ResponsibilitiesVenice Family Clinic is a community health center whose mission is “To provide quality primary health care to people in need.” Venice Family Clinic cares for over 28,000 low-income patients in over 120,000 visits annually who might otherwise go without critically needed health care services. Venice Family Clinic has eleven clinical sites with over 350 staff, 1,700 volunteers, and a budget of $50 million. We provide high quality, comprehensive primary and specialty health care, dental, mental health, substance use treatment and child development services to underserved individuals and families on the Westside of Los Angeles.
In this role, you will serve as the Human Resources Director for the Venice Family Clinic, a community health center affiliated with UCLA. You will serve as member of the VFC’s large management team. Your primary functions include: supervising H.R. staff and managing the operations of the Clinic’s Human Resources office that serves approximately 400 staff employees, advise and strategize with the management team on policy interpretation and/or implementation and recommend actions and resolve problems. You will also research and analyze information to support the development of staff policies and procedure and identify, develop, and implement communication and training programs for managers, supervisors, and staff; ensure confidentiality of sensitive personnel and payroll information.
Demonstrated working knowledge of human resources practices and procedures preferably in a non-profit or university environment
Extensive knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources management, including recruitment, compensation, employment, employee/labor relations, organizational development, training, and data management
Working knowledge of UC system-wide staff personnel policies, practices and procedures, and collective bargaining agreements is preferred
Knowledge and experience working with University employee database and payroll systems, e.g. UC Path, HBS and CAR system is preferred
Knowledge and experience working with Community Health Centers and Head Start programs is preferred
Knowledge of UCLA benefits programs; ability to interpret and communicate complex benefits information to employees at all levels preferred
Experience in developing job descriptions and performing analyses of jobs within the organization
Detailed knowledge of employee relations matters, associated practices, procedures and laws regarding performance management, corrective action, and progressive discipline including termination of employment of both represented and non-represented employees
Skill in mediating confrontational situations among emotionally distressed and frequently uncooperative parties
Demonstrated experience in managing office staff, including recruitment, training, supervising, organizing, delegating, evaluating, and counseling and disciplining when necessary
Demonstrated knowledge of affirmative action/equal opportunity guidelines
UCLA 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, or protected Veteran status.
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