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#102773 Senior Human Resources Analyst

Extended Deadline: Mon 3/2/2020

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified. Initial review of applications will begin 11/27/19.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/18/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/27/19. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This vacancy will support the Office of Advancement


The UC San Diego Human Resources Department is the campus central office encompassing numerous core campus organizations that include DisAbility Counseling and Consulting, Equal Opportunity Services, Compensation and Classification, Benefits, Employee Relations, Talent Acquisition and Data Analytics, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, Labor Relations, Retirement Resource Center, Policy Development and Work Life, Staff Education and Development, and Temporary Employment Services.

As a member of the Human Resources Employee Relations team, incumbent uses professional HR concepts as a seasoned, experienced professional to apply organization policies and procedures to resolve the full range of HR-related issues in the Office of Advancement. Works on problems that are diverse and complex in scope, where analysis of situations require a review of a variety of factors, including working in an area with several diverse types of positions. Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day assignments with some guidance provided on new projects.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

  • Must have access to reliable transportation. Must be willing and able to travel.


  • Possesses strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to exercise excellent judgment in responding to employee relations related requests.

  • Thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, knowledge of functional area and understands how work may affect other areas. Extensive HR management experience in a large, complex organization with an emphasis in FML, EO/AA Workers Comp, Employee/Labor relations, compensation/classification, and employment/recruitment practices that include multiple sites and employment programs, preferably in a University setting.

  • Thorough knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources. Demonstrated success in administering performance management systems and mentoring managers on the process of evaluating performance.

  • Knowledge of a human resources management system (HRMS), and/or other related business software programs and systems. Demonstrated experience in database management to extrapolate, interpret and manipulate information to provide staffing and budgetary reports and summaries.

  • Strong skills in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing. Demonstrated skills to provide guidance to managers and employees on complex and significant employee relations issues.

  • Strong ability to work effectively with individuals and groups of management and staff to incorporate their ideas, adapt to their needs and to encourage them to accept actions and decisions to implement UCSD best practices.

  • Ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively. Demonstrated interpersonal skills required to effectively interact with the public, faculty, students and staff in daily operations and via formal presentations.

  • Strong analytical, active listening, and critical thinking skills. Strong computational and analytical skills, including ability to comprehend complex issues as well as implement innovative and cost effective solutions. Good ability to research, collect, process and interpret financial data.

  • Strong demonstrated experience in managerial and administrative practices and principles, with strong management, delegation, and problem solving skills, Strong, independent decision-making skills.

  • Proven success and ability to provide appropriate administrative and disciplinary actions to manage policy compliance in organized and non-organized areas. Use professional judgment in situations for which there are no established criteria or standards or where answers to problems are not readily apparent and initiate action and solutions. Utilize effective negotiation skills in performance of functions to produce a satisfactory outcome for all parties concerned.

  • Extensive knowledge, skills and experience in personnel operating systems and practices, including counseling, recruitment, affirmative action, staffing, training, performance management and conflict resolution, classification, compensation, employee benefits, labor relations, corrective action and disciplinary methods, labor agreements, and the ability to interpret and administer bargaining agreements and UC policies.

  • Knowledge of organizational behavior models and credibility to advise senior management on organizational matters. Exceptional organizational development skills and knowledge to recommend solutions and assist management with staffing problems, work organization, and delegation of responsibility. Knowledge of a variety of administrative and clerical support functions and skill to evaluate work distribution and staff skill level requirements.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with labor relations and complaint resolution. Ability to facilitate resolution of complaints at all levels in the University. Knowledge of mediation and other alternative resolution techniques in order to make recommendations.

  • Excellent negotiation skills. Demonstrated counseling techniques with ability to act as a facilitator, exercise diplomacy, tact, professionalism, responsiveness, a high degree of flexibility, and solve concerns between individuals in a fair and equitable manner.

  • Knowledge of state and federal employment law and regulations including EO/AA, FML, ADA, FLSA. Familiarity with regulatory agencies such as EEOC, OFCCP. Ability to analyze legal documents and conduct policy analysis.

  • Strong financial orientation, demonstrated by substantial training or experience in accounting and budget analysis. Knowledge of purchasing and accounts payable function. Knowledge of forms and terminology customarily associated with accounting, budgeting, personnel administration and purchasing.

  • Proven experience in effectively and accurately interpreting, developing, implementing, and enforcing various regulations and procedures. Established credibility and leadership in campus-wide community regarding integrity of policy interpretation and implementation.

  • Advanced skills, knowledge, and experience in conflict resolution, counseling, mediation, and acquisition of resources for crisis intervention and for working with offices such as Employee Relations, Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, and Labor Relations.

  • Working knowledge of federal, state, and equal opportunity/affirmative action policies, laws, and related compliance requirements regarding nondiscrimination, sexual harassment, racial harassment and discrimination on the basis of disability or veteran status.

  • Ability to adapt to interruptions and a fluctuating workload. Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks to meet established and variable deadlines, flexibility to respond in stressful situations and unexpected job demands with frequent interruptions and minimum supervision.

  • Demonstrated competency and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

As part of the regular responsibilities of this position, the incumbent sees confidential documents which are used by management in developing positions related to collective bargaining, attends meetings where management positions and strategies regarding collective bargaining issues are discussed, and gathers data important to the formulation of management positions in collective bargaining. Therefore this position is designated as Confidential under HEERA.

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce.

This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance.
b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 13 paid holidays a year).
c) Work/Life Balance.
d) UC Retirement Plan
e) Pet insurance.

For more information about UCSD Benefits please visit and UCSD Work/Life visit. To calculate an approximate value of the UC Total Compensation package, please click here: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/total-compensation-calculator.php

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, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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$59,700 - $92,000 / Year
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri