Job Title: Research Space Manager
Job ID: 8879
Salary Range $85,000 - $95,000 per year
Job Closing Date
Application review will begin on 07/22/2020 and continue until position is filled.
About UC Merced
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system's 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With nearly 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project nearly doubled the physical capacity of the campus, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
About the Department
The Office of Research and Economic Development provides leadership, education and oversight to support scholarly investigation and research at UC Merced.
The Research Space Manager is the primary liaison between faculty, school administration, Facilities Management, Space Planning and other campus entities in the management of laboratory research space. Serves as a resource for all laboratory and research space needs for faculty including lab renovations, relocations, facilities needs, special research infrastructure needs, handling of research equipment including relocation or facilitating maintenance service calls. Uses advanced concepts to implement and coordinate building management procedures, special projects and space planning activities which require specialized consideration such as laboratories with special circumstances (e.g., special ventilation, fume hoods, gas lines, power, or use of hazardous materials) or coordination of activities with multiple building occupants and departments. Facilitates and collaborates with multiple campus departments on the design and planning for space allocation. Applies extensive knowledge of research buildings, infrastructure, policies and procedures. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments. Mentors and trains peers and supporting staff members. Supervises student assistants. Tracks and maintains inventory of all asset equipment, and is responsible for performing biennial inventory and handling or assisting with other equipment-related matters, e.g. transfers, loans, and disposal in compliance with related equipment policy.
Key Responsibilities for assigned building/facility
Bachelor's degree in related field and five (5) years of experience or nine (9) years of related experience/training is required.
Master's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training is preferred.
Knowledge & Skills
Background check and fingerprinting may be required.
How to Apply:
An online application is required for each position to apply. https://careerspub.universityofcalifornia.edu/psp/ucm/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=25
Equal Employment Opportunity:
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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
Smoke and Tobacco Free Policy:
The University of California, Merced is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at http://smokefree.ucmerced.edu.
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Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule:
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University of California visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/
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