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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: July 25, 2019
Departmental Overview Berkeley Law is one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. As one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley, it is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation.
The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson, and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.
Facilitates/manages academic student employee (GSR and ASE) hiring and merit processes, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation.
Partners with hiring supervisors at Berkeley Law (e.g. Professors or Center Executive Directors) on hiring and compensation.
Reviews academic eligibility for GSR and ASE hires.
Reviews compensation for GSR and ASE hires.
Conducts position number management in UCPath for GSR and ASE hires.
Drafts, reviews, and issues appointment letters for GSR and ASE hires.
Coordinates with Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) and Summer Sessions on GSR and ASE hiring, and distributes appointment letters, policy information, and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) as appropriate.
Coordinates with Law Schools' Registrar to ensure all academic appointments are active in related systems.
Partners with BRS or UC Berkeley Graduate Division as needed on GSR and ASE childcare reimbursements.
Under general supervision, facilitates/manages the academic review process for non-instructional, non-senate academic appointees, identifying issues relating to policy and compensation.
Partners with leadership at Berkeley Law (e.g. the Dean or Faculty Directors) on research-related hiring needs.
Collects, reviews, analyzes, and generates information regarding administrative, service, and research efforts for non-senate academic appointments.
Collects, drafts, and/or edits, and analyzes merit and/or promotion cases for non-senate academic appointments.
Ensures timely submission of cases and guides the review process to completion.
Prepares the appointment memo for non-senate, non-instructional academic positions.
Coordinates with Berkeley Regional Services and/or the campus Academic Personnel Office (APO) on the hiring and review of non-senate academic appointees, and ensures the development and distribution of appointment letters and Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) as appropriate.
Serves as the liaison for Berkeley Regional Services for Student Assistant hiring and position management in UCPath for Student Assistants.
Under general supervision provides advice and guidance on academic compensation programs, academic personnel policies and procedures.
Supports academic search committees.
Coordinates the academic search process, including placement of ads, drafting of search plans, and conducting the initial screening of materials submitted.
Under guidance from manager, counsels GSR and ASEs and other academic staff concerning work-related problems, work-eligibility (visa) matters such as J-1 processing, and benefits considerations.
Other duties as assigned
Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations to the HR Director and/or hiring managers at the School of Law.
Demonstrated organization, problem solving and communication skills.
Knowledge of campus, college and departmental formal and informal policies and procedures and understanding of variances to stated policies.
Knowledge of Human Resources Management System and other related business software programs and systems.
Knowledge of unit academic culture and educational goals of discipline(s) served.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Prior experience in Human Resources, Academic Personnel, or in higher education administration preferred.
Salary & Benefits This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $31.13 - $33.76.
How to Apply 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.