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Jobs at Bren

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 All academic positions for UCSB are listed at Positions will be posted on this page until filled.

Permanent Faculty Positions Open:

Corporate Sustainability Open Faculty Position 
The Bren School of Environmental Science and Management is searching to fill an open faculty position in Corporate Sustainability. The position is open rank and may be in the University of California’s Professor or Teaching Professor series. 
Open date: 11/16/21
Next review date: 12/16/21
Final date: 6/30/22

Jack and Laura Dangermond Chair in Conservation Science
Open date: 3/13/20
Next review date: 9/20/20
Final date: 6/30/21

Temporary Teaching Positions Open:

Temporary Teaching Positions
Open date: 11/1/21
Next review date: 11/15/21
Final date: 10/31/22

Staff Positions Open:

Academic Programs Assistant
(Search for job no. 29098)
Open date: 1/6/22; Primary consideration: 1/24/22; Open until filled.

The Bren School seeks an Academic Programs Assistant (Blank Assistant 3) to support Academic Programs and provide administrative support to Bren faculty, visitors, and students to ensure smooth and successful instruction. Maintains databases/records, produces digital/print outreach materials, plans/hosts events. Reports to the Academic Programs Manager. The Assistant helps faculty and visiting instructors with room and equipment scheduling, GauchoSpace access, textbooks and readers, entering grades, and course evaluations; tracks upcoming academic activities (courses, short courses, workshops, special educational programs, and colloquia) and notifies faculty and students; alerts students to upcoming deadlines for registration, Master's Projects and other program requirements; posts and updates the schedule of classes and electronic calendars for courses, events, and resources; maintains content on Academic Programs webpages; participates in promotional and recruitment activities on behalf of the Bren School and engages in other duties as needed.  + View the full job description with salary/benefits information and how to apply at, search for job no. 29098.

Assistant to the Deans
(Search for job no. 22982)
Open date: 8/24/21; Primary consideration: 10/15/21; Open until filled.

The Bren School seeks an Assistant to the Deans (Blank Assistant 3) to provide direct analytical, administrative, and confidential support for the Deans. Under the general supervision of the Financial Manager, using independent judgment and maintaining a superior level of professionalism and initiative, the Assistant to the Deans provides direct analytical and administrative, and often confidential, support for the Deans of the Bren School. This requires analytical and organizational skills, adherence to a strict policy of confidentiality and a general understanding of Bren School degree programs, faculty expertise and staff responsibilities. Coordinates Deans’ appointments and work flow. Maintains and prioritizes multiple, complex calendars and makes arrangements which require coordination of multiple schedules and facilities. Arranges complex travel and entertainment schedules. Oversees timely receipt and distribution of correspondence, reports, and responses to inquiries for the Deans. Compiles information, analyzes and organizes data, updates databases, prepares reports, and drafts correspondence. Assists with visitors regarding Bren School space, computing, internal communications and other resources. + View the full job description with salary/benefits information and how to apply at, search for job no. 22982.

Payroll/Personnel/Travel Coordinator
(Search for job no. 22981)
Open date: 8/24/21; Primary consideration: 10/15/21; Open until filled.

The Bren School seeks a Payroll/Personnel/Travel Coordinator (Blank Assistant 3). Under the general supervision of the Bren School Business Officer, the Payroll/Personnel/ Travel Coordinator supports the department with administration, personnel/payroll support and financial and travel processing in compliance with University of California policies and procedures. In collaboration with the Bren personnel team, provides expertise and guidance in the full-range of staff and academic personnel policies and procedures. The Personnel/Payroll Coordinator serves as primary UC Path Initiator for all staff, GSR and student assistant appointments and is backup UC Path Initiator for other academic appointments. Coordinates Academic Personnel, Human Resources and Payroll processes using independent judgment to analyze policies, problem solve, ensure compliance with university policies, salary administration, graduate student employment, payroll, leave accruals and reporting. Provides authoritative advice on graduate division policies, bargaining unit agreements. + View the full job description with salary/benefits information and how to apply at, search for job no. 22981.

IT Operations Manager
(Search for job no. 21366)
Open date: 7/23/21; Open until filled.

The Bren School seeks an IT Operations Manager (Systems Administrator 3) to administer computing infrastructure and services supporting student, staff and faculty needs. With the IT Director, the Manager designs and administers a mixed server environment of physical and virtual Windows / Linux servers to provide core services such as: DNS, DHCP, Domain Services, Active Directory, Group Policy, Hyper-V, VMware, WSUS, KMS, File, Backup, complex scripting, cloud computing, and Remote Desktop Services. The Manager implements and administers imaging and application deployment solutions in a mixed use, mixed platform computing environment of 300+ workstations. The Manager also makes recommendations for the purchase of new computing hardware and software, application of emerging services and technologies, documents procedures, and administers department wired / wireless network and security appliances. Reports to the IT Director. Preferred: Experience with Windows server technologies (Active Directory, PowerShell, Hyper-V, Active Directory, Group Policy). Other technologies (VMware, DNS, DHCP, Apache, Linux, cloud computing, RMM, OS imaging, network infrastructure). + View the full job description with salary/benefits information and how to apply at, search for job no. 21366.


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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