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Academic Personnel Analyst (7715U) - #55014 - 55014

Company: University of California
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Academic Personnel Analyst (7715U) - #55014 Job ID 55014 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 Overview The Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Programs (ISSP) are a cluster of degree programs that provide an interdisciplinary approach to the study of social science issues. Comprised of three undergraduate majors (Cognitive Science, Global Studies, and Political Economy) a graduate degree program in Global Studies, a new Self-Supporting Graduate Professional Degree Program in Computational Social Sciences, and several undergraduate minor programs (Global Studies, Political Economy, Human Rights, and Global Poverty and Practice), ISSP serves approximately 975 undergraduate major, 170 minor, and 45 graduate students. (The SSGPDP will eventually serve 100 students each year.) ISSP is led by an Associate Dean, 3 Faculty Directors (one for each major) and advisory boards representing each of the major programs.There are approximately 8 ladder and adjunct faculty, 25 lecturers, and 50 GSIs and readers comprising the academic personnel. As the SSGPDP comes into steady state, it will hire perhaps another 6-8 faculty, both regular faculty teaching overload, and professional faculty, along with an additional 6-8 GSIs. Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: 07/13/2023. Responsibilities RECRUITMENT AND APPOINTMENTS

  • Coordinates the academic search process, including placement of ads, drafting of search plans, and conducting the initial screening of materials submitted.
  • Independently drafts letters, reports and other written materials concerning faculty recruitment and start-up and retention agreements.
  • Oversees the relocation of new faculty members as agreed in start-up packages and as allowed by university policy, working closely with the financial analyst in the department to prepare needed purchasing documents and processing payments as appropriate.
  • Maintains information of all start-up and retention agreements and modifications to same, ensuring that the Manager has all the information needed to administer and track the use of these funds and related expenses.
  • Works closely with the faculty members (Search Committee Chairs) participating in the personnel search.
  • Oversees all aspects of appointment process for lecturers and visiting faculty appointments including assigning correct title, salary rate, and determining benefits eligibility.
  • Supports Faculty in the hiring of Academic Student Appointees (ASE).
  • Supports unit head and faculty in understanding changes in ASE contract and how it impacts the unit.
  • Sets up processes to ensure proper implementation and enforcement of ASE contract.MERITS AND PROMOTIONS
    • Facilitates and manages the academic review processes, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation.
    • Responsible for the coordination, supervision and preparation of all personnel cases for senate and non-senate faculty members.
    • This includes appointments, promotions, merit and tenure cases, new faculty recruitments, recall appointments, and all non-student academic personnel cases.
    • Works closely with the Dean's Office and other campus administrative offices regarding these academic personnel matters.
    • Maintains case tracking information and independently determines which faculty are eligible for review and provides the Department Chair with this information.
    • Reviews case documents for accuracy and compliance with campus and college personnel policies, and advises the Chair when changes are necessary.
    • Acts as a facilitator between members of faculty committees, candidates, Department Chair and the Dean's Office staff.
    • Serves as staff adviser for faculty academic personnel internal reviews and provides committee with documentation and advice on appropriate procedures.
    • Coordinates correspondence to and from outside parties and reviewers regarding academic personnel cases.
    • Provides information and materials to all reviewers in a timely manner.
    • Reviews all correspondence regarding personnel cases, and ensures its accuracy and that it is handled in accordance with policy and Department practices.
    • Independently drafts letters, reports, and other written materials as requested by the Chair concerning academic appointments.GENERAL ACADEMIC PERSONNEL POLICIES & PROCEDURES
      • Counsels Senate and non/Senate faculty and other academic staff concerning moderate to complex work-related problems.
      • Serves as Department expert on Unit 18 contracts and regulations.
      • Maintains close contact with new faculty members to ensure a smooth transition to the University.
      • Assists and advises new faculty regarding benefits, salary, housing and other needed information to ensure a smooth transition to campus.
      • Assesses and summarizes data and comments from teaching evaluations for inclusion in academic personnel reviews.
      • Responsible for the archiving and maintenance of personnel records and tracks sabbatical and other faculty data.
      • Provides strategic advice and counsel to unit head by analyzing and interpreting system-wide and campus policies, collective bargaining agreements, academic personnel procedures and practices. Analyzes and interprets guidelines and policies to provide advice and counsel to unit clients on issues such as compensation, work-eligibility (visa) matters such as H1-B processing or PR application, and benefits considerations.
      • Develops statistical reports to use in managing the department.
      • Conducts HR and payroll trends analysis and develops resulting recommendations.
      • Makes recommendations for on-going streamlining and effectiveness of procedures.REGIONAL SERVICES LIAISON/OTHER
        • Provides information to Regional Services HR staff on Academic Personnel policies.
        • Informs and monitors RS HR on necessary HCM entries.
        • Collaborates with RS HR and BIO to coordinate New Faculty Visas and onboarding.
        • Collaborates with Summer Sessions on summer appointments.GENERAL ACADEMIC PERSONNEL GUIDANCE
          • Provides strategic advice and counsel to unit head by analyzing and interpreting system-wide and campus policies, collective bargaining agreements, academic personnel procedures and practices.
          • Analyzes academic personnel policies and procedures for their impact on the Department, advises the Manager and/or Chair of needed changes to departmental procedures, develops and implements changes to departmental procedures.
          • Identifies training needs for diverse academic constituencies and recommends training opportunities. Required Qualifications
            • Requires in-depth knowledge of and ability to apply/interpret campus and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
            • Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address complex issues and present nuanced analyses.
            • Thorough knowledge of system wide and campus policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration.
            • Thorough knowledge of and/or can quickly learn campus and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions.
            • Ability to analyze complex management issues; develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials and make critical decisions regarding personnel
            • Demonstrated superior customer service skills in an academic department.
            • Extensive experience and proven ability to interact with a diverse population including faculty, students, staff, student services officials, and/or general public in a professional and courteous manner.
            • Proven ability to manage and maintain confidential academic material with diplomacy and tact.
            • Excellent writing skills.
            • Excellent oral communication skills, including tact and diplomacy and ability to maintain confidentiality.
            • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Salary & Benefits This is a 100% full-time (40 hrs a week) exempt career position, which is paid monthly and eligible for full UC 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 or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $74,300.00 - $108,000.00. How to Apply
              • To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter. Other Information
                • This is not a visa opportunity.
                • This position is eligible for up to 50% 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. 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.

Keywords: University of California, Berkeley , Academic Personnel Analyst (7715U) - #55014 - 55014, Professions , Berkeley, California

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