HR and Payroll Specialist (REQ. 29708) - Lake Arrowhead

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HR and Payroll Specialist (REQ. 29708) -Lake Arrowhead

UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center is located 100 miles east of the UCLA campus in the San Bernardino Mountains (

Under the general supervision of the HR Area Manager at UCLA and with a dotted line reporting relationship to the Director of the UCLA Conference Center & Bruin Woods Family Resort (LACC), this position manages human resources and administrative process support for LACC employees (career, limited, and students). Employees are both non-represented and represented (CX, K4, SX,).

Responsible for coordinating with the HR Area Manager all personnel actions regarding recruitment, classification, equity, discipline and staff retention to ensure compliance with federal, state, university, and campus regulations and best practices. Performs analysis related to HR, including retrieving data from campus systems, organizing, and validating data, and preparing various reports. Provides coordination of special HR related projects such as; annual performance management process, merits, or other campus initiatives related to HR. Attends Human Resource meetings to stay abreast of HR policy and best practices and conveys to staff, often providing training and serving as the first point of contact for the department on HR matters and complaints. Ensures all employees are paid correctly and timely. Other duties as assigned within the scope of this role.


Application Instructions
Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference position # 29708 AA/EEO

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


  • Minimum of 3 years of related HR experience
  • Knowledge of human resources software programs.
  • 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.
  • Possess superior communication skills to effectively and professionally communicate tact and diplomacy, identifying correct issues to be communicated, assessing the audience, the method, and timing of communications.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
  • Demonstrates skill in prioritizing competing work assignments, employing political acumen and integrating information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications.
  • Demonstrated analytical, active listening, and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive issues.
  • Experience in policy interpretation and developing sound procedures that are in line with policy.
  • Knowledge of database querying to be able to prepare complex reports from different data sources.
  • Skill and experience in public speaking and in preparing and delivering effective presentations
  • Ability to obtain and maintain certification as fingerprint roller and Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) clearance.
  • Ability to perform complex arithmetic calculations.
  • Skill in writing concise, logical, grammatically correct routine business correspondence.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, as dictated by operational needs.

    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:
    Posted: 3/14/2019
    Application Due: 3/25/2019
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