This position will remain open until filled. Initial application deadline: 9/16/2022.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 09/07/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 09/16/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under the general supervision of the Workers' Compensation Program Manager, the Risk Management Workers' Compensation Assistant is responsible for providing all administrative aspects of the Loss Prevention Program, Loss Prevention Fund Administration, including the determination of procedures, selection of methods and implementation of policy applications, as well as long range planning for these programs. The incumbent also is responsible for various case management duties including gathering and reviewing injury data to: 1) determine accurate statistical codes into iVOS; 2) submit qualified incidents to the State of California - Division of Workers' Compensation; and 3) enter appropriate incidents on the Cal-OSHA 300 log. Provide administrative support for Workers' Compensation and Risk Management Staff and Campus Risk Manager.
Occasional overtime is required.
Advanced computer skills and in-depth knowledge and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office products. Experience using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation graphics software.
Demonstrated experience writing clear and concise memoranda and correspondence, including knowledge of grammar and format.
Strong understanding of customer service and quality performance techniques and procedures, and the ability to apply them in achieving quality and customer service goals.
Ability to handle highly confidential matters and material with discretion. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to initiate and plan work from general concepts, and work independently exercising good judgment. Proven ability to organize and prioritize work to deal with a multiplicity of projects and demands.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to be flexible, yet able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to prioritize workload to meet shifting deadlines and changing priorities with frequent interruptions.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to develop good working relationships with employees and campus departments. Ability to interact effectively with others at all levels and to exercise confidentiality. Proven ability to perform in a team environment working with diverse populations.
Effective interpersonal skills, including tact, diplomacy, flexibility, and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse populations, faculty, administrators, staff, students, outside agencies and the general public. Bilingual capability preferred.
General knowledge of University workers' compensation policies and procedures, supplemental benefits and risk management principles.
General knowledge of CAL-OSHA and Federal OSHA Regulations.
General knowledge of California workers' compensation laws regarding eligibility for benefits and the benefits themselves (medical, temporary disability, permanent disability, job displacement vouchers and death benefits).
General knowledge of claims database systems.
DOJ/FBI and DMV background checks and clearances required prior to employment.
Must possess and maintain a valid California Driver License and participate in the DMV Pull Notice Program.
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