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UCPath Operations Analyst (0657U), People & Culture 20505
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 13, 2021
Title UCPath Operations Analyst (0657U), People & Culture 20505
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources

UCPath Operations Analyst (0657U), People & Culture 20505

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

People & Culture is valued as UC Berkeley's proactive people partner focusing on the following key priority areas:
  • One HR: Bringing clarity and efficiency to HR processes and structures through cross- team collaboration and transparent communication.
  • People: Using development opportunities beyond training to create deeper engagement, higher trust and better performance.
  • Culture: Applying Berkeley brand to developing a shared enterprise contributor mindset among all.

  • Apply advanced technical expertise and business analysis concepts to identify, evaluate and define complex systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements. Incumbent will provide technical and functional expertise of UCPath system and the interrelationship of WFA with other UCPath components in the following areas:

  • Analyze, troubleshoot and report to UCPath Center (UCPC) any technical issues, errors, or performance issues in HR related modules identified by UCB UCPath users. Document technical issues in UCPC Service Now.
  • Present such issues to the UCPC Senior Management Team and advocate for resolutions and making recommendations for process workarounds pending resolution.
  • Support and often lead testing efforts at UCB, work with UCPC and UCB partners to plan and execute unit integration and acceptance testing of system changes, fixes and enhancements to UCPath HR and related components as issued by UCPC IT.
  • Work with UCB Central Offices and Regional Services team to identify system enhancements and fixes that can improve and streamline location transactional operations and business processes. Document requirements and submit them UCPC/UCOP.
  • Provide direction and recommendations for People & Culture and other Campus partners in preparing and submitting Excel to CI files and other mass update tools to UCPC.
  • Apply Project Management tools and practices to lead cross-functional teams working on complex business or systems issues. Engage with key stakeholders (e.g., Regions, Payroll, Advisory Board) to improve local business processes and recommend new business tools.
  • Provide UCPath data to People & Culture for operational needs using campus and UCPath reporting tools. Create ad hoc, and on-going queries in SQL to run against DDODS for Campus operational and compliance needs.
  • Work with Campus applications consuming UCPath HR Data on troubleshooting integration issues and guidance on functional meaning/usage of UCPath WFA data.
  • Work with training resources to continually evaluate and improve UCPath related training, Job aids and other documentation.
  • Lead UCPath security provisioning and AWE administration for UCB and work with local developers on provisioning applications/interfaces.

Required Qualifications
  • Requires advanced knowledge of business analysis function.
  • Must have knowledge relating to the design of applications programs across the campus or the ability to learn quickly.
  • Requires knowledge of other related areas of IT.
  • Knowledge of department processes and procedures or the ability to learn quickly.
  • Requires advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation.
  • Requires interpersonal and communications skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Has skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation plans.
  • Experience assessing, designing, and implementing business processes and procedures by leveraging technology for optimal effectiveness.
  • Ability to quickly understand business process issues and able to gather the necessary information to document business/technical requirements in an evolving end-user environment.
  • Experience translating business information requirements into logical data models, diagrams, and use cases.
  • Experience creating mock-ups and iterations.
  • Ability to develop test plans and execute end-user testing in a systematic way.
  • Experience designing reports to support and facilitate operational workflows and the detection of data integrity issues and system errors.
  • Requires interpersonal and communications skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with a team.
  • Strong time management skills to meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.

  • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of UCPath and UC Berkeley HR/Payroll business process and practices.
  • Knowledge of Legacy HCM and PPS Data and table structure.
  • Familiarity with UC policies, processes, and practices.
  • Experience with large complex systems implementations and working with IT staff.
  • Advanced SQL skills.
  • Knowledge or skills in JIRA

Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

The minimum posting duration of this position is 14 calendar days. The department will not initiate the application review process prior to July 23, 2021.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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