Job Requisition Number: 27359. Central Human Resources is valued as UC Berkeley’s proactive people partner while utilizing the following HR Strategies:
One HR: • Bring clarity and efficiency to HR processes and structures through cross-team collaboration and transparent communication.
People: • Use development opportunities beyond training to create deeper engagement, higher trust and better performance.
Culture: • Apply Berkeley brand to developing a shared “enterprise contributor” mindset among all employees.
•Consult across multiple organizational levels- typically working with department chairs, deans, vice chancellors, vice provosts, or executive staff in the Chancellor’s office. •Provide collaborative leadership and consultation, strategic planning, design and facilitation, and high level project management on multi-faceted problems to achieve strategically aligned solutions. •Serve as key thought partner for campus academic and administrative leaders at the highest levels, on a wide array of challenging organizational issues that are generally without precedent. •Develop unique solutions aligned with campus and divisional strategies and objectives. •Exercise wide latitude and sound judgment in selecting and developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining appropriate results and resolution of organizational effectiveness issues for assigned projects. •May lead cross functional teams solve complex organizational issues. •May guide and advise less experienced organizational consultants. •Ongoing professional development.•Expert knowledge of the organizational development and effectiveness field; skillfully applies OD theories and models to assess, design and implement customized organizational interventions and effectively lead highly significant consulting engagements from inception to conclusion. •Specific knowledge of the organizational environment of higher education and large, complex research universities. •Superior analytical, problem-solving, project planning and implementation skills. •Superior consulting and relationship building skills; ability to facilitate and influence people at all levels of the organization. •Superior strategic-thinking and consulting skills to guide the campus toward workable strategies and solutions. •Superior written, oral, and presentation skills to influence and facilitate sustained change. •Ability to learn quickly, reason, synthesize and generalize based on information obtained. •Sound judgment, ability to draw unbiased conclusions. •Ability to focus on priorities, strategies, and vision. •Ability to persuade through both logic and appeal to positive motivations. •Ability to handle multiple constituencies, agendas, engagements and tasks, and to deal productively with ambiguity and conflict. •Significant experience and expertise in the UC Berkeley campus culture. •Deep knowledge of the historical structures of the administrative functions at UC Berkeley, including particular emphasis on the Campus Shared Services and Berkeley Regional Services and Research End-to-End efforts.
Education/Training: •Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. This is a limited appointment position at 43%.
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.