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University of California - Davis
vision insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, long term disability, tuition reimbursement
United States, California, Sacramento
2000 Stockton Boulevard (Show on map)
Jun 18, 2024

The Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEAL) Program Manager will serve as the principal administrative leader for the office. In partnerships with executive leadership, the incumbent will be responsible for the development, implementation, and oversight of the PED. The incumbent influences engagement in diversity and inclusion projects and programs to help build an internal organization that embraces and demonstrates DEI and represents UCDCCC as a collaborative community partner. The program manager will work on a variety of diversity initiatives, implement diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) best practices, develop communication plans, and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholders. Key roles for the program manager will be to develop strategies and tactics, collect and analyze DEI metrics, and evaluate DEI climate at the Cancer Center. These activities may include but are not limited to the development of councils and committees, documenting best practices, and partnering with the Office of Education, Training and Career Development's to develop training and mentoring opportunities for junior, early- and mid-career researchers from diverse backgrounds.

Apply By Date

7/2/2024 at 11:59pm; Interviews and recruiting process may occur at any time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree with five (5) or more years of relevant experience or relevant diversity, equity and inclusion certification.
  • Experience facilitating education and training around sensitive and IDEAL related topics.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing programs.
  • Experience implementing practices around diversity, equity, inclusion, antiracism, into systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Strong project management, process improvement, and data analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated intercultural competency skills and experience working cross-culturally.
  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity, contributing to an inclusive working, and learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, navigate, and address challenges associated with DEI and anti-racism work.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to motivate, collaborate and negotiate with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility programs and applies it to the completion of related assignments.
  • Ability to plan, design, develop, and implement innovative and strategies and solutions in a matrix environment.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, including the ability to conduct program assessments, identify needs, requirements, and develop process improvement recommendations for the successful implementation of plans/ strategies to enhance diversity.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office products required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytical skills necessary to collect data, analyze it, and develop substantive reports.
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques of administrative management, including organization, planning, staffing, training, and reporting
  • Knowledge of program and curriculum planning, development, and high level of expertise regarding evaluation methods
  • Proficiency with Tableau, or other data visualization tools

Department Description

The University of California, Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center (UCDCCC) is a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute, and an Organized Research Unit (ORU) under the Office of Research. UCDCCC is a clinical and research enterprise consisting of over 270 faculty members from the Davis, Sacramento, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory campuses with research funding totaling $58M.

The Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEAL) Office is a newly established office established to oversee the NCI Cancer Center Support Grant's (CCSG) Plan to Enhance Diversity (Plan to Enhance Diversity) activities. IDEAL's goals are to enhance the participation of women, minorities, and individuals from groups nationally under-represented in the research workforce, center leadership, and advisory boards of the UCDCCC.

Position Information

  • Salary or Pay Range: $2,858.24 - $5,402.30
  • Salary Frequency: Bi-weekly
  • Salary Grade: 23
  • Payroll Title: PROJECT POLICY ANL 4
  • Number of Positions: 1
  • Appointment Type: Career
  • Percentage of Time: 100%
  • Shift Hours: 8 hours
  • Location: Cancer Center, Sacramento
  • Union Representation: No
  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Hybrid/Remote/On-Site: Onsite
  • This is not a H1-B opportunity


Outstanding benefits and perks are among the many rewards of working for the University of California. UC Davis Health offers a full range of benefits, resources and programs to help you bring your best self to work, as well as to help you and your family achieve your health, wellness, financial and career goals. Learn more about the benefits below and eligibility rules by visiting our handy Benefits Summary and our Benefits Page

  • High quality and low-cost medical plans to choose from to fit your family's needs
  • UC pays for Dental and Vision insurance premiums for you and your family
  • Extensive leave benefits including Maternity, Paternity, Family & Medical Leave
  • 14 paid Holidays annually
  • Vacation/Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave with unlimited accrual
  • Continuing Education (CE) allowance and Education Reimbursement Program
  • Access to free professional development courses and learning opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Wellness and on-site Employee Assistance Program including access to free mental health services
  • Supplemental insurance offered including additional life, disability, short/long term disability, pet insurance and legal coverage
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) Qualified Employer & Student Loan Repayment Assistant for qualified roles
  • Retirement benefit options for eligible roles including Pension and other Retirement Saving Plans. More information on our retirement benefits can be found here
  • UC Davis cares about building a community, which is why we provide resources to enhance diversity, equity and inclusion as well as Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to support our staff

Special Requirements

  • This position is a critical position and subject to a background check and drug screen. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history, identity checks and drug screen.
  • As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

At UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve. We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds, and you belong here. As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected. The University of California, Davis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the University of California's Affirmative Action Policy please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4010393/PPSM-20.

For the University of California's Anti-Discrimination Policy, please visit: https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/1001004/Anti-Discrimination.

Because we want you to be seen, our recruiting process at UC Davis fosters authenticity, diversity, and inclusion. Studies have shown that some people may not apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. Each unique role at UC Davis has a set of requirements and you could be perfect for this role, or you could be perfect for the next role! Don't meet all the requirements? We still encourage you to apply! #YouBelongHere