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Divisional Human Resources Manager (0624U), Equity and Inclusion - #57357 - 57357

Company: University of California
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Divisional Human Resources Manager (0624U), Equity and Inclusion - #57357 Job ID 57357 Location Full/Part Time Full Time Favorite Job 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 .Departmental OverviewThe Division of Equity & Inclusion (E&I) provides leadership and accountability to the UC Berkeley campus through 25 departments to resolve systemic inequities for all members of the campus through engaged research, teaching, and public service, and by expanding pathways for access and success and promoting a healthy and engaging campus climate. The Division consists of 180 career and contract staff, over 1000 limited staff and undergraduate and graduate student employees, and a budget of $38M; the work encompasses direct service, programmatic support, and advice and consultation across all campus communities including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff.Application Review DateThe First Review Date for this job is: August 22, 2023Responsibilities

  • As the Divisional HR Manager, provides guidance, direction and expertise to the Vice Chancellor and their Leadership Team and managers on HR issues, employee and labor relations policies and procedures, staffing, and best practices.
  • HR issues include: classification, recruitment, employment, salary administration and compensation, onboarding, bargaining unit contracts, personnel policies and procedures, coaching, performance management, employee and labor relations, recognition and reward programs, employee engagement, retention, staff morale, succession planning, and other areas of human resources.
  • Advises unit managers and the Chief Finance Officer and their finance team on staff FTE, position management, and staff budgets.
  • Develops and establishes HR policies and procedures and overall goals and objectives for human resources management in the Division (e.g., HR approvals and delegations, control unit implementation procedures, salary administration and compensation, etc.).
  • Leads or manages the implementation of new People & Culture initiatives, systems, and HR-related activities in the Division; as primary liaison for Berkeley Regional Services, is accountable for results in terms of meeting goals and objectives.
  • Serves as divisional approver for SARA HR-related systems approvals and position management.
  • Keeps senior managers informed on key campus developments, policy and procedural changes, and other topics that impact the Division.
  • Monitors or implements legal or policy compliance measures in subordinate departments as needed.
  • Provides input in cross-division MOUs. Works closely and collaboratively with campus partners such as Employee and Labor Relations, Ombuds Office, Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination, Legal Affairs, etc. on the resolution of complex issues.
  • May staff MSP-level search committees.
  • Recommends and establishes improvements or changes in HR policies, procedures and practices which affect the control unit or individual departments.
  • Promotes a work environment that is diverse and inclusive.Analysis and Planning
    • Conducts complex and varied analyses of issues or concepts and develops proposals or recommendations that may impact operational and budget processes, staff FTE, human resources, and space planning in a department.
    • Integrates information to recommend appropriate courses of action and their implications.
    • Engages in strategic planning and works with managers and campus partners on complex reorganizations, layoffs, and staffing proposals to assist in meeting business objectives.
    • Advises managers on short- and long-term options, staffing and FTE restructuring, budget implications and resource allocation, and succession management.
    • Special projects as assigned.
    • Represents the Division on campus-wide committees and organization meetings.
    • Serves as Control Unit Administrator (CUA) for E&I. Leads workgroups on divisional HR initiatives.
    • Provides leadership in leading or organizing workshops and trainings for divisional managers and supervisors on topical issues.
    • Counsels employees and managers concerning sensitive and complex work-related issues and brings in campus partners or makes referrals as needed.
    • Strategizes with and makes recommendations to senior management on systemic remedies such as training, changes to organizational practices and procedures, reporting structures, etc.
    • Conducts exit meetings to collect qualitative data, providing feedback to managers and making recommendations for department practice changes as appropriate.Professional Development
      • Stays well-informed on current human resources issues, trends, and innovations; organizational theories; and proposed new or changes to state or federal regulations.
      • Other duties as assigned.Required Qualifications
        • Has broad knowledge of, or ability to gain knowledge of, campus and system-wide human resources policies and applicable state and federal labor laws and regulations; advanced knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, including employment practices, employee and labor relations, salary administration, training, and other areas of human resources.
        • Thorough knowledge of the structure of a campus administration; campus goals and initiatives and campus policy across a wide variety of areas such as budget and risk management.
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to successfully communicate with a diversity of communication styles; excellent presentation skills.
        • Possesses well-developed active listening and critical thinking skills.
        • Strong management skills that include collaboration, coaching and developing employees; ability to build productive relationships at all levels of the organization.
        • Maintains a thorough understanding of the control unit goals and how this position supports those goals.
        • Excellent ability to handle extremely difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
        • Demonstrated keen sense of political acumen and ability to maintain full confidentiality.
        • Strong ability to apply leadership capabilities in order to influence and lead change.
        • Demonstrated ability to develop and apply creative approaches to complex management and personnel issues.
        • Demonstrated experience with specific functions in a campus HR management information systems and other related business software programs and system.Education/Training:
          • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
          • 5+ years of working experience as an HR Generalist or HR professional, with broad knowledge in a range of HR functions including employee hiring and onboarding, employee engagement, compensation, DEIB issues, employee and labor relations, leaves management, and/or performance management.
          • Ideally experience in a higher education environment and/or similar industry.Preferred QualificationsLicenses/Certifications:
            • PHR/PHR-CA, SPHR/SPHR-CA, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP.Salary & BenefitsFor 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 or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $140,000.00 - $150,000.00
              • 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 50% remote capability.How to ApplyTo apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.Diversity StatementPlease include, as part of your application a brief (1-2 paragraph) statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in your professional experience.Advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion are fundamental to our UC Berkeley Principles of Community, which states that "every member of the UC Berkeley community has a role in sustaining a safe, caring, and humane environment in which these values can thrive."Conviction History BackgroundThis 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.Mandated ReporterThis position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.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.

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