Positions Available

Permanent Faculty Positions Currently Open:
ENDOWED CHAIR IN CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Temporary Teaching Positions Currently Open:
Currently, no Temporary Teaching Positions are open.

Staff Positions Currently Open:
ACADEMIC PROGRAMS MANAGER (Payroll Title: Student Services Advisor 3), Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

ACADEMIC PROGRAM ASSISTANT (Payroll Title: _AAIII), Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS ASSISTANT (Payroll Title: _AAIII), Bren School of Environmental Science & Management


ENDOWED CHAIR IN CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY, Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

The Bren School of Environmental Science and Management (www.bren.ucsb.edu) invites applications for a tenured Associate or Full faculty position for an endowed chair in corporate sustainability. The endowed chair is pending final approval. The Bren School is a leader in developing cross-disciplinary solutions to environmental problems. The School's Corporate Environmental Management specialization prepares Masters students for careers helping companies achieve their business and environmental goals.

Ideal candidates will offer:

  • An accomplished research portfolio and trajectory that includes significant contributions to understanding corporate sustainability.
  • Excellence in teaching business and corporate sustainability to professional masters degree students.
  • Leadership for the School’s Corporate Environmental Management programs.
  • Synergies with the School’s research, teaching and extended communities in the pursuit of sustainable environmental solutions.

Candidates may teach and do research in areas such as strategy, management and organizations, organizational behavior, leadership, organizational theory and entrepreneurship. The Bren School is open to candidates from business schools and from across the social sciences, including economics, political science, sociology, and psychology. Interested applicants must have their PhD or equivalent at the time of hire.

The Bren School is a graduate school within UCSB that provides rigorous, multi-disciplinary training in environmental science and management to Master’s and PhD students. The faculty is drawn from the natural sciences, social sciences and management.

Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statements of research and teaching, 4) an optional statement describing commitment to diversity, 5) teaching evaluations if available, 6) four selected publications, and 6) a list of four names with contact information from whom we can request references.

Submit applications electronically to: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01373 and address questions to cem@bren.ucsb.edu. Applications completed by January 15, 2019 will receive priority consideration; the position will remain open until filled.




ACADEMIC PROGRAM ASSISTANT (Payroll Title: _AAIII), Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Supports academic programs at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management under direction of the Academic Programs Manager. Provides administrative support to Bren faculty, visitors, students to ensure smooth and successful instruction. Helps faculty and visiting instructors with room and equipment scheduling, GauchoSpace access, textbooks and readers, entering grades, and course evaluations; tracks upcoming academic activities (courses, short courses, workshops, special educational programs, and colloquia) and notifies faculty and students; alerts students to upcoming deadlines for registration, Master's Projects and other program requirements; posts and updates the schedule of classes and electronic calendars for courses, events, and resources; maintains accurate and engaging content on Academic Programs webpages; participates in promotional and recruitment activities on behalf of the Bren School and engages in other duties as needed.

Minimum Requirements: Ability to work independently and as a team. Strong organization and interpersonal skills. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills. High level of attention to detail. Technical skills in office applications and database management systems.

Desirable Requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience. College degree in environmental science and/or management or related field. Experience working in an academic department and knowledge of UC policy and procedures. Familiarity with MS Office, Access, Adobe, Contribute, and GauchoSpace.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online by 1/17/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20190003.




ACADEMIC PROGRAMS MANAGER (Payroll Title: Student Services Advisor 3), Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Responsible for academic programs, curriculum, Master's Projects, academic requirements, scheduling, and other activities at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. Develops, implements, executes, monitors and evaluates academic programs and curriculum effectiveness in collaboration with faculty, staff and students. Generates programmatic initiatives aimed at increasing educational effectiveness and ensuring program competitiveness. Manages Master's Projects, working with students, faculty, senior managers, coordinators and external clients. Integrates special educational programs into the curriculum and academic operations at the Bren School. Oversees scheduling, provision of instructional support and course management systems. Develops reports and maintains records, web content and other information sources related to the School's academic programs. Represents the Bren School and its academic programs on campus, at professional meetings, and to the public. Supervises the Academic Programs Assistant and student assistant(s).

Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and prior experience. Strong organization and interpersonal skills; technical skills in office applications and database management systems. Excellent verbal communication and writing skills; ability to make effective presentations.

Desirable Requirements: Graduate degree in environmental science and/or management or related field. Experience working in an academic department and knowledge of UC policy and procedures regarding graduate education. Supervisory and management experience. Familiarity with MS Office, Access, Adobe, Contribute, and GauchoSpace.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply online by 1/6/19, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180674.




CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS ASSISTANT (Payroll Title: _AAIII), Bren School of Environmental Science & Management

Provides general administrative support to the Director, Associate Director, and Career Development and Alumni Relations Coordinator in the areas of career development, alumni relations, and professional development. Assists with all aspects of planning, analysis, and implementation strategies to help develop students' and alumni's career strategies and assist them in locating and landing jobs and internships. Coordinates all logistics for career development and alumni relations activities and events. Works closely with the Bren School Development Office and the Career Development and Alumni Relations Coordinator on alumni tracking and development activities. Advises students and alumni on a variety of career development questions and issues. Contacts employers and external clients to coordinate speaker talks and alumni, professional development, or career related events.

Minimum requirements: Strong administrative skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Demonstrated ability to perform administrative tasks with high degree of accuracy while meeting deadlines. Highly organized and detail oriented. Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure. Excellent writing and editing skills. Strong communication skills with an interest in assisting staff and working with students, alumni, and employers. Superb customer service skills. Track record of being punctual and dependable and maintaining confidentiality at all times. Ability to handle heavy workloads, establish priorities, manage time, work through interruptions, and adapt to change. Interest in doing a variety of tasks (both low level and high level tasks) in a University setting.

Desirable requirements: College degree and/or experience in student affairs; experience with Access, web design, and social networking programs; experience in graphic design; experience in career development or student affairs; experience in event planning and organization.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20180605.



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