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Academic HR Analyst (7715U), Berkeley Law - 48329
University of California, Berkeley


Date Posted Jan. 25, 2023
Title Academic HR Analyst (7715U), Berkeley Law - 48329
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources
 
 


Academic HR Analyst (7715U), Berkeley Law - 48329

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.

At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit grow.berkeley.edu.

Departmental Overview

The Human Resources and Academic Personnel department supports the goals and challenges of the law school by providing services that promote a work environment characterized by fair treatment, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect. We are committed to providing the highest level of responsive, confidential service possible, while serving as a resource of information and expertise to all staff and academic appointees.

The Human Resources and Academic Personnel department supports the goals and challenges of the law school by providing services that promote a work environment characterized by fair treatment, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect. We are committed to providing the highest level of responsive, confidential service possible, while serving as a resource of information and expertise to all staff and academic appointees.

This position involves recommending, developing, implementing, administering, coordinating, and/or evaluating Academic Human Resources policies, labor contracts, statutes, programs, and procedures covering one or more of the following: academic recruitment, appointment, merit and advancement; compensation and salary administration; welfare programs for academic appointees; visa procurement; leaves; benefits; payroll; training and development; misconduct; and equity concerns.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: February 7, 2023

Responsibilities

  • Facilitates/manages the academic appointment and review process, primarily for non-senate (non-instructional) academic appointees, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation.
  • Supports and advises the Dean and other academic supervisors, such as Center Executive Directors or Faculty Directors, at the School of Law. Reviews, analyzes, and generates information regarding the quality and quantity of research, administrative, and service efforts by academic appointees.
  • Drafts and/or edits academic appointment cases, academic personnel reviews, academic appointment letters, exceptional requests and/or other decanal recommendations. Casework primarily consists of non-senate non-instructional academic appointees, such as Professional Researchers, Specialists, Project Scientists, Academic Coordinators, and Librarians.
  • Reviews and analyzes merit and promotion cases for non-senate non-instructional academic appointees. Ensures timely submission of academic cases and shepherds them through the review process. Serves as primary administrative support in HR/AP for non-senate non- instructional academic appointees.
  • Facilitates and provides administrative support for personnel actions. (E.g. soliciting external letters for promotion.)
  • Implements personnel decisions, mostly in partnership with Berkeley Regional Services (BRS), to ensure UCPath reflects current appointment terms.
  • Oversees and assists with campus onboarding and local onboarding for non-senate non-instructional academic appointees.
  • Assists if questions arise regarding additional compensation for non-senate academic appointees, such as additional work for Summer Sessions or the processing of payments for teaching in the LLM or Executive Education Programs at the law school.
  • Provides strategic advice and counsel to the Dean, the unit head (e.g. Center Director) and senior leadership by analyzing and interpreting system-wide and campus policies, collective bargaining agreements, academic personnel procedures and practices. Provides information and data for internal and external reports (e.g. American Bar Association (ABA) or U.S. News & World Report (USNWR)) as needed.
  • Runs relevant reports and audits on academic personnel records via UCPath and/or CalAnswers or other campus systems.
  • Maintains non-senate academic records and personnel files. Ensures tracking of leaves.
  • Serves as primary HR/AP lead for the GrizzlyCorps Program at Berkeley Law. Helps resolve issues with GrizzlyCorps members. May train colleagues to serve as additional support for the program.
  • Assists as needed to coordinate and/or manage senate and non-senate academic searches, including search waiver requests, drafting of search plans, the placement of ads, conducting the initial screening of materials submitted, and search reporting. Partners with the Office of Faculty Equity and Welfare (OFEW) to ensure search practices comply with campus guidelines. Coordinates the hiring of academic appointees with the central Academic Personnel Office (APO) and Berkeley Regional Services (BRS), and other units as needed.
  • May assist with the review, analysis, and generation of information for senate and other instructional faculty academic personnel reviews, such as Professors of Law, Adjunct Professors, or LSOE titles. May draft and/or edit excellence reviews and merit recommendations for Unit IX titles. May draft or assist in the preparation of appointment or reappointment letters for Unit IX titles or other non-senate academic titles.
  • Counsels academic appointees on moderate to complex work-related problems, such as accommodations, medical leaves, and unpaid leaves. Helps resolve issues related to accommodations, compensation or leaves.
  • Analyzes and interprets guidelines and policies to provide advice and counsel to academic appointees on issues such as compensation, work-eligibility (visa) matters such as H1-B processing or PR application, general benefits, and benefits considerations in the event of a leave.
  • Engages in professional development and training opportunities as needed.
  • Performs additional duties within the scope of this classification as assigned.


Required Qualifications

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of, ability to learn about, and ability to apply/interpret UC and campus policies and procedures that govern academic HR, and/or the ability to quickly develop an understanding.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills to address complex issues and present nuanced analyses within policy parameters.
  • Thorough knowledge of and/or ability to learn about, system-wide and campus policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration and/or the ability to quickly develop an understanding.
  • An understanding of and/or ability to learn about UC's mission and how HR supports this work, as well as the legal and human implications of HR/AP decisions.
  • Advanced technical skills using various computer programs with an emphasis on and/or ability to learn about UCPath, MS Word and Excel, campus systems (e.g. AP Recruit, bCourses, and AP Bears), electronic calendaring (e.g. bCal and Doodle), electronic file sharing (e.g. Box or Google Docs), video conferencing platforms, and email applications.
  • Ability to learn new computer programs and software systems.
  • Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making with the ability to correctly identify real and potential problems.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including political acumen, diplomacy, professional demeanor, and excellent attendance to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to work independently and as a productive member of a team.
  • Excellent project management and time management skills, strong attention to detail, and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with superior editing and proofreading ability.
  • Ability to employ active listening skills and the ability to develop persuasive and compelling arguments.
  • Strong sense of ethics and ability to manage sensitive and confidential information and use a high-level of discretion.
  • Responsiveness and a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB), and ability to apply and integrate core concepts of DEIB into everyday practice.
  • Must be 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.
  • Must demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community.


Education/Training:

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.


Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.

Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

The budgeted salary that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $83,500.00 - $95,000.00.

  • This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
  • This position is exempt and paid monthly.
  • This is a hybrid position, eligible for 20% remote capability.


How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

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, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.



For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, please see the University of California Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace policy.



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