produce clear, comprehensive and complete reports
based on that analysis.
Demonstrated organizational skills to coordinate and prioritize
multiple complex duties, paying attention to detail and deadlines
when faced with high volume and fluctuating workloads, and
following through on assignment completion with minimal
Superior ability to diplomatically communicate, articulate and work
effectively with a diverse population. Ability to maintain
confidentially in all business matters.
Excellent English writing and communications skills and proven
ability to compose professional reports, correspondence, policies
and practices, and training materials.
Demonstrated experience in the use of personal computers and
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Excel, FileMaker Pro and
Skill to design, develop, and implement computerized tracking
Knowledge of UCI policies and procedures to include Uniform
Guidance, general accounting (travel,) and low value purchasing
(Procurement Card). Demonstrated experience in UC financial
information systems including Data Warehouse. Experience with
contract and grant budget preparation, analysis and projection.
This includes cost and revenue analysis, projecting income and
expense trends, preparing income and expense statements, and
preparing financial projections. Knowledge and experience in the
submission procedures for NSF Fastlane, Cayuse, and Kuali Research
to create a variety of technical and non-technical materials.
Knowledge of the Registrar s computer systems and functions such as
ESOC, Schedule R25, WebAdmin and WebGrades.
Knowledge of University course enrollment and registration policies
and procedures and student information policies.
Knowledge of UCI campus departments and central administrative
offices, their services, roles and responsibilities, and ability to
work collaboratively with these personnel.
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental,
and environmental working conditions.
In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides
reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon
request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at
Crawl: Not Applicable
Handle Objects: Occasionally
Reach above Shoulder Level: Occasionally
Use Fine Finger Movements: Frequently
Carry/Lift Loads up to 25 Pounds: Occasionally
Carry/Lift loads between 25-50 lbs: Not Applicable
Carry/Lift Loads over 50 Pounds: Not Applicable
Perform Calculations: Constantly
Communicate Orally: Constantly
Reason and Analyze: Constantly
Chemical/Biological Agent: Not Applicable
Construction Activities: Not Applicable
Contact with Water/Liquids: Not Applicable
Drive Motorized Equipment: Occasionally
Confined Spaces: Not Applicable
Elevated Work Location: Not Applicable
Radioactive Materials: Not Applicable
Temperature Variations: Not Applicable
Gas System: Not Applicable
Other Working Conditions:
Additional working hours may be necessary to meet department goals
and objectives. Other duties may be assigned.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal
contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the
work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work
under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive
excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age,
protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by
the UC nondiscrimination policy .
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