Job Location:
WNC – Carson City

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Human Resources
2201 West College Parkway

Carson City, NV 89703

Job Description

Western Nevada College is recruiting for a Personnel Technician 1 at the Carson City, NV campus location. The Personnel Technician 1 will provide support to the Human Resources Department and serve as the on-boarding specialist. The ideal candidate should be motivated to provide an outstanding onboarding experience and be creative in developing new procedures. Duties will include:

Onboarding Employees

Serves as the onboarding specialist. As new or rehired employees complete the hire process and enter the onboarding phase in the HR information system, Workday, this position: sets up the on-boarding appointments prior to their first day of work, assists employees in accessing email and Workday for the first time, guides employees through the onboarding process within Workday, conducts new hire orientation as part of the onboarding process to ensure that new employees have an outstanding experience, answers questions regarding employment and benefits, provides a tutorial of Workday employee self-service features, ensures that I-9 employment eligibility requirements have been met, processes all employment/benefit enrollment forms, and works closely with the Financial Aid, Student Coordinator for onboarding student workers.

Training & Development

Serves as the training coordinator, communicates with supervisors and employees on mandatory training, assigns training and manages the training records, manages the learning management platform, Vector.

Human Resources Office Support

Provides administrative support for the HR team including: general clerical duties, employee support, answering general HR and payroll questions, assisting employees and supervisors through Workday business processes, coordinating employment verifications, maintaining office supply inventory, providing support to other HR staff with special projects, assisting with all employee events, and other projects as requested. Ensures compliance with applicable statutes, laws, rules, procedures, and guidelines. Serves on appropriate WNC committees.

Human Resources Website 

Manages the HR website: provide updates as needed, uploads documents, updates the website with training communication and event details, and works closely with the Digital Content Producer to ensure that the content within the HR webpage is up to date.

Record Management and Reporting

Manages employee files and training documentation in Workday. Runs and distributes Workday reports.

Required Qualifications

  • This position requires graduation from high school or equivalent education and two (2) years of clerical experience that included extensive public contact and customer service, recordkeeping, document processing, and the application of policies and regulations; OR

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Workday, Microsoft Office, and Google Workspace

Experience at a State of Nevada agency, or similar civil service setting


The typical work schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm and requires flexibility to work a varied schedule that may include an occasional evening; this is subject to change based on organizational needs.

Compensation Grade

Grade 25

The classified employee pay scale is divided into 10 steps within each grade. Most employees start at a step 1 and are eligible for an annual step increase with satisfactory performance, until they reach the maximum, step 10. Classified employees are eligible for any legislatively approved cost of living increases (COLA). 

To view the classified compensation schedules, please visit: Classified Compensation. Select Salary schedule, PP01.

Remarkable Retirement
Our retirement plan is beyond compare. WNC generously matches retirement contributions for Nevada PERS members at the rate of 17.5% or 16.75% depending upon the employee’s elected retirement plan, Employer Paid or Employee/Employer Paid. 

Employees are enrolled in The Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada (PERS) upon hire.  For information on contribution rates, please visit:  NV PERS Contribution Rates

Perks of Working at WNC

  • Beautiful campus located along numerous trails

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision – Health Insurance

  • Generous annual leave, sick leave, 12 paid holidays, and life insurance – Classified Benefits

  • The WNC Fitness Center offers free Faculty and Staff memberships – WNC Fitness Center

  • Workers’ compensation is paid 100% by the employer. It covers employees in the event of work-related injuries.

  • ComPsych our Employee Assistance Program offers resources and assistance to Faculty and Staff – EAP Program

  • Discounted WNC Staff rates for our Child Development Center which has received Four Star Recognition from the Nevada Silver Star Quality Rating and Improvement System. Child Development Center

  • Voluntary benefits including: accident, disability, legal services, and more – Voluntary Benefits

  • Free parking and plenty of it!

  • No state income tax!

Grants-in-aid for Classified Employees
WNC is proud to provide a reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Classified employees can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. More information can be found in the Classified Tuition Reimbursement Policy.

Grants-in-aid for Family Members of Classified Employees 

Additionally, we offer a Classified Family Grant-in-Aid for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents of classified employees (working at least a 50% full-time equivalent).

For more information can be found in the Classified Family Grant-in-Aid Policy.

Department Information
WNC Human Resources is committed to providing quality services in a professional, caring and consistent manner, while partnering with the WNC community to foster a work environment that attracts and inspires excellence in people.

Human Resources supports all academic and administrative departments and programs at WNC. For more information, please visit the WNC Human Resources Office page.



Full-Time Equivalent


Required Attachment(s)

Please note, once you submit your application the only attachment/s viewable to you will be the attachment/s to the resume/CV section of the application. Any additional required attachment/s to the cover letter, references, additional documents sections of the application, will not be viewable to you after you submit your application. All uploaded attachment/s will be on the application for the committee to review. To request updates to attachments, prior to the committee review of applications, please contact the candidate helpdesk at jobs@unr.edu.

Attach the following attachment(s) to your application

Resume/CV – (required) List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

Cover Letter – (optional)

Contact Information for Three Supervisory References – (required) Please make a note if you do not want your present employer contacted unless necessary to determine your qualifications for the position.

Transcripts – (optional) If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the position.

Veteran Interview Consideration – (optional) – To receive interview consideration for veterans and veterans with a service-connected disability, proof is required at the time of application. Please attach proof electronically to your application under the Veteran Document(s) section. (Examples of acceptable documents include DD-214, disability letter from Veteran's Administration, etc).

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Newly hired faculty must assure that their official transcript is sent by the degree granting institution(s) to Western Nevada College, Human Resources Office within 30 calendar days from the effective date of employment. 

Academic degrees must have been awarded by regionally accredited institutions.

Employment is contingent on the completion of appropriate background verification, which may include criminal history, credit history, sex and violent offender registry, education verification, licensure, and employment history to be administered by the Western Nevada College Human Resources office.