Senior Academic Personnel Analyst

University of California, Riverside
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$68,500 - $123,900
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Senior Academic Personnel Analyst Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

29624128 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $68,500 - $123,900

Position Information

The FAST Work Force Administration Unit provides payroll and human resource support in a shared service center environment. Under the general supervision of the Work Force Administration Manager, the Senior Academic HR Analyst will work with our clients to provide analytical and administrative support in the areas of the academic personnel process including onboarding, offboarding, time reporting, payroll oversight, position management, personnel updates, promotions, case management / escalations (benefits, leave balances, accruals, etc.), leaves administration, and academic recruitment for our client base. The incumbent will be a primary point of contact for actions processed in UCPath, AP Recruit, and have an understanding of eFile Plus, academic policies and corresponding union contracts. They will work directly with Deans, departments, Academic Personnel Office, and Graduate Division to provide necessary proactive support, and to provide guidance regarding the academic personnel process including appointments, merits, promotions, and recruitments for our clients. The Senior Academic HR Analyst will partner with the Work Force Administration Unit Manager, Work Force Administration functional team, Academic Personnel Office, Graduate Division, clients, stakeholders, and other Payroll Shared Service Centers, to implement Lean Six Sigma principles to identify opportunities to continuously improve the effectiveness, accuracy, and delivery of services that the Work Force Administrative Unit provides to our clients.

Budgeted rage is $68,500 - $83,000.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

Must successfully complete a background check through the University's background check agency prior to your start date, and a fingerprint check through the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigations.

Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required

Certifications Certification Requirement

SHRM Certification Preferred Lean Six Sigma Certification Preferred

Experience Experience Requirement

Experience working in WorkFront or similar CRM platform. Preferred Experience working in a high volume, multi-function shared services/team environment. Preferred Minimum of 5 years of related experience. Required Experience effectively executing project management related functions. Required Experience working with PeopleSoft or similar enterprise-wide automated payroll systems. Preferred Previous related work experience in academic personnel. Preferred Experience using UCPath or other Peoplesoft programs Preferred 4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement

Must successfully pass a background check through the Department of Justice and obtain certificate to LiveScan others. Required

Minimum Requirements

Excellent organizational skills, time management skills, and ability to multitask with demanding timeframes. Ability to analyze complex management issues, develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials and make critical decisions regarding personnel. Knowledge of trends in academia, especially in areas of academic planning, human resource management and administration. Requires thorough knowledge of and ability to apply/interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR. Strong judgment and decision-making skills; verbal, written and active listening communication skills. Uses strong interpersonal and service orientation skills in interactions with customers and colleagues. Thorough knowledge of systemwide and organization policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration. Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address moderately complex issues and present nuanced analyses. Ability to use discretion and maintain strict confidentiality. Thorough knowledge of organization and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions. Advanced skill level with the Microsoft Office suite of applications (Excel, Word, Power BI, Power Automate). Thorough knowledge of all payroll processes, policies, and procedures; knowledge of organization-specific computer application programs. Strong mathematical and analytical skills. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences. Problem solving, problem identification, reasoning skills and ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough understanding and experience with implementing process improvement methods and tools.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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