Job Requisition Number: 27387. Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) is comprised of six (6) Regions which provide services to specific 'groupings/clusters' of schools, colleges, and organized research units (5 academic, 1 all other). This regional approach to providing administrative services is intended to improve service quality by re-establishing personal connections and to develop more local expertise.
Berkeley Educators & Administrators Regional Services (BEARS) – is part of Berkeley Regional Services, within the division of Vice Chancellor for Administration – provides reliable, high-quality administrative support to the Chancellor's, EVCP, Vice Chancellors', administrative, auxiliary, and other units that support academic excellence at UC Berkeley. Not only is BEARS the largest service region, it supports the largest variety of personnel positions in realizing UC Berkeley’s mission of teaching, research, and public service. Partners with key clients in the BEARS Service Region, including campus academic and business leaders, to best support their particular department/unit HR needs; including: •Support assigned resources in managing the unit relationship, developing unit specific profiles and knowledge base materials. •Under general supervision, provide strategic HR consultation across BEARS and with specific client units, education, and support to client management to resolve the most complex and sensitive issues concerning staff and the organization. •Interpret Labor Relations agreements and provide basic consultative guidance for up to 16+ different and complex bargaining units across the BEARS Region.
•Under general supervision, coordinates administrative tasks for the performance evaluation process, rewards and recognition programs, and compensation programs. •Provide guidance to supervisors and managers in developing job descriptions, facilitating benefits communications, and providing guidance on compensation programs, personnel policies, and procedures. •Under general supervision provides advice and counsel to client groups according to established human resources policies and procedures. •Generates reports in UC Systems,, conducts HR trends analyses and helps develop resulting recommendations. •Work in tandem with other teams, including First Contact, Payroll, HCM, Central Human Resources, Leaves, and Recruitment to manage sensitive and confidential information and effectively and collaboratively interacts with client groups.•Has working knowledge of HR generalist areas, such as compensation, benefits, leaves, recruitment, and employee/labor relations •Experienced in utilizing Excel and Word (E.G. creating formulas, reports, mail merge) •Has analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrates organizational skills and problem-solving skills. •Possesses basic knowledge of human resources policies and programs and campus policies and procedures. •Knowledge of Human Resources Management System (HRMS) and/or other related business software programs and systems. •Proficient in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing and in integrating information in the completion of assignments. •Demonstrated ability to handle difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Education/Training: •Bachelor’s 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.