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$64,000 - $73,000 / Year
Hybrid Remote
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8 hrs/day, Mon - Fri

#118031 Human Resources Analyst

Filing Deadline: Tue 8/16/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/05/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/16/2022 Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

UC San Diego career employees will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will begin to refer qualified internal applicants after the first 7 days of the job posting. Qualified external applicants may be referred to the hiring department, if a qualified pool of internal candidates is not identified and upon the request of the hiring manager.


Under general supervision of the MSO, the Human Resource Analyst has independent administrative responsibilities for all HR activities within the Department of Sociology, Latin American Studies and the African and African-American Studies Research Center (AAASRC). Independently manage all aspects of staff personnel in the Department of Sociology. Provide expert advice, instruction and policy interpretation to the Chair, faculty, MSO and staff on all matters involving personnel administration, including recruitment, appointment, advancement, classification, compensation, benefits, grievance/disciplinary actions, leaves of absence, employee relations, and visa/immigration issues.

Serve as the primary point of contact to all campus personnel administrative offices. Responsible for all data entry in the UC PATH system for staff and graduate student employment actions and responsible for review of all other entries. Serve as consultant to the chair and MSO in the analysis and formation of policy and procedures for departmental personnel activities. Actively participate and contribute to short-term and long-term goals of the department as they relate to staff affairs in a broad sense. Applies professional human resources, organization policies and procedures to provide guidance to supervisors and managers to resolve a variety of human resources issues of moderate scope and complexity.

Cover letter required for a complete application.


  • Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations; demonstrates organizational skills and problem-solving skills. Has working knowledge of other areas of HR.

  • Knowledge of organizational policies and procedures and knowledge of functional area.

  • Basic knowledge of human resources policies and programs, and how they affect other organizational policies and procedures.

  • Knowledge of a human resources management system (HRMS), and / or other related business software programs and systems.

  • Proficient in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing and in integrating information in the completion of assignments.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle difficult or volatile situations / individuals effectively.

  • Personnel generalist work experience including but not limited to: job descriptions, recruitment, classification, salary administration, performance appraisal, employee benefit and layoffs. Experience in the design and delivery of training, especially on employee induction, salary and benefits related issues to a variety of staff members.

  • Experience and knowledge of complex payroll and timekeeping practices and procedures, salary scales, merits, range adjustments, performance bonuses and stipends on multi-funded cost distributions.

  • Detail oriented, excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task and process high volume of work, both transactions and analytical. Extensive experience to independently plan, organize, and prioritize daily operations and projects in order to meet rigid deadlines. Ability to handle changes in workload.

  • Experience in interpreting policies and procedures, analyzing data and drawing conclusions and making recommendations to implement changes for improvement. Experience analyzing changes to policies & procedures and making recommendations. Experience in writing & developing policies and procedures.

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills to identify problems and use creativity to develop innovative solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability and knowledge of personal computer platforms and software tools including spreadsheets or databases, word-processing and internet to streamline and automate work for effectiveness and efficiency.


  • Occasional overtime may be required.

  • Background check required.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

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