Administrative Officer Functional Assessment

In addition to the competencies that have been identified as key to the success of an administrative officer, there are a range of day-to-day functions that are part of an UC Davis administrative officer's role. 

Download this UC Davis Administrative Officer functional self-assessment (PDF)
See key functional areas that have been identified and determine your level of knowledge in each area.


There are a variety of ways to gain knowledge in the various functional areas. Participating in instructor-led courses and e-learning is one place to start. Below are some suggested courses that may be of value.  

Financial Management (General)

Financial Management (Health System-specific)

  • Eclipsys Functions and Use (UC Davis Health)
  • EPSi Budget Manager Training (UC Davis Health)
  • EPSi Principles of Management Reporting (UC Davis Health)
  • Introduction to Decision Line Training (UC Davis Health)
  • Understanding Action OI Benchmarking Reports (UC Davis Health)

Human Resources

Academic Affairs

Instructional Support and Student Affairs

Information Technology Management

Research and Extramural Fund Administration

Health, Safety and Risk Management

Patient Care/Hospital Administration