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HR Generalist SHARE Region

Company: UCLA
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Departmental Overview
SHARE provides human resources and academic personnel support services to the College of Letters and Sciences Divisions of Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities, and Undergraduate Studies as well as related Organized Research Units within the University of California, Berkeley.

Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 25, 2022

This position is responsible for recommending, developing, implementing, administering, coordinating, and/or evaluating Human Resources policies, labor contracts, statutes, programs and procedures covering several of the following: recruitment, compensation, employee relations, labor relations, payroll, benefits, welfare programs, training and development, visa procurement, intercampus transfers, and employee services for specific populations of employees.
Under general supervision screens resumes and applications and interviews applicants for student positions. Compiles personnel information, collects appointment data, monitors appointment spreadsheets and confirms appropriate authorizations and eligibility. Performs onboarding and benefits counseling as needed.
Generates reports in UC Systems; UCPath, Smartsheet, Cal Answers, GLACIER, VSPA Gateway and Cognos for analysis of personnel activity and compliance. Monitors appointment end date reports and partners with HR Partners to resolve. Monitors SmartSheet GSI/GSR/Reader/Tutor appointments as well as Lecturer appointments.
Work in tandem with UC teams and departments: First contact, Payroll, HCM, Visa and Graduate Division. Manages sensitive and confidential information and effectively and collaboratively interact with client groups.
May maintain records for equal employment opportunity and affirmative action reporting requirements and other records as required to maintain compliance (I-9, EAD, etc.)
Provide guidance to supervisors and managers in developing student job descriptions, facilitating benefits communications, and providing guidance on student compensation personnel policies, and procedures.
Under general supervision provides advice and counsel to client groups according to established human resources policies and procedures.
Conducts HR trends analyses and helps develop resulting recommendations.
Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Required Qualifications
Possesses basic knowledge of human resources policies, procedures and programs.
Has working knowledge of HR functional areas such as HR Policy, HCM data entry, benefits, recruitment, and payroll.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Demonstrated analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations.
Excellent listening and customer service skills.
Demonstrated the ability to apply tact and diplomacy, be persuasive and sensitive.
Demonstrated ability to handle difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Highly motivated, flexible - comfortable and adaptable in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment, with frequent interruptions and shifting multiple priorities.
Results oriented - good organizational skills, creative problem solving ability, dependable, can work collaboratively on a team.
Proficient in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing and in integrating information in the completion of assignments.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of campus policies and procedures
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Smartsheets and Google web based programs such as Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Calendar.

Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Hourly range is $27.20-$39.46.
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. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Other Information
This is a 100% full-time career positon with full benefits and is eligible for 90% remote work.

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:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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Keywords: UCLA, Berkeley , HR Generalist SHARE Region, Human Resources , Berkeley, California

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