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As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#115853 Sr. Academic HR Analyst II/III - Academic Affairs

Initial Review Date: Wed 5/4/2022

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 04/25/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 05/04/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

Depending on experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the HR Analyst II or HR Analyst III level.


UC San Diego Health Sciences is a Vice Chancellor area within the University of California San Diego (UCSD). The organizational structure comprises of an academic and a clinical enterprise. The academic enterprise encompasses three professional schools, the School of Medicine, comprising of 18 department, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science all dedicated to innovative research, teaching, and patient care. The clinical enterprise includes the UC San Diego Medical Center, the Jacobs Medical Center, the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the Moores Cancer Center, the Shiley Eye Institute and Student Health - all committed to the highest quality patient-centered primary and specialty care.OUR MISSION is to deliver outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.OUR VISION is to create a healthier world - one life at a time -through new science, new medicine and new cures.As a top-ranking, future oriented organization, we offer challenging career opportunities in a fast-paced and innovative environment. The Vice Chancellor’s Office follows a progressive philosophy of career-path development for its employees.

The Vice Chancellor Health Sciences (VCHS) Academic Affairs Office provides oversight and assistance for academic appointments and advancement, faculty compensation, and interpretation of UC policies. We are committed to delivering expert, objective guidance to Health Sciences faculty, departments and schools in the advancement and retention of UC San Diego academic appointees.

Our quality standards of resourcefulness, receptiveness, accuracy, and timeliness are the operating principles for our staff who strive to provide an optimal customer service experience for our clients in support of the Health Sciences of mission groundbreaking research, inspired teaching, and outstanding clinical care.

As a member of the Vice Chancellor Health Sciences Academic Administration unit, the incumbent will participate in development, analysis, and implementation of new policies. Consult/contribute to the development and maintenance of academic affairs process and procedures. Provide recommendations, alternatives, and solutions for various academic affairs issues. Participate in a variety of special projects. Identify and implement enhancements to the AP database and website, and campus review system. Provide training as needed to department AP staff. Cross-train and serve as back-up to other VC Analysts as needed.

Applies professional UC Academic HR concepts, organization and / or system wide policies, and procedures to provide guidance to supervisors and managers to resolve a variety of academic human resources issues of moderate scope and complexity.


  • Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR an Bachelor’s degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training. In order to be considered for the Analyst III level, must have a least three (3) years of relevant experience.

  • Basic knowledge of and ability to apply / interpret organization and college policies and procedures which govern academic HR.

  • Knowledge of organization, college and departmental formal and informal policies and procedures and understanding of variances to stated policies.

  • Thorough knowledge of human resources management systems and other related business software programs and systems.

  • Knowledge of unit academic culture and educational goals of discipline(s) served.

  • Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations to Chairs / unit management.

  • Demonstrated organization, problem solving, and communication and writing skills.


  • Experience implementing union contracts.


  • Must be willing to work occasional overtime as needed for deadlines.
  • Requires flexibility in work schedule to meet demanding and changing workload, in order to complete urgent and complex academic reviews in a timely manner

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

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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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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