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Company: University of California
Location: Oakland, CA
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


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At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

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 headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world. Learn more about the UC Office of the President


Budget Analysis and Planning (BAP) manages UC's annual budget and conducts long-range financial planning. BAP's role includes analysis of the complex factors which influence the university's budget, development of the annual budget requests to the State, and coordination with the campuses on a wide variety of budget-related issues. BAP advocates in support of the university's budget and works with leadership from across the university system to integrate local and UC-wide priorities into forecast and planning.


Uses advanced concepts and University objectives to resolve highly complex issues pertaining to the systemwide budget. This may include developing and advancing policy positions through liaisons with governmental staff. Assignments are typically complex or large and include politically sensitive issues or content that are critical to the institution, potentially requiring discretion and leadership.



Researches, gathers, analyzes, and summarizes information used in the preparation of the systemwide operating budget.  Often translates quantitative data into narratives and other materials used in critical presentations in support of proposed budgets and / or policy direction for the systemwide budget. Assignments require analysis of multiple factors or data sources. Able to synthesize complex issues and present them in a creative and non-technical manner.


Interacts and interfaces directly with high-level stakeholders at various UC locations and public agencies and the community to develop solutions to highly complex problems. Leads highly complex projects, requiring facilitation and collaboration with representation across functions / locations.


Manages policies and processes related to enrollment planning, including the collection of campus data used in the development and support of the systemwide operating budget.  As part of these efforts, coordinates and engages with campus stakeholders across the campuses to ensure accurate and timely submissions of data.


Coordinates with and provides support to colleagues within the department; in particular, often serves as a mentor to less-experienced staff members.


Works with administration, and other communication professionals as required, to create, develop, and disseminate policy briefings, responses to request for information and legislative reports.

Required Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge in data collection and analysis techniques; statistics or social science research techniques; knowledge of campus-specific computer application programs (for example, query tools and relational databases); knowledge of campus principles and procedures.
  • Advanced ability to provide good judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
  • Advanced ability to actively listen, think critically thinking, good interpersonal skills and ability to multi-task.
  • Meticulous attention to details as demonstrated by regularly verifying all work thoroughly to ensure accuracy.
  • Advanced ability to handle sensitive data.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced understanding of campus and systemwide budgetary systems and policies.
  • Ability to present complex findings and recommendations in a clear concise manner both in writing and verbally.
  • Advanced knowledge of the fundamentals of writing, grammar, syntax, style, and punctuation.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and minimum 5 years relevant experience and / or equivalent experience / training.


Salary: $103,000 - $120,000, commensurate with experience

Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: Benefits of Belonging


This position may be eligible for a on site, hybrid, or remote within California work arrangement. The employee may be required to report to work onsite in Oakland, CA on a regular schedule.


Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The first review date for this job is March 8, 2022. The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position. Background check process at UCOP

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014. UC Smoke & Tobacco Free Policy

August 2021 Update:  The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral. UC COVID-19 Vaccine Policy


The University of California, Office of the President, 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, age or protected veteran status. EEO/AA Employer UC Nondiscrimination Policy

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