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The Human Resources Specialist serves as an advisor to BioMed departments on a wide variety of human resource functions including recruitment, hiring, onboarding, policy and procedure administration, equity reviews, job audits, and salary recommendations. Promoting a high-level service culture, the HR Specialist consults throughout the Division on all employment related functions, and serves as a key point of contact, resolving day-to-day issues and triaging issues to the Director as appropriate. The HR Specialist provides law and employment standards to managers, provides HR policy guidance and interpretation, and is a key point of contact for employment inquiries. Serves as a Workday liaison for the Division, providing expert guidance to all hiring managers for all related Workday processes, and provides supplemental and refresher trainings to BioMed staff.
Education & Experience
Bachelor’s degree required with 2-4 years’ human resources experience in higher education preferred; experience supporting scientific environment or academic medical environment preferred; or equivalent combination of education/experience
Demonstrated proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Google docs/forms
Experience with a HRIS database; prior experience with the Workday system is a plus
Cultural competency and experience working with diverse populations required
Strong commitment to a high-level service culture
Exceptional and effective interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
Professional demeanor, and business acumen to deal effectively with sensitive issues.
The ability to maintain confidentiality and show discretion when dealing with information of a sensitive nature
Attention to detail and possesses excellent problem solving and analysis
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to handle competing multiple priorities effectively
Demonstrated technological skills with MS Office and Google suites required
Ability to prioritize and work independently
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality
Knowledge of employment law as well as best practices in the area of employment, employee relations, and compensation
Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community
CRIMINAL BACKGROUND & EDUCATION CHECK REQUIRED
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Human Resources Specialist
BioMed Human Resources
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