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Assistant to Director, Human Resources
Performs complex administrative and technical human resources work. Works under general supervision with latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Assists the Director in administering a human resources program and ensuring compliance with university, state and federal policies, procedures, laws and regulations.
Assists in interpreting and adapting relevant state and federal human resource regulations and assumes duties of Human Resources Director during director's absence. Assists directly in administration of numerous employee programs such as staff educational incentive program, dependent educational assistance program, employee service recognition award ceremony, retiree recognition ceremony, sick leave pool and faculty sick leave. Responsible for the maintenance of personnel records for faculty and staff and the preparation of human resources statistical reports and surveys required by state and federal agencies. Maintains files on all inactive employees and handles related inquiries on past employees, including retired faculty and staff. Performs the administrative processing of new hires and terminating employees. Studies human resources needs and problems and recommends appropriate actions. Operates a personal computer for information retrieval and data entry into university mainframe as well as maintenance of records in the Texas state human resources reporting system. Performs maintenance of data tables for the classified pay plan and job descriptions, including website maintenance. Performs related work as assigned.
Three to five years of progressive human resource experience, preferably for a public agency. Must be experienced in the use of computers and computer software programs such as Word, Outlook Excel, and Access.
Must have extensive knowledge of federal, state and university laws and regulations relating to human resources administration and implementation, including AA/EEO, ADA, FMLA, FLSA and others. Skilled in use of PC, typewriter and automated human resource systems.
Graduation from an accredited college or university (preferably with courses in Human Resources, Business, or Social Science) or equivalent experience is desirable.
Must be able to plan, organize and coordinate programs and activities within prescribed time frames, while maintaining effective working relationships with others. Must be able to read and interpret human resource rules and policies and communicate these to employees. Courtesy, professionalism and confidentiality are required. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.