System Administrator

  • Position based at UC Santa Cruz
  • Full time

As a member of Network Information and Computing Services (NICS), the incumbent will provide a wide range of technical computing services within NICS that supports UC Observatories and the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics at UC Santa Cruz.

Job Number: 1807987
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  • Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 06-17-2018

UC Observatories Deputy Director

  • Position based at UC Santa Cruz
  • Full-time

The Deputy Director will report to the Director of UCO. In addition to the administrative and managerial duties of Deputy Director, the incumbent may use up to 25% of their time for research or other professional activities. The incumbent is eligible to apply for time on UCO affiliated telescopes, to advise graduate students in collaboration with a UC faculty member, and will prepare and apply for external grants. (...). Please view the job flyer here.

Job Number:  JPF00539-18T
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  • Position is open until filled; for full consideration, please apply by August 1, 2018.

Principal Lab Mechanician

  • Position based at UC Santa Cruz
  • Part time

Under the direction of the UC Observatories Technical Facilities Manager, the incumbent performs design and mechanical work involving fabrication, assembly, modification, maintenance and repair of precision astronomical research equipment and instrument systems.

Job Number: 1807983
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  • Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 06-04-2018

Director of the Laboratory for Adaptive Optics

  • Position based at UC Santa Cruz
  • Full-time

Duties will include defining goals and leading the design and construction of new adaptive optics systems and instruments, conducting original research that has visibility and impact on the course of astronomical science, coordinating UCO’s adaptive optics research portfolio with all UC astronomy campuses, participation in fundraising for new instruments and other instrumentation initiatives. (...). Please view the job flyer here.

Job Number:  JPF00517-18T
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  • Position is open until filled; for full consideration, please apply by May 1, 2018.

Gift Shop Guide

  • Position based at Lick Observatory
  • Limited/Temporary

Under supervision of the Visitor Services Supervisor, the incumbent performs guide tours and gift shop attendant duties at the Mount Hamilton Observing Station Visitors Center, located about 20 miles southeast of San Jose at 4,200 feet elevation. The Visitors Center is open to the public year-round and receives approximately 30,000 visitors per year.

Job Number: 1807822
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  • Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 04-02-2018

Public Programs Assistant

  • Position based at Lick Observatory
  • Limited/Temporary

Under supervision of the Lick Observatory Support Astronomer/Specialist, the incumbent(s) will work individually or as part of a group in preparation for the public programs at Lick Observatory, located 23 miles southeast of San Jose at 4,200 feet elevation.

Job Number: 1807735
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  • Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 03-01-2018

Senior Director of Development

  • This position can work from a variety of greater San Francisco Bay area locations with an expectation of spending time regularly at UC Berkeley and UC Santa Cruz.
  • Full-time

Under the general direction of the UC Santa Cruz Director of Major Gifts and in consultation with Academic Leadership, the Senior Director of Development serves in a lead role to plan strategically, develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate a major donor fund-raising program (...). Please view the job flyer here.

Job Number:  1807715
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  • Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 01-31-2018

Public Programs Telescope Operator

  • Position based at Lick Observatory
  • Limited/Temporary

Under supervision of the senior support astronomer at Lick Observatory, the incumbent performs duties in support of astronomical Educational & Public Outreach at Lick Observatory, Mt. Hamilton. Lick Observatory is located 23 miles southeast of San Jose at 4,200 feet elevation.

Job Number: 1707681
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  • Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 02-01-2018