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Asssitant Dean for Budget and Administration at University of California - Santa Barbara

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Type: Full Time
Location: Santa Barbara, California

Job Description:

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Executive Advisor 4

Working Title Name
Asssitant Dean for Budget and Administration

Department Profile (Specific Information about department/program):
The College of Engineering at UCSB is noted for its excellence in research, teaching, and service to the community, and ranks among the top engineering schools in the country. The College houses five academic departments, (Chemical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Materials, and Mechanical Engineering) along with 27 research centers with annual research expenditures totaling over $100 million.

The College has a student enrollment of approximately 1,300 undergraduate and 700 graduate students with a full-time, permanent faculty of 139. Among our tenured faculty are 18 members of the National Academy of Engineering and two Nobel laureates. The College employs approximately 150 staff employees in clerical, technical, administrative, and advising positions.

Department Code-Name
ENGR-Dean College Of Engineering

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FOC (Federal Occupation Code) Sub-Code
BD-Fiscal, Management and Staff Services

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Summary of Job Duties
(Note: This summary will be used for keyword search) The Assistant Dean for Budget and Administration serves as the chief financial and operations officer in the College of Engineering. Assumes a Business Officer role by taking direct responsibility for the management of the Office of Dean, CoE Machine Shop, Undergraduate Programs, Marketing Office, Space and Construction, and the Corporate Affiliates Program (CAP). Assists the Dean in management and administrative leadership in all areas under Dean's jurisdiction, currently: six academic departments, one academic program, and twenty research units including the Materials Research Lab, the Institute for Energy Efficiency, and other centers and facilities, Science and Engineering Development, and the Engineering Computing Infrastructure (ECI -- a college-wide computing support function). The Assistant Dean for Budget and Administration represents and acts on behalf of the Dean at campus-wide meetings dealing with resources to the College and has authority to make commitments on Dean's behalf. Works directly with the Dean on new initiatives affecting the College and cross-divisional units (e.g., CNSI, ICB, CBE, ML&PS Division, and MESA).

Minimum Requirements

* Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience or training.

* Experience managing a department or unit in a university setting.

* Demonstrated flexibility, resourcefulness, and creative approaches to unique situations, while understanding the broad institutional context in which they must be addressed.

* Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address complex issues.

* Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build and work successfully in teams.

* Exceptional communication skills.

* Management, leadership, and coaching skills to create and foster effective working relationships..

* Ability to operate with minimal supervision.

* Political acumen.
* Extraordinary sensitivity to constituents and ability to respond to situations with tact, compassion, and diplomacy.

Desirable Requirements

* Previous experience in managing science or engineering academic department or unit.
* Master degree in education or business administration.

Special Conditions of Employment

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Other Recruitment Notes

Optional Applicant Documents
Other Document (1)
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Required Applicant Documents
Cover Letter


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99 - Non-Represented (PPSM)

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Executive Advising

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Advanced knowledge of the campus' processes, protocols and procedures. Advanced skills in short- and long-range planning, program and project management, facilitation and collaboration. Sound strategic thinking and consulting skills in guiding the organization toward workable strategies and solutions. Proven ability to focus on priorities, strategies, and vision. Advanced ability to coach, facilitate and influence people at all levels. Advanced ability to build and maintain relationships with a broad range of senior leadership, faculty, staff and members of the community.
Knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.

Financial analysis, reporting, and modeling techniques.


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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.