Academic Personnel Analyst
Salary: $60,100 - $89,200
Title: Academic Personnel Analyst
Category: Management and Professional
Department: CHA&SS Dean's Office
Date Posted: 07/21/2017
Position Information: The Academic Personnel Analyst serves as a subject matter expert for the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences in all academic personnel matters with focus on leave administration, recruitments, compensation and systems. The position reports to the Director of Academic Personnel and serves as a critical member of the leadership team. The position will be customer focused, characterized by a high degree of collaboration and coordination. The Academic Personnel Analyst functions as the primary contact for 20 departments, multiple interdisciplinary programs and the Palm Desert Campus for academic leaves, recruitment, compensation and systems. The position provides professional analysis and support of academic personnel processes and participates in policy and procedure development and implementation for the college. This position will serve as the liaison between the department, college and campus offices for, and will respond to, the needs of customers within the college and will utilize tools to assess, anticipate and respond accordingly. The Academic Personnel Analyst will work with the Director and Assistant Directors in developing college policies and procedures, in implementing policy through education and training, and will proactively plan for and improve services. The position formulates partnerships across the college to deliver AP services that reflect strategic objectives and goals of the college and University.
Minimum Requirements: Thorough knowledge of organization and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions.
Requires in-depth knowledge of and ability to apply/interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
Ability to analyze complex management issues; develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials and make critical decisions regarding personnel.
Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address complex issues and present nuanced analyses.
Thorough knowledge of systemwide and organization policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration.
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in handling sensitive and confidential issues in a large, complex institution of higher education and proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality of information and records.
Superior communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate with the internal and external campus community, using tact and diplomacy. Strong skills in identifying the correct issues to be communicated, the appropriate audience, the method of communication, and the timing of the communication, and to express ideas clearly and convincingly.
Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated experience in academic personnel (or similar setting) and human resource management, including recruitment and selection, performance management, employee relations, and workforce planning.
Thorough knowledge of UCR and UCOP policies.
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. \
- 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
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