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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: March 28, 2019
Departmental Overview Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Associate Vice Chancellor, Asset Management, Business Operations, Cal Zero Waste Services, Custodial Services, Customer Service Center, Engineering and Technical Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Operation, Inspection Services, Maintenance Operations, and People's Park.
Counsels employees concerning sensitive and difficult to resolve work-related problems and conducts termination interviews, providing feedback to management.
Performance and Talent Management, ensures employees are receiving the appropriate development to complete their jobs effectively and efficiently; Facilitate the Annual Performance Appraisal Process for the entire Division;
Counsels department managers and supervisors on employee and labor policies, procedures, and appropriate practices.
Assist with managing the investigative process for employee complaints; advise and work with staff and managers of non-unionized and unionized employees to ensure compliance with the contract; counsel & advise unit and employee on policies; advise on disciplinary actions & assist in preparing documentation; assist supervisors in dealing with employee discipline issues; and provide individual guidance to supervisors who are considering initiating disciplinary action.
Reviews resumes and applications and interviews applicants for a full range of staff positions.
May maintain records for equal employment opportunity and affirmative action reporting requirements.
Advises all levels of managers, supervisors, and employees in developing job descriptions, resolving benefits issues, and providing guidance on compensation programs, personnel policies and procedures.
Works with client groups on complex re-organizations and staffing objectives to assist in meeting business objectives.
Provides support to departments in administering policies and programs in the areas of employment, labor relations, wage and salary administration, training, and other areas of HR.
Prioritizes work assignments, conducts complex HR trends analyses and develops resulting recommendations.
Develops metrics/analytics proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization.
Has experience in facilitating employee engagement initiatives.
Possesses strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Has thorough knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources and understands how work may impact other areas.
Has used a Human Resources Management System (HRMS) or other related business software programs and systems.
Is skilled in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.
Demonstrates skill in prioritizing competing work assignments, employing political acumen and integrating information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications.
Possesses strong analytical, active listening and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Has thorough knowledge of campus policies and procedures; knowledge of functional area and understands how work may impact other areas.
Knows UC Berkeley's Human Resources Management System (HRMS) or other related business software programs and systems.
Salary & Benefits This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Hiring range will be from minimum up to midpoint.
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.
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 was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.