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Business Operations Lead/ Academic Coordinator
University of California, Davis


Date Posted Jul. 8, 2021
Title Business Operations Lead/ Academic Coordinator
University University of California, Davis
Davis, CA, United States
Department Civil and Environmental Engineering
Application Deadline Oct. 31, 2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Research Scientist/Associate
    Director/Manager
  • Geotechnical
    Civil Engineering
    Engineering - Other
 
 

Business Operations Lead (Academic Coordinator)

The Business and Operations Lead (BOL) will coordinate and oversee execution, analyses, and reporting of research operations at the Center for Geotechnical Modeling, a national shared-use facility funded by NSF. The BOL will coordinate research activities of UC Davis and non-UC Davis researchers. They will manage and analyze resource demands and prepare reports. A detailed position description can be found online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04170.

Qualifications:

  • Basic qualifications include an MS (PhD preferred) in science or engineering with an experimental emphasis and demonstrated experience in administering an experimental research program, such as grant writing, resource allocation and scheduling, working with graduate student researchers, and cost recovery. Minimum professional degree requirement is a Master of Science in science or engineering with an experimental emphasis.
  • Desired experience in project management concepts such as cost management (estimating, allocating, and controlling project costs), Work Breakdown Structures, contingency, risk, Earned Value Management.
  • Desired experience using project management tools such as MS Project, MS Planner, Trello.
  • Preferred degree is a PhD or equivalent in science or engineering with an experimental emphasis.
  • Demonstrated experience in administering an experimental research program, such as experience in grant writing, resource allocation and scheduling, working with graduate student researchers, and cost recovery.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
To ensure consideration apply online at https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04170 no later than August 8th for full consideration.


  • The University of California at Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its employees.


 
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Contact Information

 
  • Dan Wilson
    Civil and Environmental Engineering
    University of California, Davis
    1 Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616
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  • dxwilson@ucdavis.edu

 

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