Human Resources Coordinator

Riverside, CA
Aug 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$48,800 - $84,400

Position Information
This position serves as the Human Resources (HR) Coordinator in the Strategic Executive Administrative Team (SEAT) office. It supports the HR function for all units in the Chancellor's organization, Provost's organization, Vice Chancellor for Planning & Budget's organization, UC-Mexico Initiative, and any other organizations specified by the Chancellor and/or Provost. Under the supervision of the Human Resources Analyst, the coordinator is responsible for a variety of human resources duties with a focus on candidate screening/engagement, data gathering and analysis, personnel file management and onboarding. The incumbent gathers, distributes and analyzes human resources data in support of human resources initiatives throughout the organizations supported. The coordinator will support the goals and priorities of the organizations ensuring proactive implementation of programs and services related to talent acquisition. The HR Coordinator collaborates with colleagues in the SEAT unit, with supported clients, and with all levels of faculty, staff, and students across campus to optimize the staffing process and support the on-boarding of new employees, which includes creating/maintaining relevant and required documents. This position requires outstanding interpersonal skills and exceptional oral and written communication skills in order to provide the highest quality customer service. The HR Coordinator will handle scheduling interviews, arranging candidate travel, and coordinating candidate reimbursements to ensure the timely and efficient processing of all necessary information and paperwork while maintaining the strictest confidentiality. A pre-employment assessment will be required for this position. Budgeted amount for this position is up to $80,000 depending on qualifications.

Minimum Requirements
Has working knowledge of other areas of HR.
Proficient in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing and in integrating information in the completion of assignments.
Acquiring knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and knowledge of functional area.
Possesses basic knowledge of human resources policies and programs and organizational policies and procedures.
Has analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrates organizational skills and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to handle difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Possesses outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with administrators, faculty, staff, and students of all levels in an academic and business-like environment.
Proficiency with Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Possesses well developed active listening and critical thinking skills.
Ability to work effectively in an organization with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.
Ability to function as a member of a team in order to effectively accomplish organizational goals and objectives. Must be able to work both independently and in coordination with others.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Ability to use a high level of discretion and maintain strict confidentiality.
Ability to schedule complex meetings and coordinate the logistics for all day meetings that may include parking, travel, room reservations and food.

Preferred Qualifications
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