Human Resources Manager (Req. 29110)

Job description

Human Resources Manager   (Req. 29110)

The Human Resources Manager leads a large and complex personnel and payroll operation providing Human Resources services to over 835 academic/staff employees and graduate students. The incumbent is responsible for all aspects of Human Resources management of the Department, ensuring consistent application and compliance with policies and procedure. The HR manager oversees the complete range of academic and staff personnel activity, including employee relations, staff development and training programs, HR strategic initiatives, recruitment, job descriptions, benefits, absence management, and performance management programs. The HR Manager must be familiar with UC policies and labor contracts representing all Department employees including MSP, PPSM, UPTE Technical (TX), UPTE Research (RX), CUE, AFSCME (SX), UAW, UC-AFT (Non-Senate Instructional Unit MOU), and benefits for senate and non-senate members. S/he is the primary representative of the Department on personnel issues, implementation requirements, and objectives regarding classification of positions, diversity, absence management/leaves, grievances, employee development, conflict resolution, and HR systems. The HR Manager works closely with the CAO on Organizational Development and with staff throughout the Department to create a workplace that fosters teamwork and supports the continued excellence of the Department.

The HR Manager serves as back-up in the CAO's absence and has delegation of authority to make personnel and operational recommendations.  


Application Instructions

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at  Reference position # 29110   AA/EEO

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

  • 5-7 years of professional work experience an demonstrated leadership and expertise in human resources, including management and/or supervisory experience in a Department, research, higher education or other public entity.
  • Ability to direct HR team to achieve unit and Department objectives.
  • Broad knowledge of Human Resources including employee relations, position classification, compensation and benefits, training and development, employment, and performance management and HRIS; and an ability to understand and integrate this knowledge into Department operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local laws affecting Human Resources activities, including FMLA/CFRA, PDL, ADA, EEO, DOL/FLSA Wage and Hour Guidelines, ERISA, COBRA, and Workers Compensation.
  • Significant experience developing and implementing strategic plans. Demonstrated high-level administrative analysis requiring in-depth evaluation of issues, information gathering and synthesis, evaluation of options, and presentation of solutions to meet the needs of the units while maintaining fairness and equity across the Department.
  • Leadership, management and organizational skills which demonstrate the ability to establish clear goals and management objectives;, ability to develop quantifiable measures, and manage others by mentoring and motivating staff to achieve individual and team work goals.
  • Ability to demonstrate stewardship of resources through the effective management of financial and staff resources.
  • Demonstrated exceptional written, oral, presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex workplace and interpersonal and employee relations issues, and develop resolution strategies through fostering partnerships and building consensus with coordinating units and campus HR. Knowledge of modern informational technology and its applications in an academic department.


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: 29110
Posted: 11/8/2018
Application Due: 1/7/2019
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