The Department of Political Science in the School of Social Sciences at UC Irvine seeks a motivated, flexible and adaptable self-starter to provide analytical support and customer service to the Manager, Chair, faculty, students, researchers, 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 Manager, 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 Political Science Department is comprised of 30 senate faculty, 10 non-senate lecturers, 893 undergraduate students and 66 PhD students with approximately 35-40 Teaching Assistants per quarter. As Analyst of this highly productive and influential department, responsibilities include: financial administration to include reimbursements, purchases, stipends; contract and grant proposal preparation and submission; primary administrator for the undergraduate program; textbook ordering and database management; primary academic year and summer course scheduling coordinator; academic personnel administration of hires, merits and promotions; employment and salary administration; departmental website maintenance; event planning and orchestration; customer service pertaining to daily administrative operations for faculty, staff, students and visitors in the Department of Political Science.
1-3 years of applicable experience working for an organization.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively and diplomatically with all levels of staff verbally and in writing.
Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Working knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Experience analyzing and organizing complex information and the proven ability to produce clear, comprehensive and complete reports based on that analysis. Skills in service orientation, organization, active listening, and critical thinking.
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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