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#108068 Emergency Manager

Filing Deadline: Thu 5/20/2021

This position will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 02/26/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/10/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Emergency Manager will be responsible for all phases of emergency management for the hospitals and clinics within UC San Diego Health. Job functions are to include, but not limited to: providing training to faculty and staff on emergency response policies procedures, exercise planning and execution, hospital incident command center training, incident response and management, and inventory management. This position is responsible for policy creation/revision, education material development, website and software program management and all tasks required to achieve regulatory compliance.


  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in emergency management, business continuity, healthcare administration or related area; and/or equivalent combination of experience/training.

  • Three (3+) or more years of relevant experience in a hospital setting.

  • Expertise in TJC and CMS regulations for Emergency Management.

  • Experience and proven success in thorough knowledge/understanding of specific Emergency Management principles, including related laws and regulations; and general knowledge/ understanding of all aspects of Emergency Management. *ICS 100, 120a, 130, 200 and 700

  • Prior experience in emergency management, emergency response or a related field, and a working knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS), Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS) and National Incident Management System (NIMS).

  • Demonstrated skills in managing projects collaboratively through diverse workgroups, in the context of a large and complex organization.

  • Demonstrable experience conducting trainings and exercises.

  • Adeptness in establishing priorities to complete work in a timely manner, despite changes in workload or assignment, pressure of deadlines, or competing priorities.

  • Writing and editing proficiency to prepare grammatically correct business correspondence, agendas, and reports with speed and accuracy and knowledge of standard business letter and table formatting to prepare such materials.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Ability to work with different software products with minimal training and supervision.

  • Skilled in analyzing data in order to be able to create spreadsheets, graphs, and charts that relay correct information for management reports.


  • ICS 300 & 400 certification.
  • HSEEP certification.
  • Hazmat/Decontamination training experience.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Must be able to serve on-call rotation.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks such as relocation of supplies and equipment. Able to lift up to 50 lbs.

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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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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$70,000 – 100,000/Annual
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday - Friday


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