Human Resources Coordinator, University Corporation

California State University, Monterey Bay
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 28, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Human Resources Coordinator, University Corporation

Classification: Admin Assistant III
Department Name: University Personnel
Job Number: FP2020-698
Status: Priority Screening Deadline is Friday, December 11, 2020 This Position Is Open Until FilledOpen Until Filled
Priority Screening Date: 12/11/2020
Recruitment Status: Open Until Filled

Position Description:
California State University, Monterey Bay is distinctive in serving the diverse people of California, especially the working class and historically under-educated and low-income populations. The identity of the University is framed by substantive commitment to a multilingual, multicultural, intellectual community, which enables students, faculty, and staff to cross institutional boundaries for innovative instruction, broadly defined scholarly and creative activity, and coordinated community service.

The University Corporation (“Corporation”) at CSUMB is an equal opportunity employer and committed to building a pluralistic university by hiring personnel with competencies and experience related to the regional and State population. The Corporation is committed to a standard of excellence in the services it provides and in the quality of work expected of its employees. Every employee has an “at-will” relationship with the Corporation. This means that employment with the Corporation is at the mutual consent of the employer and the employee and is subject to termination by either party at will, with or without cause or advance notice.

Under direct supervision of the Corporation HR Manager, the HR Coordinator is responsible for providing a variety of moderate to complex of administrative, organizational and technical duties in support of the day-to-day operations of the Corporation's Payroll and Human Resources functions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:
Performs a range of moderate to complex clerical, record keeping, and administrative duties in support of the infrastructure and daily operations of Corporation's human resources, and payroll functions.
  • Assist customers with self-service questions and other technical difficulties with timekeeping software.
  • Assists in answering questions from applicants, employees, supervisors and volunteers as needed including interpretation of policies and procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains systems, both physical and electronic, for materials, documents, files and records, including reports, logs, and correspondence.
  • Assists with payroll and HR processes for new auxiliary- Otter Student Union (OSU).
  • Maintains confidentiality and uses discretion in disseminating information.
  • Trains and assists student assistant/s as needed.
  • In the absence of Student Assistant, handle all desk duties to include distribute mail and record checks received via mail
  • Orders and organizes Corporation HR supplies, forms, brochures, booklets and materials.

Human Resources:
  • Assists with Employee Status Forms (ESF) routing and verifying, ADP data entry, and other HR/payroll entry and tracking procedures.
  • Maintains and updates HR & Payroll forms on website/ ADP homepage.
  • Assists with background check registration and follow-up with employees and vendor regarding any discrepancies.
  • Assist with completion of hiring packages, I9's, onboarding documents, and separation/clearance documents.
  • Coordinate annual Ameri Corps hiring functions.
  • Manage recruitments, including but not limited to, posting jobs, scheduling interviews, and follow-up with candidates and search committees.
  • Preparing new employee files.
  • Assists with the production of reports, statistical data, and other publications. Including, but not limited to: Temporary 1,000-hour tracking, Affordable Care Act (ACA) tracking, and California sick leave tracking.
  • Enroll employees and maintain relevant knowledge of compliance learning management system (LMS).
  • Assist with employee engagement events and trainings as needed.
  • Assist and attend recruitment events as needed.

  • Assists the Payroll Specialist when needed to review discrepancies, review timesheets, and send emails regarding payroll.
  • Responsible for verifying Direct Deposit inputs.
  • Assist with creating and disseminating W2 forms, EIC notices, and 1095C forms annually.

Other Functions:
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with university and Auxiliary staff, faculty, students, as well as the general public.
  • Problem-solves various auxiliary-related administrative matters as they arise.
  • Takes on special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to verbally communicate to exchange information; and to occasionally travel to other offices or locations to attend meetings or to pick up or deliver materials.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices. Ability to quickly acquire a thorough, detailed knowledge of applicable university infrastructure, policies, and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Ability to communicate clearly orally and in writing in a professional and effective manner with faculty, staff, students, and the public. Ability to draft and compose correspondence and standard reports.
  • Ability to use personal computers and appropriate job-related software. Thorough knowledge of office systems and ability to use a broad range of technology, systems, and software packages. Ability to quickly learn and use new office support technology systems and software packages.
  • Ability to independently handle multiple work unit priorities and projects and apply a wide variety of policies and procedures where specific guidelines may not exist.
  • Ability to perform standard business math, such as calculate ratios and percentages, track financial data, and make simple projections.
  • Ability to effectively handle a broader range of interpersonal contacts, including those at a higher level and those sensitive in nature.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse, multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a cross-functional environment.

Minimum Qualifications:
Must have equivalent to three years of progressively responsible administrative support experience, which has involved supporting, monitoring, and coordinating clerical work through a system of internal procedures and controls to ensure the efficient operation of an organization. Prospective applicants who have not had the experience listed may substitute other evidence of meeting the above qualifications for up to two years of the required experience.

Specialized Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience that clearly provides evidence of the knowledge and skills required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements identified above are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.
  • Possess excellent writing ability and ability to prepare correspondence on complex issues.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and recommendations based on thorough analysis of situations.
  • Must have a professional manner and maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to quickly learn and use new office support technology systems and software packages.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related.
  • Exposure to Labor Law and employment equity regulations.
  • Exposure to payroll practices.
  • Experience working in Higher Education.
  • Experience working for a senior level administrator, ability to use discretion and judgment related to issues involving personnel and payroll.
  • Payroll experience and use of payroll systems (i.e ADP, Kronos,etc..). HR experience desirable.
  • Strong commitment to customer service, with a proactive and positive attitude toward assisting others.

  • Highly desirable: Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the CSUMB Vision Statement and the core values of mutual respect, collaboration and service orientation, multiculturalism and diversity, community service and institutional excellence. Experience working with a diverse and multicultural population and performing community services.

    Special Conditions of Employment:
    The person holding this position is considered a “mandated reporter” under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with University Corporation. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current University Corporation employees who apply for the position.

    The University Corporation at Monterey Bay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

    All employees must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

    This position is required to maintain confidentiality as outlined in the Department of Education’s Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and California’s Educational Code Chapter 13 regarding sensitive student issues.

    Please note: University Corporation employment is separate and distinct from CSU Monterey Bay or State of California employment. University Corporation employees are not employees of either CSUMB or of the state of California.

    University Corporation positions are at will employment.

    Please note CSUMB and The Corporation are working remote until at least June 2021; however, there are componens of this job which are deemed essentia on campus. This position is required to report to the Ryan Ranch office at least two days per week.

    Compensation and Benefits:
    The University Corporation is committed to providing our employees with a comprehensive program that rewards efforts that are appreciated by your colleagues, students, and the customers we serve. The hourly rate for this position is $23.00 per hour. This is a non-exempt position and as such is eligible for the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, TSA (403b), 13 paid holidays per year and other benefits.

    Please note this position location is at 8 Upper Ragsdale, Monterey CA 93940.

    The University Corporation at Monterey Bay also provides access to affordable campus housing, Employee Housing.

    How to Apply:
    To apply, visit

    A completed online application and resume must be received by the University Corporation Human Resources by 5:00 p.m. on the priority screen date listed above to be guaranteed a review. Application submissions received after the application screening date will be reviewed at the discretion of the Corporation.

    Materials submitted become the property of University Corporation at Monterey Bay and will not be returned. University Corporation at Monterey Bay will not fax application materials. For assistance or if you require an accommodation, please call (831) 582-3389, or TTD (800) 735 2929. For computer/online access you may visit the Tanimura & Antle Family Memorial Library (map) or our Student Service Center - first floor ( map). For additional campus information visit For information regarding the University Corporation visit