HRIS Specialist (4722C), BEST Service Region, Berkeley Regional Services -
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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: April 4, 2019
Departmental Overview 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.
BEST serves the College of Natural Resources, the Division of Biological Sciences, and related ORUs, museums, and field stations in the biological sciences. We are extremely proud of the team we have put together and are working hard to provide faculty, staff, and students in our region with expert advice and reliable support services that foster academic and professional success.
Our aim is to build an administrative support team that is 100% committed to you. Over time, BEST team members are determined to become familiar with the unique issues, terminology, funders, sponsors, vendors, and circumstances in the biological sciences that will enable us to provide service that you'll find responsive, meaningful, and relevant.
Enters employee information into Human Capital Management system and UCPath for new hires, payroll, change of status, terminations, pay issues, final pay, etc, ensuring that the data is correct and consistent.
Collaborates with HR/AP Partners, HR Generalists, HRIM/Payroll colleagues, and clients to research more complex department-related and employee issues.
May provide employees with standard information regarding department and organizational HR practices and procedures as they relate to the HCM system. Manages sensitive and confidential information.
Manages customer management cases and tasks related to designated clients.
Runs reports on department staff for department managers and supervisors.
May be assigned special projects for professional development.
Advanced knowledge of HR/Payroll processes for data entry into HCM and UCPath
Advanced knowledge of HR processes and procedures for maintenance and purging of personnel files
General knowledge of benefits eligibility requirements
Knowledge of EEO and affirmative action reporting requirements
Knowledge of job posting procedures
Skill in managing sensitive and confidential information regarding bargaining unit issues
Attention to detail and accuracy
High school diploma or equivalent experience
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Salary & Benefits This is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay with be commensurate with experience within the Union negotiated Step rates.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Other Information This position is a 40-hour a week, Limited Appointment (Temporary) for up to 6-months, supporting our Summer Surge project.
In accordance with ARTICLE 28.B.5.b: Limited Appointment: The automatic conversion to career status, as provided in Section B.2. above will not occur when one or more of the following occur: b. The position into which the employee is hired is not an ongoing position, in that the position is established and funded for 18 months or less at any percent of time. In the event the position is funded beyond 18 months, the limited appointee shall be converted to career retroactive to the first of the month following attainment of 1000 hours; except that nothing in this subparagraph precludes the University from releasing the limited appointee prior to the effective date of the funding extension.
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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