Senior Human Resources Administrator

Position Information

University Code 23221 University Title HR Generalist 1-3, Sr. HR Generalist 1-3 University Job Family Human Resources ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Job Series Scope of Search Local Working Title Senior Human Resources Administrator Position Number 004350 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Development Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

In 2020, Development and Alumni Relations completed the largest fundraising campaign in VCU’s history, with donors contributing $841.6 million. The Make It Real Campaign for VCU funded the critical initiatives that will become points of distinction for VCU long into the future.

The office of Development and Alumni Relations ( DAR ) is seeking an experienced and poised Senior Human Resources Administrator responsible for the day-to-day management of HR operations. Reporting to the Director of Talent Management, the Sr. HR Administrator will act as the first point of contact for HR-related inquiries from staff, managers and external partners in the areas of talent acquisition, compensation, leave administration, compliance, timekeeping, and training.

As the Senior Human Resources Administrator, you will:

- Provide highly skilled technical expertise in the administration of HR processes and serve as the first point of contact for HR related inquires;
- Manage the talent acquisition process for all wage and university staff hires including position establishment, advertising, candidate selection, on-boarding and training;
- Provide sound consultation to managers on VCU compensation practices supportive of Working@VCU: “Great Place” HR Policies;
- Work with employees, managers and leadership to complete performance management tasks by university deadlines;
- Provide guidance for working through initial concerns with employee conduct or performance;
- Manage the talent transition process ensuring timely and accurate completion of all related actions;
- Provide FMLA, general leave and timekeeping administration;
- Coordinate with DAR’s internal communications specialist to ensure timely and accurate dissemination of pertinent HR updates and information;
- Ensure the relevant HR databases are up to date, accurate and comply with VCU, state and federal policies.

As a collaborative team member, you will:

-Maintain and encourage open and honest professional relationships within the team and throughout DAR and VCU ;
-Establish, cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with internal constituencies;
-Collaborate with your peers and stakeholders to add to DAR’s collective innovative thinking;
-Align your values with DAR’s core purpose and values.

Minimum Hiring Standards

-Bachelor’s degree in human resources, organizational development or related field, and a minimum of 3 years of progressive professional experience in HR or equivalency.
- Knowledge of principles and procedures in multiple areas of HR, such as benefits, compensation, employee relations, recruitment, succession, HRIS .
- Sound knowledge of and ability to perform multiple HR functions.
- Ability to synthesize information, provide advice, and address needs independently.
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local policies and regulations.
-Outstanding listening and communication skills, both written and oral.
-Excellent organizational and leadership skills with the ability to demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence.
-Excellent creative problem-solving skills.
-Superior interpersonal skills.
-Adaptable, proactive, deadline-driven, results-oriented, highly organized and detail-oriented.
-Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities within a fast-paced, performance-based professional environment.
-Self-starter, able to work with general direction and exercise independent judgment.
-High degree of professionalism while maintaining complete confidentiality.
- Ability to conduct activities and make decisions according to ethical standards.
- Ability to analyze and present information and maintain accurate and detailed records.
- Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information appropriately and with discretion.
-Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team. Complete tasks without immediate supervision. Work with senior leaders to accomplish goals.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
-Ability to manage multiple requests and use excellent judgment for making priority-based decisions.
-Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a university professional at VCU .

Preferred Hiring Standards

- PHR, SPHR, SHRM or other related certification.
- Knowledge of University human resources and related policies.
- Preference will be given to current VCU employees.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range Commensurate with experience Application Process/Additional Information Campus Monroe Park Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F Job Open Date 02/17/2021 Posting will close on or before 03/05/2021 Open Until Filled No Job Category Accounting/ Management/ Professional Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? Yes Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience in Human Resources do you have?
    • Less than 1 year
    • From 1-2 years
    • More than 2 years
  2. * Briefly describe your education or experience in human resources relevant to this vacancy.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

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