Working Title: Academic Personnel Business Partner
Cost Center: IR6081
Bargaining Unit: 99
Job Code: 007715
Job Location: Various
Percent of Time: 100%
Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F
Under general direction, incumbent is responsible for performing all academic personnel functions for assigned department(s) within the School of Medicine. This includes: equal opportunity/affirmative action issues, academic recruitment, appointments, merit increases, midcareer evaluations, promotions, benefits, sabbaticals, grievances, layoffs, compensation, training and development. Acts as advisor to the chairs, vice chairs, CAOs, division chiefs, divisional managers, faculty and staff for all academic personnel issues, including interpretation of the UC Compensation Plan and UC Academic Personnel Policies and procedures. Reviews and interprets complex policies and procedures governing senate and non-senate academic personnel actions. Analyzes proposed academic actions to determine potential problems or complications. Responsible for appointments and yearly renewals of all part-time faculty. Serves as back-up for other senior personnel analyst(s), with a working knowledge of all academic staff issues including collective bargaining and labor relations.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Requires thorough knowledge of and ability to apply / interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR. Ability to analyze complex management issues, develop project scope and solutions, give professional advice to senior officials, and make critical decisions regarding personnel. Ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences. Excellent critical and innovative thinking to address moderately complex issues and present nuanced analyses.
Thorough knowledge of organization and college goals, priorities and values and the legal and human implications of decisions. Thorough knowledge of system wide and organization policies, union contracts, procedures and practices that govern academic HR administration. Knowledge of trends in academia, especially in areas of academic planning, human resource management and administration.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine 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.
Below are general guidelines on the position's physical, mental, and environmental working conditions. In accordance with applicable state and federal law, UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
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