Cornell University's Executive Human Resources (EXEC HR) organizationis comprised of a team of humanresourcesprofessionals who provide leadership, guidance and support to several administrativeunits of the university. The EXEC HR teampartnerswithcustomers to advancetheirbusinessstrategies and goalswhilestriving to create environmentswhere employees flourish. The EXEC HR team strives to advance a diverse,qualifiedandhighlymotivatedworkforcefocused on achievingcritical businessobjectivesthroughthedevelopment,implementation and administration of results-orientedhumanresourcestrategies,policies,programsandpractices.
As a member of the EXEC HR team, the Human Resource Assistant will provide support to the eCornell organization. The HR Assistant is an expert in the use of HR systems and ensures timely, efficient and accurate processing of all HR transactions, while providing exemplary customer service on a wide-range of HR policies, processes and issues with tact, discretion, and maintaining a high degree of confidentiality.
The HR Assistant will serve as the first point of contact on various aspects of human resources services including leaves administration, transactions, temporary employment, recruitment and data management and reporting. In this role, you will provide consistent administration of human resource activities ensuring compliance with federal, state, and local laws, as well as University policies. Independently gather data, run reports, and analyze human resources metrics in order to assist with informing human resources and management decisions. The HR Assistant will represent eCornell and EXEC HR in systems testing and review and deployment of enhancements and upgrades. The HR Assistant will serve on and contribute to university committees as appropriate and will provide administrative and project support for HR-related activities and issues related to systems. You will provide back up to other HR Assistants on the team as needed.
As a member of the HR team, you will develop resources and tools to aid in human resources management, ensure a high level of value-added customer service, contribute to the development of a high functioning work group, and create and maintain a positive work environment. You will have the opportunity to participate in continuous learning and specialized training in key human resources functional areas to enhance professional knowledge and skill.
Associates degree with 2-4 years of human resources or related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to organize a high volume of information and inquiries in a professional and timely manner with very high attention to detail, follow-up and accuracy.
Proven ability to deliver high-quality customer service involving a proactive approach.
Ability to maintain ethical work practices as well as confidentiality and handle sensitive information with tact and discretion.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships with varied audiences at all levels of the organization.
Must be able to set priorities, manage multiple assignments and meet competing deadlines.
Ability to effectively manage assignments and projects in a proactive, solution-oriented manner while setting priorities appropriately.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, use sound judgment in decision making, and contribute to the development of a highly successful, team-oriented work environment.
Technical Experience: Demonstrated skills and experience with office productivity software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. including use of advanced platforms to develop products to meet business needs. Demonstrated experience creating key metrics and developing well-informed reports.
Additional education in human resources or business preferred.
HRCI or SHRM certification helpful.
No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
No relocation assistance is available for this position.
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Human Resources Asst IV
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