The Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program at UCLA (UCLA-LOSH)

Fund Manager

Employment type
Full Time
2 months ago
Los Angeles, CA

Organizational Summary

The Labor Occupational Safety and Health Program at UCLA (UCLA-LOSH) collaborates with workers, unions, community organizations, employers, academics, students, governmental representatives, and health professionals to improve health and safety conditions for workers in Southern California.

Our work includes health and safety training, education for low-income, minority, and immigrant workers, public advocacy, and participation in industry-wide research relating to policy issues in California. We educate more than one thousand workers annually in a region incorporating two-thirds of California’s workforce. Our staff includes a multi-ethnic, bilingual group of professionals with backgrounds in public health, participatory adult education, curriculum development, social work, public policy, and quantitative and qualitative research methods. We are a unit of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE). You can learn more about us at our website or on our Facebook page.

Our offices are located on the UCLA campus in Westwood, California. We are across the street from Westwood Village, close to numerous transit options, and there are plenty of great restaurants and movie theatres nearby.

We are seeking a qualified Fund Manager to join our team. This position is full-time.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the IRLE Senior Fund Manager, the LOSH Fund Manager provides critical analysis, forecasting, and overall budgetary administration of $2-2.5 million of complex contract and grant funds for the Labor Occupational Health and Safety unit within IRLE.

This position assists the LOSH Director (PI) and LOSH Project Directors on securing funding through the preparation of contract and grants budgets, coordination with UCLA offices and outside agencies, and various "by agreement" projects in accordance with federal, state, and UC policies and procedures. Incumbent is responsible for monitoring budgets, completing financial and effort reports, and using all pertinent UCLA financial systems and databases. Incumbent must be current on all UC and federal fund policies and procedures.

Must provide a high level of assistance to the PI and Project directors. The successful candidate will have a high level of financial and analytical ability and is expected to recognize potential problem areas and provide resources for problem resolution. Continued employment is contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation.  



  • Ability to analyze information, set goals and priorities which accurately reflect the relative importance of job responsibilities when faced with fluctuating workloads, pressure of deadlines and competing requirements.
  • Working knowledge of PCs, and business software such as Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and other network programs.
  • Ability to recognize situations that require confidentiality and discretion in conjunction with the PI and Project Directors
  • Ability to perform duties independently and with a great degree of accuracy, meeting established deadlines, working effectively under continual interruptions, heavy workload and following through on assignments with minimal direction and supervision.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule, as dictated by operational needs.
  • Demonstrated skill in accounting, state, gift, contract, grant, sales and service fund recordkeeping and utilization of general knowledge of University forms, accounting, purchasing, payroll/personnel, proposal budgeting, administration, contract and grant policies and procedures.Demonstrated skill and knowledge of financial management principles, budget preparation, and budget analysis techniques employed at UCLA.
  • Demonstrated skill in analyzing financial data to draw appropriate conclusions, make recommendations for solutions, and communicate results orally in writing.
  • Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management, staff, administrators, vendors, other campus departments, and the public. 


  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following University systems: Purchasing and Accounts Payable system (PAC), BruinBuy, Online Financial Systems Reports (OFSR) and the Query Database (QDB including skills with the QDB web-based reports; knowledge of NPEARS and Transfer of Funds (TOF) procedures.
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of accounting and financial management practices and UC business organizational structure.
  • Working knowledge of UCLA Employee Database (EDB) and Payroll Time Reporting (PTR) Personnel and Payroll Policies and Procedures.
  • Demonstrated skill in federal award management, policies, and principles. NIH experience highly preferred. 
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