Position Description: Under the direct supervision of the Managing Director of the Office of Information Technology (OIT), and under advisement from Vice Provost, IT, Assistant Director is responsible for developing and executing strategic plans to recruit, develop and retain exceptional talent focused on the critical mission of UCLA and OIT, developing and implementing organizational strategies to enable cross-unit collaboration and public-private partnerships, and workforce development to ensure the viability and relevance of the functions of the OIT serving the UCLA community. Assistant Director will support OIT units, including the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Institute (CESMII), Community Partnership Programs, Disabilities and Computing, Institute for Digital Research and Education, IT Governance, Mobile and Web Strategy, Privacy Office, Research Technology Group, and Software Central. Incumbent possesses a combination of skills and training to successfully manage a complex set of responsibilities in a central academic and administrative environment.
Assistant Director provides a full range of human resource and administrative operations services to departmental staff, including strategy development and implementation of the performance evaluation and annual merit process, performance management, training and workforce development, salary and benefits administration, classification and compensation activities, equity reviews and reclassifications, resource planning, team building, strategic staffing and retention, conflict resolution, new hire orientation, space planning, onboarding, and staff rewards programs.
Incumbent applies and trains staff on university policies and guidelines, and develops processes and tools to enable supervisors to manage full employment lifecycle; masters knowledge and use of UC Path, financial, and other relevant systems to enable execution of HR functions; possess an understanding of technology and the technology function within the academic ecosystem; and derives and leverages best practices for staffing, talent management, program collaboration and program development from the broader technology and HR communities.
Assistant Director independently researches and collaborates with unit directors to develop and coordinate interview and performance review committees, develops and implements proposals for organizational frameworks, and advises senior leadership for complex staffing needs, program development, and partnerships involving external partners. Incumbent designs, collects, aggregates, and analyzes data to develop comprehensive strategies to enable organizational goals, including use of surveys and external assessments, manages organizational change, and enables technical knowledge sharing and team building across the department through presentation series and similar initiatives.
Incumbent provides planning and oversight of the Central Front Desk and staff, and oversees planning for event logistics, supplies management, student staffing, business travel, and other administrative functions. Associate Director develops and oversees OIT Intranet site content and collaborates with content owners to source and post up-to-date content; assesses current staff systems, tools, databases for improvement or replacement recommendations; and develops and monitors an annual budget for staff program administration.
The Assistant Director interprets policies and regulations and provides analytical and strategic support to the OIT management team and supervisors, and works closely with the Chief Financial Officer on budget planning and reporting, employment policies, procedures, and compliance.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.