Human Resources Consultant 2

Edmonds Community College
Lynnwood, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Edmonds College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The college values its talented, diverse workforce and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity and equity. Edmonds College is an equal opportunity employer. Edmonds College invites all individuals to apply and as an equal opportunity employer, we also encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and groups to apply for this position.

Human Resources Consultant 2 - Faculty Workload


This position independently performs professional-level human resource assignments in the area of compensation and position classification at Edmonds College. Consults with and provides assistance to managers, staff, and faculty regarding human resource issues. This position utilizes the ctcLink operating system (HCM and CS) as well as external technology tools for personnel data entry, processing and approval of faculty contracts, and special assignment payment requests. In addition, this position conveys information on complicated issues as they relate to compensation, including federal and state laws, Higher Ed rules, and the Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBA) of the college. This position works under the general guidance of Faculty Workload Manager who typically reviews outcomes and provides advice or direction as needed. Work performed is complex, but the impact of decisions is generally limited. Assignments normally involve making decisions and judgments within established precedents.

Duties and Tasks

Research and respond to questions from employees regarding their paychecks and deductions. First line of response and initial research into payment discrepancies. Research and respond to requests for W-2 and prior year pay statements.

Maintain employee job records - Ensure accuracy and integrity of job data records for all employee types. This includes data entry for new hires as well as changes in position and teaching assignments and processing Employee and Manager Self-Service requests for all employees. Ability to exercise sound judgment and use analytical skills to ensure data correctly reflects salary grade, budget allocation, and absence management status for each employee and job type.

Process Special Assignment Personnel Action Form (SA PAF) payment requests - Utilizing technology to manage the workflow and timely processing of SA PAF requests on a bi-monthly basis for upload and entry into the payroll system. This includes researching discrepancies in requests, past payment submissions, questions regarding budgets (combo codes), and troubleshooting technology issues within the workflow.

Assist Faculty Workload Manager and Payroll Manager in bi-monthly activities related to payroll processing including maintaining various reports and tracking sheets for compensation and contract purposes.

This is a classified staff position reporting to the Faculty Workload Manager.

For information on how to apply, please see Application Procedures and Required Documents, below.



Ability to convey complex information in an understandable way to a variety of audiences in individual, small group, and large group settings.

Demonstrated ability to incorporate technology in providing human resources services to employees.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Ability to work effectively with populations representing diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and abilities.


A Bachelor’s degree with a focus on business, human resources, social or organizational behavioral sciences, or related fields.

Human resources work experience, preferably in an educational setting at a community college or 4-year institution.

Current knowledge of state and federal employment laws, and various interpretations and application of the laws.

Successful experience working in a union environment.

Additional Information


Work is typically performed in an office setting. The ability to sit at a desk/ computer station, move around the office to consult with others in an informal manner, work within a busy environment and remain focused on tasks is essential.


40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.


Salary range 51. Beginning salary is $48,996 - $55,524 annually for 40 hours per week, with periodic increments to $64,332 annually plus a full state benefits package, which includes tuition waivers for college classes, medical, dental, retirement options and more. Vacation and leave package includes 12 sick days per year, 10 scheduled holidays, 1 personal holiday, 2 personal leave days, and 14 vacation days per year (incremental increases to 24 vacation days per year).


You must document your citizenship or employment authorization within three days of hire.

Position is subject to a criminal background check. Prior to a new hire, a background

check including criminal history will be conducted. Information from the background check

wil not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining

the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

This position is subject to a collective bargaining agreement.

All new positions are contingent upon funding.

Edmonds College is returning to in-person services on September 7th, 2021. We are requiring vaccination for all employees and students beginning the Fall quarter. Exemptions may be accepted. This safety measure will allow the college to reopen safely and minimize risk against COVID-19 and its variants. Future requirements may be set in accordance with internal policies or changes in state or federal guidance.

Complete, sign, and submit Declaration Regarding Sexual Misconduct


All applicants must apply online. No paper submissions or emailed materials will be accepted. Your online application must include the following documents in order to be complete:

1. Responses to supplemental questions (part of the online application). (These questions reflect the required and desired qualifications and are used in the screening process. Please provide thorough responses.)

2. Current resume (in addition to application work history).

3. Names and contact information for three references.

4. Veterans wishing to claim veteran’s preference, please scan and attach your DD214 Member-4 form.

Important, if this posting is on an external website other than or please follow one of these links to apply. Applying via an external webpage will not enter our application system.


Established in 1967, Edmonds College is a public, two-year, state community college. It focuses on academic excellence, student success, and community engagement, which reflect the three aspects of its mission: Teaching | Learning | Community. It serves about 20,000 students annually, including more than 1,000 international students from more than 60 countries. The college offers nearly 70 associate degrees and 60 professional certificates in about 30 programs of study. Its highest enrolled programs are the Associate of Arts/Associate of Science degrees, Paralegal, Allied Health (pre-nursing degree), Business/Accounting, Construction Management, and Culinary Arts. The college is located in the center of the growing south Snohomish County communities of Edmonds, Lynnwood, Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Mill Creek, Mukilteo, and Woodway. For more information, visit


Edmonds College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may call 425-640-1470 and accommodations will be made to the extent reasonably possible. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.

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