Human Resources Generalist III
This position provides professional support and expertise in the design, implementation, and administration of broad range of human resources functions or programs within an organizational unit. Responsible for the management of a broad range of human resources functions or serves as a team leader in the implementation of a comprehensive human resources program in a unit or area. Serves as a human resources consultant to the administration, faculty, and staff of an organizational unit.
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Responsible for the management of a one or more human resources functions or programs including, but not limited to, recruitment and staffing, employee and/or labor relations, job evaluation, benefits administration, organizational development and training. Has the authority to formulate, affect, interpret, and implement policies and operating practices associated with assigned area or programs.
- Communicates and interprets human resources policies and procedures for managers and employees.
- Investigates and resolves matters of significance including complex and unusual issues or employee complaints on behalf of management.
- Makes recommendations to management regarding human resource issues such as staffing, recruitment, and employee relations.
- Analyzes federal and state laws, and university regulations to ensure the University’s human resources programs are effective and consistent with legal and regulatory requirements.
- Serves as human resources consultant to faculty and staff by providing advice and guidance related to human resources. Advises managers and employees on state and federal employment laws, collective bargaining agreements, university regulations, and personnel procedures.
- Serves as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering policies/procedures, and resolving work related issues.
- Performs complex data analysis, prepares reports and/or presentations for management. Monitors the effectiveness of human resources policies and recommends revisions or modification to meet the needs of the university.
- May provide training and development services to increase workforce competence, employee engagement, or organizational capability.
- May serve as a team leader and/or oversee the work of lower level human resources personnel in assigned area.
Education and Experience
A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two year of appropriate experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Licensure and Certification
SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), HRCI Professional of Human Resources (PHR), or HRCI Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR) preferred
This position may have supervisory responsibility.
- Operational Functions
- Effective Communications
- Problem Solving
- Decision Making And Critical Thinking
- Managing Multiple Priorities
- Human Resources Policies, Strategies And Environment
- HR Policies, Standards, And Procedures
- Employee Relations
- Process Management
- HR Operations
- Knowledge Of Organization
- Employee Counseling
- Human Resources Consulting
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