Job no: 501865 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 460300 - Human Resources Management Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Dec 4 2020
Provides guidance to managers and employees for a variety of Human Resources issues and serves as a lead in one or more of the following areas: Talent Management, Total Rewards, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Learning and Organizational Development, and Compliance. Provides support for external programs including workers compensation, drug testing, background screening, Employee Assistance Program, and the EthicsPoint reporting system.
1. Provides guidance to managers and employees for a variety of Human Resources issues and serves as a lead in one or more of the following areas: Talent Management, Total Rewards, Performance Management, Employee Relations, Learning and Organizational Development, and Compliance. 2. Provides support for external programs including workers compensation, drug testing, background screening, Employee Assistance Program, and the EthicsPoint reporting system. 3. Provides guidance based on interpretation of University and IHL Board policies and procedures as well as applicable State and Federal laws related to human resources. 4. Reviews and analyzes data to recommend best practices. 5. Consults with management to address current and future hiring needs. 6. Consults with management to assess organizational structures, develop new and modify existing job descriptions, and provide staffing recommendations. 7. Consults with management and employees to facilitate resolution of work-related issues. 8. Provides advice to management for employee relations issues and recommends a course of action based on written policy and procedures . 9. Documents advice and resolutions regarding employee relations, performance management, and employee discipline. Researches, identifies, and analyzes specific employee relations concerns and makes appropriate recommendations to management. 10. Supports the Talent Management System by consulting with hiring managers in the planning, approval, and implementation of recruitment strategies. Provides support related to posting positions, advertising positions, applicant tracking and screening, and candidate selection. 11. Acts as a liaison for Learning and Organizational Development programs; may create and conduct training sessions. 12. Performs other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business, or other related discipline. 2. Seven years of progressive human resources experience.
Additional higher education may be considered in lieu of work experience for this position.
1. Master's degree in Human Resources Management, Business, or other related discipline 2. Human Resources experience in higher education 3. PHR/SPHR Certification
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills 2. Superior verbal and written communication skills 3. Excellent interpersonal skills and effectiveness as a team player 4. Ability to effectively present to groups 5. Demonstrated commitment to foster a diverse and inclusive community. 6. Ability to effectively manage multiple projects. 7. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Power Point 8. Working knowledge of state and federal laws, regulations, and policies related to human resources, including employment, immigration/work authorization, equal opportunity/affirmative action, and other relevant government agency compliance requirements.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
No unusual physical requirements. Requires no heavy lifting, and nearly all work is performed in a comfortable indoor facility. Externally imposed deadlines; set and revised beyond one's control; interruptions influence priorities; difficult to anticipate nature or volume of work with certainty beyond a few days; travel or irregular hours often anticipated; meeting of deadlines and coordination of unrelated activities are key to position; involves conflict-resolution or similar interactions involving emotional issues or stress on a regular basis Job frequently requires walking, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands Job requires standing, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting up to 10 pounds Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically
Applicants must apply online and attach a cover letter and resume that includes the complete contact information for three references.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 501865
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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