Job Requisition Number: 26740. 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.
Welcome to the BEST Region! BEST serves the College of Natural Resources, the Division of Biological Sciences, and related ORUs, museums, and field stations in the biological sciences. We are extremely proud of the team we have put together and are working hard to provide faculty, staff, and students in our region with expert advice and reliable support services that foster academic and professional success.
Our aim is to build an administrative support team that is 100% committed to you. Over time, BEST team members are determined to become familiar with the unique issues, terminology, funders, sponsors, vendors, and circumstances in the biological sciences that will enable us to provide service that you'll find responsive, meaningful, and relevant.
•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.
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.