Full Time; Career $5834.00-$7084.00/month; Salary commensurate w/ qualifications and experience
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Comprising diverse researchers from a variety of disciplines across academic divisions, the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute leads UC Santa Cruz's efforts to unlock the world's genomic data and accelerate breakthroughs in health and evolutionary biology. Our platforms, technologies, and scientists unite global communities to create and deploy data-driven, life-saving treatments and innovative environmental and conservation efforts, while addressing the most fundamental societal and policy questions.
The Computational Genomics Platform (CGP) team uses big data technologies to facilitate genomic research for global health issues such as breast cancer and other genetic risk factors. The team collaborates with many universities and institutes around the world. Examples of projects include supporting a global team to create the Human Cell Atlas, a compendium that maps gene activity in each cell in the human body, and the National Health Institute Data Commons project, which is about developing the technology to share and combine controlled access to genomic data across different institutes.
This role requires skills as a seasoned, experienced technical project management professional with a full understanding of project management frameworks and methods, relevant policies and procedures to resolve a wide range of issues. Demonstrates competency in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions. Manages projects of diverse scope, size, impact, budget and / or project team size. This project manager will work with the product managers to coordinate reports and deliverables for a variety of grants. The incumbent is conversant in management techniques like Scrum and tools like Jira or Asana. The candidate collects and tracks tasks and deliverables from a variety of sources and ensures that any work required from a product team is clearly communicated. The candidate works primarily with product managers from multiple internal and external teams to achieve overall grant goals. They will travel frequently to facilitate cross-team collaboration and they will track many phone conference calls for important details and updates regarding projects. The teams involved in product development work together to build large scale genomic compute environments.
If you are excited to work in a fast-paced, startup like environment within an institution of higher education in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, we encourage you to apply.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Experience coordinating and/or managing projects.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, with the ability to synthesize many details into actionable items.
Demonstrated knowledge of project management principles, theories, and concepts.
Experience facilitating meetings.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 11-04-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted ON OR BEFORE the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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