UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 01/23/21 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/27/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
UC San Diego current employees who apply by 01/27/21 will have priority consideration for this position. External applicants may have further consideration pending the results of the initial internal review.
Professional who applies acquired job skills, policies, and procedures to complete substantive assignments/projects/tasks of moderate scope and complexity; exercises judgment within defined guidelines and practices to determine appropriate action. The Department of Cognitive Science promotes the study of learning, perception, action, and interaction in the physical, material, social, and cultural world. The approach is inter-disciplinary employing ideas and techniques from a number of contributing disciplines, including anthropology, communications, computer science, ethology, electrical engineering, linguistics, neurology, neurosciences, philosophy, psychology, rhetoric, and sociology.
The interdisciplinary cognitive science community on campus is integral to cognitive science as practiced at UCSD. The department offers an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in addition to the departmental Ph.D., with participation by members of the Departments of Anthropology, Biology, Cognitive Science, Communication, Computer Science and Engineering, Linguistics, Music, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychiatry, Psychology, and Sociology.
Applies professional student services concepts. Provides varied student services to students, faculty, and department/school/college management. Works on moderately complex issues. Receives assistance on more complex issues. Under direction of the Student Affairs Manager, incumbent provides coordination and communications management for the Instructional Assistant (TA/Tutor/Reader/UGIA) Program. Provides day-to-day management, project development and implementation, policy research, partner communications, special event planning and implementation, and the coordination of projects related to IA Program. Serves as the liaison with divisional and campus partners such as faculty, students, Graduate Division, Faculty adviser for IAs, Teaching and Learning Commons, Summer Session office, and Deans office.
This position will have regular interactions with and will operate as a liaison to student IAs. Analyzes department allocation and recommends improvements. Provides high level guidance to faculty and students related to recruitment, hiring, compensation, support and union/university/divisional policies for the Instructional Assistant Program. Point of contact and administrator for all TA/Tutor/Reader/Temp Lecturer/and student support staff titles appointments, including required new hire orientations and paperwork. Perform key entries in UC Path and Ecotime.
Incumbent facilitates Labor Relations requests; acting as lead resource and liaison with the HR Employee and Labor Relations Offices and other campus entities on IA/Temp Lecturers/and student support staff titles matters; formulating IA projections and providing detailed, complex fund modeling scenarios, especially those related to TA FTE; primary responsibility for ASE-related ESR transitions. Assists supervisor with scheduling of classes, data analytics and reporting as needed. Assists with special projects, events, and serve as backup for graduate office.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Comprehensive knowledge, working experience and ability to interpret and apply University policies, procedures and other regulations relating to all aspects of academic, and student personnel, including affirmative action, recruitment, submission of appointment files, payroll policies, employee benefits, job classifications, etc.
Knowledge of University processes and procedures. Knowledge/work experience with higher education/administration, including: educational philosophies/methods, instructional programs, curriculum development, instructional technology, degree requirements, admissions processes, outreach, and student financial support for both undergraduate and graduate student populations.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Proven resourcefulness in independently finding appropriate solutions to complex problems, operational and administrative, and use of initiative in implementing solutions or making recommendations. Ability to anticipate problems and take necessary actions to mitigate potential negative effects.
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