DESCRIPTION The University of California San Diego is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Sr. Human Resource Analyst. UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students, earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities, and is ranked as one of the top-10 public universities in the nation. Triton Athletics has a proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence and sponsors 23 varsity sports. UC San Diego Athletics is reclassifying to NCAA Division I and competes as a member of the Big West Conference.
Responsible for independently overseeing the full scope of human resources activities for the Athletics program.
Under direction, this position leads the day-to-day administration of human resource services. Provides experienced professional services and manages the implementation of policies, programs and procedures related to: staffing & recruitment; employee/labor relations; compensation & classification; personnel/payroll & benefits; worker’s compensation; leaves/FMLA; staff recognition, development & training; human resource information systems and records management.
Performs administrative operations activities as the predominant focus of the position, with accountability for operational processes, staff FTE, and human resources. Provide consultation and advisement to the Sr Assoc AD- Business Operations and senior leadership. Recommends solutions to management based on desired outcomes. Counsel senior leadership on procedures and appropriate practices related to workforce management, benefits, leaves, and organizational structure. Participate in varied investigations and/or analyses of issues or concepts and develop recommendations employing political acumen and integrating information to determine appropriate course(s) of action and potential outcomes.
Participates in a consultative role on all organizational development and human resources initiatives/actions. Make observations and recommendations. Provide data and analyses. Collaborate with campus resources (Employee Relations, Labor Relations, FSAP, EO/SAA, Compensation/Classification) regarding re-organizational efforts that result in workforce changes and/or layoffs. Provide professional services and manage the implementation of policies, programs and procedures related to: staffing & recruitment; employee/labor relations; compensation & classification; leaves/FMLA, RIT & phased retirement, personnel/payroll & benefits; worker’s compensation; staff recognition & development & training; human resource information systems and records management.
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. Track and analyze data such as hiring and separation trends, costing and impact analysis for bargaining unit negotiations and human resources initiatives, and HR related surveys. Respond to VCSA Office and Central HR requests. Leads and coordinates support for employees at all levels of the organization.
The incumbent will follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and NCAA, and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms. Triton Athletics promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Possesses strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills. ** Skill to collect and analyze workforce data, interpret policies and procedures and apply them to both routine and unique situations, recommending alternative solutions. Skill to develop innovative approaches to problem solving.
Thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, knowledge of functional area and understands how work may affect other areas. ** Demonstrated skill at developing, designing, and implementing policy, operational and administrative procedures, reports and practices. * Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation on a variety of issues to individuals and groups, including senior management.
Thorough knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources. ** Advanced experience as a human resources generalist preferably in a university or similar setting, managing a broad scope of human resource functions. Extensive experience in employee relations, compensation, classification, workers compensation, employee benefits, leaves, recruitment, performance management, staff development, organizational development, affirmative action, payroll, layoff, collective bargaining, FLSA, employee assistance programs, and diversity programs.
Knowledge of a human resources management system (HRMS), and / or other related business software programs and systems. ** Demonstrated level of knowledge, competency and creativity with computer systems and applications including word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation software with the ability to work readily.
Skilled in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing. ** Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to discuss ideas with tact, diplomacy, good judgment, and confidentiality to a broad range of individuals and groups, including high level officers, faculty, staff and students.
Demonstrated ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations / individuals effectively. ** Ability to be assertive and communicate management decisions to employees in a firm and respectful manner, ensuring that through active listening, common ground leads to effective resolution.
Demonstrated analytical, active listening, and critical thinking skills. ** Effective critical thinking and applied problem-solving skills to research and analyze complex information and/or problems in an objective manner. Analytical skills to anticipate and identify problems and use sound judgement and fact-based analysis to develop effective and efficient solutions. Ability to learn and synthesize information quickly from a variety of sources and make recommendations for action. Experience and ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive matters discretely/diplomatically.
Strong negotiation/mediation, counseling, problem-solving, and decision-making skills. Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop good working relationships with employees, managers and campus departments. Ability to exercise a high degree of flexibility and innovation to seek alternative solutions to unique or complex problems and issues.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
Demonstrated ability to use professional judgment in situations for which there is no established criteria or standards or protocol, initiating solutions and action.
Demonstrated leadership and organizational skills to prioritize assignments, set goals, while meeting deadlines. Ability to manage multiple and changing projects.
Ability to effectively coach, mentor and supervise employees.
Ability to follow the athletic philosophy consistent with that of the UC San Diego Athletic Department and NCAA, and a commitment to diversity in all of its forms.
Knowledge with wage and hour laws, and other laws and regulations relating to employment, compensation, collective bargaining, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, EEO/AA and FLSA.
UC San Diego, located in La Jolla, in the San Diego Metropolitan area, enrolls over 35,000 students and is one of the University of California’s 10 campuses. UC San Diego has earned recognition as one of the world’s premier research universities and one of the top-10 public universities in the nation.
UC San Diego Athletics sponsors a broad based program of 23 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sports, with approximately 600 student-athletes. It promotes the pursuit of excellence, strength of character, teamwork, ethical conduct, and diversity, and is inextricably linked to the educational mission of the University.
UC San Diego has begun the journey to reclassifying to NCAA Division I and the Big West Conference. The Tritons will begin playing a full schedule in the Big West in the fall of 2020, spend four years in a reclassification period, and then have full-fledged NCAA Division I status in the fall of 2024.