The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) is Stanford University's interdisciplinary research and teaching institute on international policy and international affairs. FSI is home to more than fifty faculty scholars and hundreds of other researchers and studentsundergraduates, graduate and post-doctoralwho share an academic interest in international policy questions and challenges. FSI sponsors research and teaching programs, convenes conferences and seminars and hosts lectures by leading scholars and policymakers to advance understanding of the most pressing international policy challenges facing the world today. FSI also seeks to influence and shape policy by communicating research, data and ideas both in public and private to journalists and policymakers.
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FSI seeks a Human Resources Administrator (HRA) to support the HR needs of our large, complex institute. FSI consists of research centers and programs that comprise approximately 400+ faculty, staff, researchers, students, and appointed visitors. Reporting to the Academic Affairs and HR Manager, the HRA will join a small team whose goal is to provide the best customer service to all FSI personnel. The HRA will serve as the first point-of-contact and oversee several important HR processes, including employee onboarding and separations, managing the hiring of part-time employees, timecard administration, and telecommuting arrangements. The HRA will work with the Academic Affairs and HR Manager to help facilitate annual HR programs, including the performance appraisal process, bonus, and salary setting programs. The HRA will help ensure departmental compliance with University HR policies, including required trainings, and communicate applicable human resources policies and procedures as necessary. The HRA will coordinate periodic employee morale activities.
In this role, you will:
Serve as a resource on human resources issues, effectively communicate human resources policies, and explain human resources processes and procedures. Resolve basic issues as appropriate. Refer other issues to human resources manager/director or supervisor for resolution.
Coordinate the recruitment process, including job postings, interview scheduling, and applicant disposition with hiring managers, human resources staff, and/or supervisors.
Support and coordinate employment activities (transactions and documentation). Assist in onboarding and exit process of staff.
May support the process (transactions and documentation) for academic and staff appointments/reappointments and student/post-doctoral appointments.
Coordinate and/or perform HRIS data management activities, including initiating transactions and running reports for compliance, audit, and metrics purposes. Ensure data integrity and serve as primary contact for identifying and resolving pay issues. May perform time and leave administration duties and input data to financial system.
Explain applicable disability and leave procedures and generate related correspondence; update and maintain reports to track leaves.
Assist in the communication of the annual performance appraisal process; review and track incoming performance appraisal forms.
Maintain personnel and human resources related files.
Provide general administrative support for human resources staff.
This is a 100% FTE, benefits-eligible position. Background check required for all final candidates. For consideration, please provide resume and cover letter.
To be successful in this role, you will bring:
Associate degree and two years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to learn and apply general human resources policies using problem solving skills.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and effectively handle highly sensitive and personal information with sound judgment, tact, and discretion.
Ability to consistently follow through with projects and assignments and meet deadlines.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Strong and effective interpersonal and customer service skills.
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Familiarity with human resource management systems, such as PeopleSoft and time/leave systems. Experience using email and internet.
In addition, preferred requirements include:
Interest in international policy and international affairs.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, and use a telephone.
Occasionally write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, sort/file paperwork.
Rarely kneel/crawl, operate foot and/or hand controls.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
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Note: The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
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