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Position Summary: Responsible for coordinating and managing the human resources program for the Institute of Government, including recruitment and placement, identification of wage/salary classification, orientation, and employee benefits activities. Provide a variety of complex administrative functions and program assistance for Associate Director for Administration, as well as the Institute as a whole. Work is performed in accordance with policies, rules, regulations, and requires independence of action, excellent judgment, professional demeanor, and confidential treatment and discretion.

Responsibilities: Manage recruitment/hiring procedures for faculty/staff: Serve as primary point of contact for Institute of Government's divisions in all human resources activities; request approval to advertise from EOO, OVPPSO, and Office of the Provost; complete and process required paperwork and online documentation; assist divisions as needed regarding internal and external requirements (preparing appropriate documents; following required hiring procedures; etc.); manage all Institute of Government's iPAWS transactions including posting positions; ensure compliance with I-9 and various federal, state, and University regulations; prepare faculty hiring packets for OVPPSO and BOR; enter information in F.I.R.S.T. Initiate and provide professional human resources services for the Institute of Government including developing and carrying out new faculty/staff orientation and training programs, updating Institute hiring guidelines as needed, identifying classification/compensation levels, benefits information, and maintaining reports concerning human resources activities. Assist in coordinating the faculty and staff annual performance evaluations and work plans.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree plus five (5) years of experience in the field of Human Resources.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 7/11/2018
Application Due: 9/10/2018
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