Organizational Area: External Affairs - State Government Relations
Location: Sacramento, CA
Posting Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.
Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President and Director, State Governmental Relations and the Associate Director, Legislative Affairs, this position has primary responsibility within the UC Office of State Governmental Relations (Office of the President) for subject matter expertise, analysis, political strategy and lobbying in the areas of Academic Affairs, including Personel and Programs, Diversity and Engagement, Institutional Research and Academic Planning, Undergraduate and Graduate Studies, Student Affairs, and other issues, as assigned. Incumbent has direct accountability for outcomes and for protecting the University's interests in his/her areas of specialty. The position requires detailed knowledge of the functions, organizations, structure and procedures of UC and the executive and legislative branches of California government. The position also requires direct and constant interaction with key personnel within the University, including the Office of the President, the ten UC campuses and their research units, representatives of the Governor's office, and the California Legislature and staff.
Special Conditions of Employment: Travel outside of normal business hours
Other Special Conditions of Employment: Successful completion of a background check is required for appointment to this critical position.
About us The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the corporate headquarters to the ten campuses, five medical centers and three Department of Energy National Labs and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world.
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.
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About University of California Office of the President
The Office of the President is the systemwide headquarters of the University of California, managing its fiscal and business operations and supporting the academic and research missions across its campuses, labs and medical centers.