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HCM Specialist, University Services Central Business Office – Georgetown University

Job Overview

The HCM Specialist, a member of the University Services Central Business Office, supports one or more functional units via accurate and timely processing of all staffing transactions and maintenance of faculty, staff, and student employee records in the university’s Human Capital Management (HCM) system.  They collaborate with a cross-departmental team to coordinate the production and processing of compliant supporting documentation and shepherding the transactions from inception to completion. As well, they provide exemplary customer service to a diverse group of constituents, acting as the primary point of contact and subject matter expert to guide users and troubleshoot/resolve HCM issues as they arise.

Work Interactions

Reporting directly into the University Services Admin Service Center, the HCM Specialist collaborates with a team of HCM Specialists to ensure the effective and timely service of HCM transactions for the team’s assigned units. They provide exceptional levels of service by working closely with the HRIS, Compensation and Classification, Payroll and Recruiting departments; and serves as first point of contact and coordinator for employees, managers, and administrators in their assigned units.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Up to 2 years of relevant experience [note: consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education and experience]
  • Demonstrable skills using document and spreadsheet software – e.g., MS Word, Google Docs, and Excel
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of constituents
  • Strong organizational, analytical and time-management skills
  • Ability to act with sensitivity and confidence, particularly in working with confidential data

Preferred qualifications

  • 3+ years of work in Human Resources
  • Workday experience

Work Mode: Telework. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the Department of Human Resources website.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

The Georgetown University community is committed to our public health approach and the important role that vaccines play in contributing to the safety of our University and our broader communities. Georgetown University requires students, faculty, staff and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot when eligible, or to have an approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement applies to all faculty and staff, including teleworking employees. Complete details and updates can be found in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center.