Human Resources Associate

Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
Job Description :
The Office of Human Resources projects pride and enthusiasm in support of the University’s mission and strategic plan by providing leadership, guidance and administration of classification, recruitment, payroll, benefits and employee/labor relations in a professional and dedicated manner to the Montana State University Bozeman campus, Agricultural Experiment Stations and Extension Service.

The people in these positions are effective team members within the Office Human Resources providing support and excellent customer service. Responsibilities include: assisting and responding to inquiries/requests regarding all services provided by HR maintenance of a variety of spreadsheets and performing related duties as required.

Duties and Responsibilities
Human Resources Associates are responsible for a variety of HR services including communications out to campus, specific procedural guidance, troubleshooting which includes analysis, research, exercising appropriate judgment, and resolution.

Coordinate employee onboarding and hiring process including completion of new hire paperwork, workflow management through online recruiting system (Select Suite) to include metrics.
Coordinate compensation administration processes and paperwork, communicating and collaborating with HR colleagues and client departments.
Generate and/or create a variety of reports from the HR systems for HR and client departments use.
Provide payroll processing support answering phone calls, advising constituents of payroll processing deadlines, and other payroll associated duties.
Generating, reviewing, and applying electronic personnel action forms (EPAF) for employee changes.

Required Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge &amp Skills
Progressively responsible administrative work experience with an emphasis on customer service in a main office setting or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience.
Demonstrated competence effectively interpreting and communicating detailed information, procedures, and directions clearly and accurately, in person, by telephone, and through business correspondence to a wide variety of individuals both internal and external to the organization.
Demonstrated competence organizing and prioritizing multiple work assignments, meeting deadlines, and exercising adaptability to changing priorities while maintaining a positive, effective, and professional attitude.
Demonstrated experience designing, writing, editing and formatting professional documents such as reports, business correspondence, spreadsheets, and brochures.
Demonstrated competence using personal computers and various software such as word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation, email and internet. Microsoft Office software preferred.

Preferred Qualifications – Experience, Education, Knowledge &amp Skills
Human resources experience in one or more areas, certification or Bachelor’s degree in human resources (or related field) or equivalent education and experience .
Experience in one or more of the following specialist areas : compensation, recruitment, benefits, or payroll
Demonstrated experience delivering training and presenting to small and large groups.
Demonstrated experience gathering and compiling information to analyze and evaluate complex matters .
Experience with human resources policies and procedures.
Experience using multi-relational databases.

The Successful Candidate Will
Effective interpersonal, listening and communications skills including the ability to collaborate successfully with faculty, staff, students and applicants both in person and over the phone
Handle sensitive confidential situations and information
Balance independent work and team-oriented work in a productive manner to foster a cooperative work environment
Possess excellent organizational skills and critical thinking skills in order to prioritize and manage several simultaneous projects with dynamic, and sometimes conflicting priorities while maintaining accuracy.
Analyze issues within the broader human resources context to identify shortcomings within a process providing integrated solutions to improve the quality of the process
Have the desire to increase knowledge, acquire new skills and take on new projects and challenges.
Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in interpreting and applying state and federal statutes, University and departmental policies and procedures.
Represent the Office of Human Resources in a professional manner, appearance and a positive attitude to constituents across campus.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No
Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date Upon completion of a successful search.
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date
Close Date

Applications will be:
Screening of applications will begin on July 14, 2023 however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Special Instructions
Diversity Statement

Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veteran’s preference please complete the veteran’s preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.

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Last Date For Apply: 2023-10-04 00:00:00 Job Type : Full Time, Employment Type : Permanent Expired