Academic Employee Relations Analyst 5


Salary: $84,500 - $125,500
Title: Academic Employee Relations Analyst 5
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Acad Personnel - Gen Ops
Date Posted: 09/01/2017

Position Information: This position has been designated for a Career Ladder recruitment (two openings), which means the hiring department can recruit and fill this role at different levels within the position classification series. This position is currently posted as Academic Employee Relations Analyst 5 (job #201707189324) and Academic Employee Relations Analyst 4 (job #201708100163). Applicants are encouraged to review both positions to determine the best match for their skills and experience. All applicants will be assessed based on the minimum requirements for the level(s) for which they applied. If you wish to be considered in both pools or are unsure, please apply for both positions. The Academic Employee Relations Analyst, provides high level professional and analytical support to the campus in the areas of academic personnel policy (related to represented and non-senate academics), academic contract administration, academic labor relations, conflict of commitment for academics, and other areas as assigned. The Academic Employee Relations Analyst is responsible for advising the campus at-large regarding academic personnel policy implementation as it relates to represented and non-senate academics. This position will participate in collective bargaining at the system-wide level, interpret collective bargaining agreements and University Policies and be the System-Wide Academic Personnel designee on these topics. The Academic Employee Relations Analyst will develop campus procedures, training and implementation procedures for non-represented academics, and serve as the subject matter expert in Academic Personnel for represented academics. This position will provide on-going guidance within the portfolio to the campus.

Minimum Requirements: Sensitivity to the diverse perspectives and political circumstances within all levels of the organization, as well as Office of the President and various external institutions and agencies.
Creativity and flexibility in approaching unique problems, as well as an understanding of the wider organization and university context in which these problems must be addressed.
Ability to communicate complex information effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing, with diverse audiences throughout the organizational community.
Demonstrated leadership, initiative, tact, and planning skills.
Ability to analyze highly sensitive and complex management issues; develop project scope and solutions; provide professional advice to organization executives and other senior officials; make critical decisions and effective recommendations.
In-depth knowledge of trends in academia, especially in areas of academic planning, human resource management and administration.


Preferred Qualifications: Thorough and broad knowledge of organization and college goals, priorities, and values, and the legal and human implications of decisions.

Expert knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply systemwide and organization policies and procedures which govern academic HR.



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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