HR Generalist - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Human Resources Generalist develops strong partnerships with and provides professional human resource services to employees in assigned university colleges/departments/programs in the areas of employment, compensation, employee relations, organizational and human resource development with the result of positively influencing organizational performance and results.

Additional Department Summary:

The Human Resources Generalist provides a variety of both complex and routine human resources guidance, advice, and services to Intercollegiate Athletics staff and management. Oversees the recruitment and position description function for IA as well as the new hire orientation process; ensures compliance with university policies, procedures and practices and federal and state regulations. Analyzes problems and concerns in order to formulate a recommended solution on routine human resources issues in the areas of organization structure, employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, training and policy guidance to management on organizational and departmental issues and needs.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three (3) years of experience in a human resources environment or performing human resources activities; OR Master's degree and a minimum of one (1) year of related experience.

Skills and Knowledge:

The HR Generalist must possess the following skills and attributes: strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels of the organization; demonstrated ability to work independently; take initiative and perform effectively in fast-paced and constantly changing environment; effective oral and written communication skills; high level of skills in handling sensitive and confidential situations/information with the demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality; working knowledge and experience with MS Office; ability to research and analyze data; ability to coach employees and supervisors/managers through routine situations and to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is consistent with university standards, practices, policies, procedures as well as state and federal regulations.

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree in Human Resource Management, Business, or related field. Professional level experience in at least two of the primary HR functional areas: benefits, compensation, recruitment, employee relations, or training. PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP preferred. 59 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 42993.60 Midpoint - $ 62337.60

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Business Office
  • HR Generalist
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Human Resources
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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