Posted: October 11, 2022
Level: Management / Confidential (Manager1)
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is
filled, with materials submitted by Tuesday, October 25,
receiving priority consideration.
Statewide -Location may vary
**This position is not remote**
Anticipated Start Date:
The Human Resources Generalist, under the leadership of the Vice
President of HR Strategy, is accountable for providing on site
human resources services to employees and coordinating with CSCU HR
Shared Services Centers of Excellence (COE) to optimize service
delivery for assigned campuses within a region. This position will
collaborate with other parts of the Human Resources organization to
ensure processes and programs are aligned with CSCU One-College
goals and designed to deliver seamless and efficient service.
Incumbents must possess proven ability to effectively work with a
culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff,
and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written
communication skills along with strong Information technology
literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook,
The Human Resources Generalist will report to the Regional Human
Resources Manager. The position is required to have extensive
collegial and collaborative relationships with professional Human
Resources staff assigned to various Centers of Excellence,
including Talent and Recruitment, Labor Relations, Equal Employment
Opportunity, and Compensation/Benefits/HR Administration as well as
with administrators, faculty and staff within the Connecticut State
Colleges and Universities System.
Example of Job Duties:
- Partners with and is accountable for successful relationships
with campus leadership teams to ensure alignment of human resources
support services with organizational goals and strategies.
- Advises campus leadership teams on human resources policies,
procedures and mission driven strategies.
- Collaborates with campus leadership to fulfill their
organizational staffing needs by ensuring accurate job
classifications are used and collaborating with HR Administration
to initiate refill requests and position actions.
- Collaborates with Talent and Recruitment COE, to facilitate
search processes, including forming search committees and providing
guidance throughout the duration of search activities.
- Partners with and is accountable for successful relationships
with Talent and Recruitment, Affirmative Action, Labor Relations
and Compensation/Benefits/HR Admin, COE’s to ensure seamless
service for customers.
- Provides guidance to employees on various human resources
matters including employment, career development, salary and
benefits, labor relations, leaves of absence and retirement.
- Implements standardized employee engagement programs that
support the CSCU culture and promote retention of talent and
improved organizational performance.
- Delivers standardized inclusion and diversity initiatives that
are responsive to organizational culture, and in line with
- Executes a standardized talent management program to cultivate
and develop future leaders to position the organization for
sustained leadership effectiveness.
- Implements an onboarding program to ensure seamless transition
for new employees and includes completion of state mandated
- Works with campus leadership to administer the performance
- Assists campus leadership in addressing employee performance
problems, engaging Human Resources Manager and Labor Relations COE
- Assists in ensuring compliance with applicable state and
federal laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
- May assist, coordinate, and/or provide campus training and/or
staff development programs.
- Performs related duties as required.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Public
Administration or related field and at least three (3) years’
experience in the principles, practices and techniques of Human
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management
principles and techniques within a matrixed organization.
- Considerable knowledge of human resources administration, labor
relations, relevant state and federal laws, regulations, policies
and procedures, principles and practices of job classification and
organizational design and human resources information systems.
- Considerable written and oral communications skills,
interpersonal skills, and negotiation and conflict resolution
- Considerable ability to analyze and interpret laws,
regulations, policies and collective bargaining agreements,
strategically plan including, succession planning and aligning
human resources to agency goals and objectives and recommend and
implement agency-wide policy.
- Experience working in a highly unionized environment
- Experience using an HRMS system such as Core-CT
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are
encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and
experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this
position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the
degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.
- Experience in higher education
$79,549 -$99,435 (midpoint) approximate annual plus excellent State
of CT medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe
We offer a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well,
protect yourself and your family, and plan for a secure future.
Benefits include generous leave policies;
several retirement plans
; and many choices for comprehensive health insurance
You also have access to many additional benefits to save for
retirement, protect your family & more with supplemental
Tuition reimbursement may apply if applicable.
To apply you must submit a cover letter, resume and names and
contact information of three professional references.
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
Following the closing date, application materials will be evaluated
by a selection committee. Candidates selected for further
consideration will be limited to those applicants who are best
qualified based on the minimum and preferred qualifications and who
have submitted all the required documents by the closing date and
time listed on the job announcement. Candidates who have been
selected and approved to Interview will be contacted, and finalists
will be recommended for further consideration by the Hiring Manager
for final selection and recommendation for employment.
All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship
or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and
Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background
check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community.
Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal
history record check and, when appropriate, a financial (credit)
report or driving history check.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious
creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin,
marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental
disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran
status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record.
The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries
regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino
Director of Equal Employment Opportunity
CSCU IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F