Staff Human Resources Manager (7597U) Haas School of Business - 41094
University of California Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 3343307
Staff Human Resources Manager (7597U) Haas School of Business - 41094
At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.
This position leads the Staff HR office, supporting the goals and challenges of Haas by providing services that promote a positive and fair work environment that is characterized by excellence and innovation. We are seeking a HR Manager who has a record of demonstrated commitment to providing the highest level of responsive, confidential service possible, while serving as an expert resource, especially with regards to developing innovative approaches to finding the very best talent, supporting hiring managers by simplifying and streamlining hiring processes, and demonstrating a commitment to DEIB results.
This position is a member of the Haas Staff HR team and partners with Campus Regional Services and People and Culture to recruit and hire excellent candidates to support Haas' operational and strategic needs. Recruitment, classification, hiring, and compensation will be primary responsibilities of this position and the individual hired will also direct staff who support onboarding, orientation, employee relations, leave management, and other Human Resource functions.
Haas embraces flexible working arrangements for its employees. Exact arrangements are determined in partnership with your supervisor to meet role responsibilities and department needs, and are subject to change. This role is eligible for a hybrid work plan.
At Haas, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. If you are excited about being part of this team and supporting our strategic goals, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification listed below, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 8/29/2022
Reviews and makes recommendations about job classification or reclassification and salary adjustments.
Serves as the internal lead to initiate and oversee staff recruitment and/or waivers of recruitment in partnership with campus.
Reviews and conducts highly complex and varied analyses of issues or concepts, including an annual equity analysis and staffing analysis and provides recommendation, integrating information to recommend courses of action and possible implications.
Supervises staff who support the Staff HR function, assuming excellent customer service to and partnership with Haas managers and employees, together supporting the achievement of ambitious HR goals.
Analyzes sensitive and difficult workforce programs and applies advanced HR concepts to counsel senior managers on HR issues, employee and labor policies, procedures and appropriate practices including highly complex re-organizations and staffing objectives that help meet business objectives.
Engages in continuous learning and improvement through professional development opportunities.
Exhibits a commitment to DEIB through learning opportunities and through job performance.
Demonstrated experience in full-cycle recruitment, including attracting talented individuals to hard to fill positions through innovative processes.
Demonstrated achievements as an effective partner to hiring managers in filling vacancies expeditiously.
Extensive experience supervising HR staff, developing defined objectives for teams and individuals, and holding people accountable for performance, partnership, and collaborative customer service outcomes.
Demonstrated organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills to perform analyses and develop recommendations.
Experience working with human resources concepts, policies, and procedures, especially recruitment and classification, and including compensation, labor relations, salary administration, training, and other areas of human resources.
Knowledge of human resources management systems and/or other related business software programs and systems.
Advanced interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills and demonstrated success in using them to present complex information.
Demonstrated achievements in handling difficult situations/individuals effectively, including active listening, process improvement, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating a desire to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to establish and maintain positive & professional working relationships with colleagues, students and team members.
Exemplifies Haas' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself
Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a business, organization or public university setting.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
SHRM or IMPA-HR certifications.
Master's Degree in Human Resources Management.
Knowledge of UC Berkeley HR processes.
Experience working in Higher Ed or in Business.
Salary & Benefits
This is a 100% time (40-hrs a week), monthly paid, exempt position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience up to $131,100.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your resume and cover letter when applying, describing your reasons for being interested in this position and your accomplishments as they relate to the first required qualifications.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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