GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: The Human Resources Generalist provides human resources consultation with leaders and staff to facilitate the delivery of strategic and operational human resources programs and services that supports and advances the University's mission.
Plans, develops and implements recruitment and talent acquisition strategies including the recruitment, screening, selection, placement, and hiring of qualified and diverse staff for positions across the University.
Consults with department partners to resolve complex HR issues and respond accordingly to managers and employees.
Serves as liaison between management, staff and applicants regarding University policies, employment policies and practices.
Consults with supervisors and staff on a variety of employee relations matters; leads or participates in investigations, and provide objective recommendations for appropriate action and resolution.
Actively works to support University compliance with local, state, and federal laws and statutes related to employment.
ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Leads and/or coordinates a variety of HR-related initiatives and projects
Lead or facilitate presentations/trainings in large and small group settings
Represent Human Resources on University-wide committees and task-forces
All other duties as apparent or assigned by supervisor(s).
Bachelor's degree required
Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in Human Resources required.
Previous full-cycle recruitment experience required (sourcing through onboarding).
Demonstrated experience in investigating and resolving complex employee relations issues.
Knowledge of local, state and federal employment law and regulations.
Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.
SHRM-CP/SCP, or PHR/SPHR certification preferred
Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse work environment.
Ability to be attentive to details, be accurate, be precise.
Ability to lead/teach and mentor others.
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Ability to show initiative; organize workflow; manage one or more projects; and handle frequent interruptions.
Applicants must include both a cover letter and resume for full consideration. References will be requested for final candidates at a later date.
Augsburg University offers more than 50 undergraduate majors and nine graduate degrees to more than 3,500 students of diverse backgrounds. The student-faculty ratio is 13:1 and is characterized by strong teaching in small classes.
The University's Mission
Augsburg University educates students to be informed citizens, thoughtful stewards, critical thinkers, and responsible leaders. The Augsburg experience is supported by an engaged community that is committed to intentional diversity in its life and work. An Augsburg education is defined by excellence in the liberal arts and professional studies, guided by the faith and values of the Lutheran church, and shaped by its urban and global settings.
Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, Augsburg’s main campus surrounds Murphy Square, the oldest park in Minneapolis. The University of Minnesota West Bank campus and the University of Minnesota Fairview Medical Center are across the street from Augsburg, with the Mississippi River and the Seven Corners theatre district just a few blocks away.
The 23-acre campus consists of a mix of historic and newer buildings that reflect the contemporary needs of the academic pr...ograms. Augsburg’s newest signature academic building, the Hagfors Center for Science, Business, and Religion, opened for classes January 8, 2018. In addition to its Minneapolis campus, Augsburg has a location in Rochester, Minnesota, and maintains international sites and staff in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Namibia.