Part-Time; Career - Minimum Starting Salary: $22.54/hourly.
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
UCSC is one of the world's leading centers for both observational and theoretical research in astronomy and astrophysics. The Astronomy Department includes 18 faculty members, whose research interests range from our solar system and the Milky Way to the most distant galaxies in the Universe and the most fundamental questions of cosmology. Senior faculty members in the department have received the highest honors in their field and nine of UC Santa Cruz's 18 faculty elected to the National Academy of Science have been affiliated with the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics. In addition, we typically have 20 postdoctoral researchers in residence, a steady stream of visiting scientists, and a dedicated and skilled technical staff. UC Santa Cruz is also a leader in astrophysics education, and we attract some the best graduate students in the country, enrolling approximately 50 students working towards the Ph.D. degree. Our students continually receive high-profile awards from the National Science Foundation, the Kavli Foundation, and the Hubble Postdoctoral Fellowship program.
Under general direction of the Department Manager, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for seminar, event and program coordination, financial transactions, general administration, web and social media management, academic personnel, and special projects. These duties require staying up to date with ever-changing campus policies, procedures and systems related to all aspects of working at UC Santa Cruz.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Good organizational, time management, customer service and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated experiences working accurately, with interruptions, and meeting deadlines.
Experience working in an environment that demonstrates ability to work well both independently and as part of a team, and with a diverse clientele
Experience that demonstrates flexibility, initiative, good judgment and discretion.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 06-23-2019
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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