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College/Division HR Coordinator

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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College/Division HR Coordinator

College of Arts & Sciences

Administration & Finance 


The College of Arts & Sciences connects one of the nation's most diverse groups of students with top-notch faculty, exceptional facilities, and all the opportunities of a global city. Students with majors in one of our 23 departments and institutes work with expert scholars, researchers, and scientists to develop strong research, communication, and critical thinking skills. Students learn to apply their skills in the classrooms, laboratories, and libraries of a major research institution and the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors surrounding our campus in the heart of Atlanta.

As the largest college on the Atlanta Campus, the College of Arts and Sciences is home to more than 15,000 students, 550 faculty, and 300 staff members. Our faculty teach the core curriculum courses that serve as the foundation of nearly every student’s university education.


These are exciting times at The College of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University. We are growing and thrilled that you are interested in joining our team. We are surrounded by individuals empowered to use their expertise and talents to achieve our mission of pursuing excellence. 

Administration & Finance is seeking to hire an experienced (1) College/Division HR Coordinator who collaborates in different areas of the college.

WHAT MAKES College of Arts & Science A GREAT PLACE?

·     A flexible work environment

·     Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.

·     A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with diverse partners.

·     Professional development opportunity and mentorship

·     A rapidly growing center within an academic setting


The ideal candidate for this position will be an experienced College/Division HR Coordinator who will coordinate staff and undergraduate student hires for an assigned portfolio of departments for the College of Arts and Sciences. This position will collaborate with teams across the college and in the departments to ensure all MSS transactions and documentation are submitted to university human resources in a timely manner and that all policies and procedures are followed.

The essential duties and responsibilities of the HR Coordinator are the following:

  • Will coordinate with the department liaison to guide search committees on how to follow the process of posting positions.
  • Initiates the MSS transaction for all staff, temps, fee-based, and student hires.
  • Process adjustments for time and absence requests for staff and students.
  • Initiates the online clearance forms for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ensures all documentation is completed and submitted promptly to central HR for further processing and approval.
  • Provides daily incident reports of challenges that may pose barriers to the timely processing of payments and hires.
  • Will cross-train across the unit to serve as a backup when needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Benefits:

    The University System of Georgia (USG) provides comprehensive benefits to Georgia State employees. USG offers healthcare, dental, vision, and other benefits as well as retirement plan options.  

     Key Benefits:

  • USG Mandatory Retirement: 
    • Teacher Retirement System 
      TRS is a Defined Benefit Plan, a traditional public pension plan. Employees contribute 6%, and USG contributes 19.81% to the plan. Your retirement benefit is calculated by factoring in years of service, final salary, and a 2% multiplier. Employees are vested after 10 years of service. 
  • See the retirement comparison chart for more information.  

    Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

  • Full-time employees enrolled in a USG degree program may earn their degree for free. 
  • Find the TAP details here.  


    Minimum Requirements:

    Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience; or a combination of education of education and related experience.

    College/Business Unit
    05/02/24, 3:59:00 AM

    College/Business Unit: College of Arts & Sciences
    Location: Atlanta Campus
    Job Posting: 04/17/24, 4:00:00 AM


    Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

    Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

    More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

    georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

    Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

    The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

    The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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