Job Location:
WNC – Carson City

Thank you for your interest in employment with our institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

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Human Resources
[email protected] 
2201 West College Parkway

Carson City, NV 89703

Job Description

Western Nevada College is recruiting for a Personnel Technician 2 at the Carson City, NV campus location. The Personnel Technician 2 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 as needed to ensure that our new employees and student workers have the most up to date information in terms of employment, benefits, and any other campus-related information or upcoming events. Duties will include:

Onboarding Employees & Student Workers

Serves as the on-boarding specialist. As new or rehired employees or student workers complete the hire process and enter the onboarding phase in Workday, this position sets up the on-boarding appointments prior to their first day of work. Assist employees in logging into email and Workday for the first time. Guides employees through the on-boarding process within Workday. Conducts new hire orientation as part of the onboarding process to ensure that new employees have an outstanding incoming experience, to include answers questions regarding employment and benefits, and provides a tutorial of Workday employee self-service and time clock features. Ensures that I-9 employment eligibility requirements have been met. Upload documents into Workday. Process all employment/benefit enrollment forms to specific agencies and BCN. Work closely with the Financial Aid, Student Coordinator on all matters relating to the student awarding, hire approvals, and on-boarding process.

Training & Development

Serves as the training specialist. Communicates with supervisors and employees on mandatory training, issues and assigns training to faculty and staff at hire and as required and manages the training records in Workday. Will assist the HR Assistant Director with organizing the Employee Learning & Development week, manages the schedule, and confirms faculty and staff registrations for workshops.

Human Resources Office Support

Provide support to the department; general clerical duties, receptionist duties to front desk, answer HR and payroll questions, respond to general HR email questions, assist employees and supervisors through Workday business processes. Conduct employee verifications. Monitor office supply inventory. Provide support to other HR staff with special projects. Assist with all employee events; Employee Learning and Development week, Wellness and Benefit Fair, Employee Appreciation Week, Open Enrollment, Training Workshops, and other special projects as requested. Ensure compliance with applicable statutes, laws, rules, procedures, and guidelines. Serve on appropriate WNC committees.

Human Resources Website 

Manage the HR website; provide updates as needed, upload documents. Update the website with training communication and event details. Work closely with the Digital Content Producer to ensure that the content within the HR webpage is up to date.

Record Management and Reporting

Managing employee files and training documentation in Workday, updating department forms, and submitting IT support tickets to make changes to our electronic forms on our webpage, including updates needed in the approval circulation process of electronic forms. Run and appropriately distribute scheduled reports in Workday.

Required Qualifications

This position requires graduation from high school or equivalent education and one (1) year of technical personnel/payroll experience;  OR  one (1) year of experience as a Personnel Technician I in Nevada  State service;  OR  an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with experience with Workday, Excel and Microsoft Word are encouraged to apply.


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 27 

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

For more information, visit the Classified Salary Calculator

Remarkable Retirement
Our retirement plan is beyond compare. WNC generously matches retirement contributions for Nevada PERS members at the rate of 14.875% or 15.5% depending upon the member’s elected retirement plan, Employer Paid or Employee/Employer Paid. 

Perks of Working at WNC

  • Beautiful campus located along numerous biking and walk trails.

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision – Health Insurance

  • Generous annual leave, sick leave, 13 paid holidays, and life insurance – Classified Benefits

  • The WNC Fitness Center offers free Faculty and Staff membership 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 https://www.compsych.com/services

  • 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. https://www.wnc.edu/cdc/

  • 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. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. More information can be found in the Classified Tuition Reimbursement 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 the academic and administrative departments and programs at WNC by providing personnel, benefits, payroll, affirmative action, and legal services. For more information, please visit the WNC Human Resources Office page.

Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program

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, please visit: Policy 4-3-9: Classified Family Grant-in-Aid – Western Nevada College (wnc.edu)



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 [email protected].

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 – (required)

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.