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Job ID: 132045

Human Resources Partner (7596U) 2160 - 2160
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 22, 2019
Title Human Resources Partner (7596U) 2160 - 2160
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 Partner (7596U) 2160 - 2160

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: November 1, 2019.

Departmental Overview

IRLE promotes better understanding of the conditions, policies, and institutions that affect the well-being of workers and their families and communities. We inform public debate with hard evidence about inequality, the economy, and the nature of work.

SHARE HR/APS supports hiring, appointments, separations, classification and compensation, performance management, payroll and timekeeping, and other HR activities in coordination with its partners in other teams across the UC Berkeley campus and the UCPath Center in Riverside, CA.


This position is responsible for facilitating effective HR/AP service delivery to IRLE, serving as the primary HR business partner and liaison between IRLE and Central HR/APO. Ensures the efficient flow of information and coordinates and conducts activities to best serve IRLE needs in a timely manner. This position involves recommending, developing, implementing, administering, coordinating, documenting and/or evaluating Human Resources policies, labor contracts, statutes, programs and procedures covering several of the following: recruitment, compensation, employee relations, labor relations, welfare programs, training and development, visa procurement, intercampus transfers, and employee services. This position will report to the SHARE supervisor, but will also have a dotted line reporting to the IRLE Assistant Director.
  • Counsels department managers and supervisors on employee and labor policies, procedures, and appropriate practices regarding performance management, compensation/classification, managing disability, leaves of absence, training and other areas of HR.
  • Completes HR paperwork, obtains necessary approvals, follows up on the approvals required from other offices on behalf of IRLE (e.g. Central HR, VCRO, APO, OFEW, Labor Relations, UC Path), enters, tracks and oversees ServiceNow tickets, keeps employees and managers informed about the status of HR requests and escalates issues to SHARE and IRLE Supervisors when needed.
  • Manages recruitment cycle for a full range of staff and academic positions, including development of job description, compensation/classification research, filling out recruitment forms, coordinating position control approval, liaison and tracking of recruitment activities such as job postings, closeout reports, documentation, offer letters, onboarding, etc.
  • Manages performance review cycle, merit/equity/range adjustments and ensures accuracy of results and pay, escalating to SHARE payroll and tracking corrections and/or updates as needed.
  • Ensures that all new appointments and changes in appointment are coordinated correctly. Audits UCPath and/or other systems each term to ensure employee information is accurate and works to address any errors in a timely manner.
  • Counsels supervisors concerning sensitive and difficult to resolve work-related problems.
  • Represents SHARE HR at meetings, on working groups and committees as assigned.
  • Maintains IRLE employee appointment folders in the IRLE shared drive and other miscellaneous HR related duties including on-boarding for IRLE hires.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or 3 - 5 years combined experience/education in human resources, organizational development, and/or training and development.
  • Ability to provide exceptional customer service in high volume, fast-paced, professional environment.
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of UCPath and Talent Acquisition Management (TAM) systems and other related business software programs and systems
  • Knowledge of academic personnel or administration
  • Worked in HR role in higher education field.

Salary & Benefits

Annaul Salary Range: $68,000.00 - $80,000.00

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

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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