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DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION The Division of Biological Sciences (DoBS) is a large and complex division within Academic Affairs and is overseen by the Dean of Biological Sciences with the support of an Associate and Assistant Dean and the Divisional Business Officer. The DoBS has four academic sections (department equivalents): Cell and Developmental Biology, Ecology, Behavior and Evolution, Molecular Biology, and Neurobiology, with a shared services administration unit structure supporting the entire division.
Our mission is to advance knowledge of basic biological sciences and apply our research discoveries in ways that improve human health, protect our environment and enrich our economy. To learn more about this vibrant center of scientific discovery refer to the division's website at www.biology.ucsd.edu.
POSITION DESCRIPTION The Human Resources Generalist in the Division of Biological Sciences (DoBS) provides a full range of personnel and payroll support to the entire Divisional population of career and limited/casual staff, postdoctoral scholars, visiting graduates, and visiting scholars.
Under supervision of the Academic & Staff Human Resources Manager (AP-HR Manager), the HR Generalist has independent analytical and administrative responsibility in the coordination of the day-to-day operations of the Division's personnel, payroll and benefits functions for staff, postdoctoral scholars, visiting graduate students, and visiting scholars. Responsible for analyzing HR issues and providing expert advice, training, and policy interpretation to Biological Sciences management and staff in these areas.
Analyze, research and execute policy involving classification, appointments, compensation, all aspects of recruitment and employment, performance evaluations, grievance/disciplinary actions, Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action, benefits administration, separation/layoffs, leaves of absence, staff merit, visa applications/renewals, payroll and occupational health issues. Partner with AP-HR Manager in the areas of employee and labor relations. Actively participate in long and short-term planning, and development of department personnel and payroll procedures, programs and systems.
Some overtime may be required; time off must be scheduled around peak periods.
Proven experience working with a broad scope of complex personnel and related functions, such as recruitment/selection, compensation, employee relations, reviews/evaluations, benefits administration, and termination/layoffs.
Demonstrated experience performing job analysis and creating job descriptions; knowledge of appropriate classification and compensation levels for research, technical, professional, administrative, clerical, and labor positions.
Demonstrated knowledge of human resources policies and programs, and how they affect other organizational policies and procedures.
Proven ability to evaluate, interpret, and implement policies and procedures relevant to payroll and employment, for represented and non-represented employees.
Knowledge of a human resources management system (HRMS), and/or other related business software programs and systems.
Strong computer skills in a PC environment using various business software programs (spreadsheets, word-processing, and databases) with a willingness and ability to update and increase skills and knowledge as needed.
Excellent written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to write concisely, persuasively, and to clearly summarize information.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and use discretionary practices
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
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