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Human Resource Service Center (HRSC) Specialist

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As the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) embarks on a multi-year human capital management (HCM) information technology project, the Office of Human Resources is looking for a talented Human Resource Services Ceneter (HRSC) Specialist to join the team.  The HR Service Center is looking to recruit a detail-oriented individual with experience in processing employment information in the PeopleSoft system. The position requires continued training and learning opportunities while multi-tasking and processing large amounts of data entry.  The HRSC Specialist position will play a key role in new hire Onboarding and Intake including processing electronic I-9 verifications for work authorization. Benefits Information:
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools. 
The ideal candidate will personally connect with the Administration and Finance Guiding Principles which closely mirror UMB’s core values: Respect and Integrity, Well-Being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery. 
UMB requires all faculty, staff, and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Exemptions for medical or religious reasons will be processed through Human Resources. 
Primary Duties:
  • Administers the guidance and training of the human resource team and campus customers with regards to identifying and providing efficient resolution to campus wide employee transaction inquiries and processing.
  • Ensures transactions are processed accurately and timely. Ensures transaction queues are fully completed each day, and reports information. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves inconsistencies in data entry or output.
  • Ensures the integrity and accuracy of data input and output in the human resource information system (HRIS) by identifying and conducting audits of employee transaction submissions. Works with University customers to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve irregularities, correct discrepancies, and miscalculations, and ensures compliance with policies, laws, and regulations.
  • Develops and delivers training to campus users on all aspects of the “how to” mechanism needed to properly record and process all employee actions. Assists management in identifying areas for training.
  • Generates and requests update to queries and reports to ensure data extraction meets the needs of the service center. Develops list of common data entry errors and runs periodic reports to ensure data is accurate.
  • Maintains and nurtures effective communication and partnerships within Human Resources and acts as resource to HRS staff in determining appropriate resolution of transactional issues.
  • Works with Financial Services to ensure the effective completion of bi-weekly payroll and related processes and reports, Prepares and analyzes reports to provide efficient and effective services to University customers.
  • Recommends and implements processes to identify, track, escalate, and resolve customer, payroll, and system processing problems.
  • Fosters and maintains positive relationships with customer base, serve as an interface between University/Payroll customers and HRSC staff to ensure effective definition of continuous improvement and delivery of HRSC processes.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: Bachelor's degree.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in human resources, payroll processing, call center, service center, or other help desk/data entry centralized service area.
Other: May consider a combination of directly related education and experience. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
  • Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently. Ability to demonstrate, understand, apply, and adhere to the UMB Core Values of Respect and Integrity, Well-being and Sustainability, Equity and Justice, and Innovation and Discovery.
  • Accomplishes responsibilities by applying specialized and theoretical knowledge, principles, and concepts of a professional discipline normally acquired through advanced education or specialized training. Resolves issues and significant matters on behalf of management by utilizing independent judgment, discretion, creativity, and analytical thinking. Contributes to development and evaluation of goals and objectives. Creates solutions to ensure legal and policy compliance. May supervise, mentor, or coordinate work of others (positions that supervise are responsible for service delivery, quality assurance, and employee performance). May independently manage or administer programs, processes, projects, or resources.
  • Applies intermediate level knowledge, concepts, principles, and skills. Decision making occurs within general guidelines and requires significant interpretation. Supervisor defines work guided by goals and objectives. Supervisor assists with unusual situations. Solutions require considerable analysis and evaluation of various alternatives. Independently anticipates needs and requirements to resolve non-routine matters.
Hiring Range: Mid-60's (Commensurate with education and experience)  UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy. For assistance related to employment, please contact the Staffing department at [email protected].  
If you anticipate needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), during any part of the employment process, please submit a UMB Job Applicant Accommodation Request. You may also contact [email protected]. Please note that only inquiries concerning an ADA request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. 

Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: Division of Human Resources
Job Posting: Mar 25, 2022
Unposting Date: Ongoing


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