UC Center Sacramento Director Recruitment

Established in 2003 as a system-wide unit of the University of California Office of the President (UCOP), the University of California Center Sacramento (UCCS) contributes to the University’s mission of teaching, research and public service through an integrated program providing training in critical public policy issues and supporting the University’s land-grant mandate to assist state government. Administered through UC Davis with support from UCOP, the Center is located within walking distance of the state capitol in Sacramento. To date, UCCS has taught more than 1000 “scholar-interns,” representing all 10 University of California campuses. The Center also carries on a program of policy engagement aimed at making the University’s expertise available to the state policy process.

The Director of the University of California Center Sacramento (UCCS) is responsible for the management and operation of the Center; supervision of staff; oversight of the academic program for the Center (including the Director’s own teaching in the program), collaboration with campuses on academic programming and faculty hiring, coordination of the UCCS Administrative Council, engaging in fundraising for the Center, promoting public activities in the Center on behalf of UC as well as private and governmental groups, and interacting with agencies and the local community to sustain and further UCCS programs and--in collaboration with UC State Governmental Relations--UC goals more generally. Furthermore, the Director is responsible for developing, maintaining and communicating with the UCCS alumni association.

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