Cornell University is a great place to work and we currently have an exciting opportunity available!
Cornell University is the federal land-grant institution of New York State, a private endowed university, and a member of the Ivy League.
Cornell's Administrative Human Resources (AHR) provides a broad array of human resource consultative and support services to numerous administrative units. Our areas of responsibility include: organizational effectiveness and climate, planning and assessment of HR strategies to meet organizational goals, talent management to include recruitment and retention, compensation and job design, performance management, employee/ labor relations, diversity and inclusion, policy interpretation, training, and data analysis to inform business decisions. We strive to provide excellent customer service and timely and professional human resources advice and guidance to our many clients.
What you'll do...
Reporting to the Director of HR as a member of the AHR team, you will proactively partner with managers and staff to develop and implement effective human resource policies, practices and processes in support of organizational strategies and goals. You will identify, explore, and evaluate human resource issues that require thorough analysis, creative problem solving, and presentation of various approaches to address issues, advocating for the best possible approach. You will assist in the creation of and delivery of HR programs and priorities.
You will partner with colleagues to evaluate, develop and deliver creative, timely and quality services to clients. You'll play a critical role in creating and fostering a positive, inclusive and engaged work environment.
What you'll bring...
We are looking for a talented person to join our team who believes in delivering quality results and in supporting leaders, managers and staff in accomplishing their goals.
You are a seasoned professional who:
is energized by providing HR advice, guidance and support to leaders, managers and staff; this important work has a direct impact on the people, the organizational structure and the business of an organization
has a working knowledge of multiple HR disciplines
has demonstrated excellent judgment, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
values working collaboratively and builds effective partnerships across the organization to achieve common goals
possesses a strong customer service orientation modeling high standards of integrity and ethical conduct
is a skilled communicator with experience managing conflict
is comfortable and effective in a fast-paced environment, supporting multiple organizations, and can manage multiple tasks simultaneously in a hands-on manner
holds a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
What we offer...
The opportunity to work with a collaborative and progressive team in support of a world-class research university that is educating the leaders of tomorrow.
A broad set of competitive benefits, including educational opportunities, access to on-site wellness, healthcare options, 3 weeks of vacation,12 holidays, and superior retirement contributions.
An active and diverse community to work and thrive in! Cornell is situated in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is home to two academic institutions, state parks, waterfalls, gorges, and a wide range of art galleries, theaters, eateries, wineries, and breweries. Ithaca has something to suit all ages and interests!
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HR Generalist III
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