University of California - San Diego #93562 Administrative Assistant - Nutrition in San Diego, California

#93562 Administrative Assistant - Nutrition

Filing Deadline: Wed 5/30/2018

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/18/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under direction, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for all administrative aspects of Nutrition Services. Analyzes problems and recommends options. Participates in long-range planning for the clerical needs of the department. Responsible for timekeeping and payroll functions, and for supporting personnel management efforts. Provides administrative support and guidance to Director, Assistant Director, and Nutrition Management on matters related to personnel and payroll.

Responsible for providing information or reports used in resource determination, and for providing department-wide correspondence. Assists with filing, faxing, supplies replenishment, and monitoring of related recharges. Prepares non-standard reports. Assists management with calendaring. Ensures timekeeping data is processed accurately and timely, and maintains timekeeping and departmental personnel files. Assists with coordination of computer/technical support.

Maintains catering database, tracks and prints orders to support department. Provides administrative support to Outpatient Dietitian Services, as required. Prepares and distributes materials for meetings, presentations, and manuals. Assists management with candidate interviews and provides recommendations. Provides support to management with staff performance evaluations in compliance with established guidelines. Performs review of PCB reports and informs management.


  • Three (3) years of administrative support experience in a large, complex healthcare system.

  • Proven experience with budget, timekeeping, payroll, and personnel management functions.

  • Strong skills with preparation and distribution of materials for meetings, presentations, and manuals.

  • Highly proficient with MS Office: Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

  • Professional communications skills. Superb customer service skills.

  • Highly organized and detail oriented.

  • Dedicated team-player.


  • Experience in Nutrition and/or Hospitality Services.

  • Familiar with UCSD systems, policies, and procedures.

  • Experience with learning new software and applications.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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Payroll Title:



Nutrition Services

Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience


Hillcrest Medical Center

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CX Contract

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Work Schedule:

Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.