This project position provides administrative human resources support for the university's Office of Human Resources. Performs human resources activities in the areas of recruitment, classification, payroll and benefits. This includes coordination of projects; maintaining human resource records and databases; and providing general administrative support. Position maintains employee records per policy for records retention and prepares for electronic filing project; documents and maps workflow; develops presentations for delivery; recommends changes and updates the Department's website; provides onboarding and payroll support; and other related duties as assigned. This position requires the use of discretion and judgment in handling sensitive and confidential matters.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, and personnel information systems.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service. This includes customer needs assessment and meeting quality standards.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing as appropriate so that others will understand.
Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Ability to effectively manage one's own time and the time of others.
Ability to work independently, plan and organize complex tasks, problem solve, establish priorities and complete multiple tasks in stressful conditions under strict timelines.
Effective organizational and task prioritization skills.
Ability to perform conflict resolution and ability to deal with difficult and sensitive situations in a positive manner.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts and foster teamwork.
Ability to read, analyze and comprehend information and make effective decisions.
Ability to communicate succinctly, organize information and develop presentations.
Ability to perform with a high-level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to maintain confidentiality integral to human resources practices; use discretion in responding to confidential matters.
Proficient in the use of word processing (MS Word), spreadsheets (MS Excel), power points (MS PowerPoint), e-mail, Internet and enterprise resource information systems such as Oracle/PeopleSoft.
Bachelor's degree in Business or Human Resources.
Professional in Human Resources or SHRM certification.
Experience in higher education and/or public service.
Two years' work experience in Human Resources.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants will be required to provide:
Cover letter addressing how your education and experience relate to the responsibilities and knowledge, skills, and abilities as outlined in the job posting;
Names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your professional & relevant work experience.
This is a project position with an anticipated end date of October 15, 2021. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates. The minimum starting pay rate is $20.00 per hour. The hourly rate for this position may be negotiable based on experience and available budget.
Inquiries should be addressed to Deb Schwab at email@example.com.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-3221.
Internal Number: 5782
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