Job Requisition Number: 25252. The UC Berkeley Library is an internationally renowned research and teaching facility at one of the nation’s premier public universities. A highly diverse and intellectually rich environment, UC Berkeley serves a community of 30,000 undergraduate students, 11,000 graduate students, and a faculty of 1,500. The Library aims to inspire and connect scholars with people and information to create new knowledge and to develop ideas that change the world. With 25 distinct destinations, including the Doe and Moffitt libraries, The Bancroft Library, the C. V. Starr East Asian Library, and an array of subject specialty libraries, the University Library offers services and materials that span the disciplines. The Library provides materials in all formats and offers robust services that connect users with these remarkable resources to inform their research and advance their understanding of the world. With nearly 13 million volumes, almost 100,000 active Library users, and more than 2.6 million online visitors per year, the Library's impact is vast. We are operating with — and investing in — a new strategic vision, which can be viewed at ucberk.li/our-plan.
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; faculty welfare programs; visa procurement; benefits; payroll; training and development; faculty misconduct; and faculty equity.
•Facilitates/manages the academic review processes, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation. Researches and updates the annual FY, formal Call for Librarian Review; facilitates the academic review process for non-Senate Librarians and other non-Senate academic titles (i.e. Academic Administrator, Specialist, Researcher) which involves direct interface and consultation and provision of guidance to librarians, supervisors, managers and Associate University Librarians (AULs). Independent provision of guidance and counsel includes interpretation and analysis of Academic Personnel Manual (APM) language addressing standard review periods and details of same for appointees in non-Senate Academic titles. Provides guidance and instruction to academic employees and supervisor reviewer in their compiling and scripting the performance review documentation. Also facilitates complex cases of split-appointments wherein a non-Senate academic appointee In the Library also holds a faculty appointment in another campus unit and analyst must coordinate and interface with peer in another academic campus unit.
•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. Independently provides advice and counsel to unit head, division head, or employee in analyzing and interpreting system-wide and campus policies and internal LAUC (Librarian Association of UC) practices often in individual interface with Academic Personnel Office/Office for Faulty Equity & Welfare (APO/OFEW) consultants. Analyst often reviews and interprets campus practices and procedures for librarians – represented and non-represented - in researching three applicable official documents – UC APM, UC-American Federation of Teachers – Professional Librarian Unit (AFT LX Unit) MOU/bargaining agreement, and Librarian Association of University of California, Berkeley (LAUC-B) Procedures; and provides findings and guidance to librarians and unit and division heads whom are in academic classifications.
•Counsels Senate and non/Senate faculty and other academic staff concerning moderate to complex work-related problems. Works with director, Library Human Resources Department (LHRD) in selected employee relations cases for academic employees to resolve moderate work-related issues. 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.
•Coordinates the academic search process, including placement of ads, drafting of search plans, and conducting the initial screening of materials submitted. In addition to independent coordination and close-out of the Library’s non-Senate academic searches in APRecruit; independent interfaces with APO/OFEW consultants; and consults with search committee chairs and search committees. The analyst independently consults with APO and OFEW consultants on complex academic recruitment cases that are unique to the University Library in its practice of the library information science discipline in higher education. The analyst performs a liaison role with APO and OFEW in coordination of recruitment and search processes and procedures in APRecruit pertinent to complex, non-standard searches for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) post doctoral fellow appointments and partnership with an external, retained search firm for AUL searches.
•Independently performs Human Resources data analytics in the context of partnering with the director, LHRD in developing, launching, implementing, and growing an emerging, value-added HR service in support of Library strategic initiatives. Performs data gathering, complex data analysis, and data visualization of Library workforce planning. Compiles and analyzes HR data for LHRD to track the department's service quality, metrics, and trends in recruitment, performance ratings. et al. aligned with Library strategic initiatives.
•Coordinates HR statistics for annual reports to external higher education associations (Association of Research Libraries (ARL), Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL)•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 including recruitment, performance evaluation, and employee relations. •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.
Education/Training: •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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.