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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 7/22/21
The School of Information (I School) advances knowledge and practice everywhere humans interact with digital technologies. Through interdisciplinary research and teaching we are committed to expanding access to information and to improving its usability, reliability, and credibility while preserving security and privacy. Our faculty conduct research in human-computer interaction (HCI), security and privacy, applied data science, and technology in developing regions.
We currently offer three professional master's degrees and an academic doctoral degree. Our Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program trains students for careers as information professionals and emphasizes project-based learning. Our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program is an online degree designed for working professionals with career goals in the emerging field of data science. The newly launched Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS), also offered online, offers a holistic approach to cybersecurity and prepares students for professional careers in cybersecurity. Our Ph.D. program equips scholars to develop solutions and shape policies that influence how people seek, use, and share information.
The Academic Personnel Analyst position is responsible for managing many aspects of the academic personnel process, as well as staff HR, for the School of Information, under the direction and supervision of the Academic Personnel Analyst 4.
Specifically, the Analyst manages the hiring process for lecturers and postdocs, including writing and sending offer letters, coordinating onboarding with our Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) partner, ERSO, and entering hires and rehires into UCPath. The Analyst supports faculty search committees for lecturer and postdoc searches, including reviewing the pool for applicants who meet the basic qualifications, updating applicant statuses, and submitting search reports.
The Analyst also manages the hiring process for career staff, work study students, Academic Student Employees, and Graduate Student Researchers (GSRs), including writing and sending offer letters, coordinating onboarding with ERSO, and entering hires and rehires into UCPath. Under general supervision, the Analyst screens resumes and applications and interviews applicants for entry level staff positions.
Working with ERSO, the Analyst coordinates the hiring of independent contractors and volunteer appointments. The Analyst is responsible for processing visitor requests and coordinating the details of their appointments (fees, onboarding), as well as tracking current visitor appointments and sending updates to the I School webmaster. Other responsibilities include functioning as the School's CalTime liaison and processing late payments, as well as the processing of honoraria for lead instructor payments.
For all of the above responsibilities and more, the Analyst implements policies and programs in recruiting, instructional labor relations, wage and salary information, and training. Under guidance from manager, the Analyst counsels academic staff concerning work-related problems, work-eligibility (visa) matters such as J-1 processing, and benefits considerations. Under general supervision, the Analyst provides advice and guidance on documented faculty or other academic staff compensation programs, academic personnel policies and procedures.
35% Manages the hiring process for lecturers and postdocs. Supports faculty search committees for lecturer and postdoc searches.
25% Staff hiring, including career staff, ASE, GSR, and work study hiring. Coordinates onboarding with Berkeley Regional Services partner, ERSO.
20% Processes visitor requests and coordinates appointment (fees, onboarding). Tracks visitors and updates Webmaster. Manages independent contractor hiring and volunteer appointments in collaboration with ERSO.
5% Implements policies and programs in recruiting, instructional labor relations, wage and salary administration, and training.
5% Under guidance from manager, counsels academic staff concerning work-related problems, work-eligibility (visa) matters such as J-1 processing, and benefits considerations.
5% Under general supervision provides advice and guidance on documented faculty or other academic staff compensation programs, academic personnel policies and procedures.
5% Other miscellaneous functions, including processing honoraria, functioning as CalTime Liaison, and processing late payments.
Basic knowledge of and ability to apply / interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
Knowledge of human resources management systems and other related business software programs and systems.
Knowledge of unit academic culture and educational goals of discipline(s) served.
Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations to Chairs / unit management.
Demonstrated organization, problem solving, and communication skills.
Acumen in managing sensitive and confidential information and effectively and collaboratively interacting with client groups.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Knowledge of organization, college and departmental formal and informal policies and procedures and understanding of variances to stated policies.
Salary & Benefits
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The hourly salary range designated for this position: up to $36.00; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
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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