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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: 5/16/19
Departmental Overview The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation's premier public universities. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, UC Berkeley serves a community of 30,000 undergraduate students, 11,000 graduate students, and a faculty of 1,500. The Library aims to inspire and connect scholars with people and information to create new knowledge and to develop ideas that change the world. With 25 distinct destinations, including the Doe and Moffitt libraries, The Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, and an array of subject specialty libraries, the University Library offers services and materials that span the disciplines. The Library provides materials in all formats and offers robust services that connect users with these remarkable resources to inform their research and advance their understanding of the world. With nearly 13 million volumes, almost 100,000 active Library users, and more than 2.6 million online visitors per year, the Library's impact is vast.
Library Human Resources administers a full range of personnel, employee relations, employment and benefits services for the c. 90 academic librarians, 350 career and limited employees and 600-700 student library employees who staff the Library system. Learn more at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/
In collaboration with the HR Director, facilitates the academic review processes, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation. Researches & updates the annual FY, formal Call for Librarian Review; facilitates the academic review process for non-Senate Librarians and other non-Senate academic titles (i.e. Academic Administrator, Specialist, Researcher)
Provides advice 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.
Coordinates the academic search process, including placement of ads, drafting of search plans, and conducting the initial screening of materials submitted. In addition coordination & close-out of the Library's non-senate academic searches in AP Recruit; interface with APO/OFEW consultants; & consultation with search committee chairs & search committees;
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 issues and present nuanced analyses.
Advanced knowledge of system wide and campus policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration.
Proficient knowledge of campus and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions.
Ability to analyze personnel issues; develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to all levels of personnel.
Strong customer service skills
Exhibits aptitude for detail and organizational skills
Proficiency in HRIS, TAM, AP-Recruit, PeopleSoft, KRONOS/Caltime, Drupal and HTML. Familiarity.
Ability to run HR reports and analyze data
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Experience with UCPath - HR and Payroll systems a plus.
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.