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Job ID: 152007

Human Resources Generalist II/III
Auburn University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2020
Title Human Resources Generalist II/III
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Development HR Employment
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources

Job Summary
Under general/limited supervision, administers a variety of human resources related programs and processes within one or more areas of Human Resources including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, employment, employee relations, payroll, training and/or development which support the operational functions at a division level.

Essential Functions
Initiates and/or responds to inquiries concerning non-routine human resources programs. Provides advice and consultation to supervisors, managers, and department heads regarding human resources policies, procedures, and practices within a variety of HR specialties including, but not limited to, compensation, benefits, employment, employee relations, payroll, training and/or development. Provides recommendations for proactive human resources programs that support
the unit and University objectives.

Interprets HR policies, procedures, and practices and investigates complex issues, obtaining information from higher-level HR staff and/or referring as appropriate. Provides guidance and support to employees and management on HR policies and procedures.

Coordinates human resources functions within the division such as performance evaluation, merit, reclassification, training and development, etc. Provides guidance to management regarding the employment process including providing direction to search committees, developing appropriate behavioral interview questions, identifying appropriate candidate evaluation methodology, and finalizing salary offers.

May initiate, coordinate, and approve human resources and payroll transactions. May oversee the work of administrative support staff relating to the completion of forms and meeting deadlines.

Coordinates and assists with the development of unit-specific human resources policies, procedures, and programs while maintaining compliance with all federal and state laws and regulations including, but not limited to, ADA, FLSA, EEOC, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, FMLA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, USERRA, Title IX, and Equal Pay Act. Stays abreast of relevant regulatory changes in order to maintain compliance.

Researches and gathers background information on a variety of topics. Compiles information and prepares reports, letters, memos, and job-related documentation of a confidential nature. Creates and runs queries and analyzes HR-related data.

Acts as a liaison between employees or departments and University Human Resources. Investigates and resolves moderately-complex issues and employee concerns. Collaborates as needed with University Human Resources regarding Employee Relations matters.

Recommends process improvements that align with the University’s strategic plan in order to streamline processes, eliminate outdated programs and processes, and create efficiencies.

Promotes inclusion and diversity through specific human resources programs such as recruitment and employment activities.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

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