Human Resources Generalist - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States

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Detailed Job Description

San Juan College is currently seeking to fill 2 Human Resource Generalist positions.
Both positions will assist in all functions within the Human Resources Department. These positions will report directly to the Executive Director of Human Resources.


San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE values:

• Innovation
• Collaboration
• Accountability
• Respect
• Excellence

Duties & Responsibilities


• Assists with employee recruitment activities; assists hiring supervisors in the development of job descriptions and announcements; ensures compliance with accreditation standards; manages the collection and review of applications; processes billing.

• Travels to recruit new faculty and staff; places advertisements; coordinates interviews.

• Assists in the administration of benefits and compensation; resolves employee benefits issues; enrolls new employees; resolves billing or data errors.

• Schedules and conducts new employee orientation.

• Coordinates training for compliance and employee development.

• Assists with reclassification reviews and compensation surveys.

• Develops, administers and executes the criminal background check process; develops and implements internal processes; administers quarterly audits to ensure compliance.

• Administers special projects as directed by the Human Resources Director.

• Performs related duties.


• Knowledge of employee benefits administration principles.

• Knowledge of employee recruitment and hiring principles and regulations.

• Knowledge of federal and state employment laws.

• Knowledge of college policies and procedures.

• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.

• Skill in decision making and problem solving.

• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

• Skill in oral and written communication.

• Skill in working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


The Director assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and compliance of the final results.


Guidelines include the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII and IX, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, other state and federal employment laws, board policy, the employee handbook, and college and department policies and procedures. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.


• The work consists of varied management and administrative duties. Frequent interruptions contribute to the complexity of the position.

• The purpose of this position is to provide support for the college’s human resources operations. Success in this position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of those operations.


• Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, students, other human resources professionals, job applicants, and members of the general public.

• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to provide services.


• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.

• The work is typically performed in an office.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. • Direct HR experience sufficient to understand the body of work of a Generalist with the ability to answer questions and resolve problems. • PHR Certification is preferred.

Starting Salary


Keyword Phrases

  • Human Resources Generalist
  • School of Business & Information Technology
  • Innovative, Dynamic Learning College
  • Community College
  • Human Resources
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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