Madison, WI
Jun 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 102098-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Human Resources, Payroll

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102098

Working Title: Human Resources Coordinator

Official Title: HR ASST ADV(19510)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $17.25

Job Summary:

Starting pay is based on experience, with a minimum starting rate of $17.25 an hour.

The Center for Healthy Minds (CHM) was founded and is led by neuroscientist Richard J. Davidson. CHM's mission is to cultivate well-being and relieve suffering through a scientific understanding of the mind. CHM is a leader in rigorous, interdisciplinary basic and translational research aimed at understanding the mind and how to nurture well-being in ourselves and others. CHM communicates these findings to the world, inspires scientists to conduct further research and engages influencers to shift the culture to embrace well-being. The Center for Healthy Minds is an L&S research center with current expenditures in excess of $8.5 million, and is responsible for the oversight of approximately 126 paid employees annually. The majority of appointments are funded by multiple sources.

This position provides a variety of human resources activities in the areas of recruitment, classification, staffing, compensation, and performance management for the Center for Healthy Minds (CHM). This position is also the CHM benefits coordinator and will deliver and maintain individualized benefit information for CHM employees. This position is also responsible for all aspects of payroll processing at the CHM, establish and maintain payroll records for multiple employment types, including faculty, academic staff, post degree training (Research Associates, Research Interns, etc.), student assistants (Research Assistants, Project Assistants, etc.), university staff, temporary employee (TE) staff, and student hourly employees at CHM. This position requires excellent organizational and customer service skills.

Schedule Comment:

Monday - Friday, 40 hours per week with some flexibility


Brittany Thomson
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Your application must be received through Jobs at UW portal to be considered as a candidate. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and a factor to determine the most qualified candidates. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experiences in the following, if applicable, and where it was performed:
- Customer service, orientation/onboarding
- Payroll processing using Oracle/PeopleSoft or other web-based Human Resources System
- Immigration status applications and renewals
- Performance management tracking
- Using Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and Adobe

For questions on the position or the application process contact: Brittany Thomson at No phone calls please.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 07 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 23 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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