Human Resources Specialist

Job description

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Human Resources Specialist

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Full-time or Part-time::

Full Time


Human Resources

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Hiring Range::

$38,865.00 - $43,823.00

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Description of primary duties and responsibilities::

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The purpose of the Human Resources Department at Fayetteville State University is to support the institutional mission by providing comprehensive and timely human resource services with respect to recruitment and employment, benefits administration, classification and salary administration, staff development and training, employee safety and health, and employee relations for all staff employees, SHRA and EHRA Non-Faculty. The Human Resources Department also monitors the recruitment and hiring process, and provides benefit administration and other HR services for faculty members. In addition, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources is designated as the University Affirmative Action Officer with full responsibility for the University’s programs of Equal Employment Opportunity through Affirmative Action.

Description of Work Continued::

Primary Purpose of the Position:

This position provides technical and administrative support for the University’s benefits programs to include, but not limited to, data entry of all fringe benefit information into Banner and benefit vendor systems, and ensuring payment to all benefit vendors is made in an accurate and timely manner. The Human Resources Specialist assists employees with benefits inquiries related to new enrollments and changes, and plans and conducts benefits education activities for employees. The Specialist is also responsible for workers’ compensation claims intake.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::

Graduation from a four year college or university; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge skills and abilities::

Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication, customer service, and problem resolution skills; ability to accurately perform data entry for long periods of time; aptitude to reconcile and balance vendor invoices against the employee/employer contribution registers; requires mental concentration; and ability to prioritize and handle multiple functions with accuracy, and a strong attention to detail.

Ability to listen and ascertain the needs of employees and customers; to find and communicate accurate information concerning processes, policies and procedures to internal and external customers; and to respond to employees and customers tactfully and courteously.

The person in this position must have a strong Microsoft Excel background, and working proficiency with Microsoft Word, as well as experience using web-based data systems and programs and document imaging systems. The person in this position uses a computer, printer, copier, and fax machine on a daily basis.

Preferred Qualifications::

Bachelor’s degree in business, or related field; proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint; previous experience using HRIS systems and/or databases; and knowledge or prior use of web page design programs.

Closing Date::


Open Until Filled::


Other Information:

If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.

EEO Statement::

This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).

Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

Veteran's Statement:

Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.




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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 6/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time