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Paypath Support Analyst (Contract) (7584U) #26687
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University of California | Berkeley, CA
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Job Description

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance-academic and artistic, political and cultural-make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: April 24, 2019

Departmental Overview

Central Human Resources is valued as UC Berkeley's proactive people partner while utilizing the following HR Strategies:

One HR:

Bring clarity and efficiency to HR processes and structures through cross-team collaboration and transparent communication.


Use development opportunities beyond training to create deeper engagement, higher trust and better performance.


Apply Berkeley brand to developing a shared "enterprise contributor" mindset among all.

UCPath is the University of California's strategic initiative to provide a standardized and streamlined payroll, benefits, HR and academic personnel solution for all UC's campuses and medical centers, as well as self-service for the university's 190,000 employees. The UCPath initiative includes the creation of a system-wide shared service center, called the UCPath Center responsible for the processing of the standardized administrative transactions.


This position involves analyzing large-scale business processes and problems; developing solutions involving the use of computer systems, information flow and architecture; creating specifications for systems to meet requirements; validating requirements against needs; designing details of automated systems; developing user interface design; planning and executing unit integration and acceptance testing. May lead cross-functional teams to solve complex business or systems issues.

* Applies technical expertise and business analysis concepts to identify, evaluate and define complex systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with an understanding of applicable business systems and industry requirements and provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing complex systems and procedures by:

1. Serving as UCPC point of contact for any PayPath data change related issues.

2. Serving as UCB campus support SMEs to triage and trouble shoot payroll related issues that regard not pay calculation specific (these go to Payroll team).

3. Reviewing error files for non-payroll related interfaces.

* Plans and executes unit integration and acceptance testing by testing changes to PayPath.
* Participates in cross-functional teams to solve complex business or systems issues by Engaging with key stakeholders (e.g., UCPC, Payroll) to improve business process.

Required Qualifications

* Thorough knowledge of business analysis function.
* Must have knowledge relating to the design of applications programs.
* Knowledge of other areas of IT.
* Knowledge of department processes and procedures.
* Must have skills associated with analysis of processes and problems, information flow and architecture.
* Must possess good interpersonal and communications skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
* Experience assessing, designing, and implementing business processes and procedures by leveraging technology for optimal effectiveness.
* Ability to quickly understand business process issues and able to gather the necessary information to document business/technical requirements in an evolving end-user environment.
* Experience translating business information requirements into logical data models, diagrams, and use cases.
* Experience creating mock-ups and iterations.
* Ability to develop test plans and execute end-user testing in a systematic way.
* Experience designing reports to support and facilitate operational workflows and the detection of data integrity issues and system errors.
* Proficient in use of Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications.
* Ability to work cooperatively with a team.
* Strong time management skills to meet tight deadlines.
* Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems


* Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

Preferred Qualifications

* Knowledge of UCPath and UC Berkeley HR/Payroll business process and practices.
* Familiarity with UC policies, processes, and practices.
* Experience with large complex systems implementations and working with IT staff.

Salary & Benefits

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


How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a two-year contract position.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:


About University of California

UCSF is a leading university that consistently defines health care worldwide by conducting advanced biomedical research, educating graduate students in the life sciences, and providing complex patient care.