Divisional Human Resources Manager (0624U), Equity and Inclusion - #57357 - 57357
Company: University of California
Posted on: September 15, 2023
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
grow.berkeley.edu .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
- 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
- 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
- May staff MSP-level search committees.
- Recommends and establishes improvements or changes in HR
policies, procedures and practices which affect the control unit or
- 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
- Special projects as assigned.
- Represents the Division on campus-wide committees and
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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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