10018385 Human Resources Specialist

Job description

Staff Application - please complete and email with supporting documentsSchool/Department: Office of Human Resources Primary Location: Macon Position: Staff Job Type: Full Time Position Close Date: Until Filled Description:

JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for providing administrative support and customer service for the Office of Human Resources operations.


  • Maintains the accuracy and timeliness of job postings for faculty and staff positions.
  • Creation of links to applications for members of search committees.
  • Manually transferring electronic application materials to search committee folders.
  • Answers telephone and greets visitors; provides information and assistance; takes messages; refers to appropriate personnel.
  • Prepares Personnel Change/Offer letters for existing and new employees.
  • Maintains the online directory (adding new employees and deleting departing employees).
  • Creates and maintains personnel filing system for OHR.
  • Schedules and organizes activities such as meetings, conferences and department activities.
  • Receive and log, date stamps and distributes mail.
  • Maintains training records.
  • Maintains organization of recruitment material.
  • Assembles new employee packages.
  • Processes employment verification requests and wage statements.
  • Enters basic information into People Soft HCM system.
  • Acts as back up to Human Resource Generalist.
  • Service a backup for processing background checks.
  • Helps maintain organizational charts.
  • Maintains checklist of annual and 6-month Performance Evaluations.
  • Orders name badges for new and existing employees.
  • Orders and maintain office supplies.
  • Handles sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Assists the Executive Director with various research projects and/or special projects.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


  • Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of computer and job-related software programs
  • Skill in prioritizing and organizing work
  • Skill in the use of such office equipment as a scanner, fax machine and copier
  • Skill in oral and written communication
  • Skills in interpersonal relations
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS: The Human Resources Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES: Guidelines include University policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.


  • The work consists of related administrative and customer service duties. Frequent interruptions contribute to the complexity of the position.
  • The purpose of this position is to provide administrative support and customer service for department operations. Success in this position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of those operations.


  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, faculty, staff, retirees, job applicants, other University System human resources staff, benefit providers, students, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems and to provide services.


  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.
  • The work is typically performed in an office.


QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or equivalent and at least three (3) years administrative assistant experience.


  • Associates degree in a related field from an accredited institution.
  • Five (5) years human resources related experience.
  • Experience with People Soft HCM system.
  • Higher Education experience a plus.


  • Position is non-exempt (bi-weekly paid).
  • Pay Grade 14.

TO APPLY: Application materials should be emailed as a Microsoft Word or Adobe.pdf attachment to: [email protected] with the subject line “10018385 Human Resources Specialist 2.12.2021”. Application materials are to include a resume, an MGA Staff application; a letter of interest which includes salary requirements; and three professional references. Paper application materials will not be accepted.

Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates.

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Posted: 2/14/2021
Application Due: 5/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time