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#102972 Human Resources Supervisor

Filing Deadline: Thu 1/2/2020

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/05/19 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 01/02/20. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Applies professional human resources, organization policies and procedures to provide guidance to supervisors and managers to resolve a variety of human resources issues of moderate scope and complexity.

The Human Resources Supervisor provides overall human resources administrative management to the Recreation department consisting of 74 career FTEs and limited appointments in multiple bargaining units (CX, K6, SX, TX, HX) and policy covered (99) staff and over 600 student employees and over 500 by-agreement employees. The Human Resources Supervisor serves as internal consultant to department directors, managers, supervisors and staff on a variety of complex and sensitive administrative and operational matters that have a significant impact on departments, cluster, and university as a whole.

Under direction, this position directs the day-to-day administration of human resource services for the Recreation department. Provide professional services and manage the implementation of policies, programs and procedures related to: staffing & recruitment; employee/labor relations; compensation & classification; leaves/FMLA, phased retirement, personnel/payroll & benefits; worker’s compensation; staff recognition & development & training; human resource information systems and records management. Advise management and staff regarding employee relations issues and progressive discipline procedures. Formulate disciplinary strategies and carry out actions. Conduct preliminary investigations in preparation for contract negotiations. Manage recruitment and selection activities. Consult with department directors, managers and supervisors in support of recruitment.

Monitor all hiring requests, the implementation of recruitment plans and selection processes to ensure equal opportunity and non-discriminating hiring practices. Independently handle MSP recruitment. Provide analytical support and participate in the development and implementation of programs and training opportunities aligned with departmental succession planning goals. Initiate compensation actions and develop recommendations ensuring salaries are in-line with internal pay practices, contract requirements, University policy and the external market. Provide analytical support and development, preparation and updating of job descriptions. Write, review, analyze and recommend classification actions.

This position provides extensive analysis and recommendation, planning, creativity and problem-solving. This position routinely manages confidential and sensitive information, situations and incidents related to workplace actions and/or conflict, employee retention, discipline, termination, medical leaves, collective bargaining, grievance matters, and legal actions. Provide daily HR leadership to career staff and student employees. Applies professional human resources, organization policies and procedures to provide guidance to supervisors and managers to resolve a variety of human resources issues of moderate scope and complexity.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • Preferred work schedule Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm or later.


  • Strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations; demonstrates organizational skills and problem-solving skills. Thorough knowledge of other areas of HR. Knowledge of human resources policies and programs, and how they affect other organizational policies and procedures.

  • Experience managing a broad scope of complex personnel and related functions including recruitment selection, discipline, termination/layoff, collective bargaining agreements, employee relations, labor relations, performance appraisals, benefits administration, reclassifications, job description development, diversity, etc.

  • Thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and knowledge of functional area. Experience and success in interpreting, analyzing, advising on, and implementing policies, procedures, and regulations related to all facets of human resources administration.

  • Knowledge of a human resources management system (HRMS), and/or other related business software programs and systems. Proficiency utilizing technology resources and computer applications such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access), internet browsers.

  • Proficient in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing and in integrating information in the completion of assignments. Ability to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate ideas, thoughts, complex problems, policies and position statements to and with a wide range of personalities. Ability to convey accurate and correct information effectively through personal presentations and written material.

  • Strong ability to handle difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with tact, diplomacy and sensitivity. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and discretion in use and communication of information at all times.

  • Proven ability to carry out departmental objectives, working with others at all levels of the organization to achieve goals. Ability to make independent decisions and assume responsibility to accomplish assignments as expeditiously and accurately as possible with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to act as a change agent using initiative and creativity to develop, anticipate and administer new procedures, processes and practices that recognize consistent and constant changing organizational needs.

  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to identify problems and develop innovative solutions. Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment.

  • Proven organizational and management skills. Ability to maintain professional demeanor/composure and communicate effectively under stress; ability to perform effectively under competing and/or conflicting demands on time and self in a busy environment.

  • Experience and skill to routinely monitor production and quality of work being produced by staff and set performance standards, observing behavior, providing objective feedback, counseling, and implementing corrective action as needed to mediate disputes or otherwise help to resolve conflicts and to provide effective leadership/coaching/mentoring.

  • Demonstrated experience and skill to teach/train staff in all aspects of job duties/responsibilities. Experience and skill to assess staff capabilities and workloads and redistribute when necessary.


  • Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.

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.

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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

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$48,900 - $75,600 /year
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8:00am - 4:30pm, Mon. - Fri. , Occasional overtime evenings and weekends.