This is a Contract position. This appointment may be extended or converted to career status based on the needs of the department.
The Human Resources Generalist 3 is an experienced professional with in-depth understanding of HR theory, concepts and application to apply organization policies and procedures to resolve the full range of HR-related issues. Works on problems/issues that are diverse and complex in scope, where analysis of situations requires a review of a variety of factors.
The HR Generalist serves as internal consultant to department directors, managers, supervisors and staff on a variety of complex and sensitive administrative and operational matters that have a significant impact on the department or university as a whole.
Counsels management and staff regarding employee relations matters, labor policies, procedures and practice, and progressive discipline procedures. Formulate disciplinary strategies and carry out actions.
Provides subject matter consultation in the development, preparation and updating of job descriptions by HR Analysts. Write, review, analyze, prepare and recommend compensation and classification actions.
Initiate compensation actions and develop recommendations ensuring salaries are in-line with internal pay practices, contract requirements, University policy and the external market.
This position provides extensive analysis and recommendation, planning, creativity and problem-solving. This position routinely manages confidential and sensitive information, situations and incidents related to workplace actions and/or conflict, employee retention, discipline, termination, medical leaves, collective bargaining, grievance matters, and legal actions.
Housing Dining Hospitality (HDH) is a self-funded, large and complex campus department consisting of 7 divisions, with over 700 career employees, 1000 to 1200 student employees and an annual operating budget greater than $200 million. HDH provides housing for approximately 18,000 undergraduates, grad students, faculty, staff and their families in over 400 buildings covering over 8 million sq. ft. HDH is in the midst of implementing an aggressive building plan which added 10,000 new beds in the next 10 years and will almost double our square footage by 2032.
Currently, HDH houses 38% of UCSD's enrolled students with a goal of housing 65% by 2032. HDH provides maintenance and repair, contract meals/meal plan management, as well as retail food service, conference services and catering services to residents, students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors.
Housing/Dining/Hospitality commits to facilitating an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment, fostering a sense of belonging for our students and staff. As HDH we understand, each unique individual with their varied thoughts and experiences is what makes our department strong. Aligning with UC San Diego's Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion strategic goals, Housing/Dining/Hospitality is proud to promote and create opportunities for greater equity, diversity and inclusiveness within our division.
Possesses strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, knowledge of functional area and understands how work may affect other areas.
Thorough knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources.
Knowledge of a human resources management system (HRMS), and / or other related business software programs and systems.
Skilled in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations / individuals effectively.
Demonstrated analytical, active listening, and critical thinking skills.
Thorough knowledge and experience managing a broad scope of human resource-related functions and extensive experience in human resource management in a large, complex and unionized environment including: employee/labor relations, recruitment and selection, compensation and classification, performance evaluation, organizational and employee development, training, workers compensation, benefits, accommodations, personnel and payroll, terminations/layoffs.
Proven experience in a bargaining unit environment interpreting and applying policy and collective bargaining agreements and procedures. Ability to make decisions based on employment laws, policies and bargaining agreement interpretations and practices. Recommend and carry out courses of action consi
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