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UC Business Officer Institute: Nominations due Aug. 21

The UC Business Officer Institute (BOI) offers UC business officers a unique development opportunity. The annual event is a four-day residential program for UC business officers that offers plenary sessions and small group discussions exploring workplace issues.

The 2013 BOI takes place Monday, Oct. 21, through Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Irvine Marriott in Irvine. Registration takes place between 4 and 6 p.m. Monday, and the program concludes 4 p.m. Thursday.

A strong candidate for BOI has “broad decision-making and/or supervisory responsibility or accountability for budget, finance, internal controls, human resources, systems or sponsored projects” and at least six months of full-time UC service. Candidates must be classified at the Professional and Support Staff (PSS) or Managers and Senior Professionals (MSP) level and not previously have attended a BOI session.

How to apply

UCOP is allocated seven slots for the 2013 program. Please nominate UCOP business officers who would benefit from attending this session and submit applications no later than 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. The selection committee will review all nominations and identify seven qualified participants from a variety of units.

To nominate a UCOP business officer, email a brief statement describing the nominee’s qualifications and an explanation of why they would benefit from participating to Learning and Development Manager Linda Klink at

Include the following information:

  • Nominee’s name
  • Title (payroll)
  • Business officer designation (working title)
  • Department
  • Participant’s manager’s name
  • Manager’s title

For more information, including location, cost, attendance and cancellation policy, see the BOI website.

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