University of California Santa Cruz — Project Manager

Project Manager
UNEX Smarter Balanced
Job Opening ID#: 8475

Salary Information: $71,700 – $85,000. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.

UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Department Marketing Statement
Smarter Balanced is a member led organization of states and territories that collaborate to provide formative, interim and summative assessment resources (e.g. tools, items, tests, etc.) that help educators better prepare their students to be college and career ready after they leave high school.

The UCSC Extension is the leading workforce educator in Silicon Valley. It is the only institution in the area to offer University of California-quality accredited courses designed by experienced instructors who are actually working in their field. We serve:

  • new college graduates needing practical skills
  • people in the workforce looking to update skills or change direction
  • lifelong learners interested in studying with industry experts in the heart of Silicon Valley
  • K-12 students and educators by providing access to high quality curriculum and assessments that are aligned to rigorous standards

    Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
  • Advanced knowledge of project management principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Demonstrated capacity to anticipate obstacles and plan for contingencies.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks.

    Special conditions:
    Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
    Must be able to work remotely from a home office and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
    Must be able to travel when required.

    Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 6/26/2020

    APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO APPLY THROUGH THE US SANTA CRUZ WEBSITE. You can view the complete job description and access the on-line application at:

    To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, your application must be submitted ON OR BEFORE the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site at . A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.