Director of Library Organizational Design and Human Resources (HR Business Partner)

Salary: $83,600 - $116,200
Title: Director of Library Organizational Design and Human Resources (HR Business Partner)
Category: Management and Professional
Department: University Library
Date Posted: 01/20/2017

Position Information: The Director of Library Organizational Design and Human Resources is responsible for supporting Library strategic objectives by partnering with the University Librarian and the central HR division to deliver a broad range of human resources services. It is characterized by a high degree of collaboration and coordination. The incumbent is responsible for recommending, developing, implementing, administering and/or evaluating the organizational design and human resources programs and services of the University Library. This position reports directly to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources with a dotted reporting line to the University Librarian.

Minimum Requirements: Demonstrated ability to handle difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Maintains an understanding of the unit goals and how this position supports those goals.
Communicates effectively with a diversity of communication styles.
Working knowledge of personnel policies and applicable laws and regulations.
Makes decisions regarding work assignments and scheduling of subordinates.
Ability to provide effective leadership and supervision to supervised staff and foster a motivating and engaged environment. Ability to proactively manage employee performance, establish goals for supervised staff and work continuously to promote achievement of the established goals. Ability to effectively delegate and hold supervised staff accountable for successful completion of assignments.
Ability to accurately apply a wide variety of policies and procedures.
Ability to foster a respectful, cooperative, professional and courteous environment, maintain confidentiality, and employ tact and diplomacy.
Ability to organize work, establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships.
Ability to display initiative and remain flexible in a fast-paced and changing environment.
Ability to manage through influence and collaborate effectively.
Possesses well developed active listening and critical thinking skills.
Ability to apply advanced analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Skill in analyzing policy, procedures, and other directives leading to the formation of actionable recommendations. Skill in reading, interpreting and explaining complex and/or detailed documents such as proposals, contracts, policies and procedures.
Skill in working independently and following through on assignments with minimal direction. Demonstrated strong initiative and follow-through, self-motivated and results-oriented.
Effective project management and organizational skills to develop goals and action plans, assess priorities and resource needs. Ability to set and meet aggressive commitments to achieve objectives while demonstrating flexibility to handle immediate needs. Demonstrated skill in evaluating project needs, determining approaches, evaluating impact of alternatives and making viable recommendations consistent with sound human resources principles.
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 strong conflict resolution skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Has working knowledge of the university's HR information systems.

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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