JOB POSTING Remote/Hybrid opportunities. If remote, required to come to campus at least once a quarter or agreed upon travel upon hiring.
UC Vaccination Policy: With limited exceptions, COVID-19 vaccinationsarerequired for Covered Individuals under the Policy. Covered Individuals include all employees, students, or trainees who physically access a University facility or program in connection with their employment, appointment, or education/training.
Covered Individuals do NOT include employees who work 100% remotely with NO expectation that they will physically access any University location or program at ANY time. If 100% remote work ends, the employee is subject to policy.
INITIAL REVIEW DATE (IRD)
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
The IRD for this job is:11-17-2022
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
The Division of Global Engagement (DGE) advances the University's teaching, learning, and research mission by working collaboratively throughout the institution to promote global engagement and advance campus internationalization by increasing international mobility among students and faculty, promoting faculty engagement in international activities, and developing strategic partnerships abroad. DGE interacts with campus leadership on strategic planning and initiatives to elevate the reputation of UCSC globally. DGE units include Study Abroad, International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), Global Programs, and Global Initiatives.
Involves analytical studies on a variety of policies, projects, programs, and issues in support of a function, research initiatives, program and/or organizational unit, or in research of new or changing systems and programs. Assists in policy and program planning, development, administration, management, and implementation; interprets, monitors, and analyzes information regarding policies and procedures and provides consultative services to department administrators and other stakeholders.
Reporting to the Assistant Vice Provost of Global Engagement, the Global Travel Security Manager will collaborate with campus stakeholders to develop and implement campus-wide policies, programs, and procedures associated with the health and safety of UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) students, faculty, and staff traveling abroad for study or university business. With a growing portfolio of campus programs abroad, the selected candidate will serve as the campus subject matter expert on matters related to international travel safety and security and will engage in outreach, in conjunction with Risk and Safety Services, to promote, advise and train on safety and security overseas. Serving as primary contact for crises abroad involving UCSC students, faculty, and/or staff who are traveling on university business or participating in educational activities, the Global Travel Security Manager will collaborate and coordinate with the campus, UC Office of the President (UCOP), and Global Engagement leadership and units to respond to incidents associated with university programs abroad.
The incumbent will coordinate actions with and by private service providers and with campus and UCOP to provide emergency response services in the event of health, safety, or security emergencies abroad. Duties also include maintaining comprehensive data and information about rapidly changing safety and security threats, travel, insurance purchases, and emergency incidents involving the UCSC community outside the U.S.
Salary Information: Salary Range: $102,500 - $117,000 / . Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Days, Evenings, Nights, and Weekends as necessary
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: Hybrid: Remote / UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
35% - Global Travel Risk Assessment and Mitigation
In support of UCSC international activities, review and make travel safety and security recommendations. Develop, implement and administer risk assessment and oversight with respect to international travel for Global Learning programs including UCSC Faculty-led programs, UCSC Exchanges, Global Internships, and other international programs coordinated and supported by GE. Provide UCSC faculty, staff, and students traveling to higher-risk destinations with location-specific health, safety, and security information and brief campus travelers about risk mitigation procedures and resources.
30% - Global Travel Risk Policies and Procedures
In collaboration with Risk Services, stakeholders, and campus-wide working groups to, develop effective international health and safety policies, standards, and guidelines for international travel for the campus community. Develop and implement strategies to improve travel safety and security effectiveness including but not limited to trip preparedness, threat assessment, institutional risk mitigation, leadership awareness of risk profile, and protocol for formal acceptance of high-risk trips. Participate in and advance the campus-wide Strategic Plan for Internationalization and other GE Divisional goals.
15% - Global Travel Risk Analysis and Reporting
Use data to evaluate UCSC compliance with risk management goals. Provide data analysis, data management, and dissemination of information and data as relates to travel risk. Collaborate with Risk Services to develop and maintain web page content for the campus community regarding international travel as it pertains to policies, health, safety, and security for travelers. Maintain statistics on reported incidents that occur in our programs. Periodically report on trends in program incidents, identifying policy and procedure needs. Monitor daily world events and issues. Improve and promote usage of travel registries, including the collection, maintenance, and compliance of new and existing campus registrations and reporting requirements.
10% - Global Travel Risk Response
Collaborate with programs, small groups, or when appropriate individuals traveling abroad to create a crisis communication plan, and coordinate crisis response involving faculty, staff, or students. Coordinate with GE, private service providers, insurance, and campus leadership to provide emergency response services in the event of health, safety, or security emergencies abroad. Coordinate execution of emergency response protocols as required. May serve as a primary emergency response liaison, in coordination with units that may be operating programs or have faculty, staff, and/or students in locations abroad.
10% - Campus Consulting
Consult and collaborate with other units within the UCSC campus, including Risk & Safety Services (RSS), Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), the UC Santa Cruz Police Department, Title IX, Counseling and Psychological Services, and others. Conduct threat assessments, facilitate the use of international travel security resources, and prepare health and safety information for campus leadership. Coordinate with UCSC Information Technology Services, Office of Research, Environmental Health and Safety, and other campus offices to ensure traveler compliance.
Bachelor's degree in related area or combination of equivalent experience and/or training.
Knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs specific to international travel.
Prior successful experience in effectively presenting complex information both verbally and in writing in a clear and concise manner.
Advanced knowledge and understanding of risk assessment and mitigation and their impact on protecting University resources.
Demonstrated successful experience in identifying, collecting, and analyzing information from multiple sources.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills to effectively communicate at all levels within the campus community.
Prior experience and demonstrated skill in managing multiple tasks in a high-volume work setting with demanding timeframes.
Prior experience to conduct rapid response and timely critical decision-making while managing an international crisis.
Prior experience in planning and implementing emergency response plans and services for academic activities abroad.
Successful prior experience developing international travel policies.
Masters degree in related area.
Successful prior experience working with constituents from a broad range of cultural backgrounds and perspectives.
Successful prior experience working in international risk and security in a higher education setting.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the state of California.
Must be able to work remotely from a home office and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
Will be required to work a hybrid work schedule, days of the week and number of days to be determined, and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
Ability to work a variable schedule.
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends as directed.
Ability to respond to emergencies after hours as necessary.
Ability to work overtime including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays to meet operational needs, and work an alternate work schedule shift as required.
Selected candidate will be required to complete training within established time frames as directed including UC compliance training.
Clery Act : This position has been identified as a Campus Security Authority (CSA); required to report crimes, incidents, and disciplinary referral statistics as required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (20 USC 1092(f)).
Ability to travel to multiple work locations on and off campus.
Ability to travel within a defined regional or service area.
Ability to travel nationally.
Ability to travel internationally.
Other special conditions of employment that apply to this position: Must possess and maintain a valid passport.
The University of California has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, covered employees must submit proof of vaccination or have an approved exception or deferral, eight (8) weeks from date of hire.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
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The University of California is an Equal Employment 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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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