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INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
The IRD for this job is: 09-19-2022
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
Budget Analysis and Planning (BAP) is a strategic and analytical unit responsible for advising the Chancellor and Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor (CPEVC), and supporting senior leadership, by providing guidance on academic, enrollment, and institutional planning, and campus financial and budgetary policy, planning and compliance matters. BAP has fiduciary oversight for ensuring the fiscal health of the campus. Due to its reliance on integrating information from a variety of campus systems, BAP also oversees and manages the centralized campus data warehouse services which provides campus reporting and information services to all campus units and several downstream campus systems.
Functional areas of campus oversight responsibilities include resource planning, budget and revenue allocation and reconciliation, permanent budget and staffing management, central funds management, academic resource management, capital project financing, debt management, investment management, direct costing and establishment of rates and fees, distributing return to aid, federal costing and establishment of indirect cost recovery rates, strategic analysis, policy analysis and compliance review, delivery of information services, driving business process improvement initiatives, robust data collection and synthesis, financial and budgeting reporting and tools development, etc. Team members provide mentorship and serve as trusted advisors to campus units and train them on financial management best practices, policy interpretation compliance standards, appropriate use and management of the many differing funding sources, information analysis and report writing, and appropriate use of information.
Reporting to the Campus Budget Director, this position is focused on overseeing the funding of capital construction, major maintenance, and renovation projects. This includes evaluating funding sources, planning and analysis, debt modeling, managing debt service payments (external and internal), allocating funds when projects are authorized, etc.
This position also provides customer-support to campus units regarding financial planning and provides backup to other services provided by the Budget Office, as delegated by the Campus Budget Director. This may include developing and providing training and guidance to campus units, developing complex reports and analyses, calculation and implementation of assessments or allocations, financial reviews, among other duties.
Salary Information: Salary Range: $84,200- $157,400 / Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: Scotts Valley, CA / Remote
Union Representation: Non-Represented
Job Code Classification: 007710 (FINANCIAL ANL 4)
Travel: Never or Rarely
80% - Policy, Analysis and Guidance
Responsible for analysis, policy interpretation, compliance guidance, and management of assigned highly complex budget, financial, and resource functional areas or projects dealing directly with office peers, senior leadership, department or unit managers, campus committees, outside constituents, and Office of the President staff. Assigned functional areas may include topics such as direct costing rates and review, fee rates and review, assessments, capital finance, internal loans, indirect cost rate and recovery, etc.. Develops and makes recommendations on internal policy / procedural changes that affect functional area.
Performs complex financial or resource research and studies, and prepares recommendations for internal and external constituents. Examples include periodic financial reports, staff / faculty salary budgets, contracts, grants, gifts, endowments, or user fees. Financial and / or resource analysis could include budgetary analysis, financial analysis, forecasts, projections, developing new funding models, staff or faculty salary or full time equivalancy (FTE) analysis, student enrollment analysis, recharge or general rate analysis (parking rates, copier rates, capital project rates, student health charges) student fees (self-supporting programs, professional school fees, course material fees, etc.) contracts and grants analysis, endowment income, fungibility of funds, working capital, depreciation, new building funds, etc.
Makes recommendations on maintaining and strengthening internal controls to protect University resources.
20% - Collaboration
Acts as a knowledge-sharing resource to Budget Office staff and campus peers, contributing to an effective team environment.
Advanced degree in related area and / or equivalent experience and / or training.
Advanced knowledge of finance policies, general accounting practices, and use of enterprise financial systems.
Ability to identify, collect, analyze and report on complext data from multiple sources.
Advanced ability to effectively present complex finance related information both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources.
In depth ability to use multiple spreadsheet and database software tools to gather information for specialized, complex financial analysis, fiscal management, and financial reports.
Advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Excellent oral communication skills with a diversity of communication styles and the ability to listen effectively.
Effective written communication skills.
Advanced interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively across the organization at all levels; ability to interact with diverse populations.
Experience leading groups or committees.
Advanced customer service orientation with experience training others.
Organizational skills with the ability to adapt to changing prioriorites in a high volume environment.
Ability to function as an effective member of a team.
Experience and knowledge of fund accounting in higher education or government.
Experience managing capital projects or similar items.
Experience supporting capital projects/planning in a finance/analytical capacity.
Experience designing or supporting long term financial/debt models as it relates to capital projects.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
The selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
The selected candidate will be required to complete training within established timeframes as directed, including UC compliance training.
Remote Work Schedule Available: If the selected candidate elects to work a hybrid or fully remote work schedule, he/she/they will be required to work remotely from a home office and be able to fulfill all requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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