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Human Resources Consultant

North Carolina Central University
North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 28, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
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Full Time
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Human Resources Consultant

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: 10/4/2022 at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The primary purpose of this position is to provide support in the functional areas of classification and position management, and compensation, including consulting with all levels of leadership within the University to provide technical advice, policy interpretation and assistance on organizational structure, design, position design, position creation, and position reclassification to ensure State Human Resources Action (SHRA) and Exempt Human Resources Action (EHRA) positions are classified correctly. The position provides advice and guidance to campus constituents and other key stakeholders for the position management module of the PeopleAdmin 7 (PA 7) system, including providing training and expertise on system use, working with University departmental contacts to ensure proper use and application of system capabilities, and providing feedback and recommendations for system enhancements; ensure accurate and timely submission of classification and salary actions to external constituents for review and approval (OSHR and UNC-GA EPA HRAB and BOG pre-approval); evaluate and assign of FLSA / Wage-Hour exemption statuses; participate in OSHR, UNC GA, DHR and departmental initiated studies of identified positions and/or classifications.

Specific emphasis is upon:
1. Administering the University's EHRA and SHRA classification and compensation systems including title changes, reclassifications, level changes, new positions, and position design
2. Managing projects with university-wide scope and impact (e.g., organizational redesign, occupational studies, etc.)
3. Implementing strategies, best practices, policies, and procedures to address various classification, organizational, compensation, and position management concerns.
4. Functioning as a policy expert, and resource for the NCCU campus.
5. Consulting with university managers to advise and provide options and solutions regarding organizational reviews, occupational studies, workflow analyses, budgetary issues, and internal alignment.

The HR Consultant is responsible for implementing and maintaining the classification and compensation systems for all EHRA (positions exempt from the State Human Resources Act) and SHRA (positions subject to the State Human Resources Act) positions. For SHRA positions, NCCU implements the Office of State Human Resources career banding system to classify positions and compensate employees. Career banding serves as a resource for employee career development, classification, and compensation for SHRA positions. Relative activities entail conducting position classification studies for both new and existing positions, preparing the analytical documentation, determining appropriate compensation, and formulating recommendations for the appropriate career band and level based on duties and demonstrated competencies.

The management of EHRA functions includes the administration of non-faculty academic, research, and professional personnel positions that are exempt from the State Human Resources Act (EHRA). These positions are categorized as Instructional, Research, and Public Service (IRPS) or Senior Academic and Administrative Officer (SAAO) Tier II. The position requires in-depth knowledge to administer the EHRA compensation program. Compensation for EHRA employees implements program goals that include promoting internal equity and ensuring good stewardship of University and State resources in concert with relevant external labor markets in order to attract and retain the highest caliber of talent and expertise. A broad range of EHRA personnel activities is administered including determining the appropriate categorization (e.g., EHRA vs SHRA; title assignment; etc.) of positions by applying guidelines from UNC General Administration; determining appropriate pay; and advising on employment policies and best practices as it relates to the recruitment of faculty and EPA non-faculty professionals.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and two years of progressively responsible professional human resources management experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. All degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
In-depth knowledge of classification and compensation administration (e.g., position analysis, workflow assessment, market pay/compensation, related policies) preferably UNC or comparable higher education system) for SHRA career bands and EHRA non-faculty;
Working knowledge HR Banner and PeopleAdmin 7 or equivalent HR systems;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access);
Knowledge of federal, state and university regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines pertaining to employment, classification and compensation;
Ability to work with sensitive confidential data and information;
Ability to work independently to develop, monitor, and complete projects and assignments;
Ability to interpret and analyze information to make appropriate decisions;
Ability to consult with various University constituents, including senior managers and professional peers, etc.;
Ability to work independently without direct supervision;
Ability to take initiative to develop, monitor, and complete projects and assignments within designated timeframes;
Ability to learn, interpret and analyze diverse information to make necessary decisions;
Ability to exercise judgment and discretion in identifying issues and related problem solving;
Ability to plan, prioritize and organize workflow;
Excellent analytical and organizational skills;
Ability to conduct training and make presentations.
Excellent written, oral communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively and collaboratively with a wide range of individuals to provide support, manage projects, negotiate, and explain information.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.


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