Director – Staff Personnel, UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management

Job description

The Director of Staff Personnel is responsible for administering staff personnel processes and developing procedures and guidelines for school wide application. The School employs approx. 250 staff, plus over 350 academic apprentice personnel.

Advises management and supervisory staff regarding employee relations, personnel policy and practice issues, ensuring adherence to all applicable University, State, and Federal employment and personnel practices, laws, and agreements, as applicable.

Directs all progressive disciplinary actions, conducts and/or coordinates fact finding actions in regard to major personnel related events including: employee conflicts, misuse of university resources, sexual harassment, unethical behavior, substance abuse, theft, etc., as applicable, and represents the department in all grievance or legal actions.

Oversees all hire actions including identification of position need, job definition, recruitment process and hire offer. Reviews and evaluates all requests for salary increases, including merit increases, exceptional or equity increases, stipends, reclassifications and promotions. Develop and implement departmental procedures for special award programs. Directs and supervises the procedures and processes for the University personnel and payroll systems and directs the maintenance of staff personnel files and records.

As a member of school advisory team, participates in strategic planning for the school.  


Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference UCLA REQ. # 27629


The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Knowledge and understanding of Federal, State and local University laws, rules and regulations, and policies regarding fair employment practices including EEO, Affirmative Action, ADA, FMLA, workers' compensation.
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of University policies and practice as well as bargaining unit agreements
  • Mediation skills to define and resolve difficult and/or sensitive interpersonal issues impacting the work environment
  • Ability to facilitate identification of problems and core issues relating to development and implementation of optimal solutions relating to complex business operations.
  • Ability to effectively and professionally represent the Anderson School in personnel actions involving University and non-University entities.
  • Written and oral communication skills to produce clear and concise documents of professional quality, and effectively communicate complex information to persons with varying backgrounds and levels of authority
  • Strategic and long range planning skills to participate in School wide planning
  • Ability to facilitate identification of problems and core issues relating to development and implementation of optimal solutions relating to complex business operations.
  • Working knowledge of and demonstrated skills in counseling, recruitment and interviewing, benefits and compensation administration, training and development, and employee relations.
  • General knowledge of management principles and practices and their applications to analyze, develop and implement systems to improve administrative effectiveness.
  • Skill in analyzing information, problems, situations, practices and procedures to (1) define problems or objectives; (2) identify relevant concerns or factors; (3) identify patterns, tendencies and relationships; (4) formulate logical and objective conclusions; (5) recognize alternatives and their implications.



UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -




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Job No: 27629
Posted: 4/3/2018
Application Due: 5/2/2018
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