Job Requisition Number: 26690. Central Human Resources is valued as UC Berkeley’s proactive people partner while utilizing the following HR Strategies:
One HR: • Bring clarity and efficiency to HR processes and structures through cross-team collaboration and transparent communication.
People: • Use development opportunities beyond training to create deeper engagement, higher trust and better performance.
Culture: • Apply Berkeley brand to developing a shared “enterprise contributor” mindset among all.
UCPath is the University of California’s strategic initiative to provide a standardized and streamlined payroll, benefits, HR and academic personnel solution for all UC’s campuses and medical centers, as well as self-service for the university’s 190,000 employees. The UCPath initiative includes the creation of a system-wide shared service center, called the UCPath Center responsible for the processing of the standardized administrative transactions. This position involves analyzing large-scale business processes and problems; developing solutions involving the use of computer systems, information flow and architecture; creating specifications for systems to meet requirements; validating requirements against needs; designing details of automated systems; developing user interface design; planning and executing unit integration and acceptance testing. May lead cross-functional teams to solve complex business or systems issues.
•Works at the highest technical level of most phases of systems analysis while considering the business implications of the application of technology to the current and future business environment. Applies advanced business systems concepts to define highly complex systems scope and objectives based on both user needs and a good understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements by:
1. Providing problem-solving support on issues in specific functional areas of Workstudy, Direct Retro, and Position Funding. 2. Serving as liaison between UCPC and Regions. 3. Analyzing trends. 4. Developing efficiency in business processes. 5. Supporting reporting/share of reports. 6. Testing system and business process changes due to change requests from UCPC and work with campus and regions to ensure location end-to-end business process include the changes. 7. Coordinating with APO Position Admin •Responsibilities will involve analyzing large-scale business processes and problems; developing solutions involving the use of computer systems, information flow and architecture; creating specifications for systems to meet requirements; validating requirements against needs; designing details of business processes and automated systems; developing user interface design; planning and executing unit integration and acceptance testing. Serving as a subject matter expert in the areas of human resource, payroll, and academic personnel.
•The analyst will lead cross-functional teams to solve complex business or systems issues. The analyst will work collaboratively with campus service providers, database and user interface technical partners, external consultants, and representative system end-users to deliver a comprehensive HR/Payroll end to end business processes with appropriated, well designed supportive business technology. The position requires expertise in data management, metadata, and web services, with an ability to distill complex requirements in a meaningful way. This work provides ample opportunity to practice a wide range of business analysis, teamwork and facilitation skills. Finally, this role supports Berkeley’s smooth business and system transition to the UCPATH system and service center for HR/Payroll operations.
•Lead cross-functional teams to solve complex business or systems issues - The analyst will have a leadership role related to the business process design, system requirement gathering, configuration and set-up, defining Berkeley requirements for reporting, testing and rollout including training. The business analyst role is key to ensuring an integrated, efficient and seamless experience in both core offices (Regions, CHR, Payroll, Academic Personnel and Accounting) and across the campus community (faculty,staff,students,affiliates).•Advanced knowledge of business analysis function. •Must have knowledge relating to the design of applications programs across the campus. •Knowledge of other related areas of IT. •Knowledge of department processes and procedures. •Advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation. •Must have good interpersonal and communications skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. •Must have skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation plans. •Experience assessing, designing, and implementing business processes and procedures by leveraging technology for optimal effectiveness. •Ability to quickly understand business process issues and able to gather the necessary information to document business/technical requirements in an evolving end-user environment. •Experience translating business information requirements into logical data models, diagrams, and use cases. •Experience creating mock-ups and iterations. •Ability to develop test plans and execute end-user testing in a systematic way. •Experience designing reports to support and facilitate operational workflows and the detection of data integrity issues and system errors. •Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications. •Ability to manage responsibilities independently to conclusion. •Ability to work cooperatively with a team. •Strong time management skills to meet tight deadlines. •Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems •Education/Training: Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training This is a two year contract position.
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.