Updated: Feb 18, 2021 Location: UC Irvine Campus Job Type: Department: VC HEALTH AFFAIRS ADMIN
Job Opening ID: 15605
Reports To: Chief of Staff
Working Title: Project and Events Manager
Department: VC Health Affairs Admin
Bargaining Unit: 99
Payroll Job Code: 007398
Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Employee Class: Career
UCI's Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences is translating the tripartite missionDiscover-Teach-Healinto the diverse healthcare workforce of the future and groundbreaking scientific discoveries. Creating a first-of-its-kind alliance across health disciplines, the college comprises the School of Medicine, the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, the recently-launched School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, the future School of Population & Public Health, the Susan Samueli Integrative Health Institute, and research units focused on cancer, clinical translational science, precision health, and stem cells. In robust synergy with UCI Health, the only academic medical center in Orange County, UCI is transforming education, discovery, and patient care to benefit the region, state, and nation.
The Project & Events Manager for UCI's Office of the Vice Chancellor, Health Affairs uses skills as an experienced professional with a full understanding of analytical practices to support the strategic initiatives and events for the Susan and Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences. Reporting to the Chief of Staff, this position is responsible for supporting the implementation of moderate to large projects that have college-wide impact. Incumbent must demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for providing analysis and obtaining solutions. This role will also support the planning of large scale events, high profile meetings, including the Susan & Henry Samueli College of Health Sciences advisory board, health affairs town halls, VCHA annual state of the College, and other events as needed. Responsibilities may include budget oversight, event logistics such as catering/vendor management, agendas planning, scheduling speakers, coordination with internal and external partners, meeting minutes, coordinating speaking points and power points for VCHA and other leaders, and correspondence with stakeholders
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Knowledge of common organization- or research-specific and other computer application programs.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Analytical / problem-solving skills.
Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals / analyses.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Strong policy analysis techniques.
Demonstrated ability to organize and manage events and complex projects.
Ability to collaborate with multiple units.
Experience in higher education or within the UC system.
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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Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.