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Laser Spotter

  • Position based at UC Santa Cruz
  • Full-time

For the duration of the shift incumbent will sit/stand outside, atop Mt. Hamilton, to survey the night sky for possible aircraft intrusion into laser-beam restricted zone. In the event an aircraft is spotted within the restricted zone, incumbent must push the "kill" switch to un-arm the laser beam. Responsible for safeguarding Master Key.


Job Number:  1808225
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  • Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 09-18-2018

Financial Services Analyst

  • Position based at UC Santa Cruz
  • Full-time

Involves the processing and servicing of a variety of operational and financial transactions and services. Includes cashiering, accounts receivable, recharge billing, travel / entertainment, gift accounting, collections, data collection and data entry, analysis, review and control, customer servicing, and reporting.

Job Number:  1707430
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  • Position is open until filled; initial review of application materials will begin on: 08-28-2018

Systems 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.

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

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