<p>Summary of Position:<br />This position serves as a resource for the supervisors, administrators, staff and students of the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance. Providing assistance with recruitment, hiring, onboarding, benefits, leave of absences, payroll and performance management in a complex and culturally diverse atmosphere. This position reports to the HR Director and will assist with creating and implementing the HR best practices.<br /><br />Responsibilities:<br />40% - Staffing/classification & compensation:<br />Advise supervisors on recruitment and hiring procedures and best practices; work with hiring manager to determine appropriate job classification and pay rate; edit job description as needed; draft offer letters; post open positions to online recruiting system; assist with reviewing applications and identifying qualified candidates when needed, serve as point of contact for candidate questions about the position and the GPS Alliance; coordinate (and deliver HR portions of) onboarding and offboarding process; serve as primary employee benefits contact; assist supervisors on submission of reclassifications; assist with gathering and analyzing data necessary for retention and equity salary increases; assure compliance with Bargaining Unit contracts, Civil Service rules, student employment, P&A policies, and annual salary administration; work with International Student and Scholar Services to process visa applications for GPS Alliance staff<br /><br />30% Employee/Labor Relations:<br />First point of contact for staff and supervisors within the GPS Alliance for HR questions; provide policy information regarding layoff/non-renewal, overtime, FMLA, etc.; assist with annual performance appraisal administration; work with HR director to deliver training to employees related to HR best practices; escalate conflicts and diversity issues to HR director but continue to assist in resolution as necessary; provide Civil Service, Bargaining Unit, student employment, and P&A policy information as needed; keep up-to-date on employee rules, contracts & policies<br /><br />20% - HRMS/Payroll and Records Management:<br />Review and analyze payroll data and reports to ensure accuracy; verify and enter employment/payroll data into HRMS system from HRMS forms and other documents; actively track upcoming data changes to ensure completion; answer payroll questions and serve as a resource to supervisors and employees on payroll policies and procedures; provide training to supervisors and employees regarding payroll best practices and system processes; personnel records management<br /><br />10% Other - Attend necessary training related to HR and Payroll, prepare and manage HR reports, and work on HR special projects/committees as assigned.</p>
<p>Required Qualifications:<br />Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related fields; or a combination of related education and work experience to equal four years; experience with HRMS appointment and/or payroll experience; working knowledge of and experience with employee benefit programs; experience with staffing and recruiting; customer service experience; experience handling confidential and time-sensitive materials<br /><br />Preferred Qualifications:<br />Experience with project management software; University of Minnesota HRMS/payroll experience; demonstrated experience with U of M HR policies and procedures; experience interacting effectively and establishing cooperative work relations with all levels within an organization; must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others; experience prioritizing and multitasking in a fast paced environment; demonstrated ability/adaptability to learn new technologies/programs</p>
Internal Number: 323876
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