The HR Associate will report to the Director of Administration and Finance in the Administrative Resource Center, College of Engineering. In partnership with hiring managers and faculty supervisors, the position will provide support in a variety of HR functions. The responsibilities include but are not limited to assisting and coordinating faculty and staff search efforts and the hiring process for all positions including faculty, staff, part-time, temporary, visitor, intern and volunteer. The HR Associate will execute action steps and oversee reappointment scheduling, promotions and terminations, annual performance appraisal process as well as the off-contract compensation program. Responsibilities also include the coordination of immigration sponsorship for employees as needed. The HR Associate serves as the liaison with University HR and Payroll on employee relations matters, troubleshooting system issues, trainings, and policy and procedures communications. The position will maintain accurate personnel file and records and will provide general HR report requests. The HR Associate will serve as back-up for team members during absences.
A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field with three years of experience in a customer focused environment. Proven ability to handle highly confidential information with discretion and sensitivity while exercising good judgment is required. Excellent written and verbal communications skills along with working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams). Must be a flexible team player with the ability to operate independently after initial project assignment and with periodic guidance.
Based on work experience, this position is available for HR Associate or Sr. HR Associate.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.