Facilities Services/A&E HR Business Partner


Salary: $67,300 - $116,200
Title: Facilities Services/A&E HR Business Partner
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Plant Services
Date Posted: 08/16/2017

Position Information: The HR Business Partner for Facilities Services/Architects & Engineers (A&E) is characterized by a high degree of collaboration and coordination in the delivery of HR services to support the Facilities Services/A&E organizational objectives and strategies in partnership with the central campus HR division. This position has a dual reporting relationship to the organizational unit head and to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources. The HR Business Partner assesses and anticipates organizational HR needs; collaborates with central HR and organizational leadership to develop integrated solutions. Responsible for development, coordination and delivery of HR services and programs, including implementation of campus wide & Facilities Services/A&E initiatives primarily related to: compensation and classification; recruitment and hiring; performance management program administration and reporting; policy development/revision; training and development and other ad hoc requests for reports and information. The HR Business Partner will collaborate with Employee and Labor Relations; responds to information requests, employee discipline and interprets policies/practices in a highly unionized environment. Facilities Services is one of the largest departments at UC Riverside employing nearly 400 career employees. Facilities Services provides exceptional service in maintaining an environment conducive of teaching, learning, living, working and research for the entire campus community. The department maintains buildings, facilities and landscape totaling over 6 million square feet across 1,350 acres of campus. We are a team of service oriented professionals focused on exceptional client engagement, continuous improvement and development opportunities. **UC Riverside career employees who have passed their probationary period will receive priority consideration for this position. If a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified, qualified external candidates may be considered at the discretion of the hiring department.**

Minimum Requirements: Demonstrated ability to handle extremely difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Possesses advanced analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Possesses well developed active listening and critical thinking skills.
Is highly skilled in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.
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.
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.
Develops and maintains an understanding of unit goals and how this position supports those goals.
Possesses strong conflict resolution skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications.


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