333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096, USA
Description: BIOL 389 - Freshwater Biology Semester: Fall 2020 College: College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Department/Program: Biology The Department of Biological Sciences at California State University San Marcos seeks a part-time lecturer for Fall 2020 to teach Biol 389, Freshwater Biology. This is a lecture class that has an optional accompanying lab, Biol 387L (Aquatic Ecology Lab). Both will be taught online. The class is scheduled to meet MW 2:30 - 3:45, but the decision to meet with students at this time (synchronous instruction) or instead to allow the students to complete classwork on their own schedule (asynchronous instruction) will be left to the instructor. Biol 389 and Biol 387L are upper-division undergraduate elective classes in the Biology major. Applicants are encouraged to apply for both lecture and lab components of the class. The catalog description for Biol 389 is: BIOL 389 - Freshwater Biology Units: 3 Introduction to the physical, chemical and biological processes in freshwater systems, including headwaters, streams, rivers, lakes, ponds, reservoirs, and vernal pools. Topics include biogeochemical cycling, controls on production, evolutionary selection, community patterns, population dynamics, and food web structure. Significant species in the open water and attached communities will be discussed regarding composition, environmental factors and role. Analyzes the impacts of using freshwaters for drinking water, irrigation, recreation, transportation, flood control, and power generation. Field trip(s) during or outside of class (including weekends) may be required. The prerequisites for this class are a one year introductory Biology series, Biol 210 and Biol 211. Minimum Qualifications: MS in Biology or relevant field and experience teaching at the college level for at least one semester Demonstrated requisite knowledge of anatomy and physiology Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Biology or equivalent with demonstrated research expertise in comparative aquatic ecology Experience teaching classes to biology majors Experience teaching comparative aquatic ecology Ability to cover both Biol 387L and Biol 389 Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated commitment to diversity and/or intercultural competence with diverse groups in relation to teaching. Application: To apply, please submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org A completed faculty application Curriculum vita Three current references Letter of interest Optional survey Timeline: A review of applications will begin on 7/10/20; however, the position will remain open until filled. The University is particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for under-represented groups. CSUSM has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and was recently named one of the top 32 Colleges most friendly to junior faculty by the Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education. Visit http://www.csusm.edu/facultyopportunities for more information. California State University San Marcos is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status. This position is subject to employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. An offer of appointment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check, including a criminal records check, and may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 (revised July 21, 2017) as a condition of employment. An offer of employment is contingent upon execution of an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status and Legal Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect form. Signing the form is a prerequisite to employment and failure to sign will result in any offer of employment being withdrawn. Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
333 S Twin Oaks Valley Rd, San Marcos, CA 92096, USA
Description: Under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Business & Financial Services is responsible for directing all aspects of the university's procurement, contracts, materials management, distribution services, accounts payable and travel departments. These functions are collectively referred to as Procurement Operations & Accounts Payable (POAP). MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: % of Time 1. Leadership/Management 30% 2. Strategic Planning 15% 3. University/Community Partnership 20% 4. Functional Oversight Management 35% LIST OF TASKS FOR EACH MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY: 1. LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT: • Acts as a change champion. Leads courageously by addressing difficult issues. Works to resolve issues at the peer level and takes measures to mitigate future issues. Supports and moves new initiatives forward. Identifies current and future challenges and proposes effective solutions. Understands what issues require a "sense of urgency" and handles accordingly. Ensures confidentiality around sensitive issues. Facilitates an environment that motivates, empowers, and inspires commitment from employees. Assumes good intent with one another and work on the premise of trust. Demonstrates commitment to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Provides clear direction. Communicates effectively and with purpose. Creates and implements methods for improving individual and team performance. Builds effective teams committed to organizational goals. Works with a spirit of collaboration, inclusion, respect and collegiality. Takes ownership of issues and demonstrates accountability. Creates an environment in which employees are recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to the success of the team. Builds competence in others through effective coaching, performance management and mentoring. Supports and encourages professional and career development for employees. Fosters a culture of support and success for new hires by utilizing effective onboarding methods. Understand the university's mission and vision and how the department/division work activities and goals support the mission. Ensures cross-divisional support and participation. Recognizes, understands, and appreciates different roles across the institution. Identifies and calls advocacy behavior. Speaks and advocates with one common voice. Determines, effectively allocates, and coordinates resources. 2. STRATEGIC PLANNING: • As a strategic partner, recommends, creates, and implements long and short-term strategic plan goals and operational plans for the three departments of POAP (Procurement & Contracts, Accounts Payable & Travel, and Distribution and Property Control Services). Ensures that the goals align with and support the overall mission of the university. Motivates and encourages commitment to achievement of strategic plans. Effectively communicates the strategic initiatives. Accomplishes strategic goals for Procurement Operations and Accounts Payable. 3. UNIVERSITY/COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP: • As a member of the campus community, ensures a community-focused strategy to support the university's mission. Identifies and anticipates community needs. Builds effective strategic alliances internally and externally. Collaborates with business partners in the achievement of university goals that support the university's mission. Initiates and develops strong working relationships with the community. Recognizes the importance of collective strength, knowledge, and information. Actively solicits and acts upon feedback. Develops and implements solutions. Successfully negotiates through persuasion. Gains support and commitment from others. Works to find common ground and group consensus. Takes the necessary measures to solicit and influence internal and external support. Demonstrates commitment to diversity. 4. FUNCTIONAL OVERSIGHT/MANAGEMENT: • Provides dynamic visionary leadership for the three departments in Procurement Operations & Accounts Payable, with a strong focus on oversight and guidance of the Procurement & Contracts team. Provide technical expertise and guidance of contracts team with direct functional support on vital strategic agreements and complex arrangements. Serve as key campus representative to interface and maintain strong communication and partnership with Chancellor's Office legal team on procurement and contract matters. Builds and fosters internal relationships with the campus community, and externally with suppliers, regulatory agencies, the Chancellor's Office and other campuses to deliver strategic support to the campus community. Identify and integrate creative solutions such as "procure to pay" (P2P), expansion of the university credit card program, strategic sourcing, eProcurement, contract management, travel management, electronic payment and vendor management. • Utilizes comprehensive campus and market data to identify strategic opportunities, value-added solutions, manage strategic priorities. • Develops, interprets and applies policies, guidelines and procedures and ensures compliance with all standards and regulations of the CSU and State of California. SUPERVISION OF OTHERS: • Director of Public Works & Distribution Services (Administrator II) • Procurement & Contracts Lead • Accounts Payable and Travel Manager (Administrator I) PURPOSE AND NATURE OF WORK RELATIONSHIPS: • Chancellor's Office, campus staff, administrators, faculty, suppliers, auxiliary organizations, and external agencies to assess university needs and requirements, resolve legal matters, align strategic goals and pursue innovative solutions. REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: 1. List education and experience required Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Public Administration or related field plus 10 years of progressively responsible experience with at least 6 years of providing leadership and strategic planning for procurement operations and contracts setting; and strong technical experience in contracts and procurement operations. • Preferences i. Law degree or master's degree in Business or related field ii. Certified Purchasing Certification iii. Work experience in an academic setting, ideally Public Higher Education iv. Demonstrated commitment and ability to advance the university's goals in the areas of diversity and inclusive excellence v. Leadership experience over accounts payable, distribution and property control services 2. List knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position. Leadership / Vision: • Commitment to CSUSM's mission and goals as a student-centered university dedicated to teaching excellence and active learning with a university first perspective and a customer focused strategy. • Ability to establish a clear and understandable vision for the POAP to effectively engage the university community in the implementation of the vision, and build the operational components to execute the vision. • Ability to lead and enable groups of people to face challenges and achieve results in complex conditions. • A commitment to diversity, inclusiveness and access in all areas of the university. Management / Conflict Resolution / Problem Resolution / Initiative / Continuous Improvement: • Successful experience managing a complex organization. • Experience building and managing an effective world-class team dedicated to organizational goals and high performance. • Experience with directing, supervising, motivating and inspiring others; measuring the performance of people, teams and organizations, and assessing performance and progress. • Familiarity with collective bargaining and administering corrective action as appropriate in a collective bargaining environment. • Ability to develop and support on-going learning and professional development for staff, managers and emerging leaders. • Ability to lead courageously by addressing difficult issues. • Ability to prioritize and handle issues based on sense of urgency and importance of the issues. • Ability to ensure confidentiality around sensitive issues. • Ability to initiate and support innovation with creativity, openness to change, flexibility, responsiveness, and future focus. • Ability to apply quality management techniques of continuous improvement and employee involvement to assess and improve services, promote campus culture and build teams. • Ability to identify current and future challenges and propose and implement effective solutions. • Experience making effective decisions with sound analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus. Communication: • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Ability to communicate effectively and with purpose to a variety of audiences. • Successful negotiation and persuasion skills. Strategic planning / Goal Setting: • Experience in strategically supporting growth and/or change. • Experience creating and implementing long- and short-term goals. • Experience in determining and coordinating resource allocations. • Ability to collaborate with multiple entities to plan and accomplish the objectives set forth in the university's strategic master plan, coordinating ongoing multiple large and complex projects from conception to completion in a centralized and highly regulated environment. • Ability to find solutions that result in prudent decisions, to promote mutual satisfaction and positive action, and to develop imaginative approaches to achieve individual, unit and institutional strategic initiatives. • Ability to apply forward-thinking and creative thought with high ethical standards to develop strategic vision. Teamwork / Collaboration: • The ability to work effectively and build strong alliances internally and externally with a broad range of individuals to bring the university community together around shared goals. • Ability to recognize, understand, and appreciate different roles across the institution. Functional Area Expertise: • Experience in the development and execution of long-range strategic plans and goals, including the ability to effectively lead and direct action of staff and others to develop and accomplish strategic planning objectives. • This position requires the background and experience to perform in-depth legal and contractual research and analysis for decision-making as well as the ability to make independent decisions and apply analytical skills requiring a high level of creativity in problem solving. • Ability to develop and implement new procurement, distribution services and accounts payable initiatives including electronic commerce, supplier management programs, best practices in receiving of goods, university travel program and prompt payment. • Ability to independently research and interpret applicable law and policies, and apply accordingly to the business situation, and contract or agreement, which binds the university financial or otherwise. • Excellent oral and written communication skills to provide leadership and vision for Procurement Operations and Accounts Payable and foster relationships to plan and implement new programs that strategically support university growth. • Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism. • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to handle a broad range of high-level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems • Experience coaching, mentoring, and establishing professional development plans • Ability to develop and interpret contracts and specification bid proposals and make decisions in accordance with laws, ordinances, rules, regulations, and policies governing the purchase and contracting of commodities and services for the university • Demonstrates expertise in independently drafting and analyzing contracts, business documents and/or other agreements while assuring compliance with applicable laws, guidelines and prime contract terms • Services as primary liaison with Chancellors Office Procurement and Contracts, Risk Management, and Capital Planning Design and Construction 3. List machines, tools, equipment, and motor vehicles used in the performance of the duties • Standard office and communication equipment. 4. List unique working conditions • Occasional overnight travel 5. Other Employment Requirements • The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. Limited Reporter. • This position is subject to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, education verification, reference checks and criminal record checks. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position. • This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The incumbent in this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission. This position is required to file the Form 700 under disclosure category 2. • Must participate in required campus trainings including, but not limited to, Sexual Harassment Prevention training "EDU Supervisor: Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation"; Information Security Awareness Training; Sexual Violence Awareness and Prevention "EDU: Eliminate Campus Sexual Misconduct". Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
BUTTE COUNTY, CA
Oroville, CA, USA
Summary This is an Extra Help Position. Extra Help means this may be a Part-Time or Full-Time, Non-Permanent position. The number of hours worked per week may vary and depend on the needs of the department. For terms and conditions concerning Extra Help with Butte County, see Section 6.13c of the Butte County Personnel Rules. Work location is in Oroville.Hiring for shifts that start at 12:00 p.m. that include Saturday; 15-28 hours per week. To APPLY, please submit a Butte County Extra Help Application to Butte County General Services located at 2081 2nd Street, Oroville, CA 95965 or email the completed application to HR.Recruitment@buttecounty.net. Click HERE to access the Extra Help Application. Under general direction, performs a variety of janitorial and cleaning services to maintain County buildings and facilities; performs cleaning and specialized floor care; cleans and stocks restrooms; maintains condition of cleaning equipment; stores and replenishes supplies. FLSA: Non-Exempt Essential Job Functions Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. The list that follows is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. Conducts major cleaning of assigned facilities; cleans and maintains buildings, furnishings, ground and property. Performs a variety of janitorial tasks daily; cleans and disinfects restrooms, shower stalls and mirrors and restocks restrooms; Gathers and empties trash from waste receptacles, offices and general areas. Performs floor maintenance; sweeps and mops floors; strips and waxes floor surfaces; shampoos carpets; removes dirt and debris; pre-spots carpet; mixes cleaning solutions; applies and extracts carpet solution. Cleans and dusts furniture, air vents, door frames, doors, walls, windows and window blinds, mirrors and baseboards. Checks and maintains operational condition of cleaning equipment; operates buffer, vacuum, shampooer and a variety of related equipment. Assists with special events; moves and arranges furniture; opens and secures buildings; locks entrances, exits, doors and other mechanisms in county buildings. Stores and replenishes janitorial supplies; coordinates and completes special cleaning details. Performs other related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications One (1) year experience in janitorial or cleaning services. A valid State of California driver's license is required. Applicants must pass a standard criminal history and background check at time of hire.Candidates assigned to work in County Public Safety/Law Enforcement facilities may also be subject to additional background check requirements, including local, state and national fingerprinting through agencies such as the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation. Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements Work is performed within County facilities. May be required to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds.