HR Managing Consultant - Service Center of Excellence

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HR Managing Consultant - Service Center of Excellence


Central HR Human Resources AVP

About the University of Georgia:

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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time:

Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Advertised Salary:

$38,000, based on education and experience

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Open until filled:


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Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a full-time limited term position ending in June 2022 with potential to become a permanent position

Location of Vacancy:

Athens Area

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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

HR/EEO/OD Paraprofessional/Professional



Minimum Qualifications:

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Position Summary:

Employees in this classification apply, communicate and promote human resources procedural best practices that support the university in achieving stated goals and objectives. Employees participate, following established guidelines, in one or more human resources functional areas such as: benefits administration; career planning; classification; compensation; employee retention and organizational culture enhancement; employee relations; employment; environment, safety and health; equal employment opportunity; HR Information Systems; international employment; legal compliance; payroll; policy administration; organizational design; staff development; talent management; workforce planning and/or closely related programs.

Employees may be required to adapt procedures to address changing situations, needs and/or deadlines. Work involves developing and maintaining productive and collaborative work relationships and assessing and responding to client needs. Using a variety of specialized state-of-the-art technological systems and processes, employees identify, collect, format, organize and process data and information that support HR programs. Employees make decisions within policy guidelines; communicate policies, procedures and guidelines; evaluate patterns and recommend options. Employees are expected to maintain confidentiality of all information. Work is performed under general to limited supervision. Work may include supervising others, conducting training, and/or administering a human resources program(s).

This is a full-time limited term position ending in June 2022 with potential to become a permanent position

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

- Ability to work in fast paced work environment
- Ability to perform accurate data entry
- Verify and validate information within units in order to facilitate an efficient employment workflow process
- Maintain knowledge of HR operations, processes and procedures
- Ability to work effectively on an independent basis
- Ability to communicate effectively both oral and written form
- Ability to work with highly confidential and sensitive information
- Strong interpersonal skills, ability to project a positive and professional image

Physical Demands:

Regular office work.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit and P-Card policy:

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Interacting with HR Systems — Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

Documenting/Recording Information — Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.

Performing Administrative Activities — Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing transactions.
Getting Information — Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.

Making Decisions and Solving Problems — Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work — Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards — Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

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Communications & Outreach
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates — Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships — Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.

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Special Projects
Serves as a team member on projects with responsibility for developing solutions and/or meeting specified objectives related to human resource issues or programs.

Performs other duties as required.

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Posted: 6/8/2021
Application Due: 9/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time