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Open faculty, teaching, academic, and staff positions at the UCSB Bren School are listed on this page. All staff jobs for UCSB are listed at jobs.ucsb.edu. All academic positions for UCSB are listed at recruit.ap.ucsb.edu. Positions will be posted on this page until filled.

 

Permanent Faculty Positions Open:

Mellichamp Chair in Racial Environmental Justice at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
Job No. JPF02365
Open date: 12/2/2022
Next review date: 1/16/2023.
Final date: 10/31/2023

Assistant Teaching Professor (tenure track) in Environmental Data Science at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Job No. JPF02359
Open date: 11/18/2022
Next review date: 1/16/2023.
Final date: 10/31/2023

Tenured Professor of Marine Science and Director of Marine Science Institute
Job No. JPF02108
Open date: 1/21/22
Next review date: 3/19/22.
Final date: 6/30/22
 

Unit 18 Teaching Positions Open:

Academic Positions Open:

Human Dimensions of Climate Change Data Scientists (Associate Specialists) Environmental Markets Lab (emLab), Bren School of Environmental Science and Management

Job No. JPF02391
Open Date: 12/5/2022
Next Review Date: 1/4/2023
Final Date: 5/31/2023

 

Staff Positions Open:

Financial Analyst
Job No. 48528
Open Date: 1/30/2023
Next review date: 2/12/2023; Open until filled

The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at UCSB seeks a Financial Analyst (FINANCIAL SVC ANL 2).  In support of the mission of the Bren School MESM, MEDS and PhD programs.  Under the general direction of the Finance Manager, provides sound fiscal practice in management of expenses and revenues across all Bren account funds. The financial analyst is responsible for reconciling the general ledger and payroll expense reports on a monthly basis, analyzing expenditures and spending patterns to prepare for future spending, preparing monthly financial reports with detailed financial projections to PIs and the Business Officer as needed. Works with Finance Manager to set budgetary appropriations for all accounts. Develops procedures within policy for the performance of financial analysis duties, attaining specific goals and objectives in a broad area where the results are reviewed. Responsible for independently analyzing, monitoring and tracking all fiscal transactions in multiple programs for the Bren School. Remains updated and knowledgeable of changing UC policy and procedures and adjusts internal activity accordingly. Responsible for communicating upcoming UCSB and internal policy changes to the Bren community. Develops and recommends guidelines for operational issues associated with financial processes. Develops and implements financial systems and procedures for operational effectiveness. In partnership with the Finance Manager and the Business Officer, creates and implements improvements to financial and record keeping systems and procedures. Coordinates with other Finance staff, and ensures accuracy in all accounting transactions, including payroll, staffing, travel, and entertainment, accounts receivable and payable. Provides information and analysis of highly complex accounts to the Business Officer.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent experience and/or training.
  • 1-3 years of comprehensive knowledge of financial analysis and accounting experience.
  • 1-3 years of accounts payable and general ledger experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years experience working in a college or university setting.
  • Knowledge of UCSB systems (Gateway, FlexCard, UC Path, Espresso Applications, Concur).

To apply, submit an application, cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for 3 references online here. Primary consideration for applicants who apply before 2/12/2023. View the full job description with salary/benefits information and how to apply at jobs.ucsb.edu, search for job no. 48528.

Admissions & Student Affairs Coordinator

Job No. 44246
Open Date: 10/18/22; Open until filled

The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at UCSB seeks an Admissions & Student Affairs Coordinator (Stdt Svc Advisor 2) to assist with admissions, recruitment and student advising for our three graduate programs. The Coordinator creates a supportive environment to foster academic productivity and professional growth for students and graduates of the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. Assists the Admissions & Student Affairs Director with admissions, recruitment and student advising. Builds and maintains databases and records of prospective students, admitted students, and current students. Updates operating systems and implements new software to improve communication and workflow. Analyzes student progress, compiles reports and presents information, as requested. Plans and manages communications and marketing campaigns. Produces digital and print materials for outreach. Plans and hosts events and activities for students and alumni. Serves under the general supervision of the Admissions & Student Affairs Director. Supervises student assistants.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area or equivalent experience and/or training.
  • 1-3 years of experience working in an academic setting.
  • Solid knowledge of advising and counseling techniques used for advising students at the graduate level.
  • Solid knowledge of graduate student affairs policies.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Efficient and able to prioritize tasks easily.
  • Able to manage many projects with frequent interruptions.
  • Solid knowledge of graphic design and email marketing platforms including Pardot and Constant Contact.
  • Skilled in computer applications, including word processing, data management and analysis, and visual presentation software.
  • Solid knowledge of basic Salesforce Administrator tasks.
  • Familiar with social media platforms (e.g. Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.), Canva, and Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-3 years experience working with graduate students.
  • Familiar with and ability to use UCSB Graduate Division Application Review, GradPoint, Academic/Financial Portal, GOLD, STAR, and Gaucho Blue.

To apply, submit an application, cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for 3 references online here. Primary consideration for applicants who apply before 11/2/22. View the full job description with salary/benefits information and how to apply at jobs.ucsb.edu, search for job no. 44246.

Marketing and Communications Director

Job No. 41066
Open Date: 8/15/22
Next review date: 8/30/22; Open until filled

The Bren School of Environmental Science & Management seeks a Marketing and Communications Director (COMM SPEC 3). The Director conducts strategic marketing and communications on behalf of the Bren School. Oversees paid, earned, and organic media campaigns; manages content strategy for the school; creates promotional materials and newsletters; produces and coordinates written content for enrollment marketing, student-centered stories, and research communications; develops content to enhance the public's understanding and appreciation of the Bren School. Develops content and manages social media for the Bren School and manages a content calendar. In collaboration with the admissions team, assists with enrollment marketing campaigns and manages relevant website content. Fields communications requests from the media and coordinates research communications. Is responsible for website governance, maintenance, and content strategy for a dynamic website for the Bren School in collaboration with other Bren School staff and faculty. Arranges for photography/videography and manages school photos and video archives. Builds and maintains strong working relationships at all organizational levels, particularly focused on Recruitment and Admissions, Student Affairs, Career Development, Development, Bren faculty, and UCSB's Office of Public Affairs. Maintains strict confidentiality regarding sensitive information about the Bren School and UCSB.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or training in Communications, Marketing or related field.
  • Strong oral communication, writing and visual design skills
  • Experience working in and managing media communications, working knowledge of outreach software (e.g., Constant Contact)
  • Experience with marketing, publicity and social media, working knowledge of marketing analytics (e.g., Google Analytics) and social media platforms (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Experience with web design and maintenance and working knowledge of common content management systems (e.g., Drupal, Wordpress) and customer relationship management software (Salesforce)
  • Experience with graphic design, working knowledge of graphic design software (e.g., InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Experience with photography and videography, working knowledge of digital image software (e.g, Photoshop)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in communications, marketing or related field.
  • Experience working in and managing media communications for higher education
  • Familiarity with issues and research in environmental science

To apply, submit an application, cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for 3 references online here. Primary consideration for applicants who apply before 8/30/22. View the full job description with salary/benefits information and how to apply at jobs.ucsb.edu, search for job no. 41066.

 

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 status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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