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Minimum Qualifications A bachelor's degree in human resources, business or a related field plus a minimum of three years of human resources generalist experience is required. Master's degree in human resources or labor relations is a plus. Employee relations, training, legal compliance, benefits administration and/or staffing experience preferred. Must be computer savvy.
The incumbent must have excellent problem solving, relationship building and communications skills and the ability to confidentially address human resources, compliance and affirmative action issues. Must be organized, results and detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision.
Must be available to work occasional evenings and weekends (especially in the fall) to provide training to students.
Duties Description The Human Resources Advisor serves as a member of a small HR/Payroll team committed to providing high quality, confidential services to the SUNY Cobleskill campus community. The incumbent performs a variety of HR generalist and compliance activities including overseeing the staffing process, providing benefits counseling, ensuring compliance with SUNY and campus policies, and supporting the Director of Human Resources and Affirmative Action with ad hoc projects. The Human Resources Advisor works with private and sensitive information concerning employees and the utmost discretion and confidentiality must be maintained.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Perform a variety of HR generalist activities:
•Oversee the staffing process, including search committee charges, posting jobs, placing advertisements, and sourcing candidates
•Provide benefits and retirement information and counseling to employees, retirees and employment applicants
•Update and enhance employee handbooks, and the HR website
•Develop and conduct training programs as needed
•Assist the Director of Human Resources and Affirmative Action with employee relations investigations
•Administer Great Colleges to Work For survey
•Represent the HR department in various settings, meetings and functions
Perform a variety of HR compliance activities:
•Compile data to produce the campus' Affirmative Action Plan annually
•Administer the campus workplace violence policy, including convening a committee, and conducting audits and surveys
•Provide Title IX student training (sexual violence prevention)
•Assemble Title IX compliance reports
•Track faculty and staff compliance training attendance and issue reminders to ensure compliance
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