Department Human Resources Contact

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Columbia, SOUTH CAROLINA

Posting Number STA00253PO20
Classification Title Administrative Assistant
Internal Title Department Human Resources Contact
Campus Columbia
Work County Richland
College/Division College of Arts and Sciences
Department CAS Chemistry and Biochemistry
Band 4
Advertised Minimum Salary $33,458
Advertised Salary Range $33,458
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per Week 37.5
Work Schedule

8:30 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 12 months
Job Search Category Human Resources/Legal

Benefit Eligibility Type Full-Time Equivalent (FTE)
South Carolina Retirement Yes
State Insurance Programs Yes
Annual Leave Yes
Sick Leave Yes

Advertised Job Summary

Serve as Department Human Resources Contact for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Duties will include managing, providing assistance, oversight, and guidance to the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry on hiring/rehiring/terminating, etc. processes for grant-funded employees, full-time equivalent faculty and staff, part-time teaching faculty, dual employees, temporary employees, affiliates, and adjunct faculty. The Department HR Contact will review and submit various human resources actions, including but not limited to, summer ECOM, creating, updating, and/or submitting position descriptions, creating and submitting job requisitions, generating new hire and rehire actions to the College, dual appointments, assigning onboarding tasks for new hires, and submitting resignations and various leave documents. Must be willing to contribute to the overall success of the College by performing other duties as required or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of work experience that is directly related to the area of employment, or high school diploma and 8 years work experience that is directly related to the area of employment; or equivalency.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer someone with human resource experience working in PeopleAdmin and HCM PeopleSoft. Prefer someone with extensive knowledge of the University’s personnel policies, procedures and practices.


Able to work with minimal supervision. Effective time management skills are necessary. Ability to manage multiple tasks and handle deadline pressures are needed. Dedication to exceptional customer service is required. Effective written and oral communication skills are needed.

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Hazardous weather category Non-Essential

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date
If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date
Job Open Date 03/27/2020
Job Close Date 05/11/2020
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicant

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
We are only accepting applications submitted by May 11, 2020.

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