At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 24, 2020
People & Culture Objective:
People & Culture is valued as UC Berkeley's proactive people partner.
People & Culture Strategies:
One HR -
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 employees.
Sources, screens, interviews and recommends candidates for multiple levels of positions in the organization, including professional and some senior management levels.
Utilize recruitment expertise to source and create strategies for difficult to recruit positions.
Coordinator for units' Diversity Recruitment plan to ensure continued work in the area of diversity. This includes work with Bay Area community organizations, leading the review of internal business and recruitment practices and increase outreach strategies.
Work in a highly collaborative manner with others across the organization, external contacts of significance, and members of campus management.
Resolves a wide range of employment issues using skills as an experienced employment professional with a full understanding of employment and recruiting practices and HR policies and procedures.
Manage, update and complete recruitment Campus Shared Service Center tickets in a timely fashion.
Plan, direct and coordinate the delivery of a variety of employment services to the Berkeley campus, which includes requisition review and approval, advertising coordination and recommendation, human resources management system trouble shooting and customer service to hiring department and applicants for the campus.
Advisor to the campus departments on employment policies and procedures as well as employment law.
Resolves a wide range of employment issues using advanced skills as an employment professional with a comprehensive understanding of employment and recruiting practices and campus policies and procedures.
Review criminal record disclosures from job applicants.
Conducts advertising campaigns and places employment ads in publications and internet sources.
Produce unit's reports measuring metrics in the areas of employment activity for the campus.
Draft offer letters and employment contracts.
Special Placement Consideration Program:
Provide counseling and recruitment assistance to medically separated and/or laid off employees exercising their preferential rehire rights.
Manages the Special Placement Candidate process which includes the review and approval for departmental qualifications review process.
Develop and provide information regarding specialized outplacement services to laid-off and medically separated employees: resume preparation and review, interview skill coaching, career counseling, job search strategies and tools, information about resources on campus to aid in their search.
Collaborate with nearby campus and community organizations to develop job leads for displaced worker population.
Training and Development:
Responsible for the effective development, coordination and presentation of training and development for the campus regarding employment related topics.
Facilitation of workshops and various events sponsored by Employment Services.
Deliver job search preparation workshops.
Active liaison and presenter for Manager/Supervisor training program that impacts campus supervisors.
Evaluate and measure all training results; modify training programs as needed.
Serve as project manager on various program and events sponsored by employment services such as job fairs, networking and diversity events.
Conduct research and analyzes data on assigned projects.
At least 3 years experience in recruitment, screening, interviewing and referral process.
Knowledge of or experience working in a Shared Services environment.
Requires knowledge of diversity outreach initiatives, strategic networking, and community partnership development.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of HR policies and procedures;
Thorough knowledge of or ability to learn functional area and understands how work impacts other areas in Human Resources and the campus.
Advanced knowledge of employment law.
Experience providing effective customer service and follow-through in a high volume work environment, including listening to customer needs, responding appropriately in a timely manner, resolving complaints, and balancing workload and customer needs.
Must have skills associated with conducting needs assessment, providing input on candidate selection, problem solving, effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Effective training, facilitation and presentation skills for diverse audiences including staff professional development and external outreach.
Experience developing effective outreach and diversity recruitment strategies.
Well-versed in use of online social networking venues such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to support clients' networking activities.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing to a broad and diverse audience, but especially to managers and candidates.
Effective project management skills to manage a variety of projects and programs.
Assist in recruitment efforts such as job fairs, community outreach, and marketing.
Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent experience or training.
Familiarity with Access Database and PeopleSoft systems.
Experience in career counseling and/or corporate outplacement.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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.