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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: May 27, 2019
Departmental Overview Central Human Resources is valued as UC Berkeley's proactive people partner while utilizing the following HR Strategies:
Bring clarity and efficiency to HR processes and structures through cross-team collaboration and transparent communication.
Use development opportunities beyond training to create deeper engagement, higher trust and better performance.
Apply Berkeley brand to developing a shared enterprise contributor mindset among all.
Responsibilities Independently selects methods and techniques for obtaining appropriate resolution.
Performs needs assessments and gap analysis between current and desired state.
Independently selects methods and techniques for obtaining appropriate resolution.
Assesses medium to complex situations or problems, identifies desired improvements, works with clients to address identified issues and implement improvements in alignment with organizational strategy.
Works with Campus leadership to scope projects, identify stakeholders and engage appropriate team members.
Develop, propose and facilitate cross functional solutions.
Addresses questions, concerns and consulting engagements for large or more complex units.
Develops unit-specific service level agreement based on unit needs, specific requirements and services available.
Applies organizational development concepts to perform complex analysis to understand past performance and determine present and future performance and/or resource allocations.
Provides collaborative leadership and consultation, strategic planning, design, and facilitation, and project management on multi-faceted problems in areas such as Change Preparation and Readiness, Strategy Development and Unit-Level Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, Organizational Assessment, Retreat Facilitation, and Cultural Improvement, to achieve strategically aligned solutions.
Continuing Professional Development.
Has thorough knowledge of the organizational development and effectiveness field, theories, models to assess, design and implement customized organizational interventions.
Demonstrates analytical, problem-solving, project planning and implementation skills.
Skilled in facilitation, consulting and relationship building.
Possesses effective verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrates ability to learn quickly, reason, synthesize and generalize based on information obtained.
Ability to focus on priorities, strategies, and vision.
Ability to coach, facilitate, and influence.
Experience in working in large complex, matrixed environments.
Understanding of how people go through a change and the change process.
Customer-service focus with demonstrated ability to lead a group to consensus within a designated timeframe, set expectations at achievable levels, and engage senior management as necessary.
Understands how to communicate difficult and/or sensitive information tactfully and understands how to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal.
Ability to persuade through both logic and appeal to positive motivations.
Expert judgment, ability to draw unbiased conclusions.
Understands procedures and policies that support delivering to customer requirements and expectations.
Possess project management and overseeing skills.
Education/Training: Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits 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.
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.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.