Senior Human Resources Representative

San Mateo County Community College District

Senior Human Resources Representative

Posting Number: 2014454S

Department: Human Resources DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: 1C0274

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $81,468 (annual) - $104,040 (annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

The Senior Human Resources Representative performs complex paraprofessional work involving activities including, but not limited to, compensation, leave accounting, recruitment, hiring, orientation, employment, staff development, labor relations, ADA accommodations and ergonomic assessments, and/or other related duties. Under general supervision, the Senior Human Resources Representative performs responsible and complex human resources functions: formulates, interprets and implements District policies and procedures; interprets and applies federal law, interprets and provides information about collective bargaining contract provisions, and shares District policy and human resource department services with employees, other educational institutions, business representatives, community organizations and the general public. An extensive amount of public contact is required to respond to electronic and in-person inquiries concerning compensation and leave accounting, contract rules and regulations, resource materials, policies and procedures. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to select and apply policies and procedures to the resolution of minor and occasional major problems that arise. The consequences of errors in judgment and accuracy can be costly in public relations, employee time, resources, and District liability. The Senior Human Resources Representative is distinguished from other Human Resources positions by: (1) the nature, responsibility, analysis, complexity, and technicality of the work, (2) the requirement for independent decision-making, and (3) employee interactions. A Senior Human Resources Representative supervises the work of lower level Human Resources staff and student assistants as assigned. The Senior Human Resources Representative is a Confidential employee.

Minimum Qualifications: Please note that the requirements of the position could change depending on the needs of the office. The employee could be assigned to other areas of Human Resources, including recruitment, applicant services, employment, orientation, compensation, staff development, retiree services, or a variety of other functions.

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration or a closely related field
• Successful recent human resources experience of increasing responsibility in areas such as compensation, benefits, leave management, recruitment, selection, orientation, and employment
• Extensive public contact experience with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities
• Demonstrated skill in respectful, sensitive and discreet communication
• Skill in the use of a database and a variety of software to prepare and format complex spreadsheets, correspondence, reports, surveys, and other written materials
• Experience setting up and maintaining confidential and other electronic and manual file systems
• Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication, including public speaking
• Experience with research and compiling data for, formatting, and preparing statistical, financial and other reports
• Demonstrated skill in accuracy of computations of salary information
• Demonstrated skill in multi-tasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
• Demonstrated skill in working as part of a customer service team
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License and the ability to drive a motor vehicle to off-site locations are required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of principles and practices of recruitment and selection generally associated with a central human resources department
2. Knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations such as EEO, ADA, Title 5, Title VII, FLSA, DFEH, California Education Code and other codes that relate to employment law
3. Skill in respectful, sensitive and effective public contact with people of diverse cultures, racial and language groups, and abilities
4. Skill in research, compiling, formatting data for, and presenting a variety of statistical, demographic and other detailed reports
5. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
6. Skill in written communication
7. Skill in use of a database and a variety of computer software to enter and track data, compose, format and prepare correspondence, reports, spreadsheets and presentations
8. Skill in multitasking to complete various workloads accurately and by required deadline; working with attention to detail and complex processes
9. Skill in setting up, tracking data, and maintaining complex, confidential employee and other electronic and manual file systems
10. Skill in working discreetly with confidential and sensitive information and records
11. Ability to work effectively as part of a customer service team
12. Ability to interpret bargaining agreement language; apply select written data to resolve minor and major problems
13. Ability to work in an adaptable and flexible environment
14. Skill in tact, patience, confidentiality, sensitivity, and discretion

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. The District pays all or a portion of monthly medical plan premiums (depending on the coverage) and pays all of the monthly dental and vision plan premiums for employees and eligible dependents. Additional paid benefits include life insurance, salary continuance insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program. Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California. Optional tax-deferred 403(b) and 457 retirement plans are also available.

First Review Date: 07/12/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.