Personnel Associate – Human Resources Associate

Location
Saratoga Springs, New York
Posted
Apr 16, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Empire State College was established in 1971 by Dr. Ernest Boyer as a distinctive statewide institution focused on innovative and nontraditional teaching and learning.

The college continues its 47-year commitment experimenting with new, flexible, and individualized modes of learning through such practices as mentoring students throughout their academic studies, creating individualized degree plans, valuing learning gained from life and work experience, building professional and social student support communities and creating flexible modes of delivery to meet students' diverse learning preferences. The college now boast over 75,000 proud and successful alumni and partners while serving appropriately 17,500 students a year who want to expand their personal and professional horizons.  

Empire State College is a part of the SUNY System and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.  With headquarters in Saratoga Springs, New York, ESC serves mostly working adults pursuing associate, bachelor's and master's degrees online and onsite at 35 locations across the state of New York and abroad.

Job Description:

SUNY Empire State College seeks an experienced Human Resources Associate (State Title: Personnel Associate) in the Office of Human Resources located in Saratoga Springs, NY. The individual will be responsible for working closely with the HR team and college wide staff throughout all of our locations to assist with employee relations to include problem solving, coaching, and providing professional development in HR topics.

Additionally, the associate will identify and assess future and current training needs through job analysis, career paths, annual performance appraisals and consultation with managers. The successful candidate will deploy a wide variety of training methods, and conduct effective induction and orientation sessions. The incumbent will monitor and evaluate training programs to include effectiveness, success, ROI, and will periodically report on them. 

The Human Resources Associate will perform additional employee services functions to include providing benefits information, assisting with the staffing process, performance management, and will work closely with a team of HR staff and serve as a resource to college employees regarding issues related to compliance with SUNY policies, Civil Service Rules and Regulations, and collective bargaining agreements. 

The successful candidate will work collaboratively, have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, attention to detail, the ability to set priorities and communicate effectively in written/oral formats to all college faculty and staff. 

Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
  • 5 years of related human resource professional experience, minimum of three years of training in all areas of human resource professional development
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and web based systems
  • Demonstrated success in coaching supervisors and resolving day to day concerns

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience within SUNY in a human resources role; knowledge and experience in contract language and administration
  • Higher Education experience

Special Information: 

  • May involve occasional travel
  • VISA sponsorship is not available for this position

Additional Information:

Rank/Salary: $58,000+, dependent on qualifications.

Applications Due by:  Applications accepted until position is filled.

Empire State College is an EOE employer.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (518) 587-2100, ext. 2240. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (518) 587-2100, ext. 2800. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE SAFETY AND SECURITY WEBSITE AT http://www.esc.edu/safety-security

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