Health & Human Resources Manager (Req. 29263)

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 Health & Human Resources Manager  (Req. 29263)

Reporting to the Events & Transportation (E&T) Chief of Staff, the incumbent is responsible for activities related to human resource management, workers' compensation, workplace health and safety, and major divisional initiatives. E&T is a multi-million dollar enterprise staffed by a diverse population of approximately 370 FTE equating to a headcount of more than 500 comprised of policy covered, collective bargaining represented, and student staff. Design, develop, implement, and manage organizational strategies, initiatives, programs, procedures, and protocols. Identify problems and triage and resolve issues which crosscut the organization, exercising independent judgment and a high degree of political acumen. Provide guidance and counsel to senior management on organizational design, realignment and effectiveness initiatives and strategies. Identify, evaluate and resolve high risk organizational issues through data gathering and analysis, etc. Develop strategies to bring issues to resolution and implement measures to prevent recurrence. Strategize with and advise senior management on issues pertaining to employee relations, discipline, dismissals, diversity, and grievances. Provide guidance in interpretation of policies and governmental regulations. Conduct investigatory interviews with employees and managers and compose complex, confidential, investigative reports regarding allegations of discrimination, harassment, etc. Manage a comprehensive health, safety and wellness program. Define safety goals and continuously monitor progress using key performance indicators. Develop organizational procedures and protocols to promote and protect the health and safety of E&T staff. Establish and implement mechanisms to effectively communicate with management on a broad array of issues significant to the organization. Provide managerial review, quality control, and analytical support and guidance pertaining to all areas of responsibility, taking into account divisional and campus protocols, past precedent, etc. Vet information contained in a wide array of divisional documents; this includes proofreading/editing for accuracy, consistency of information, tone, and content. As part of the E&T emergency response team, facilitate/activate communications and established protocols in response to emergencies (e.g., earthquakes, fires, weather-related hazards, etc.) during regular business hours and after scheduled work hours, including holidays and weekends; serve as Floor Warden.

The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $7,929 monthly.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference UCLA REQ. # 29263

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

  • Demonstrated ability to organize and coordinate multiple projects and assignments and establish or adjust priorities, as circumstances dictate, to accurately reflect the importance of the job and accomplish departmental goals and objectives. 
  • Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills, which include analyzing information, practices, procedures, problems, and situations to recognize alternatives and consequences, formulate logical and objective conclusions, and make recommendations or take action appropriate to the situation.
  • Highly developed written communication skills to prepare concise, logical, grammatically correct reports, policy and procedure documentation, proposals, and correspondence addressing sensitive, complex and broad ranging issues in a university and business setting. This includes the ability to review and correct the work of individuals more senior to the incumbent.
  • Skill in and ability to negotiate mutually agreeable solutions to conflicts between individuals or organizational units; exchange ideas, information and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions or solutions.
  • Knowledge of human resource practices, policies and procedures in a complex organization in the areas of employment, compensation, benefits, workers' compensation, employee relations, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform with a high degree of composure, judgment and political acumen to effectively address varied issues of a politically sensitive, highly visible or closely scrutinized nature.
  • Skill in selecting and employing leadership and communication styles which are appropriate to the people involved, the situation and the intended results.


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: 29263
Posted: 1/14/2019
Application Due: 1/28/2019
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Salary: The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $7,929 monthly.