SEAT HR Manager

Riverside, CA
May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

Commensurate with Experience

Position Information
This position serves as an HR Manager within the Strategic Executive Administrative Team (SEAT), providing strategic HR leadership and service delivery of the full range of human resource functions the campus' senior leadership, as well as for divisions and units in the Offices of the Chancellor, Provost, Vice Chancellor-Planning & Budget, UC-Mexico Initiative, (approximately 120 full-time employees total). This role provides consultation and support to the executive management team on complex issues in support of driving business objectives. It has a dual reporting relationship to the Executive Officer and the Associate Vice Chancellor - Human Resources. It is characterized by a high degree of collaboration and coordination in creating and implementing the strategy, framework, and infrastructure in support of all functions of human resources. The SEAT HR Manager will support the SEAT organizational objectives and strategies in partnership with the central campus Human Resources division, SEAT-supported organizations and their departments, the relevant Shared Services organization and UCPath. The position assesses and anticipates organizational HR needs and works with central campus Human Resources and organizational leadership to develop integrated solutions, including the implementation of system-wide, campus and SEAT initiatives. As an important member of SEAT, this position is responsible for recommending, implementing, administering, coordinating and evaluating HR policies, programs, and procedures including the following: recruitment, compensation, employee and labor relations, payroll, benefits, training and development. PLEASE NOTE: The SEAT HR Manager is a working manager position responsible for both the oversight of the HR function for SEAT-supported units and engaging in the day-to-day work required to ensure successful attainment of unit goals and objectives. This position is part of the Provost / EVC organization.

Minimum Requirements
Demonstrated ability to handle extremely difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Possesses well developed active listening and critical thinking skills.
Has advanced knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures including employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources as well as organizational initiatives relating to and/or impacting human resources.
Possesses advanced analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Is highly skilled in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.
Experience in processing a high volume of recruitments to include the development of job descriptions, developing recruitment plans, and reviewing resumes.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications
Has in-depth knowledge of the university's Human Resources Management System (HRMS) and other related business software programs and systems.

Demonstrates advanced knowledge of organizational policies and procedures; advanced knowledge of functional area and understands how work impacts other areas in Human Resources and the organization.

Working knowledge of campus/University organization.

Working knowledge of University administrative policies and procedures.

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.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

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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