Academic Personnel Analyst 2
8AM - 5PM
Commensurate with Experience
Under the general direction of the Academic Personnel Assistant Director in the Dean's Office for the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS), the Analyst will provide critical analytical and administrative support for multiple departments within the College. The Analyst will be responsible for complex reviews and analysis concerning a variety of academic personnel actions, and will provide recommendations and direction to Department Chairs and departmental staff regarding the interpretation and implementation of academic personnel policies and procedures. The Analyst is expected to analyze problems fully, gather data and information and evaluate alternate solutions to, and make recommendations on department Academic Personnel Business processes. The Analyst will maintain a comprehensive level of knowledge of systemwide and local academic personnel policies and procedures. The Analyst will maintain strict confidentiality at all times and will provide the highest level of customer service to the CHASS community in a courteous and professional manner. The incumbent will serve as back up support in all areas to the other Academic Personnel Analysts in the Dean's Office. Working independently with multiple assigned departments, the Analyst will provide leadership, policy interpretation, critical analysis and administrative support in the management of the centralized processes for CHASS Academic Personnel Business.
Experience working with sensitive information and documents, maintaining strict confidence at all times.
Skilled in organizing tasks, documents, and materials with efficiency and accuracy.
Working experience with online systems. Hired applicant must successfully pass a background check through the Department of Justice.
Demonstrated organization, problem solving and communication skills.
Knowledge of unit academic culture and educational goals of discipline(s) served.
Skilled in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Skilled in editing and formatting documents in word processing applications. Skilled in entering, recording, and maintaining information in electronic or written format.
Must have organizational and time management skills to plan, coordinate, and direct numerous, complex projects and activities with competing deadlines.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively and professionally communicate using tact and diplomacy.
Must have analytical skills, and the ability to exercise independent judgment in problem solving.
College degree with a major in educational administration, business administration, or an allied field, and two years of experience in administrative analysis or operations research or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations to Chairs/unit management.
Experience and skills in interpreting and applying complex policies and procedures.
Knowledge of organization, college and departmental formal and informal policies and procedures and understanding of variances to stated policies.
Knowledge of Human Resources Management System and other related business software programs and systems.
Skilled in working as part of a team and collaborating with colleagues.
Ability to manage a large portfolio of functions, tracking and prioritizing critical tasks to completion. Ability to prioritize and follow multiple timelines to ensure deadlines are met. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
Basic knowledge of and ability to apply/interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
Experience reading, interpreting, and utilizing UC academic personnel policies and procedures, such as the Academic Personnel Manual (APM), the Call, the Hiring Toolkit, the Unit 18 Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), ASE Agreement, Postdoc agreement, and the Affirmative Action and Recruitment guidelines. Experience using University online applications, including eFile, APRecruit and the Payroll Personnel System (PPS). Administrative experience in an academic environment Working knowledge of academic dossier preparation Knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to this position, particularly personnel administration.
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