Human Resources Generalist - American International College in Springfield Massachusetts

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American International College

Springfield, Massachusetts

United States

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Detailed Job Description

American International College is seeking an HR professional to fill the position of Human Resources Generalist. Under the general direction of the Vice President of Human Resources, this position will be responsible for the following:

  • Interpret and advise staff on human resources issues. Resolve issues as appropriate, and refer more complex issues to the assistant director of human resources for resolution. Interpret human resources policies, and provide advice on human resources processes and procedures.

  • Help coordinate and facilitate the recruitment process, working with the dean of education.

  • Provide advice on job postings, advertising, interview questions, and reference checking.

  • Coordinate faculty contracts for the school of education.

  • Manage or perform onboarding and exit process of staff, as needed.

  • Work with VP for HR and Dean of Education to develop HR orientation for the school of education.

  • Support project management including preparation of documents, and follow up on timelines and deliverable for project work. Attend project meetings, as needed. Participate on cross-functional teams.

  • Manage and/or perform HRIS data management activities.

  • Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • 3-5 years of previous HR experience preferably in an institution of higher education

  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Experience using email and Internet.

  • Thorough understanding of all federal, state and local laws regarding employment.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.

  • Demonstrated experience applying and interpreting human resources policies and procedures.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and effectively handle highly sensitive and personal information with sound judgment, tact, and discretion.

  • Ability to work independently, consistently follows through with projects and assignments, and meets deadlines.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated strong and effective interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • About AIC

    American International College is a private, coeducational institution of higher education located on a 70+ acre campus in Springfield, Massachusetts. The campus has 42 buildings on two sites approximately 1/2 mile apart with a total of approximately 660,000 gross square feet. Included in the inventory of buildings are student residences for a resident population of 900 students. Founded in 1885, the College has 3700 graduate and undergraduate students. AIC offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs through the Schools of Business, Arts and Sciences; Health Sciences; and Education. The mission of the College is to transform student lives through career focused learning, with a strong foundation in the liberal arts, a commitment to serving the community, and a high level of involvement in the global economy.

    To Apply

    Qualified applicants should electronically submit a brief cover letter, current resume, and the contact information for three professional references (all saved as one document) via this online application:

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    AIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Keyword Phrases

    • Human Resources Generalist
    • Higher dedication
    • Diversity of our community
    • Student-centered
    • Human Resources
    Employment Type:Administrative Staff
    Degree Required: Bachelors
    Experience: See Job Description
    Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
    Salary: Not Specified
    Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
    Application Requirements: CV/Resume
    Cover Letter