Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Generalist is responsible for performing HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the Director of HR in supporting designated geographic regions. The Human Resources Generalist serves as the first point of contact for the department. This position provides support to administration, faculty, and staff on general human resources matters. The Human Resources Generalist handles a broad range of issues that are sensitive, confidential, and complex in nature.
The Human Resources Generalist performs activities that support recruitment and employment, including guidance and assistance to supervisors, applicants and new hires throughout the employment process. This position manages multiple email accounts as well as three and six-month evaluation processes for staff. This position utilizes many technologies to handle a wide variety of data entry, analysis, financial transactions and documentation for the department. The position also carries out a variety of duties in a human resources environment that include coordinating orientations, events, as well as other human resources functions. This position provides front line responsiveness and support to administration, faculty, and staff on general human resource matters.
The incumbent needs to be able to use independent judgement within an established set of guidelines.
This is a non-exempt (hourly) support position. The schedule for this position is 8 AM – 5 PM Monday through Friday.
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Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards)
Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position, such as a Bachelor’s Degree and three years of experience, an Associate’s Degree and five years of experience, or equivalent education and experience necessary for the position responsibilities. Experience in Human Resources, HR software (Cornerstone, Ellucian) and/or in an educational environment may be preferred.
Knowledge of: variety of standard administrative and business methods and procedures; project management; excellent verbal and written communication skills; standard Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel, and familiarity with other automated systems, software and office equipment.
Special skills or abilities directly applicable to the position: Attention to detail and accuracy in work, financial record keeping, ability to multitask and manager multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and use judgement. Ability to use and adapt to current technology in the workplace. Able to lead by example, embrace change, demonstrate flexibility, and interest in technological resources and advancements. Maintains high level of confidentiality, professionalism, and discretion at all times. General knowledge of current human resources laws and guidelines desired. Ability to exercise humor, teamwork, and fidelity in all aspects of work essential.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally competent environment and the ability to effectively interact with students, employees, and community members having diverse backgrounds. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.
To Apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, a resume, and a list of three professional references. Final candidates will be required to verify job related skills via online testing. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
External Applicants: Apply Online
Internal Applicants: Please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp for instructions on applying for a full time position as an internal applicant.
Review of application material will begin August 19, 2019.