John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) led by President Karol V. Mason, and an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.
The College participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and offers bachelor???s and master???s degrees in traditional criminal justice-related fields of study as well as in a robust portfolio of liberal arts and sciences programs that highlight themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. John Jay College seeks staff and faculty members who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education.
Reporting to the Associate Director of Human Resources, the HR Generalist will provide professional support of human resources operations across all employee types including faculty and administrative employees. This includes interpretation of University HR policies, providing consultation and advice on HR related issues, and implementing HR strategies and plans within the department. This position will supervise human resources staff and be responsible for assuring that the unit???s personnel actions and activities are in compliance with Federal, State, and University policies and support the University???s equal opportunity and diversity goals.
In addition to the CUNY Title overview, responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Administer processing of all employment actions related to various employee classifications, including but not limited to new hire, appointment/reappointment and separation process.
Oversight and support and of employee background and credentials checking and assure employee onboarding activities are conducted in a timely manner.
Create reports and analysis for the department regarding HR trends and metrics utilizing internal reporting tools.
Track and analyze key metrics to monitor employee satisfaction and continuously improve HR service delivery to internal staff.
Recommend, plan and implement human resources policies, procedures and best practices for the department.
Assure that HR transactions are processed in a timely and accurate manner in the department with attention to data integrity.
Provide supervision and oversight of assigned HR staff including hiring, coaching, training and managing performance.
Assist the AVP for Administration and the Human Resources Director in the implementation and maintenance of University and College initiatives.
Recommend new processes that will create higher efficiencies in the office.
Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work in the office, and this position is based in New York, NY.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
Bachelor's degree and four years' related experience required.
Experience in Higher Education Human Resources.
SHRM Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-CP) or other applicable professional certification.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access) Outlook, PeopleSoft or other Human Resources Information System.
A strong work ethic and ability to maintain confidentiality and safeguard employee information.
Ability to interact and work collaboratively on a team in assisting diverse faculty and staff members.
Excellent customer service, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Detail oriented with the ability to multi-task with multiple priorities and deadlines.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Administers various Human Resources functions and programs for one or more employee group(s) exercising discretion and independent judgment.
Oversees two or more human resources functions for an employee group, such as, but not limited to, staffing, recruitment, employee relations, appointment administration, compensation, human resource information systems (HRIS), training and development, benefits, and/or administration of HR policies, procedures, and programs.
Ensures human resources functions, programs, and actions are in compliance with university rules and regulations, collective bargaining agreements, employment laws, and college policies and procedures.
Interprets and provides professional counsel and advice to employees and managers on HR programs and policies, CUNY rules, collective bargaining agreements, and applicable employment laws. Researches and resolves multifaceted human resources issues.
Recommends new approaches, best practices, policies, and systems to improve office efficiency and services provided.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Higher Education Assistant
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
$62,411 - $79,188
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
HOW TO APPLY
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Once you have registered or logged in with your user name and password, upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references as one document.
Review of resumes to begin January 18, 2023.
Posting closes on February 1, 2023.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice is a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY) and an internationally-recognized leader in educating for justice. John Jay is a federally designated Hispanic-serving institution, it is ranked third in the nation in Black student success, and it is a top ten institution for promoting student social mobility. John Jay is proud to serve a diverse and dynamic student body of 15,000 students that includes nearly fifty percent of students who are first in their family to attend college as well as students who are immigrants, from low-income families, or from other historically underrepresented groups.