Job Requisition Number: 24928. From ancient times to the present day, people around the globe have raised fundamental questions about life through the arts, literature and philosophy. In the Arts & Humanities Division, faculty and students explore the human experience across an exceptionally broad range of subjects.
Through rigorous exploration of complex philosophical arguments, students move beyond their own assumptions toward a deeper understanding of human life and its complexities. And discovery in the arts helps students open their imaginations to fresh perspectives on the world.
The AP HR Analyst 3 will serve as an Academic Personnel Resource for the German, Spanish, and Portuguese cluster (50%), for the Rhetoric, Film and Media and Art History cluster (25%) and for Digital Consortium for Interdisciplinary Research (25%).
Academic Personnel: •Facilitates/manages the academic review processes, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation. •Prepares case materials for submission to the Dean’s Office using AP Bears and HCM Case Tracker. •Determines who is eligible for review and provides information to the Chair and Director, noting any unusual or irregular circumstances that might impact the case. •Reviews case documents for accuracy and compliance with campus and college policies and advises Chair when changes in case are necessary. •Acts as facilitator for the committee, candidates, and L&S staff/Dean. •Serves as advisor to the faculty academic personnel internal review committee and provides them with documentation and advice on appropriate procedures. •Coordinates correspondence to and from outside parties and reviewers regarding cases. •Independently initiates or in response to requests from the Chair and Director, produces letters, reports and other written materials concerning faculty appointments. •Ensures the outcome of the case is relayed to the Chair and Director. •Serves as an Academic Personnel Resource for the GSPA clusters (50%), for the LORFS cluster (25%) and for CIR (25%). •Maintains AP records.
HR Analysis and Counsel: •Provides strategic advice and counsel to unit heads by analyzing and interpreting system-wide and campus policies, collective bargaining agreements, academic personnel procedures and practices and determining their impact on the department. •Advises Chair, MSP, and/or Dean of needed changes and implements or helps to implement them. •Counsels Senate and non-Senate faculty and other academic staff concerning moderate to complex work-related problems, sabbatical leave counseling, medical leaves, etc. •Juxtaposes historical context with matters pertaining to current actions and advises Chairs and Directors on potential outcomes of decisions made at these levels. This involves an intrinsic understanding of and the ability to balance the needs of the faculty against limited resources in a climate of change and uncertainty. •Analyzes and interprets guidelines and policies to provide advice and counsel to unit clients on issues such as compensation, work-eligibility (visa) matters such as H1-B processing or PR application, and benefits considerations. •Manages the visiting faculty, visiting scholar and postdoc appointments. This includes assigning correct titles, salary rates, and determining benefits eligibility. •May manage graduate student appointments. This includes assigning correct title codes, salary rates, and determining benefits eligibility. •Advises postdocs and visiting scholars on policies governing their visit and coordinates appointments with the VSPA office and Grad Division as needed. •Works closely with the Berkeley International Office to obtain all necessary documentation for foreign nationals.
Academic Search: •Where appropriate coordinates the academic search process, including placement of ads, drafting of search plans, and conducting the initial screening of materials submitted. •Works closely with search committee to guide them through the process of selection and appointment. •Prepares the Affirmative Action Search Report. •Maintains close contact with selected new faculty members to ensure a smooth transition to the university and advise regarding benefits, housing and other needs. •Retains all information regarding start-up and retention packages ensuring that the Chair, MSP, and/or Dean has all information needed to administer and track these funds.
Professional Development: •Participates in career and professional development; serves on department, college and campus committees as needed.•Requires in-depth knowledge of and 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. •Thorough knowledge of campus and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions. •Ability to analyze complex management issues; develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials and make critical decisions regarding personnel. •Excellent writing skills. •Excellent oral communication skills, including tact and diplomacy and ability to maintain confidentiality. •Experience working with online HR systems such as HCM, AP modules. Education/Training: •Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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