Human Resources Specialist

Updated: 7 months ago
Location: Chapel Hill, NORTH CAROLINA
Deadline: 28 Jan 2019

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Is this an internal only recruitment? No
Position Title Human Resources Specialist - Journey
Working Title Human Resources Specialist
Position Number 00035948
Vacancy ID P009566
Budgeted Hiring Range $46,480-$51,645
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Salary Grade Equivalent 66/GN08
Full-time/Part-time Permanent/Time-Limited Full-Time Permanent
If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment
Hours per week 40
Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Department Name and Number SCE - Human Resources-215100
Date First Posted 01/14/2019
Closing Date 01/28/2019
Position Location Chapel Hill, NC
Position Posting Category Human Resources

Position Summary Information

Department Description

The Vice Chancellor for Finance and Operations is the principal finance and business officer of the University. Responsibilities include oversight of financial planning, budgeting, and management; treasury; general accounting; foundation and investment funds; facilities planning, construction, and operations; purchasing; police; health and safety; transportation and parking; auxiliary enterprises; and real estate operations. The Human Resources Service Center of Excellence (SCE) performs HR services for units and employees within the division and also for other University customers located outside of F&O.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description

This position is a member of a 14 person Service Center team (Finance and Operations Service Center of Excellence) that provides HR support to various departments. Work includes performing recruitment, onboarding, and offboarding services for departments that include Transportation and Parking (T&P); UNC Police; and Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS). This work involves drafting recruitment documents, completing hiring proposals, completing background checks and employment verifications, conducting exit interviews, and entering related actions into the PeopleSoft (ConnectCarolina) HR/Payroll/Financial system. This position also is a primary time, leave, and payroll administrator for the Time Information Management TIM (Kronos) system for designated departments, especially for Police and T&P. This work includes managing time records, checking for wage-hour compliance and accuracy, and explaining leave and timekeeping policies to employees. The position also provides guidance on salary increase proposals, initiates and calculates salary requests, and performs salary administration analysis within State and University guidelines. The position advises departments and peers on ways to make equitable salary decisions based on relevant job factors. The HR Specialist reviews and recommends position classification and compensation requests for positions that are both subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) and Exempt from the State Human Resources Act (EHRA Non-Faculty). While the focus on this position is primarily on T&P, Police, and EHS, the position may be called upon to provide service to other areas of the SCE in addition to the areas assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Excellent written and oral communication skills, sound business judgment and ability to interact with personnel at all levels of the Division and University. Must demonstrate a working knowledge of federal and state employment laws and regulations and have some experience in consulting with internal clients on some combination of recruitment, compensation, employee relations, position classification or employee benefits matters. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality required. This position also requires a high level of detail and organization, professionalism and discretion, excellent customer service skills, and an ability to adapt easily, follow through, complete tasks and resolve issues.
Strong customer service background. Proficiency in Office (Word, Excel and Outlook). Proficiency in or ability and willingness to learn database software. Strong ability to work independently required. Ability to analyze a situation and make decisions based on interpretation of policies and procedures. Ability to build and maintain strong positive working relationships with colleagues both internal and external, and ability to communicate effectively to diverse audiences as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous HR experience and experience with PeopleAdmin, PeopleSoft, LawLogix, and Kronos preferred. Three or more years of professional level human resources experience and knowledge of/experience with hiring policies and procedures/issues.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Special Physical and Mental Requirements
Position/Schedule Requirements Evening work occasionally, Overtime occasionally, Weekend work occasionally
Position Attributes
Stimulus/ARRA Funded No
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