The Office of Interdisciplinary Professional Programs (InterPro) seeks a HR Generalist responsible for recruiting, classification and compensation, onboarding, employee change transactions, assisting managers with the creation of position descriptions, and to be the first point of contact for employee relations issues. The person in this position will advise managers regarding performance management, hiring, salary increase requests, and terminations. The position will be supervised by the Department Administrator but work closely with an HR manager in the College of Engineering. The HR Generalist will be a backup for the Payroll & Benefits Specialist.
Provides human resources (HR) information and support to a work unit regarding more than one HR functional area to ensure timely and accurate transaction processing. Maintains personnel records and assists with work unit operational policy development.
35% Provides consultation, performs analytics, and/or maintains personnel files, communications, and materials for work unit through various mediums
25% Executes and audits work transactions and changes adhering to established policies and procedures to meet anticipated deadlines
10% Receives, responds to, and resolves employee questions and problems
5% Represents unit/program at institutional workshops, informational meetings, and training sessions
25% Contributes to the development, implementation, interpretation, and revision of work unit Human Resources policies and procedures according to institutional and legal rules and regulations
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Preferred Bachelor's Degree in HR, Communications, or related
Requirements: -2 years experience in HR -Experience applying federal and state labor and employment laws -Recruiting experience
Preferred: -PHR or SHRM-CP certification -Ability to maintain confidentiality and build rapport with all levels of the organization -Experience recruiting hard to fill positions
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications Employees in this role can expect a generous benefits package, including 5+ weeks of paid time off, participation in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) pension plan, 403(b) and 457(b) retirement saving plans, health insurance, paid professional development opportunities, a hybrid flexible workplace environment, and more. Learn more at https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/.
The search committee will review all application materials after the posted deadline. We will notify selected applicants to participate further in the selection process directly. References will be requested of final candidates. All applicants will be notified after the search is complete and a candidate has been selected.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
How to Apply:
To begin the application process, click on "Apply Now". Applicants must apply through job #270809 on the Jobs at UW website (www.jobs.wisc.edu) by submitting a resume by the consideration date.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.