Assistant Director for Administration and Finance Physical & Biological Sciences 
JOB #: 2009379
Full time ; Career  Starting Salary Range: $75,000-$90,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial Review Date:
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves managing a significant, independent academic or research program. Formulates program strategies and goals. Plans, directs and controls program budget and other related resources.
The Assistant Director works closely with the Director and Associate Director, providing administrative direction and financial management, and is responsible for the operational elements of the program, including: oversight of administrative staff; academic and staff personnel actions; for specific proposal elements such as budgets and related components, planning, progress tracking, quality assurance, and close coordination with all those involved; monitoring safety compliance; helping to maintain excellent communications; as delegated, serves as liaison with collaborating institutions worldwide, unit heads at national laboratories, and multiple federal granting agencies; has signature authority on all SCIPP accounts; and oversees a combined budget of approximately $5M. The Assistant Director participates in planning and oversees arrangements for several high-profile international meetings annually, hosted by SCIPP.
The Assistant Director works closely with Director, Associate Director, and Principal Investigators in matters related to strategic planning, both short-term and long-term, and understands and supports administrative and budgetary needs of SCIPP Principal Investigators.
The Assistant Director represents SCIPP, as appropriate, in various campus management meetings.
SCIPP plays world-leading roles in experimental and theoretical particle physics and astrophysics, including the development of cutting-edge technologies -- from sensors and electronics, through analysis and computational methods -- with additional applications to other fields, such as neuroscience and biomedicine. With prominence in the most important international activities in these fields, and the cross-cutting nature of our work, opportunities are created for students at all levels to learn and make connections. In all our activities, we are committed to fostering a welcoming and supportive climate for all members of our diverse community.
The current Institute membership includes 28 faculty from the departments of Physics and Astronomy & Astrophysics, 9 post-doctoral employees, 10 research scientists, 9 professional staff, three dozen graduate students, undergraduate lab assistants, and visiting researchers.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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