Human Resources Representative

San Mateo County Community College District

Human Resources Representative

Posting Number: 2014479S

Department: Human Resources DIST (DEPT)

Location: District Office

Position Number: 1C0375

Percentage of Full Time: 100%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $73,308 (annual) - $93,564 (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 Human Resources Representative performs difficult and specialized administrative support in all areas of human resources, including recruitment, employment, orientation, benefits, compensation, staff development, collective bargaining, employee relations and retiree services. Under general supervision, the Human Resources Representative performs responsible and complex human resources functions and provides policy and procedural information about collective bargaining contract provisions and Human Resources department services to employees, job applicants, other educational institutions, business representatives, community organizations and the general public. The Human Resources Representative is expected to resolve problems and make independent decisions with minimum supervision. The employee provides policy and procedural information about Human Resources department services for active and retired employees, collective bargaining contract provisions. An extensive amount of public contact is required to respond to electronic and in-person inquiries concerning benefit programs, retirement plans, employment and contract rules and regulations, resource materials, policies and procedures. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity is 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 can be costly in public relations, employee time and money. A Human Resources Representative can direct the work student assistants and other staff as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to an Associate’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a closely related field
• Successful recent human resources experience of increasing responsibility in areas such as recruitment, selection, benefits administration, or classification and compensation
• Extensive public contact experience with people of diverse cultures, language groups and abilities
• Demonstrated skill in respectful, sensitive, and discreet communication
• Experience with the organization and implementation of various complex office procedures and forms
• Experience with training and leading the work of others
• Experience with the use of a database and a variety of computer software to compose and prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, and other written materials
• Experience setting up and maintaining confidential and other electronic and manual file systems
• Experience with research and compiling data for, formatting, and preparing statistical, financial and other reports
• Demonstrated skill in multi-tasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
• Demonstrated skill in oral and written communication
• Demonstrated skill in working as part of a customer service team
• Possession of a valid California Driver’s License (or the ability to obtain one) and the ability to drive throughout the District and off-site locations

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 multi-tasking to complete various workloads accurately and by required deadlines
9. Skill in setting up, tracking data in 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
13. Ability to perform heavy data entry at a computer, including working with details and complex processes
14. Ability to interpret and apply select written data to resolve minor and major problems

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: 09/11/2017

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.