Position Description: The Manager of Human Resources is responsible for the oversight and administration of all staff and student personnel functions for the School of Education & Information Studies (SE&IS). SE&IS is comprised of two academic departments, 16 research centers, several faculty research projects, a lab school, and two partnership schools external to UCLA. Duties include the development and implementation of school wide policies and practices to support effective operations for personnel and payroll functions on a school wide level and the overall management of day-to-day operations of HR activity, including but not limited to, personnel records management, health & welfare benefits administration, and payroll administration and processes. The Manager will also be responsible for policy interpretation; compliance; collaborates with Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and Associate Dean of Administration to develop staff morale and training initiatives; and serves as liaison between SE&IS and UCLA's Central Offices (CHR, Campus Payroll, Graduate Division, Insurance and Risk Management, Work-study, etc.).
The Manager provides guidance to Faculty, Managers, and Supervisors on issues pertaining to employee relations, personnel policy and practice, and performance management. Incumbent advises on next steps, resources, and, if necessary, in consultation with the Associate Dean of Administration, on disciplinary actions ? memos, suspensions, etc. ensuring adherence to all applicable University, State, and Federal employment and personnel practices, laws, and agreements, as applicable. The Manager leads all progressive disciplinary actions, conducts and/or coordinates fact-finding actions regarding major personnel related incidents including: employee interpersonal conflicts, gross misconduct, sexual harassment, unethical behavior, etc., as applicable, and collaborates with the Associate Dean of Administration in representing the department in all grievance or legal actions.
The Manager oversees all staffing actions including identification of position need, job definition, recruitment, offers, and onboarding. The Manager reviews and evaluates all salary requests including merit increases, exceptional or equity increases, stipends, reclassifications and promotions.
In conjunction with the Dean, Associate Dean of Administration, and Chairs, the Manager will establish goals and objectives for the School to successfully retain, recruit, and develop staff at all levels.
Special Instructions: This position requires a Resume and Cover Letter to be uploaded when applying. Final applicants will be required to provide references including their current supervisor.
The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $9,166.67 monthly.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits: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.