Academic HR Coordinator (7714U), Berkeley Law - 57348
University of California, Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 4476061
Academic HR Coordinator (7714U), Berkeley Law - 57348
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.
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UC Berkeley's School of Law is one of the nation's great centers for legal education, ever exploring and pushing new intellectual boundaries while tackling urgent, real-world issues. The law school is also known for its vibrant and engaged community of students and scholars who are committed to providing leadership and making a difference on problems of local, national and global import. Currently ranked among the top law schools in the country, the School of Law has ambitious development goals as it looks to continue producing leaders in law, government, and society.
The Human Resources department supports the goals and challenges of the law school by providing services which promote a work environment that is characterized by fair treatment, open communications, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect. We are committed to providing the highest level of responsive, confidential service possible, while serving as a resource of information and expertise.
The position involves recommending, developing, implementing, administering, coordinating, and/or evaluating Academic Human Resources policies, labor contracts, statutes, programs, and procedures covering one or more of the following: academic recruitment, appointment, and advancement; compensation and salary administration; academic welfare programs; visa procurement; benefits; payroll; training and development; and academic misconduct. The position serves as the primary analyst for Academic Student Employees (such as Graduate Student Researchers, Graduate Student Instructors, Tutors, and Readers) and may assist with other non-senate non-instructional academic employees as needed (such as Academic Coordinators, Professional Researchers, Project Scientists, Specialists, and Post-Doctoral Scholars). This position may also work on applicable Visiting titles (such as Visiting Researcher or Visiting Student Research). The incumbent will also serve as a backup departmental contact for assisting with Student Assistant hiring and/or administration.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 23, 2023
Facilitates/manages academic student employee (GSR and ASE) hiring and merit processes, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation.
Serve as HR/AP backup for the GrizzlyCorps Program at Berkeley Law.
Under general supervision, helps facilitate/manage the academic review process for non-instructional, non-senate academic appointees, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation.
Admin triage support; submits inquiries and HR-related requests via ticketing system and/or shared email.
Engages in professional development and training opportunities as needed.
Performs additional duties within the scope of this classification as assigned.
Provides backup support for Student Assistants appointments as needed.
Regularly coordinates and collaborates with Staff HR Coordinator.
Basic knowledge of and/or ability to apply/interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations to the AP Supervisor and/or hiring managers at the School of Law.
Demonstrated organization, problem solving and communication skills, both verbal and
An understanding of UC's mission and how HR supports this work, as well as the legal and human implications of HR/AP decisions.
Knowledge of campus, college and departmental formal and informal policies and procedures and understanding of variances to stated policies.
Skills using various computer programs with an emphasis on MS Word and Excel, PowerPoint, Google Suite, HR Information Systems (e.g. Oracle) electronic calendaring (e.g. Google Calendar and Doodle), electronic file sharing (e.g. Box or Google Docs), email applications, and video conferencing platforms (e.g. Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Team, and Google Meet).
Ability to learn new computer programs and software systems.
Strong interpersonal skills, including diplomacy, professional demeanor, and excellent attendance to establish and maintain good working relationships throughout the organization and with outside constituencies.
Ability to work with diverse populations with diplomacy, poise, and tact. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships to work independently and as a productive member of a team.
Strong project management and time management skills, and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes to meet strict deadlines.
Strong attention to detail.
Responsiveness and a strong commitment to providing excellent customer service.
Ability to use discretion and maintain strict confidentiality.
Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB), and ability to apply and integrate core concepts of DEIB into everyday practice.
Must be 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.
Must demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Prior experience in Human Resources, Academic Personnel, or in higher education administration.
Experience with and/or ability to learn various campus system such as UCPath, AP Recruit, bCourses, and AP Bears.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.
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 $33.95 - $37.35.
This is a 100% full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
This position is non-exempt and paid bi-weekly.
This position is eligible to work remotely one (1) day per week.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
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.
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