FULL-TIME HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST - Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill Massachusetts

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Northern Essex Community College

Haverhill, Massachusetts

United States
(POST #67749)

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Detailed Job Description

FULL-TIME HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST: (Non-Unit Professional Position) Normal hours:  8:30 AM ? 5:00 PM (Monday ? Friday). Anticipated start date: October, 2015. As necessary the individual appointed to this position may be required to work more than the normal hours to accommodate the requirements of the work area. Reports to Director of Human Resources, and works with the Director and Vice President of Human Resources as necessary.

  • Provides support to Human Resources Team through the State's Human Resources Compensation Management System (HR/CMS)
  • Assists with tasks associated with departmental research, special projects, reports and surveys
  • Provides and explains individual benefits information to employees, coordinates/presents new employee group/individual orientations as appropriate, maintains employee benefit records in HR/CMS and otherwise, and coordinates benefit related events
  • Administers the CORI/SORI process on certain new hires at the College
  • Prepares detailed hiring paperwork for new employees so that they can be properly and timely paid, and costs can be charged to proper accounts
  • Develops and presents professional development programs for employees on topics such as customer service, communication skills, respect in the workplace, retirement planning, etc.
  • Assists in administering collective bargaining agreements as well as policies and procedures related to non-unionized employees 
  • Under the supervision and guidance of the Title IX Coordinator serves as a Deputy Title IX Coordinator, conducting investigations related to Affirmative Action, Title IX, and other types of complaints.
  • Serves as liaison between the Director and outside entities such as the Office of the Community College Counsel, the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education, etc.
  • Recommends new approaches, policies and procedures so as to achieve  greater efficiencies and improved services
  • Provides excellent customer service and assistance to visitors and callers; builds and maintains teamwork with coworkers in Human Resources; as well as with staff in other departments that work closely with Human Resources (Payroll, Accounting and Finance, etc.)
  • Composes departmental correspondence as necessary (Welcome, FMLA letters, etc.)
  • Performs related duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and five (5) years experience in Human Resources/Labor Relations
  • Knowledge of fringe benefit programs and ability to administer such programs effectively
  • Experience in conflict resolution
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive information, maintain confidentiality, and exercise sound professional judgement
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills, ability to work independently and manage multiple assignments simultaneously, ability to work in a fast paced environment and meet deadlines
  • Must be team oriented, have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and a commitment to creating a diverse workforce


  • Experience in administrating collective bargaining agreements covering unionized employees
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to use computerized data management systems including Banner, HR/CMS, and Oracle or Peoplesoft
  • Prior related experience in higher education, especially in Public Higher Education in Massachusetts
  • Bilingual English/Spanish capability

Salary: $55,000-65,000 with complete fringe benefit package. Actual salary will be commensurate with academic background and experience

Deadline Date: August 7, 2015                                       

POST #67749                               

Northern Essex Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights

Keyword Phrases

  • Human Resources
  • Prizes, Initiative, Innovation
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Diverse Workforce
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 8/7/2015