• University of California Office of the President
Full Time Human Resources Information Technology

Job Description


Location: Oakland

Job ID: 25001

Job Posting

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At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, six academic medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world.


The HR Compliance systemwide unit works with UC locations to ensure compliance with appropriate employment laws, regulations and HR policies. Policies monitored include staff personnel policies, Collective Bargaining Agreements, the Group Insurance Regulations for the health and welfare benefit plans, and, in coordination with the Retirement Administration Service Center, the University of California Retirement Plan Regulations. To ensure effective compliance efforts, HR Compliance works closely with the and with the Chief Human Resource Officers (CHRO). The majority of the staff in the HR Compliance unit are Certified Compliance and Ethics Professionals (CCEP's).


Supports HR Compliance, Reporting & Analytics by undertaking multiple complex systemwide compliance projects (including monitoring, education, policy development projects) in collaboration with other HR professionals. Key projects may include management of the Rehired Retiree policy compliance program, Contracting Out at Newly Developed Facilities, vendor management and administration of the Family Member Eligibility Verification program, and extensive data analysis to support these and other compliance efforts. Works regularly with complex systemwide databases, including the Corporate Personnel System, Title Code System and UCPath.

Regularly works on compliance issues where analysis of situations and data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining results. Deals with programs and proposals which affect systemwide Human Resources. Develops and oversees the implementation of new programs and processes.

Researches, gathers, analyzes and summarizes information from locations throughout the University system for complex compliance projects and compliance reporting. Obtains information on current practices by directly reaching otu to subject matter experts at the locations.



Provides compliance analyses, both data driven, and operational, for complex personnel and benefits policy issues, working directly with all levels of managers. Provides expertise in areas such as Rehired Retirees, HR Common Metrics, Contracting Out, FMEV, etc.


Formulates strategies for compliance education and enforcement. Advises, Director, HR Compliance on monitoring and other compliance methods.


Develops and advocates solutions to system issues to solve compliance problems, including developing and administering new systems, policies, processes, or programs.


Proposes, leads and/or participates on policy and planning committees and working groups, partnering with academic, business and It offices such as the ACA workgroup.


Researches and summarizes best practices in field. Regularly advises Director, HR Compliance, Reporting and Analytics on briefings and communications to senior management.


Works directly with high level campus contacts on sensitive compliance issues requiring discretion and diplomacy, in order to achieve appropriate compliance results. Regularly in contact with Chief Human Resource Officers, Compensation Managers, Benefit Managers, and other HR personnel throughout the UC system. When needed, collects information from Administrative Vice Chancellors. Key point of contact for questions and advice on Rehired Retirees, HR Common Metrics, Contracting Out, FMEV, etc


Collaborates with other departments to coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of new programs and processes.


Develops proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization. Creates summary reports of compliance monitoring as needed for UCOP senior management.

Required Qualifications

• Strong analytical/problem-solving skills.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and influence, both verbally and in writing.

• Small to mid-level project management skills.

• Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.

• Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.

• Extensive experience conducting data analysis and producing visualizations to support analyses.

Preferred Qualifications

• Thorough knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and procedures.

• Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common organization-specific computer applications.


• 7+ years of experience in a related field which can be demonstrated by direct experience, or an undergraduate degree with 3 years of direct experience

• Human Resources related certifications such as those offered by SHRM.

• Compliance and audit professional certifications such as those offered by the Compliance Certification Board.


Salary: The recommended hiring range is $97,000.00 to $113,600.00. Commensurate with experience.

Benefits: For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:



Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The first review date for this job is October 19th, 2021. The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position.

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014.

August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral.


The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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