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Assistant Director of Human Resources, Facilities Services

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
29709119 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $87,300 - $163,300

Position Information

The Assistant Director of Human Resources for Facilities Services reports to the Director of HR & HR Business Partner and serves as the lead HR professional for Facilities Services (FS). This position is part of the Administrative Services and Strategic Executive Team (ASSET). Facilities Services consists of approximately 250 employees and includes the following operational units: Maintenance Services, Central Plant, Environmental & Resource Services, Energy & Engineering, Client Support Services, and FS Administration. The Assistant Director of Human Resources (ADHR) is responsible for the coordination and delivery of a variety of human resources duties in support of organizational management. The ADHR advises and provides consultation to management on workforce planning, compensation and classification, job descriptions, recruitment, personnel policies and procedures, employee and labor relations, and other areas of human resources. Serves as the point of contact for a diverse workforce, including union represented staff; responds to inquiries, questions, requests, and concerns, delegating work as appropriate. Gathers and analyzes human resources data for Facilities Services and organizational management. Represents Facilities Services as an HR professional on campus-wide workgroups and committees ensuring departmental needs are appropriately represented and addressed. The position oversees an HR Coordinator, who is primarily responsible for managing the leave of absence program, as well as an HR Assistant who provides daily administrative and operational HR support for employees and managers of Facilities Services. As part of the ASSET, PB&A HR Team, this position is characterized by a high degree of collaboration and coordination in the delivery of HR services to support Facilities Services. The expected salary pay for this role is between $84,100 to $102,450.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Masters degree in a related field. Preferred


Certification Requirement
HR Related certifications: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or PHR; SHRM-CP, CCP, CALPELRA Master Certification. Preferred


Experience Requirement
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required
Previous supervisory/managerial experience. Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Travel Required
Must successfully complete a background check through the DOJ and FBI. Required

Minimum Requirements

Maintains an understanding of the unit goals and how this position supports those goals.
Communicates effectively with a diversity of communication styles.
Working knowledge of personnel policies and applicable laws and regulations.
Makes decisions regarding work assignments and scheduling of subordinates.
Demonstrated ability to handle difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Strong analytical, active listening, and critical thinking skills.
Knowledge of human resources concepts, policies and procedures including employment practices, labor relations, salary administration, training and other areas of human resources as well as organizational initiatives relating to and/or affecting human resources.

Preferred Qualifications

Has working knowledge of the university's HR information systems.

Advanced interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills in order to present complex information.

Skills and experience in mediation, negotiation, and conflict management skills.

Knowledge of University of California policies and procedures relative to human resources.

Bilingual in Spanish and English.

Working knowledge of collective bargaining agreements, labor and employee relations.

Working knowledge of management within higher education.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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