Job Description

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Hiring Salary Range
$90,000 - $110,000 / Year
Hybrid Remote
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#120255 Human Resources Business Partner

Filing Deadline: Tue 12/6/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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 11/24/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/06/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.


As a member of the Integrated HR Services team, this position partners with Information Technology Services leadership in achieving organizational objectives and provides consultation and advice to leadership on strategy movements with talent or people impacts. They help align the unit's mission and goals with human resources strategy. The HRBP uses professional HR concepts as a seasoned, experienced professional to apply organization policies and procedures to resolve the full range of HR-related issues. They work on diverse and complex problems, where analysis of situations requires a review of a variety of factors. They normally receive little instruction on day-to-day assignments, with some guidance provided on new projects.

Additionally, they will be required to back up other HRBP's on the team and may serve in a lead capacity, guiding other human resources professionals.


  • Possesses strong analytical skills to analyze and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to exercise excellent judgment in responding to employee relations-related requests.

  • Thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, knowledge of functional areas, and understanding of how work may affect other areas. Extensive HR management experience in a large, complex organization with an emphasis in FML, EO/AA Workers Comp, Employee/Labor relations, employment/recruitment, and classification/compensation practices that include multiple sites and employment programs, preferably in a University setting.

  • Thorough knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures, employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources. Demonstrated success in administering performance management systems and mentoring managers on evaluating performance.

  • Knowledge of a human resources management system (HRMS), and/or other related business software programs and systems. Demonstrated experience in database management to extrapolate, interpret and manipulate information to provide staffing and budgetary reports and summaries.

  • Skilled in communicating clearly and effectively verbally and in writing. Demonstrated skills to guide managers and employees on complex and significant employee relations issues. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals and groups of management and staff to incorporate their ideas, adapt to their needs and encourage them to accept actions and decisions to implement UCSD best practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle very difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively. Demonstrated interpersonal skills required to effectively interact with the public, faculty, students and staff in daily operations and via formal presentations.

  • Demonstrated analytical, active listening, and critical thinking skills. Strong computational and analytical skills, including comprehending and reducing complex issues and implementing innovative and cost-effective solutions. Good ability to research, collect, process and interpret financial data.

  • Strong experience in administrative practices and principles, with strong management, delegation, and problem-solving skills. Strong, independent decision-making skills.

  • Proven success and ability to provide appropriate administrative and disciplinary actions to manage policy compliance in organized and non-organized areas. Use professional judgment in situations without established criteria or standards or where answers to problems are not readily apparent and initiate action and solutions. Utilize effective negotiation skills in the performance of functions to produce a satisfactory outcome for all parties concerned.

  • Knowledge of organizational behavior models and credibility to advise senior management on organizational matters. Exceptional organizational development skills and knowledge to recommend solutions and assist management with staffing problems, work organization, and delegation of responsibility. Knowledge of various administrative and clerical support functions and skills to evaluate work distribution and staff skill level requirements.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with labor relations and complaint resolution. Ability to facilitate resolution of complaints at all levels in the University. Knowledge of mediation and other alternative resolution techniques to make recommendations.

  • Excellent negotiation skills. Demonstrated counseling techniques with ability to act as a facilitator, exercise diplomacy, tact, professionalism, responsiveness, a high degree of flexibility, and solve concerns between individuals in a fair and equitable manner.

  • Knowledge of state & federal employment law and regulations, including EO/AA, FML, ADA, and FLSA. Familiarity with regulatory agencies such as EEOC, and OFCCP. Ability to analyze legal documents and conduct policy analysis.

  • Ability to adapt to interruptions and a fluctuating workload. Ability to organize work and prioritize tasks to meet established and variable deadlines, flexibility to respond in stressful situations and unexpected job demands with frequent interruptions and minimum supervision.

  • Skill to organize and update information on a systematic basis. Ability to set up and accurately maintain files for fast and easy access and retrieval of needed information.

  • Proven experience effectively and accurately interpreting, developing, implementing, and enforcing various regulations and procedures. Established credibility and leadership in campus-wide community regarding integrity of policy interpretation and implementation.

  • Demonstrated competency and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
  • This position is designated as Confidential under HEERA.
  • Must be willing and able to travel.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be 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.

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, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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