The Vice Chancellor Finance Office
The Vice Chancellor Finance (VC-F) office includes oversight for the Controller’s Office, Campus Procurement, Budget and Resource Management, Risk Management and Insurance Services and the direct office of the Vice Chancellor Finance. Under general direction of the Vice Chancellor Finance, this position plays a key role in the development, deployment and adoption of educational technology and administrative information systems for the Vice Chancellor Finance and its departments.
This position represents the VC-F units on all enterprise IT initiatives and coordinates workflow and related communications. The staff member will be a resource for Vice Chancellor Finance senior leadership to employ technology that advances the mission of the Vice Chancellor’s departments. Focused on building customer relationships, advocating for customer needs and influencing technology recommendations and decisions, this position ensures that work being done is aligned with broadly defined enterprise IT objectives. The position will provide project management and coordination with all UCSF IT service providers, working on interdisciplinary projects, as well as contributing to expanding and managing current project plans, assuring the ultimate success of each transition. The position will be involved in key School and Campus committees to ensure that the results are synergistic with system-wide initiatives and will also develop a long-term strategic IT vision for these offices.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience
• Ten years IT management experience in an academic healthcare setting
• Experience creating strong alignments between the strategic vision of the organizations served and the technologies and resources used in the organizations
• Deep understanding of information technology environments and ability to identify appropriate resources, both internal and external
• Broad knowledge of organizational structures
• Demonstrated leadership skills in information technology development and deployment
• Ability to work effectively with customer departments to manage transformative IT initiatives
• Experience in the human side of Information Technology change management, promoting the adoption of technologies that improve efficiency and reduce costs
• Ability to manage large-scale IT projects, on time and on budget
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to interact confidently and professionally with all levels of staff, including senior management
Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; squatting; bending; waist twisting; kneeling; climbing stairs; climbing ladders; reaching up to shoulder height; reaching above shoulder level; carrying/lifting 60 pounds; pushing/pulling 60 pounds; gripping/grasping, fine/gross finger manipulation; repetitive movements of upper and lower extremities; may be exposed to loud noises; use protective equipment; differentiate color.
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required.
• Demonstrated experience managing IT services for large multi-department customer populations
• Deep understanding of the UCSF information technology environment and ability to identify appropriate resources, both internal and external to UCSF to meet project/initiative needs
• Broad knowledge of UCSF organizational structure
• Ability to interact confidently and professionally with all levels of staff at UCSF, including senior management