Academic Analyst 3 (7715U), ChaMPS Service Region 2294 - 2294
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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: November 8, 2019
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.
Chemistry and Mathematical and Physical Sciences (ChaMPS) is a service region within Berkeley Regional Services, within the division of Vice Chancellor for Administration, providing reliable, high-quality integrative administrative support to faculty, academics, staff, student employees, and retirees in support of the UC Berkeley mission of teaching, research, and public service.
ChaMPS provides services in the areas of Business and Financial Services, Human Resources/ Academic Personnel Support and Research Administration (pre-award and post-award administration) for the College of Chemistry, the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences in the College of Letters & Science, Space Science Laboratory, and several other ORUs.
Facilitates/manages the academic review processes, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation.
Using advanced knowledge of UC policies, campus procedures and collective bargaining agreements, advise Unit Head, Managers and Researchers on matters involving non-senate academic personnel.
Facilitate the submission and review of personnel actions to ensure that the final decisions are communicated accurately and timely to unit head and academic appointees.
Review and recommend decisions on non-senate academic personnel actions in the areas of recruitment, appointment, non-reappointment, layoff, advancement, compensation, benefits, leaves, misconduct, training and development and other areas as identified.
Advise on visa eligibility and procurement, including J-1, H-1B and other visa applications.
Identify issues relating to visa eligibility and work with the Berkeley International Office, CSS and unit to resolve moderate to complex issues to facilitate the timely procurement of visas in conjunction with non-senate appointments.
Provides strategic advice and counsel to unit head by analyzing and interpreting system-wide and campus policies, collective bargaining agreements, academic personnel procedures and practices.
Drawing on extensive knowledge of academic personnel policy, monitor and determine eligibility for advancement, communicate and advise unit head and appointees on case preparation requirements, and review actions to ensure completeness, accuracy and compliance with policy.
Work to resolve discrepancies and ensure timely follow-up on requests for additional information and/or resubmission.
Maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion in dealing with controversial or sensitive topics.
Counsels department managers and supervisors on appointment classification, employee and labor policies, procedures, and appropriate practices regarding performance management, recruiting, on-boarding, compensation/classification, disability, training and other areas of HR for staff titles.
Coordinates the academic search process, including placement of ads, drafting of search plans, and conducting the initial screening of materials submitted.
Manages the recruitment cycle for the full range of staff and academic positions.
As an experienced user of the campus AP Search & Recruit system, facilitate recruitment and waiver requests for non-senate academic appointments.
Liaise with VCRO and OFE to ensure cases are complete, in compliance with campus policies and guidelines and are processed expediently.
Advise the search committee and unit head on development of search plan and advertisements.
Represent the unit on campus committees involving moderate to complex academic personnel policies/procedures as requested.
Requires in-depth knowledge and demonstrated experience of the ability to apply/interpret campus and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address complex issues and present nuanced analyses.
Thorough knowledge of system wide and campus policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration.
Ability to gain thorough knowledge of campus and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions.
Demonstrated experience analyzing complex management issues; developing project scope and solutions, as well as giving professional advice to senior officials as they make critical decisions regarding personnel.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience. Hiring range is $67,500 to $79,120/annually.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a full-time, 40-hours per week, career position.
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.
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