Reports To: Director of Clinical Research Operations
Working Title: Operations Specialist
Cost Center: IR7679
Bargaining Unit: 99
Job Code: 007376
Job Location: Various
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
The Operations Specialist for School of Medicine's Center for Clinical Research is responsible for a variety of administrative and operational duties for the department. Responsibilities include office management, leadership support, and financial transactions. Incumbent independently manages a high volume of requests from leadership and the finance team, exercising judgement in setting priorities and multitasking. Incumbent may be responsible for managing special projects as assigned.
Uses professional concepts to apply organization policies and procedures to oversee a variety of ongoing administrative operational issues. Administers defined operational program. Analyzes and resolves operational problems of moderate scope.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff verbally and in writing.
Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Working knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs.
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
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.
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
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