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Education Program Specialist Administrator, School of Leadership and Education Sciences 3946
The Educational Program Specialist provides academic leadership and operational support of our professional and student learning programs. A primary focus of this role will be to design and lead learning experiences and curriculum, develop story-sharing content, and build relationships to support the use and adoption of our social good innovation curriculum and platform, Pactful (pactful.org), with teachers and K–12 students.
Assistant Director, Career Development Administrator, Office of the Vice President and Provost 3948
The Assistant Director, Career Development, develops and evaluates a comprehensive career development program to meet the career development needs of undergraduates from the College of Arts and Sciences. This position will serve as the Career Development Center’s primary liaison to the College of Arts and Sciences and will collaborate with and build strong partnerships with students, administrators and faculty in order to implement programs to meet the career development needs of the College of Arts and Sciences students.
Research Manager Administrator, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies 3939
If we want to build peace with justice, how should we convene, how should we connect, how should we collaborate? These are questions that COVID has forced us to ask. And while every field is wrestling with this challenge, the problem is particularly urgent for the peace and security field. Building peace requires inclusion, personal connection, and trust. If you want to confront these kinds of fundamental questions, come work with and learn with the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice and an amazing group of partners. In this role, you will be given the opportunity to reimagine peacebuilding and to literally design the future of our field.
Plant Operations & Maintenance Engineer 1 Staff, Facilities 3945
The Plant Operations & Maintenance Engineer 1 performs skilled level work, but not at the journey-level, required to maintain the campus chiller plant, central steam plant, steam distribution system, and related equipment.
Assistant Budget Analyst Staff, Finance 3949
Provides budget, fiscal, and administration support through direct support of the Director of Budget and Planning. Creates format and process for preparing multiple financial monitoring reports.
Assistant Director of Development Administrator, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies 3928
The Assistant Director of Development is a key member of the Development and Alumni Relations staff of the Kroc School of Peace Studies.
Director, Annual Giving Administrator, University Advancement 3936
The director of Annual Giving is responsible for the leadership, management, and execution of USD’s annual giving program. Working closely with the assistant vice president (AVP) for Advancement Operations, this position develops and implements an integrated strategic plan to grow participation and increase annual philanthropic revenue. This position directs the work of the professional staff in the Office of Annual Giving and collaborates with the Offices of Development, Alumni Relations, Parent and Family Relations, Donor Relations, academic units, and Athletics on donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship opportunities, ensuring targeted approaches and consistent messaging. The director is responsible for managing the direct mail and electronic solicitation programs, the Telefunding Center, USD’s annual day of giving campaign, student philanthropy initiatives, and donor recognition programs including the President’s Club for donors of $1,500+. The director is responsible for the content and structure of the online Giving website.
Program Coordinator Staff, Office of the Vice President and Provost 3940
The Program Coordinator provides a wide spectrum of complex administrative support to the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) with a demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Serves as primary staff liaison for committees and programs related to undergraduate research.
Custodian 2 Staff, Facilities 3943
Provides routine and non-routine support associated with the daily cleaning of buildings. Employees are under immediate supervision and perform various duties requiring moderate physical strength. Typical routine duties include, but are not restricted to: dust mopping, sweeping, wet mopping, vacuuming, dusting, cleaning restrooms, removing trash, polishing furniture, operation of basic mechanical cleaning equipment and filling out simple forms.
Gardener 1 Staff, Facilities 3944
Performs a variety of grounds related functions: litter pick-up, digging, sweeping, washing, scrubbing, vacuuming, loading/unloading, pruning, mowing, trimming, weeding, irrigation and fertilizing. Perform semi-skilled manual type labor and gardening task requiring the use of small power equipment and hand tools.
Director of University Mobility and Scheduling Administrator, Public Safety 3947
Creates strategic plan, policies and procedures necessary to implementing the campus mobility plan. Provides direction to the Parking Services Assistant Director in short- and long-range planning of operations and managing a revenue expectation established by the Finance Department. Work directly with vice presidents, campus departments, faculty and students to plan, and execute parking for events. Oversight and collaborate with the Parking Services Assistant Director and Parking Committee to advance campus initiatives.
Administrative Assistant I Staff, School of Leadership and Education Sciences 3933
The administrative assistant organizes, manages and coordinates all administrative efforts in support of the Manchester Family Child Development Center (MFCDC). The administrative assistant serves in the capacity of general office management for the department.
Traffic Control and Eco-shuttle cart driver Staff, Tram Services 3934
The Eco-Shuttle Cart Driver supports the University and department mission to offer quality service and create a welcoming environment. Under supervision, this position is responsible for the operation of a 14-passenger and 12-passenger eco-shuttle with ADA lift designed to transport passengers on campus.
Executive Assistant 2 Staff, Human Resources 3942
This position reports to the Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and is responsible for complex administrative support and management of administrative duties for Human Resources.
Student Professional Development Manager Administrator, School of Business 3336
The Student Professional Development Manager is responsible for enhancing the co/extracurricular activities for our students in support of the School of Business’ unique, holistic student experience. The Manager works closely with the applicable Center(s) of Distinction within the School of Business as well as faculty department chairs to provide career preparedness and network building opportunities that support students’ professional growth within a particular industry. The position collaborates with other School of Business employees, across academic program suites and with other support units at USD to improve student retention and support overall retention goals. The Manager also oversees student organizations and clubs as well as provides on-site support for student events related to their applicable program suite. The Manager is required to work some evenings and weekends to accommodate the schedules of various student classes and co/extracurricular activities.
Assistant Director of Athletics for Marketing and Promotion Administrator, Athletics 3938
The Assistant AD for Marketing and Promotion is responsible for driving revenue and attendance at athletic events through ticket sales. The Assistant AD develops all advertising and promotions for athletics and coordinates athletic merchandise sales.
School of Leadership and Education Sciences (SOLES) Diversity Postdoctoral Faculty Faculty, School of Leadership and Education Sciences 3918
The School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego launches its inaugural Diversity Postdoctoral Faculty Program with the hiring of three postdoctoral faculty members, one each in the areas of: Learning and Teaching, Leadership Studies, and Counseling and Marital and Family Therapy. The goal of the Diversity Postdoctoral program is to support the development and preparation of tenure-line faculty with emphasis on those from BIPOC communities whose scholarship centers on race, anti-racism, critical diversity, equity, social justice and their intersections.
Associate Director of Residential Education Administrator, Student Affairs, Residential Life 3921
The Associate Director of Residential Life is a live-in position that focuses on fostering community and opportunities for growth and development for residential students and department staff in the upper division residential areas.
Executive Assistant I - Document Control Staff, Office of Financial Aid 3901
This position serves as the primary monitor of all incoming documents as they relate to the need analysis and award process, including scanning and indexing into the Banner tracking system. Must demonstrate ability of maintaining confidential information and handle sensitive data with discretion and tact. Must possess the ability to handle multiple tasks, deadlines and time constraints in a calm and effective manner. This position also requires a detail-oriented, independent worker who has the ability to work well in a team environment. Accurate and perceptive data entry skills as well as analytical skills are vital. Must be familiar with financial aid terminology and Banner financial aid software. Some knowledge of Federal Methodology is important.
Community Director Administrator, Student Affairs, Residential Life 3920
The Community Director oversees a dynamic living-learning residential area for first-year, transfer, second-year, or continuing students.

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