Product Manager, Faculty Information Products

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA

Details

Posted: 08-May-24

Location: Los Angeles, California

Salary: Open

Categories:


Staff/Administrative

Internal Number: 1551


Department Summary
Situated on 419 acres, five miles from the Pacific Ocean, the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is enriched by the cultural diversity of the dynamic greater Los Angeles area, as well as the geographic advantages of Southern California. One of the world's preeminent public research universities, UCLA is an international leader in breadth and quality of academic, research, health care, wellness, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs, with more than 5,200 faculty members who teach approximately 47,500 students in the UCLA College and 12 professional schools. UCLA is consistently ranked among the top institutions nationally for research funding, having generated $1.7 billion in research grants and contracts in the last fiscal year alone. The Information Technology Services (ITS) department at UCLA is a vital part of the university community, providing essential technology services and support to ensure the campus can effectively pursue its mission. It is UCLA's spirited tradition of thought leadership and commitment to excellence that enables an ambitious and resourceful approach to transforming our networked, ever-changing campus environment.
Position Summary

The Faculty Information team conceives, configures, monitors, defines, tests, delivers, monitors, optimizes, and refines Faculty Information products and application technologies, including but not limited to mobile and web applications, collaboration tools, CRM products, budget/financial management products, HR applications, and other services. This department also works to optimize user experience, address digital accessibility needs, and establish the highest standards of quality assurance and release management for UCLA's administrative applications and technologies.

 

The Product Manager, Faculty Information Products will play a critical role in the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of Faculty Information products and services (e.g., Opus) to improve the efficiency, transparency, and accuracy of the academic review process. The Product Manager, Faculty Information Products will conduct customer research and collaborate with key stakeholders across the university to develop and convey a distinct product vision. The Faculty Information Product Manager will be responsible for driving innovation and excellence by working closely with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and users to define requirements, prioritize features, and deliver exceptional value. The Product Manager, Faculty Information Products will positively impact UCLA's operations and culture by enabling University stakeholders to effectively leverage human resources products and applications. This team member will advance the University's mission by delivering exceptional information technology services comprehensively and consistently across faculty, staff, and students. This role will execute UCLA's vision while modeling UCLA's culture and values.


Salary & Compensation
*UCLA provides a full pay range. Actual salary offers consider factors, including budget, prior experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business considerations. Salary offers at the top of the range are not common. Visit UC Benefit package to discover benefits that start on day one, and UC Total Compensation Estimator to calculate the total compensation value with benefits.
Qualifications
  • 5 years experience working in one or more of the following fields: information technology, application services, product services, computer science, computer information systems, or related field. (Required)
  • Experience working in one or more of the following fields: information technology, application services, product services, computer science, computer information systems, or related field. (Required)
  • Experience working in a project-based environment using leading project management practices. (Required)
  • Experience participating in activities to advance an inclusive environment that values equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging. (Required)
  • Experience in complex higher education environments, serving academic and administrative functions of a large public university. (Preferred)
  • 7+ years experience working in one or more of the following fields: information technology, application services, product services, computer science, computer information systems, or related field. (Preferred)
  • Proven ability to identify key issues critical to the organization's long-range success of a desired product or service. (Required)
  • Analytical mindset, with experience in data-driven decision-making and performance measurement. (Required)
  • Proven track record of delivering successful products that meet user needs and drive value. (Required)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and is able to communicate complex technical ideas to a diverse community of colleagues and stakeholders. Can relay technical information to audiences of technical and non-technical stakeholders. (Required)
  • Able to establish and advance positive working relationships and a strong rapport with a diverse community of colleagues including team members, stakeholders, and customers. (Required)
  • Advanced organizational skills and is able to balance competing priorities and deliver concurrent projects to various stakeholder types. (Required)
  • Advanced problem-solving skills; ability to uncover root of difficult problems and scope solutions based on knowledge of available resources and timelines as well as awareness of vision and strategy. Seeks information from multiple and diverse sources to inform solutions. (Required)
  • Thinks creatively and introduces innovations such as the incorporation of new technologies or processes. Thrives in an ever-changing, fast-paced environment. (Required)

  • Education, Licenses, Certifications & Personal Affiliations
  • Bachelor's Degree Business administration, organization development, communication, or public administration, or related field, or equivalent experience. (Required)
  • Bachelor's Degree Business administration, organization development, communication, or public administration. (Preferred)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (Preferred)

  • Special Conditions for Employment
  • Background Check: Continued employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background investigation.
  • Live Scan Background Check: A Live Scan background check must be completed prior to the start of employment.
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  • Schedule
    8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. PT, Monday through Friday and/or variable based upon operational needs.
    Union/Policy Covered
    99-Policy Covered
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    Why work at UCLA? Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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