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The Earth Section of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography encompasses research in the Cecil H. & Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP) and the Geosciences Research Division (GRD). Research in IGPP spans a broad range of topics in geophysics including seismology, geodynamics, geodesy and crustal deformation, geomorphology, planetary physics, geomagnetism and paleomagnetism, oceanography and electrical methods. The Cecil and Ida Green IGPP is recognized internationally as an outstanding research and teaching institution in geophysics with focus on maintaining modern infrastructure for conducting research including buildings, computer networks, computing mass storage, seagoing instrumentation, communications and global observatories. Research in GRD embraces atmospheric, marine and solid earth chemistry, cosmochemistry, paleoceanography and paleoclimate, stratigraphy, geobiology and paleoecology, hydrogeology, global and regional tectonics, and paleomagnetism.
IGPP has 45 academics in various titles (Professor, Professor-in-Residence, Research Scientist, Project Scientist and Specialist), several Research Associates/Visiting Scholars, 10 Postdoctoral Scholars, 30 graduate students and 80 staff. The Institute has approximately $22 million in annual federal, state and private allocations and $27 million in expenditures. It occupies 55,000 square feet of space including instructional and research support space, administrative offices and research labs. IGPP has 4 recharge facilities providing services to UCSD and the geophysics community. IGPP manages the operations of the Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Foundation for Earth Sciences and its endowment under the direction of the Board of Directors. The foundation provides funding for postdoctoral fellowships, seed money for new research, support for visiting scholars and cost-sharing funds.
GRD is home to 38 academics in various titles (Professor, Research Professor, Research Scientist, Project Scientist and Specialist), 10 Research Associates and Visiting Scholars, 10 Postdoctoral Scholars, 45 graduate students and 45 staff. GRD expends approximately $10 million annually in federal, state and private funds. The Division occupies over 65,000 square feet of space including research support space, research labs, geological collections space and administrative offices.
In collaboration with the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Earth Section Financial Manager develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates Business Office operations to ensure performance consistent with the goals and objectives of the Department. This position develops, coordinates, implements and evaluates business operations ensuring financial and administrative controls and performance for annual funding.
The Financial Manager uses advanced professional financial concepts as a seasoned, experienced professional to provide guidance to all levels of the organization, utilizing specialized fiscal expertise to help resolve highly complex issues, navigate organizational change, and facilitate campus financial challenges.
Serve a crucial role as Financial Manager, overseeing fiscal activity for the Earth Section, including the supervision of the fund management team. Perform as Campus Systems Expert, working with high level campus administrators such as Vice Chancellors, Directors, other Campus Experts, and CAOs, providing expertise, guidance, feedback, and providing innovative solutions to a wide variety of fiscal issues. Works under general direction of the CAO. Serves as a principal fiscal advisor to CAO, Division Directors, Section Head, Researchers and Staff, and to other fiscal staff throughout all levels of the UCSD organization. Act in place of CAO during CAO absences.
The Financial Manager has primary responsibility for the design, implementation, and monitoring of the budget for the Earth Section. The Financial Manager performs comprehensive financial management on a multitude of funds (sponsored, core, discretionary and other) in a complex budget environment. The budget environment is complex due to funding coming from a variety of sources and including Core funds, sponsored projects, endowment funds, funding agreements, Foundation funds and self supporting funds. Independently perform complex budgetary and financial analytical studies of campus and systemwide policies, state legisla
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