Human Resources Generalist 2 (7595U), BEARS Region - 50722
University of California, Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 4013295
Human Resources Generalist 2 (7595U), BEARS Region - 50722
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.
At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit grow.berkeley.edu.
BEARS (Berkeley Educators and Administrators Regional Services) is not only the largest region, it supports the largest variety of personnel positions that make Berkeley such a fascinating place to work. The BEARS Region provides reliable, high-quality administrative support to faculty, academics, staff, student employees, and retirees in support of the UC Berkeley mission of teaching, research, and public service.
BEARS provides the following services:
BEARS helps UC Berkeley Faculty and Principal Investigators (PIs) focus on their groundbreaking and world-class research efforts by providing customized administrative and management support for research proposals, grants, awards, and contracts throughout various steps in the life cycle.
HR and Academic Personnel Support
The BEARS region provides administrative Human Resources and Academic Personnel Support (HR/APS) to the Berkeley campus, including support for hiring, appointments, separations, classifications and compensation, and performance management transactions. Our BEARS HR professionals strive to process status changes expediently.
Human Resource Business Partners and Senior Human Resources Partners assist our campus clients with Employee and Labor Relations matters (in partnership with People & Culture), strategic planning and reorganizations, accommodations as required under ADA, performance management, layoffs, recruitments, and general management advice.
Purchasing and Reimbursements (P&R)
BEARS provides support to the UC Berkeley campus with Purchasing services as well as assistance with complex Travel and Entertainment (T&E) Reimbursements.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 03/30/2023.
Under general supervision coordinates administrative tasks for the performance evaluation process, rewards and recognition programs, and compensations programs.
Manages sensitive and confidential information and effectively and collaboratively interacts with diverse client groups.
Applies professional HR concepts when counseling employees concerning work- related issues of moderate scope and complexity.
Provides 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. and procedures.
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.
Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations; demonstrates organizational skills and problem-solving skills. Has working knowledge of other areas of HR.
Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and knowledge of functional area.
Basic knowledge of human resources policies and programs, and how they affect other organizational policies and procedures.
Knowledge of a 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.
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).
Demonstrates skill in prioritizing competing work assignments, and timelines.
Integrates information in order to complete assignments.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is a 100% full-time (40 hrs a week) non-exempt career position, which is paid hourly and eligible for full UC Benefits.
Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $64,728.00 - $73,184.00.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
Referral Source info This job is part of the Employee Referral Program. If a UC Berkeley employee is referring you, please ensure you select the Referral Source of 'UCB Employee' and then enter the employee's Name and Berkeley email address in the Specific Referral Source field. Please enter only one name and email. Other Information
This is not a visa opportunity.
This position is eligible for hybrid work.
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, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.
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.