Under supervision of the Academic and Staff HR (APHR) Manager, the Assistant Academic HR Analyst will provide support to the academic personnel functions in the Division of Biological Sciences. The incumbent will support file preparation for all types of academic appointees, including temporary and continuing lecturers, adjuncts, faculty, professional researchers, and academic coordinators. Analyze and review all file documents for accuracy and compliance with division, campus, and system-wide guidelines. Prepare summer session lecturer appointment files, advise on appointment and reappointment options within the professional researcher series, and coordinate adjunct files with Salk Institute.
Assist with new hire onboarding, leave administration, and visa processing for academics. Support academic recruitment activities for faculty searches, Unit 18 searches, and professional researcher searches in coordination with AP Analysts. Extract, compile, and analyze payroll/personnel data; create reports, tables, and charts, providing data analysis as needed and requested. Perform UCPath entry for all types of academics and troubleshoot as needed to facilitate timely corrections or updates. Assist in visa, appointment, and reappointment processing for postdoctoral scholars, visiting scholars, and visiting graduate students, as needed. Create and maintain position handbook, and track and monitor procedure guidelines. Provide support on special projects as needed and directed by APHR Manager and perform other duties as assigned.
This is a 100% contract position for one year with the possibility of extension or conversion to career status, depending on funding availability.
This position will be fully remote through May 31, 2021 and possibly beyond, based on UC San Diego guidelines.
Familiarity with human resources administration. General knowledge of state and federal law as they pertain to human resources administration, with the ability to interpret policies and procedures relevant to represented and non-represented employees.
Acquiring knowledge of organization, college, and departmental formal and informal policies and procedures, and understanding of variances to stated policies. Ability to interpret unit agreements as well as contract negotiations, and to implement wage agreement components. Ability to communicate these issues to management and employees as required.
In-depth knowledge of computer environments, including a variety of standard web and business- and research-related software such as MS Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, and Excel, Adobe products, and internet search engines. Knowledge of and ability to use Web-based applications, with the ability and willingness to increase skills as needed to meet the demands of business.
Ability to read and comprehend college-level material (biological/medical terminology).
Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organizational and problem-solving skills. Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills to independently coordinate all details of a project ensuring that all deadlines are met. Skill to organize and prioritize large volumes of material to meet established deadlines.
Skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated excellence in writing and composition skills to concisely, persuasively, and clearly produce reports, write procedures, correspondence, and documentation
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