Reporting directly to the Director of Academic Administration and Finance (DAAF), the HR Coordinator provides support for Human Resources and Academic Appointment functions in the Statistics Department within Arts and Sciences (A&S).
The incumbent will serve as the liaison with A&S Human Resources and the Faculty Affairs Offices to manage the employment process; work closely with the DAAF to advise Principal Investigators on qualifications for hiring, and assist with drafting job descriptions and posting positions on CU employment websites: TalentLink, Recruitment of Academic Personnel System (RAPS) and external job boards, and in appropriate journals.
S/he will support an all-inclusive approach to on-boarding activities for all departmental hires including: obtaining systems access, background checks, and communicating hiring information to faculty and staff. The incumbent will process visa applications and renewals, assist with yearly Officer of Administration and Officer of Research recertification process. S/he will manage the casual hiring process, tracking temporary positions, and advising the department on the University's casual and temporary hiring policies and procedures.
Develop and manage data to create proposals and reports for the department. Maintain all HR records, including employee files and time and attendance records. Provide oversight for the additional compensation approval process.
Serve as a back-up approver (1st level) for labor accounting transactions, salary distributions and cost transfers completed in the Human Resources system, People at Columbia (PAC). Serve as back-up for bi-weekly payroll processing in FINSYS.
Perform other duties and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent required.
Experience working in a higher education setting preferred. Managing HR functions experience, and a working knowledge of University's Human Resources, administrative, labor relations and financial system a plus.
Excellent oral and communication and interpersonal skills are necessary. Must be organized, and detail and task oriented with the ability to establish priorities and follow-up on multiple issues in a time sensitive manner. Ability to work well under pressure with short deadlines and changing priorities is needed. Maintain confidentiality. Must be computer literate with strong knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel).
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
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