Facilities Services/A&E HR Generalist

Riverside, CA
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $60,100 - $103,800
Title: Facilities Services/A&E HR Generalist
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Plant Services
Date Posted: 10/05/2017

Position Information: Serves as the HR Generalist for the Facilities Services and Architects & Engineers (A&E) departments responsible for the coordination and delivery of a variety of human resources services. The HR Generalist advises and provides consultation to management on workforce planning, compensation and classification, job descriptions, recruitment, personnel policies and procedures, and other areas of HR. Serves as a point of contact for a diverse workforce, including unionized staff; responds to inquiries, questions, requests, and concerns. Provides high-level analytical and administrative support to the Facilities Services/A&E Leadership, in collaboration with the HR Business Partner in the implementation and delivery of HR services and programs, including employee relations, performance management program administration and reporting, compensation programs, leave administration, departmental policy development/revisions, payroll, training and development, and other ad hoc requests for reports and information. Gathers and analyzes human resources data for Facilities Services/A&E and organizational management. Represents Facilities Services/A&E as an experienced HR professional on campus-wide workgroups and committees ensuring departmental needs are appropriately represented and addressed. This position is characterized by a high degree of collaboration and coordination in the delivery of HR Services to support Facilities Services/A&E, partnering with the HR Business Partner, Shared Services, and other centralized university units or departments. 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: Has thorough knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources.
Possesses strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Possesses strong analytical, active listening and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrates skill in prioritizing competing work assignments, employing political acumen and integrating information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications.
Is skilled in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Ability to organize work, establish priorities and meet deadlines.
Ability to independently gather, extract, and analyze data produce reports and make appropriate recommendations exhibiting sound judgment and decision making.
Proficient technical skills with Microsoft Office Suite and other computer programs/applications.
Working knowledge of recruitment and compensation strategies and practices, with ability to maintain compliance with established HR policies and procedures at all times.
Ability to interact and work collaboratively and effectively with diverse populations of university personnel, departments, and organizations.
Ability to manage and maintain sensitive and confidential information and documents at all times.
Promotes and models exceptional customer service orientation in all interactions with University personnel, departments, and organizations.

Preferred Qualifications: Has thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures; knowledge of functional area and understands how work may impact other areas.

Knows the university's Human Resources Management System (HRMS) and other related business software programs and systems.

Working knowledge of collective bargaining agreements and policies for AFSCME Service (SX), Skilled Crafts - IUOE #501 (K5), and the Clerical and Allied Services (CX) bargaining units.

Working knowledge of federal and California state laws related to medical, personal, and other leaves. Ability to provide leave counseling and administration.

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