Human Resources Specialist

Job Details

Job Title: Human Resources Specialist
Location: MGA - Macon
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 240716
About Us

Middle Georgia State University (MGA), a multi-campus, baccalaureate and graduate degree granting public institution, is the most affordable public state university in Georgia. MGA has five campuses—Macon, Cochran, Dublin, Eastman, and Warner Robins, all located in central Georgia—and global outreach through its fully-online campus. Its enrollment of 8,000 students is largely comprised of students from most of Georgia’s 159 counties. The University has six academic schools, including Georgia’s flagship aviation university, that support its mission to educate and graduate inspired, lifelong learners whose scholarship and careers enhance the region through professional leadership, innovative partnerships and community engagement.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing administrative support and customer service for the Office of Human Resources. Responsibilities include tasks associated with the filling of job vacancies and other recruitment related administrative responsibilities.

    Processes job requisitions for the posting of staff and faculty positons. Provides assistance to departmental recruitment efforts by performing activities such as consulting with hiring managers in creating job requisitions, reviewing accuracy of job descriptions, ensuring compliance with application procedures, collecting search documentation, closing job positions, and other recruitment actions. Maintains the accuracy and timeliness of job postings.Utilizes the applicant tracking system (ATS) to manage and maintain organization of recruitment material.Assists in the evaluation of job offers and ensuring candidates meet the minimum qualifications for employment. Serves as a point of contact for student employment.
    Answers and screens visitors, telephone calls, and other communications; provides information and assistance to internal and external customers.Enters and updates basic information into the Human Resources Information System (HRIS, online campus directory, and other applicable systems.Assists with entering and updating employment and other data changes in HRIS, offer letters, and other administrative actions.Coordinates new employee hire orientation which includes benefit orientation sessions. Processes employment and wage verification requests.Assist with the update of organizational charts. Assist with the implementation and maintenance of annual and 6-month Performance Evaluations. Schedules and organizes activities such as meetings, conferences and department activities. Orders and maintain office supplies. Acts as back up to Human Resource Generalist. Assists with various HR projects and/or special projects.Handles sensitive and confidential information with discretion.Performs other related duties as required and assigned.
Required Qualifications
    High school diploma or equivalent and at least three (3) years of HR related support or office experience.
Preferred Qualifications
    Associates degree in a related field from an accredited institution.Five (5) years human resources related experience. Experience with People Soft HCM and applicant tracking systems. Higher Education experience a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    Knowledge and application of Federal and State employment laws, regulations, and legislation. Knowledge of computer and job-related software programs.Skill in prioritizing and organizing workSkill in the use of such office equipment as a scanner, fax machine and copierSkill in oral and written communicationSkill in interpersonal relationsExcellent customer service skillsExcellent organizational skillsAbility to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ability to multi-task with a strong attention to detail.
Other Information
    Position is non-exempt (bi-weekly paid).Pay Grade 14.Minimum salary: $32,692
Background Check Offer of employment is contingent upon a successful background check.


One of 31 institutions in the University System of Georgia, Middle Georgia State was created in 2013 by the con­solidation of Macon State College and Middle Georgia College.

Middle Georgia State College strives to offer bachelor’s degrees that enhance the educational, economic, and cultural lives of Middle Georgians. Additionally, the college offers a wide array of associate’s degrees that meet the educational interests of traditional and non-traditional students in the region. With low tuition, robust financial aid, a commitment to the success of each student and a vibrant residence life program on three of our five campuses, Middle Georgia State promises an affordable, challenging, and rewarding college experience leading to degrees of proven quality. Our success is measured best by the accomplishments of our graduates in their chosen professions, as well as by the contributions they make to their communities.


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