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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Worklife Program Manager
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Job Description

Under general supervision of the Director of Talent Management and Development in Human Resources, this position provides leadership in the development and management of the UC Davis WorkLife program and services. This position has primary responsibility for the Breastfeeding Support Program and the Student Parent Child Care Grant, and serves as the liaison to the Davis campus child development centers. This position oversees work-life initiatives, community outreach, resource and referral, communications, staff supervision, and resource management. Responsibilities include overseeing the strategic planning, execution and management of the daily and long-range operations (e.g., programs, services, facilities, personnel, communications and budget), assuring compliance with laws and regulations regarding child care, and lactation, and maintaining consistency of related policies and procedures. This position serves as liaison between UC Davis (including UC Davis Health) and various institutions, public agencies and the general public.

Physical Demands:

Work Environment:

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Background Check Required:

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.



Minimum Qualifications:

Experience in business management, professional communications, or the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Experience in program development, coordination, administration and evaluation.

Professional experience in writing, editing, and distributing communications (e.g., newsletters, news releases, white papers, reports, articles) through multiple communication venues.

Skill in curating, analyzing, and interpreting science-based and data driven social science/Human Resources information in support of work-life issues.

Leadership skills to provide coaching, training, and feedback to co-workers.

Problem solving skills to apply professional knowledge using standard and innovative approaches to solve complex problems, analyze variables and arrive at solutions or options.

Oral and written communication skills to successfully articulate ideas, explain complex data, and deliver presentations, reports and communications in a professional and engaging manner to diverse audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced degree in Professional/Technical Communication, Business Management or Administration or related areas of study

Knowledge of computer programs using word processing, publishing/design/marketing, spreadsheets, surveys, UC collaboration and processing portals as well as social media.

Experience establishing priorities, delegating responsibilities, exercising independent judgment and making appropriate decisions.

Experience in building relationships and collaborations with people at all levels of the organization.

Experience interpreting complex information, (e.g., local, state and federal regulations and laws, university policies) and the ability to translate information into operational and programmatic actions.

Training and/or knowledge of Human Resource practices and organizational behavior.

Skill to develop and manage numerous and varied projects and programs simultaneously.

Familiarity working within an organizational structure governed by multiple policies, procedures, standards and initiatives.

Knowledge of federal, state, local and UC regulations and laws regarding lactation policy, childcare financial aid, leaves, workplace flexibility and child development centers.

Skill to assess and manage needs and programming in a complex, multi-location organization.

About University of California

UCSF is a leading university that consistently defines health care worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the life sciences, and providing complex patient care.