HR and Business Services Manager, IST (0547U) 24480
University of California Berkeley
February 3, 2018
Job Title: HR & Business Services Manager, IST (0547U) #24480
Job ID: 24480
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department Info Svcs & Tech Imm Office
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) includes eight departments and functions that directly report to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (AVC-IT & CIO). These reporting units include more than 280 staff and 30 student employees. The AVC-IT & CIO directly manages an operating budget of approximately $65 million which includes about $35 million of recharge revenue, and $1-2 million in grants and contracts.
The HR & Business Services Manager is charged with managing the administrative services and general operations of the Information Services and Technology unit, including oversight of the human resources, procurement, operational support, and facilities functions. General management includes long and short-range planning in determining the mission and directing activities through subordinate management staff.
HR & Business Services Strategy, Planning and Management Manages, plans and administers all the administrative operations of a department with campus-wide scope and impact. Serves as the department's expert regarding employee related (HR) actions and activities, and is the organization's primary contact with CSS-HR. Designs, develops and monitors operational processes, staff FTE, procurement, human resources, space planning and facilities. Regularly interacts with peer managers across the organization and gains cooperation on key issues and processes. Manages systems and procedures to remove roadblocks and protect departmental assets. Prepares short- and long-range planning documents for administrative operations and improvements to processes. Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect the department. Represents the department on business affairs to the institution's community. Responsible for results in terms of costs, methods, and employees.
Team Management Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the department. Provides guidance and direction for achievement of objectives. Establishes and assures adherence to schedules, work plans and performance requirements. Demonstrates values of excellence, innovation and integrity.
Broad knowledge of campus processes, protocols and procedures with a focus on administration and personnel management. Strong HR skills and experience in large, complex settings. Broad knowledge of HR matters and ability to respond to a variety of personnel related issues and situations. Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to influence/persuade all levels of staff. Proven ability to organize department work functions in an efficient and effective manner. Demonstrated management and conflict resolution skills to effectively lead and motivate others. Strong problem-solving skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify multiple options for resolution. Skills to work collaboratively with other campus departments, with an emphasis on CSS HR and Central HR. Skills in organization and customer service to effectively manage multiple important priorities. Demonstrated experience in leading and/or conducting continuous process improvement. Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Broad knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs. Knowledge of UC Berkeley and UC system-wide HR policies and procedures preferred.
Salary & Benefits
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.