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Human Resources Business Partner (7596U), SHARE Service Region, Berkeley Regional Services
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 24, 2019
Title Human Resources Business Partner (7596U), SHARE Service Region, Berkeley Regional Services
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources

Human Resources Business Partner (7596U), SHARE Service Region, Berkeley Regional Services

About Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: July 1, 2019

Departmental Overview
Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) is comprised of six (6) Regions which provide services to specific "groupings/clusters" of schools, colleges, and organized research units (5 academic, 1 all other). This regional approach to providing administrative services is intended to improve service quality by re-establishing personal connections and to develop more local expertise.

Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, UndergrAduate Studies, Organized Research Units REgion (SHARE) - is part of Berkeley Regional Services, within the division of the Vice Chancellor for Administration. Our mission at SHARE is simple. We aim to provide the Human Resources, Research Administration, Purchasing & Reimbursement services that departments and ORUs in our region require - in a timely and efficient manner, with minimal hand-offs and a culture of collaborative improvement.

We will work hard to establish relationships with you as well as processes and services that will create a productive environment in support of the university's mission of excellence in teaching and research.

  • Counsels department managers and supervisors on employee and labor policies, procedures, and appropriate practices regarding performance management, recruiting, on-boarding, compensation/classification, disability, training and other areas of HR.
  • Responsible for a diverse and complex client allocation.
  • Manages recruitment cycle for a full range of staff or academic positions.
  • Counsels employees concerning sensitive and difficult to resolve work-related problems.
  • Advises all levels of managers, supervisors, and employees in developing job descriptions; managing disability, leaves of absence and employee performance; interpreting and applying personnel policies and procedures.
  • Works with client groups on complex re-organizations and staffing objectives to assist in meeting business objectives.
  • Represents SHARE HR at meetings, on working groups and committees as assigned.
  • Conducts termination interviews, providing feedback to unit management

Required Qualifications
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service in high volume, fast-paced, professional environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources.
  • In-depth knowledge of disability case management and proven ability to follow through and focus on resolving cases in a timely manner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective relationships with diverse client groups.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to apply skills in a consultative way.
  • Demonstrates skill in prioritizing competing work assignments, and timelines.
  • Employing political & interpersonal acumen to analyze information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications
  • Possesses strong analytical, active listening and critical thinking skills.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or 3 - 5 years combined experience/education in human resources, organizational development, and/or training and development.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Human Capital Management (HCM) and Talent Acquisition Management (TAM) systems and other related business software programs and systems
  • Knowledge of academic personnel or administration
  • Worked in a shared services environment especially in higher education field.
  • Knowledge of campus initiatives relating to and/or impacting human resources and thorough understanding of how work may impact other areas.

Salary & Benefits
Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range $65,000 - $75,000/annually
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.

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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