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The IRD for this job is: 08-23-2023
ABOUT UC SANTA CRUZ
UC Santa Cruz is a public university like no other in California, combining the experience of a small, liberal arts college with the depth and rigor of a major research university. It's known as an unconventional place where innovation and experimentation is part of the campus's DNA. That playful, bold spirit still thrives today, all on a campus renowned as among the most beautiful in the world.
The Division of Student Affairs and Success (DSAS) is a united division in service of students. DSAS consists of nearly 800 team members spanning 35 departments and 4 major units, each led by an associate vice chancellor. The division provides campus-wide coordination and leadership for student success programs, activities, and initiatives. The division also does our work through a range of resource centers dedicated to providing direct student support. The division's work is grounded in educational equity, institutional responsibility, and an unfettered commitment to supporting the whole student. The division aspires to ensure every student feels welcomed, supported, and a sense of belonging during their time on campus. The division's efforts are informed by robust and dynamic relationships with campus leadership, faculty, students, and staff from across the campus, reflecting the broad campus commitment to ensuring student success. Beyond UC Santa Cruz, the team is involved in numerous professional organizations and highly engaged in the local community.
The mission of the People and Culture Strategist is to consistently drive the people and culture initiatives in the Division of Student Affairs and Success by promoting the division's culture through the core values and priorities (student centered decision making, innovation, and equity and justice). The People and Culture Strategist will exercise creative leadership, an innovative approach to new techniques for workforce development, and transparent communication and knowledge sharing. The People and Culture Strategist will use advanced professional HR concepts to serve as a trusted adviser to the Vice Chancellor and divisional leadership and will develop tools, strategies, and plans that support the units and departments in the division. The People and Culture Strategist will utilize specialized human resources expertise within their area of responsibility to resolve highly complex issues.
Budgeted Salary:$111,150 - $120,000 / Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience. Under California law, the University of California, Santa Cruz is required to post a reasonable estimate of the compensation for this role. The salary shown above is the budgeted amount the University reasonably expects to pay and the salary extended should not exceed this posted amount.
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full benefits
Percentage of Time: 100%, 40 Hours per Week
Days of the Week: Mon-Fri
Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: Career appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: Non-Represented
Job Code Classification: 007597 (HR GENERALIST 4)
Travel: Never or Rarely
30% - Organizational Culture & Initiatives
Develops and implements initiatives that promote the UC Santa Cruz Division of Student Affairs and Success as an employer of choice among institutions of higher education.
Develops, communicates and administers human resources programs, policies and procedures that maintain and improve employee relations and shape organizational culture in an anti-racist, equity, and inclusion framework.
Serves as a thought partner and expert to support/challenge key decision making moments and new initiatives and programs that have division-wide reach.
Serves as an executive adviser to the Vice Chancellor and divisional leadership team when exploring new initiatives, strategic planning, and continuous improvement.
Assesses and advances employee engagement and satisfaction, with particular attention to the experiences and needs of those who have been historically marginalized.
Conducts highly complex and varied analyses of issues or concepts and develops resulting recommendations employing political acumen and integrating information to determine appropriate courses of action and their implications.
Serves as a change management leader, launching new initiatives, leading programs to align divisional priorities to campus priorities and best practices in the field; influences others on matters of importance.
Collaborates closely with the Divisional Strategy Team on the development and implementation of annual professional development plans for the division.
Ensures that wellbeing is a key priority that is centered in all divisional practices and programs.
30% - Recruitment, Hiring, and People Management
Provides guidance to senior leaders, managers and supervisors on recruitment and hiring across a diverse grouping of student affairs, operational, administrative, and financial positions.
Develops strategies to identify talent, engaging diverse, creative, and innovative methods for building talent pipelines.
Establishes and conducts equitable and inclusive recruitment and hiring processes for all employees.
Partners with divisional leaders on highly complex re-organizations and staffing objectives to assist in meeting business objectives.
Leads searches for executive level positions.
Collaborates with divisional communications to establish strategies for communicating about the organization, our value propositions for current and prospective team members, and how recruitments are positioned at the national, regional and local levels.
Advises executive council concerning sensitive and difficult to resolve work-related problems and recommends systemic remedies such as training, and/or changes to organizational practices and procedures.
Applies advanced HR concepts to counsel senior managers on HR issues, employee and labor policies, procedures, and appropriate practices.
Develops protocols and implementations division-wide strategies for activities such as annual STAR Awards, training compliance, compensation philosophy, etc.
Proactively engages employees to improve working relationships and build high employee morale and satisfaction.
Develops initiatives to help increase productivity.
Manages and resolves complex employee relations issues; where applicable, advises leadership as they conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations.
Provides guidance to senior leaders, managers and supervisors on onboarding, offboarding, and succession planning.
Manages and conducts general organizational onboarding and orientation for new employees.
Manages and conducts offboarding of staff, including exit interviews; analyzes data to surface potential cultural issues or other staff concerns; makes recommendations to divisional leadership for continuous improvement.
Proactively identifies new leaders and builds opportunities for growth and promotion, contributes to division's professional development strategy.
10% - Administrative and Leadership
Regularly serves on the campus-wide HR committees to counsel on new HR initiatives and to help determine appropriate organization HR strategies, policies, and practices.
Serves as a divisional liaison to Staff Human Resources.
Keeps staff informed on benefit resources.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Possesses advanced analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Advanced knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures including employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources as well as organizational initiatives.
Demonstrated ability to handle extremely difficult situations / individuals effectively.
Strong leadership attributes as well as experience in change management in particular supporting sustainable behavioral change.
Ability to influence and challenge stakeholders to support the implementation of organizational solutions, to coordinate various stakeholders and adhere to timelines, delivering solutions that create value to the organization.
Ability to be a culture carrier, passionate about building top-notch employee experiences, building efficient and scalable employee-centered processes and procedures.
Strong analytical and project management skills, with a deep comfort with monitoring and assessing outcomes.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with the ability to create, communicate and direct a team to achieve the organization's vision.
Proven track record of success in a fast-paced, growth-oriented organization.
Excellent interpersonal, cultural fluency and conflict resolution skills. Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds.
Advanced degree in related area.
High level of acumen related to understanding, interpreting and applying University regulations, policies and procedures.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Will be required to work a hybrid work schedule, days of the week and number of days to be determined, and be able to fulfill requirements of the UCSC telecommuting agreement.
Selected candidate will be required to complete training within established time frames as directed including UC compliance training.
Ability to travel within a defined regional or service area.
Ability to travel nationally.
Ability to maintain appearance and conduct suitable for working in a professional setting.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtainedhere.
All UCSC employees must understand and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
The University of California is an Equal Employment 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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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