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Job ID: 128930

HR Generalist
University of Idaho

Date Posted Sep. 11, 2019
Title HR Generalist
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Human Resources

University of Idaho

HR Generalist

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Human Resources

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $20.17 - $21.36 per hour, depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Human Resources, the HR Generalist supports the HR office by providing assistance to employees for the benefit programs, including but not limited to: administering leave programs, family medical leave, short/long term disability, assisting with complex benefit issues; and assisting with eligibility. They will review, research and make appropriate corrections to benefit deductions, collaborate with vendors regarding benefit matters, and conduct benefit orientation. They will coordinate with and support Employment Services with regard to leaves of absence, Family and Medical Leave, ADA (Americans with Disabilities), and employee relations case management. This position also provides human resource generalist services by partnering with internal customers within the University of Idaho. The HR Generalist will work closely with units and departments to provide support on Human Resources issues including, but not limited to: recruitment and hiring, employee relations and other HR functional areas. This position interprets and applies University procedures, policies and business processes, plans and carries out work independently and timely, and is responsible for coordinating within designated area of subject matter expertise. This position will partner with Human Resources to create cross functional teams in order to create solutions for units and departments.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree in related field and 1 year of employee benefits/human resources related experience or 5 years of employee benefits/human resources related experience.
-Experience in three (3) or more of the following areas: benefits, recruitment, classification, compensation, employee relations, training and development, equal employment and affirmative action, reasonable accommodation, Fair Labor Standards Act.
- Experience interpreting and applying personnel administration practices, equal employment opportunity concepts and legal requirements to explain Federal and State Law, policies and procedures to employees, supervisors and high level leadership in a group or individual setting.
- Experience managing HIPAA related information and maintaining confidentiality of sensitive materials.
- Experience analyzing information and researching a variety of sources to identify and resolve problems or issues, and making recommendations for resolutions in a proactive and reactive atmosphere.
- Experience advising a diverse population of employees in personnel and benefits
- Experience interpreting, explaining and applying HR laws, rules and requirements.
- Experience analyzing complex personnel/benefit problems and developing alternatives and recommendations.
- Experience working independently and on a team.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree
- Experience working with a self-funded health plan.
- Knowledge of higher education or state government personnel policies and procedures.
- Experience conducting training and/or making public presentations.
- Human Resource/Benefits experience in a higher education setting.
- Strong customer service, problem-solving, and verbal and written communication skills
- Demonstrated experience working collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies.
- Understanding of job analysis methods, and/or job classification concepts.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002278P

Posting Date: 07/31/2019

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Posting will remain open until a suitable applicant pool is identified.

Please explain in detail how you meet each qualification in your letter of qualification.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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