Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$37.00 - $47.00 / Hour
Mission Valley
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 4 - 8 hours/day, Monday-Friday

#119932 Leaves Analyst (part-time) - Remote

Initial Review Date: Wed 1/4/2023

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

Placement within the salary range is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Candidates hired into this position may have the ability to work remotely.


The Leave of Absence Analyst will serve as an advisor and administrator of leave of absence programs for various leave types (FMLA, CFRA, Pregnancy Disability Leave, Military, etc.). Communicating effectively and confidentially with employees/supervisors/managers/timekeepers, the analyst will ensure timely, accurate processing of leave of absence requests in accordance with UCSD policies and federal and state laws, and will serve as the subject matter expert regarding protected leaves of absence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Determine eligibility for various leave types requested by employee, and provide employees with required timely notice.

  • Counsel employees and supervisors concerning qualifications of leave and related employee benefits.

  • Documents leave management activities in the case management system in a timely, accurate and professional manner.

  • Update HR Information System for leaves of absence.

  • Verify all medical documentation and FML Certification forms, and understand information contained; may require follow-up communication to clarify content.

  • Maintain continuous contact with employees on leave and coordinate all aspects of timekeeping, restrictions for work, and Return to Work guidance.

  • Maintain employee leave records which include confidential medical information in accordance with federal and state laws, and company policies and procedures.

  • May work with employee relations, worker’s compensation and/or accommodations units at UCSD , when necessary.

  • Produce and manage reporting metrics and analytics for all leaves.

  • Contributes to process/service improvements to gain efficiencies and/or enhance the customer experience.


  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of experience processing and managing leaves of absences.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of FMLA, CFRA, PDLL, USERRA, ERISA and HIPAA.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills to explain policies and procedures, and union contract articles as related to leaves of absences.

  • Proven time management, organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently and with others, including ability to manage projects effectively, and taking initiative and using sound judgment.

  • Must have a high degree of confidentiality and demonstrate respect and due diligence in sensitive situations.


  • Experience working at the University of California system.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $53,600 - $111,600 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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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.

UC San Diego Health 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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UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free environment. Employees may be subject to drug screening.

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