Human Resources Specialist II
This position provides professional support and expertise in the design, implementation, and administration in a specific area of human resources including, but not limited to, employee relations, processing and records, benefits, training, and recruitment.
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.
- Implements 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.
- Provides guidance and assistance to university personnel regarding human resources policies and procedures.
- 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.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant 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 does not typically have supervisory responsibilities.
- Employment Law
- Payroll Administration
- HR Operations
- Staffing And Recruiting
- Compensation Management
- Human Resources Consulting
- Employee Counseling
- Employee Relations
- HR Policies, Standards, And Procedures
- Employee Contracts Management & Administration
- Employee Contract Regulations Compliance
- Performance Management
- Internal Resource Coordination
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