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UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California's 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world's premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. UC San Diego is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public institution, recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide. The University fosters a culture of collaboration that sparks innovative discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is one of the largest and most complex departments on campus. Our Department combines research on the most consequential and revelatory scientific areas with education aimed at building our future leaders and scientists.
The department is comprised of 65 ladder rank faculty, and additional 12-15 in various instructional and ~130 in academic research titles and postdoctoral scholars. The above academic community presents a plethora of diverse complex issues from Health Sciences Compensation Program agreements to adjuncts from national laboratories sharing negotiated employee patent agreements. The department is also comprised of 70 careerstaff; ~60 temporary or student staff, and ~260 Master's and Ph.D. students.
Undergraduate students majoring in chemistry number greater than 1000, and total undergraduate and graduate annual course enrollments exceed 24,500. The department currently has more than 180 awards from federal, state and private sources for approximately $25 million per annum in extramural funding and $48 million in total annual expenditures.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry manages ten recharge facilities supporting national as well as UCSD-wide research endeavors in academe and industry: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Molecular Mass Spectrometry, Biomolecular and Proteomics Mass Spectroscopy, Cryoelectron Microscopy, Biophysics Instrumentation, Inorganic Characterization Instrumentation, Protein Crystallography, Small Molecule X-Ray Crystallography, Fabrication Facility plus the on campus Chemistry Storehouse. In addition, we are home to three national research center grants.
The department also manages three major NIH training grants, and one Department of Education training grant, which fund graduate and postdoctoral students across UCSD departments/disciplines as well as off campus research organizations.
Under general direction of the Chief Operating Officer, serve as Human Resources Manager for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Responsible for independently overseeing the full scope of human resources activities for a large and complex academic department with ~340 academics, staff, and student employees. Manage and supervise academic personnel services including appointments, subsequent reviews and personnel actions, leaves, visas, salary administration, benefits, separations, grievances, layoffs, recruitment, etc.
There are approximately 210 academic personnel, consisting of ladder-rank, emeriti and research faculty, lecturers, project scientists, postdocs (approx. 80 foreign nationals) and visiting scholars/graduate students.
Participate in strategic planning to originate and implement policies, programs and practices that are effective and consistent with the goals and mission of the department. Establish, lead, and manage training and development initiatives. Serve as principal advisor to senior management and department heads on HR and employee issues.
Supervise, direct, and train Business Office staff responsible for coordinating and implementing the full range of payroll, human resources, and training activities. Represent department at management meetings and work with unit managers to define and develop department-wide policies, procedures, and activities. Perform budget and resource analysis, including forecasting, to prepare a comprehensive budget in support of departmental operations and department-wide staff training needs.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Thorough knowledge and experience managing a broad scope of human resource-related functions and extensive experience in human resource management in a large, complex and unionized environment including: employee/labor rela
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.