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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: June 7, 2019.
Departmental Overview The mission of the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) is to inspire the imagination and ignite critical dialogue through art, film, and other forms of creative expression. BAMPFA has developed an international reputation for its active and ambitious exhibition programs, as well as for the quality of its art and film collections and research resources. BAMPFA is an institution with a stellar history and an exciting future. For more information, visit our website bampfa.org.
Responsibilities The BAMPFA HR Generalist manages department human resource programs and activities for 60 career and 400 limited and student employees, who are covered by many policies and contracts including PPSM, AFSCME Service, UPTE Research, UPTE Technical, and CUE Clerical. The HR Generalist is responsible for all HR departmental work including the following:
Leads all staff recruitments and hiring for all museum positions, including senior management positions. Reviews resumes and applications and interviews applicants for a full range of staff positions. Evaluates departmental structures when positions are vacant, and works with managers to develop positions that best provide for changing departmental needs. Serves as Talent Acquisition Management (TAM) processor. Onboards new employees.
Serves as department payroll processor and timekeeping lead.
Counsels department managers and supervisors on employee and labor policies, procedures, and appropriate practices. Guides management in understanding and reviewing issues, analyzing options and impacts, and making decisions that impact staff positions at BAMPFA.
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.
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. Serves as department UCPath processor. Manages leave of absence process and assists with disability reporting.
Works with client groups on complex re-organizations and staffing objectives to assist in meeting business objectives.
Possesses strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Has thorough knowledge of campus policies and procedures; knowledge of functional area and understands how work may impact other areas.
Has thorough knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, payroll, training and other areas of human resources.
Experienced user of UCPath, Tracker I-9, Talent Acquisition Management (TAM), CalTime, Effort Reporting System (ERS), and Work-Study website and 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.
Strong ability to streamline complex systems to maximize use of limited resources.
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Salary & Benefits 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.
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