Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Salary Range
$24.68 - $28.96 /hour
Rosecrans Street
Appointment Type:
Appointment Percent:
CX Contract
Total Openings:
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

#114766 Staff Human Resources Assistant

Extended Deadline: Mon 6/6/2022

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 03/01/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/10/2022 . Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is identified.


Under general supervision, the Staff Human Resources Assistant will provide comprehensive human resources administrative support duties including staff and student payroll, benefits administration, service credit tracking/calculations, records management, and processing of all corresponding transactions within UCPath, Ecotime, and other campus systems. Also will coordinate with SIO, UCSD, and UCPath offices as necessary to provide quality service to our shore-based personnel, as well as our seagoing mariners and technicians.

  • Occasional overtime may be required.


  • In-depth experience utilizing online human resources, payroll, timekeeping systems, and performing/analyzing payroll/timekeeping functions.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with generally accepted accounting principles and practices.

  • Strong analytical skills and experience to analyze data and situations and provide recommendations based on findings. Proven experience to research, gather and organize information to produce concise reports using various resources.

  • Experience in human resources administration and interpretation of its policies and procedures and knowledge of state and federal personnel laws and regulations.

  • Proficient experience with Macintosh computers and software including word-processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and database application programs.

  • Knowledge and experience overseeing a broad scope of complex personnel and related functions such as recruitment and selection, employee relations, performance management, compensation and classification, policy and procedure development, compliance management, benefits administration, organizational development, terminations and layoffs and affirmative action.

  • Demonstrated experience to research and analyze complex situations and data, extract and compile data, and develop clear and concise written/oral reports or recommendations.

  • Strong, accurate mathematical skills. Experience working with numbers under a deadline. Skill in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, and decimals. Skill in computer ratios, rates, and percentages.

  • Effective interpersonal skills with a wide variety of personnel, in person and on the phone, with emphasis on exercising diplomacy, professionalism and confidentiality.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience composing and proofreading correspondence, reports, and forms. Proven skills to communicate effectively in email and with diverse groups and at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to self initiate and to work and act independently and prioritize job functions and demonstrate flexibility to meet deadlines in a high volume work environment and insure smooth work flow. Ability to function as a team member keeping various staff informed as required.

  • Proven ability to independently interpret and implement agency policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Must pay strict attention to detail and be able to independently and accurately complete documents and computer transactions error free and in a timely manner.


  • Job offer is contingent upon satisfactory clearance based on Background Check results.

  • Incumbent must be able to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

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

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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