Posted: October 26, 2021
Level: Professional 3/ Management Confidential
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Job Posting #: CSCC 21-31
Closing Date: Applications must be submitted by 5:00pm (EST) on
Friday, November 26, 2021
CT State Community College
New Britain, CT 06051
CT State Community College Mission:
Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to
academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused
on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and
learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances
positive change for the students, communities, and industries it
serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.
CT State Community College Vision:
CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success,
educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with
business and industry, government, educational, and key
stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for
Connecticut’s citizens and communities.
Anticipated Start Date:
December 17, 2021
The Human Resources (HR) Data Specialist, under the supervision of
the HR Data Analyst, is accountable for performing the
transactional management, analysis, and review of the CORE-CT Human
Resources Management System (HRMS) and Enterprise Performance
Management (EPM) for twelve community college campuses, Charter Oak
State College, and the System Office representing 6400+
non-represented Management/Confidential, unclassified and
classified bargaining unit employees in the Connecticut State
Colleges & Universities (CSCU) System.
As a key member of the Center of Excellence (COE) for Compensation,
Benefits, and HR Administration, the HR Data Specialist will report
to the HR Data Analyst and will serve as the primary CORE-CT HRMS
& EPM data processor for all HR transactional and data elements
pertaining to community colleges, Charter Oak State College, and
the System Office.
The HR Data Specialist will have no supervisory responsibility and
may, at times, work in partnership with part-time Educational
The position provides significant support to the Director of HR
Strategy, Regional HR Managers, and Campus HR Generalists. This
position also may work closely with the DAS/CORE-CT Team.
Associate’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business
Management, Public Administration, or a related field and at least
one to three (1-3) years’ prior experience in the principles,
practices, and techniques of Human Resources or data
Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
- · Knowledge of CORE-CT HRMS and EPM/STARS.
- Ability to utilize technology to access and analyze data and
maintain records. Demonstrated strong proficiency in the use and
application of MS-Excel.
- Ability to work with technical and non-technical personnel at
various levels of the CSCU organization and communicate technical
information in a clear and concise manner with demonstrated ability
to modify content based on the audience.
- Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills,
with the ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of
individuals from diverse backgrounds and provide quality customer
- Strong problem-solving skills including the ability to collect
and analyze information.
- Ability to interact with cross functional teams to exchange
information, share ideas, and create a positive and productive team
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
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.
Example of Job Duties:
- Experience with student populations similar to those served by
CT State Community Colleges.
- Experience leading cross departmental programs/projects in
- Experience with best practices for instructional/curriculum
design using multiple modalities and pedagogical approaches.
1. Collects, processes, compiles, and analyzes CSCU HR data through
the application of the CORE-CT HRMS and CORE-CT Enterprise
Performance Management (EPM) / STARS systems and in accordance with
Management/Confidential Personnel Policy and Collective Bargaining
Agreements. This is accomplished during the life cycle of CSCU
employees from hire thru retirement/termination, ensuring timely
and accurate employee data entry and updates. Responsible for
employee data files.
2. Completes monthly CORE-CT HRMS data audits for the Colleges and
System Office to maintain or enhance data integrity across the
system particularly in the areas of new hires, benefits, leave
administration, position & job data management, promotions,
transfers, compensation increases, retirements, and union status
3. Performs data analytics through the use of CORE-CT EPM/STARS and
in the preparation of standard and/or ad hoc HR reports, templates
and data queries. Documents procedures for future reference and
implementation of continuous process improvements and best practice
initiatives in the collection, analysis, and presentation of data.
Maintains an HRMS data repository and data integrity.
4. Participates in CORE-CT HRMS Team-sponsored training when
appropriate and available.
5. Provides CORE-CT HRMS technical support to the Director of HR
Strategies, Regional HR Managers, and campus HR Generalists.
6. Performs other related duties as assigned.
This posting includes qualifications, experience and skills but is
not limited to the full specifications stated in the job
$62,003- $93,005 approximate annual plus excellent State of CT
medical insurance, retirement, and related fringe benefits.
Submit a cover letter, resume and a copy of Official College
Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date
will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes
are not acceptable.
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.
Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state
employment must prove that they (1 )are fully vaccinated against
COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received
a second dose or has an appointment for the second dose in a
two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or
has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s
Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this
requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced
practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of
COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or
the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely
held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an
exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case
basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate
supporting documentation if requested.
Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination
CSCC 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
Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion
CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F