Associate Human Resources Generalist - Job Rotation Program
University of Wisconsin Madison
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Internal Number: 285585-AS
When you are part of the Job Rotation Program, you'll do important work that has impact, and you'll be supported in achieving your career goals. Our Job Rotation Program participants experience four 6-month rotation assignments in human resource positions over two years to provide broad exposure in different facets of human resources across campus. Join our program in this world-renowned university where every employee contributes to the Wisconsin Idea, located in one of the most livable cities in America!
Program Highlights: -Regular interactions with senior university leadership -Hands-on experiences in diverse settings across campus gaining exposure and mentoring opportunities -Participation with cohort in on-going professional development -Diverse assignments across business units and organizational functions that explore generalist and specialist pathways -Post-program transition to permanent role on campus including participation in a growing network of program alumni
Each rotation is uniquely designed through a combination of university priorities and individual interests. Employees are hired and onboarded as a cohort to provide a community experience with a focus on shared learning through work such as group projects, case studies and contributions to the development of the program overall. All three tracks of the program - Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology, prepare rotators to be well-equipped to transition to permanent roles on campus at the end of the program.
Upon successful completion of the program, rotating employees can expect: -A growth mindset and exposure to varied people, perspectives, and skills from a depth and breadth of experiences -A wide network of colleagues to appreciate the interrelatedness of roles and operations across campus -Greater involvement and ownership in your professional development -The ability to develop and grow in your role and pursue a career path that honors your values and interests
Prioritizing the employee experience cultivates a resilient and engaging culture within the Job Rotation Program and across the work environments you will be immersed in. Encouraging a diverse and inclusive organization is core to our values, that's why we nurture it in everything we do. We truly believe that by collaborating with people with different experiences we drive innovation and allow employees to thrive, which is essential for our future growth.
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.
25% 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
20% Receives, responds to, and resolves employee questions and problems
5% Represents unit/program at institutional workshops, informational meetings, and training sessions
10% Contributes to the development, implementation, interpretation, and revision of work unit Human Resources policies and procedures according to institutional and legal rules and regulations
10% Engage in developmental related activities specific to the Rotation Program and each Rotation assignment
5% Build relationships with the rotation departments, cohorts, alumni and JRP Manager and contributes to the growth and development of assigned departments and program overall
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 or equivalent work experience in Human Resources, Communications, Business Administration, Marketing, Psychology, or any other related field by start date
Required Qualifications: -Learning agility and desire for experience across the diverse domains of Human Resources -Adaptability to adjust to new work environments and flexibility to adjust actions and mindset to new situations -Effective communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills -Ability to take initiative in advocating and prioritizing workload and self-manage projects, handle multiple tasks, and work within ambiguity -Detail oriented and robust problem solving and decision-making skills -Strong human resources foundation -Reliable critical and conceptual thinking skills; ability to prepare, analyze and interpret human resources policy and procedures -Proficient in MS Office -Able to work with all levels of employees and management within the organization
Preferred Qualifications: -Prior relevant internship or entry-level experience -Demonstrated comfort in a dynamic environment -Knowledge of human resources principles, practices, and procedures -Experience with projects and day-to-day administrative hr work -Capability to conduct research, analyze data, and discuss workable solutions -Presentation skills
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. Please Note: The requirements for your work environment (onsite versus offsite) may change with each rotation.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 24 month appointment. This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
$53,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Fixed
The Job Rotation Program is designed to develop high-potential talent into future leaders of the university. Upon successful completion of the two-year program, participants receive an official program certification. Cohort members work with program management in the transition to permanent positions that are consistent with their career interests and the needs of the university.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. you must be a United States citizen or national, a lawful permanent resident of the United States, or a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment. The University cannot sponsor an H-1B or any other employment-based petition. In addition, UW-Madison is not an E-Verify employer and therefore we cannot accept F-1 OPT STEM Extensions for employment eligibility.
To begin the application process, please click the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a resume and provide answers to the following questions: 1. Why are you interested in the Rotation Program at UW-Madison and what do you hope to achieve from this experience? 2. What parts of Human Resources fascinate you and why? 3. What has been your biggest accomplishment in school or work that demonstrates your experience and/or interest with Human Resources?
Applicants with varied work and education backgrounds that have interest in a Human Resources career path are encouraged to apply.
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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.