The systemwide headquarters of the University of California is hiring its first Ombudsperson. In addition to serving as the Ombuds for about 3,000 staff members in Oakland and throughout California, the position will "serve as a resource for senior officials in formulation of UCOP policy and procedures, raising issues that may surface as a result of a discrepancy between the stated goals of the University and actual practice."
This is a 40%-time position. Applicants must have a bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training and at least eight years of Ombuds experience working in an academic environment. No salary or closing date indicated. (UC Jobs, Req. No. 20140558; via LinkedIn.)
I was completely blindsided by this. I'm trying to figure out the significance of that.
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