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Human Resource Specialist

Indiana Tech
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 6, 2023

At Indiana Tech, we excel at educating students from all walks of life for all kinds of meaningful work. We’re a truly inclusive community of learners, ensuring that students are supported, inspired, and empowered to maximize their professional prospects, advance in their careers, and improve their lives and the lives of others.

Indiana Tech is a thriving, independent, teaching-oriented institution with a focus on career-oriented programs in business, engineering, information technology and computer science, criminal justice, life sciences, human services and many other concentrations. Indiana Tech enrolls nearly 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate programs on its picturesque main campus and nearly 5,000 students in its College of Professional Studies programs online and onsite at 15 regional locations. Degrees are offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels. Over 41% of our students are either globally or domestically diverse; this contributes to our unique vibrant and inclusive campus community. All academic programs are designed to provide students with relevant and practical experiences, including an emphasis on internships. The university is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Indiana Tech embraces diversity and equal opportunity intentionally. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success with respect to educating our students to become global citizens. Indiana Tech is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Indiana Tech has big plans for its future. Learn more at Strategic Plan (

The Warrior community is seeking a Human Resource Professional to work on our Fort Wayne campus with work-from-home capability of 1-2 days per week depending on department needs. Our Tech HR team includes an HR Director, two HR Specialists, one part-time Benefits Specialist, and student assistants. This is an exempt, full-time position. The department serves approximately 300 full-time employees, 65 part-time staff, 200 student employees, and 300 part-time adjunct instructors. Employees are located in various locations operating out of Indiana, Kentucky, and remotely across the United States.


Responsibilities may vary based on the skills of the selected professional but are certain to include new employee recruitment and onboarding, HRIS system data integrity and reporting, adjunct employment processing, adjunct employee labor relations, processing verifications of employment, external position advertising, handling ADA needs, overseeing driver safety coordination with the Risk Management Team, overseeing volunteer and contractor processes, and processing purchase orders. This is not an exhaustive list; the HR team is cross-trained with a common goal to impact students and how to best serve Warriors positively.


We are seeking an HR professional with five or more years of traditional HR department experience. A bachelor’s degree in HR or a related field is preferred. Candidates without a degree but with significant HR experience will be considered. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills and be committed to teamwork. The following abilities must be present: ability to multi-task and show attention to detail, prioritize tasks effectively, work independently and as a team, always maintain absolute confidentiality, handle pressure, and navigate emotional situations.


Candidates must have experience working with an HRIS system and ideally have a minimum of not-for-profit experience; higher education experience is preferred. The preferred candidate will have expert knowledge and ability with Microsoft Office products and be comfortable working in a database. The preferred candidate will also be skilled at listening, assisting others, handling conflict, adapting to change, and handling a fast-paced workflow. Embracing and promoting the mission, vision, values, and strategic plan of Indiana Tech is expected.


Application materials must include a cover letter and resume. Candidates should be prepared to provide a written response to Tech's vision and diversity statements. Only candidates with completed applications in Paycom will be considered at the interview stage.



The position remains open until filled; a review of candidates will commence as application materials are received and may close by the end of September.

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