Job Requisition Number: 27056. The mission of the Academic Personnel Office (APO) is to ensure the continued excellence of Berkeley's entire academic population so that our campus can fulfill its core missions: offering broad access to a superb education, pushing forward the frontiers of knowledge, and serving the public good.
APO works closely with the Vice Provost for the Faculty to maintain high standards and fair processes in academic appointments, promotions, and merit increases. APO helps academic HR staff, faculty, chairs, and deans to stay up-to-date about the University’s policies and practices so that we can sustain a broadly shared understanding across our campus.
APO classifies non-senate appointments into the appropriate title series and approve appointments at non-delegated levels.
APO administers APBears, the Academic Personnel at Berkeley Electronic Achievements and Review System, for the campus and also collect and analyze data to assess the effectiveness of our current academic personnel practices and to identify areas in which the campus may improve. The office also manage a CalNet authenticated site, BMAP, Berkeley Manual of Academic Personnel, that focuses on policies, processes, and practices concerning ladder-rank faculty. APO also administers OATS, Outside Activity Tracking System, which is an online system designed to help ensure faculty compliance with conflicts of commitment policies.
The Academic HR Analyst 5 is a campus expert in this area, and the position involves recommending, developing, implementing, administering, coordinating, and/or evaluating Academic Human Resources policies, labor contracts, statutes, programs, and procedures covering one or more of the following: academic recruitment, appointment, and advancement; compensation and salary administration; faculty welfare programs; visa procurement; benefits; payroll; training and development; faculty misconduct; and faculty equity.
•Regularly leads and conducts complex, high-level analyses of issues or concepts with broad campus impact, and develops resulting recommendations employing political acumen and integrating information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications, often where no precedent exists. •Employing the most advanced knowledge of system-wide and campus policies, procedures, practices, and precedents, provides strategic guidance to all levels of the campus in areas including, but not limited to, academic recruitment, appointment, and advancement; compensation and salary administration; employee relations; faculty misconduct; and faculty equity. •Provides direction, guidance, and formal classroom training to other academic HR generalists and specialists, interacting effectively and collaboratively with diverse clients at all levels of the campus. •Regularly guides campus executives on academic strategic planning, employee and labor relations, and policies, procedures, practices, and programs affecting the entire campus. •Develops programs and guidelines for campus administration of new and revised policies, collective bargaining agreements, and new initiatives in academic advancement and welfare. •Serves as campus liaison with Office of the President, other UC campuses, and Academic Senate committees.•Expert knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply system-wide and campus policies and procedures that govern academic HR. •Thorough and broad knowledge of campus and college goals, priorities, and values, and the legal and human implications of decisions. •Sensitivity to the diverse perspectives and political circumstances within all levels of the campus, as well as Office of the President and various external institutions and agencies. •Ability to analyze highly sensitive and complex management issues; develop project scope and solutions; provide professional advice to campus executives and other senior officials; make critical decisions and effective recommendations. •Ability to communicate complex information effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing, with diverse audiences throughout the campus community. •Creativity and flexibility in approaching unique problems, as well as an understanding of the wider campus and university context in which these problems must be addressed. •Demonstrated leadership, initiative, tact, and planning skills. •Ability to be manage and maintain highly confidential and sensitive information. •Knowledge of and experience in working with higher education academic personnel policies and procedures. •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
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.