Job Requisition Number: 26517. Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) is comprised of six (6) Regions which provide services to specific 'groupings/clusters' of schools, colleges, and organized research units (5 academic, 1 all other). This regional approach to providing administrative services is intended to improve service quality by re-establishing personal connections and to develop more local expertise.
Chemistry and Mathematical and Physical Sciences (ChaMPS) is a service region within Berkeley Regional Services, within the division of Vice Chancellor for Administration, providing reliable, high-quality integrative administrative support to faculty, academics, staff, student employees, and retirees in support of the UC Berkeley mission of teaching, research, and public service.
ChaMPS provides services in the areas of Business and Financial Services, Human Resources/ Academic Personnel Support and Research Administration (pre-award and post-award administration) for the College of Chemistry, the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences in the College of Letters & Science, Space Science Laboratory, and several other ORUs.
•Counsels department managers and supervisors on employee and labor policies, procedures, and appropriate practices regarding performance management, recruiting, on-boarding, compensation/classification, disability, training and other areas of HR. Responsible for diverse and complex client allocation •Manages recruitment cycle for a full range of staff or academic positions. •Counsels employees concerning sensitive and difficult to resolve work-related problems. •Conducts termination interviews, providing feedback to administration and academic unit management •Advises all levels of managers, supervisors, and employees in developing job descriptions; managing disability, leaves of absence and employee performance; interpreting and applying personnel policies and procedures. •Works with client groups on complex re-organizations and staffing objectives to assist in meeting business objectives. •Represents Shared Services Unit at department meetings upon request. •Prioritizes work assignments, conducts complex HR trends analyses and develops resulting recommendations. •Works to make CSS an inclusive environment•Ability to provide exceptional customer service in high volume, fast-paced, professional environment. •Demonstrated knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources. •In-depth knowledge of disability case management and proven ability to follow through and focus on resolving cases in a timely manner. •Excellent interpersonal skills to develop and maintain effective relationships with diverse client groups. •Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to apply skills in a consultative way. •Demonstrates skill in prioritizing competing work assignments, and timelines.. •Employing political & interpersonal acumen to analyze information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications •Possesses strong analytical, active listening and critical thinking skills.
Education/Training: •Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or 3 – 5 years combined experience education in human resources, organizational development, and/or training and development.
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