HR Specialist for Classified Staff Operations

Job ID: 7092

Contract Title: Higher Education Assistant

Location: Queensborough Community College

Department: Personnel

Category: Managerial and Professional

Issue Date: November 20 2012

Closing Date: December 17 2012

Job Type: Full Time

FLSA: Non-exempt

General Duties:

Develops and administers processes and policies regarding Human Resources. 

- Advises employees and managers on Human Resources policies and guidelines; provides a high level of customer service in assisting members of the College community

- Supervises and administers one or more human resources programs such as recruiting, pay administration, employee orientation, employee benefits, data entry and recordkeeping, and performance appraisal/reappointment practices

- Maintains an in-depth understanding of CUNY rules and regulations, relevant laws and guidelines, collective bargaining agreements, and College policies, and applies these to his/her areas of responsibility

- Investigates regarding sensitive employee issues or complaints  

- Helps create innovative communications such as manuals, web pages, or employee meetings and provides these to the College community

- Performs related duties as assigned.

Campus Specific Information:

Reporting to the Director of Personnel, the HR Specialist  for Civil Service Operations will:

- Supervises classified staff operations of recruitment, record keeping and  processing

- Advises college department heads on recruitment, hiring procedures and compliance.

- Prepares ad hoc reports

- Maintains data to ensure accuracy in payroll and CUNYfirst systems in compliance with policies, contracts and regulations

- Liaison with CUNY Human Resources for personnel processing such as medical requirements, fingerprint reporting, and civil service list administration

- Authorizes civil service personnel and payroll transactions

- Authorizes position requests in CUNYfirst 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and four years' related experience required. 

Other Qualifications:

- Experience in supervision and management of staff

- Experience in managing a program or operations

- Experience in working with personnel and payroll data systems

- Experience in civil service operations

- Excellent communication skills

- Experience working with a diverse population 


Commensurate with experience and qualifications 

CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.

How To Apply:

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Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter. 

To Apply:

Equal Employment Opportunity:
We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. EO/AA Employer.

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