The Cornell University campus is widely admired as one of the world's most beautiful academic settings. The Division of Facilities and Campus Services (FCS) at Cornell University is committed to providing the highest quality service to faculty, students, staff, alumni and visitors.With more than 260 major buildings enhancing the magnificent landscape of the Ithaca campus, approximately 1,000 highly talented and dedicated staff serve as steward of the campus resources and operations.
FCS Human Resources serves as a strategic partner with FCS leadership to develop and deliver high quality, innovative programs and services to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse workforce. Our team is dynamic, energetic and embraces fun as we work hard together to provide excellent service to our employees. We believe that in order to serve our division well, we must think holistically about solutions to real-life challenges, and embrace a flexible approach to problem solving.
Ours is a values-based organization where all employees are accountable for supporting the organization's values of truth, respect, excellence, teamwork, and integrity.
What you will do:
We are looking for an individual to join our team who will provide essential customer support and HR services to a diverse staff population in FCS who have a variety of needs. As an HR Associate, you will:
Contribute to a high functioning work group that fosters a positive, engaged work environment.
Demonstrate sound judgment, creativity, maintain confidentiality and manage competing and changing priorities.
Contribute to ensuring high-level efficiencies and smooth workflow.
Proactively partner with managers and staff on recruitment and selection, performance management, position review and classification, compensation, transaction processing, temporary employment, policy and union contract interpretation, data management/analysis and reporting, and leaves administration.
Provide consistent HR services, ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws, as well as University policies and a variety of bargaining unit contracts.
Provide administrative and project support for HR-related activities and issues.
Develop and conduct training on various HR topics depending upon business needs.
Participate in continuous learning and specialized training in key human resources functional areas to enhance professional knowledge and skill.
What we need:
As an HR Associate, you will be a self-starter and approach your work with a learner mentality. You will have demonstrated experience working both independently to execute tasks efficiently and collaboratively within a team environment to pursue broad division-wide solutions to challenges. You will have:
An Associate's degree with 4 - 5 years of related experience in human resources, labor relations, business or related area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills, including a high degree of cultural awareness, and the ability to demonstrate a positive and professional attitude.
Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills; ability to proactively build relationships.
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, organize tasks effectively, prioritize a high volume of inquiries and competing deadlines in a solution-oriented manner, and follow up on issues with a tremendous attention to detail and accuracy.
Technical expertise: Demonstrated advanced skills and experience with office productivity software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
If you have those things, great! Additionally, we would prefer: Experience in a unionized environment and experience with employee relations.
There is no VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance available for this position.
University Job Title:
Human Resources Asst V
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