Director, Academic and Staff Personnel University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 31676 Salary: 6,084-11,916
Position Description: The Director of Academic and Staff Personnel for the School of Theater, Film and Television provides administrative oversight of academic recruitments, appointments and advancements for all Senate and non-Senate faculty, academic administrators, Unit 18 Lecturers, Visiting appointments and all other academic title codes in use by the School. Also provides strategic leadership and oversight of all HR programs and services for approximately 220 full and part-time career, contract, limited appointment and casual staff. Responsible for managing the Sub 0 permanent academic budget of $10M (comprised of 48 ladder faculty and approximately 300 full and part-time temporary faculty and academic apprentices).
As a member of the Dean's Office staff, incumbent is expected to provide regular updates to the Dean, Assistant Dean and Department Chairs regarding issues of concern within the School as well as campus wide. Incumbent participates in monthly meetings with Department Leadership to review and advise on issues related to current and pending academic appointments and outstanding HR issues. Provide information regarding recent or anticipated changes to the CALL and the Academic Personnel Manual which will impact procedures and processing of academic personnel actions. Supervision of and guidance to department staff should be provided on an ad hoc daily basis. Serve as primary liaison to UCLA Campus Human Resources and as functional expert for People Admin. Ensure compliance with applicable laws, university personnel policies, and UC labor agreements. Develop procedures and oversee policy implementation. Advise and mentor managers and supervisors with regards to staff personnel matters.
Foster a workplace environment consistent with the University's and School's values. Promote UCLA's commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion.
Incumbent attends department meetings as requested by the Chairs and meets with individual faculty members as requested; acts as liaison between faculty members and the Special Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel in resolving confidential issues related to interpersonal conflicts and provides information regarding Senate committees associated charges and grievance procedures.
Major areas of responsibility include maintenance and balancing of academic staffing rosters; employee and labor relations; preparation and oversight of annual academic allocations and expenditures; recruitment and retention; analyses of funding and preparation of statistical data and reports; staff development; performance management; monitoring personnel and payroll transactions; oversight of medical and unpaid leaves; and personnel records maintenance.
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.