Academic Recruitment & Faculty Development Analyst III or IV #SAPO8241AUniversity of California, Merced
Job Category: Managerial/Professional
Unit: Academic Personnel Office
Position Code: SAPO8241A
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin 7/16/18 and continue until the position has been filled
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience
Background check: Background check is required
The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With a little more than 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.
Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.
In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. UC Merced is also building the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building in the heart of Merced.
About the Job:
The Academic Recruitment & Faculty Development Analyst uses advanced skills and knowledge of system-wide and/or campus Academic Personnel policies and programs to address strategic academic personnel issues and to resolve complex issues and situations. Provides guidance, training, and direction to other Academic Personnel or affiliated unit staff members.
Note: The level determined to be hired for this position will be based on qualifications.
Level 3 Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Psychology or related area and three years of progressively responsible related experience or equivalent experience/training.
• Requires in-depth knowledge of and ability to apply/interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.
• Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address complex issues and present nuanced analyses.
• Thorough knowledge of system wide and organization policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration.
• Thorough knowledge of organization and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions.
• Ability to analyze complex management issues; develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials and make critical decisions regarding personnel.
Level 4 Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Psychology or related area and five years of progressively responsible related experience or equivalent experience/training.
• Professional Certification, preferred.
• Requires advanced knowledge of and ability to apply/interpret system-wide, campus and college policies and procedures which govern academic personnel.
• Knowledge of applicant tracking software, and proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and/or similar programs.
• Ability to analyze complex management issues; develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials.
• Knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of human resource administration related to the area of recruitment and professional development.
• Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, including presentation skills.
• Ability to efficiently coordinate multiple projects under the pressure of deadlines.
• Knowledge of current applicable federal and state laws or regulations related to the area of recruitment.
• Knowledge of campus and academic affairs formal and informal policies and procedures.
• Demonstrated initiative, tact and planning skills.
• Requires political acumen.