HR Generalist II

Job description

Job Title: HR Generalist II
Location: Savannah State Recruiting Loc
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 223163
About Us

Savannah State University established in 1890, is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia and the oldest institution of higher learning in the city of Savannah. The university’s students select majors from four colleges — Business Administration, Education, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, and Sciences and Technology. The campus is by far the most picturesque in the state of Georgia. The moss-laden sweeping oak trees, expansive marsh and historic architecture create a resplendent yet tranquil atmosphere. Beneath the beauty and splendor is a vibrant residential campus bursting at the seams with the vim and vigor of quality collegiate life: relevant academic majors, engaging lectures, cutting-edge research, quality student-faculty engagement and a nurturing environment.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, this position plays a key role in several Human Resources functions and operates within well-defined policies, practices, and procedures. This position is responsible for the end product of processes that are dependent upon department heads/managers following preset guidelines and have the latitude to make decisions as needed from position level in the Human Resources area. The HR Generalist II provides guidance to managers in talent acquisition and other Human Resources related issues; and to ensure compliance in the recruitment process. This position requires effective interaction with all areas of the University.

    Manage the online recruitment process
    Assist department hiring authority with advertising positions and meeting specific needs for vacancy announcement exposure
    Provide assistance in the coordination of recruitment activities; process background request
    Perform position description updates
    Create and maintain a reclassification process
    Manage performance evaluation process
    Assist departments with HR related policies and procedures
    Prepare responses to unemployment claims; attend unemployment hearings
    Provide continuous hands-on assistance/troubleshooting for employee access and use of HR online systems
    Provide assistance to applicants with navigation of the application portalManage administrative services functions i.e. purchasing, eProcurement, account reconciliation, etc.
Required Qualifications A Bachelor’s degree is required with five or more years of experience in an HR office; considerable knowledge and experience related to human resources issues. Must have strong work ethic and ability to safeguard confidential information. A demonstrated commitment to diversity with exceptional customer service skills required. Excellent communication and organizational skills and ability to multi-task are essential.

Preferred Qualifications

PHR/SHRM-CP or SPHR/SHRM-SCP certification.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Savannah State University, as determined by Savannah State University, its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Savannah Stare University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Savannah State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Savannah State University, Office of Human Resources at [email protected] Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Office of Human Resources at [email protected]




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