Human Resources Generalist - Employment Services - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Manager - Employment, the Generalist - Human Resources will perform a variety of analytical activities in Human Resources administration at the professional level and carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: recruiting, employment, training, and other HR related tasks as needed.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
- Perform duties in recruiting, employment, training, and/or other HR related tasks as needed.
- Answer questions regarding employment policies and procedures, in addition to general HR questions.
- Assist hiring managers with recruiting and selection procedures in compliance with institution, State, and Federal regulations such as screen applications, advertise openings, and recommend salary placement.
- Appropriately screen, direct and/or resolve employee-related problems such as performance issues, complaints, harassment allegations, and civil rights complaints.
- Conduct various special studies and prepare various employee reports, metrics, and general reports, as needed.
- Ensure that employee policies and procedures are followed and recommend procedural changes that will improve the functioning of Human Resources.
- Assist, facilitate and/or provide training (including orientation) to University employees.
- Support University compensation and benefit programs.
- Design and implement quality improvement and communication methods and materials as needed.
- Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field: OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification preferred.  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Knowledge of HR practices and principles, and applicable labor, pay, beniefits, health and safety laws and regulations.
- Ability to handle high level of confidentiality and common sense regarding employee information.
- Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and personal issues.
- Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with employees at all levels and the general public.
- Ability to research and analyze various types of data and information.
- Ability to plan and organize time effectively.
- Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
- Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel, PowerPoint, and demonstrated skills in database management and record keeping.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at  

Keyword Phrases

  • Human Resources Generalist
  • Employment Services
  • Human Resources
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter