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Senior HR Generalist, HRIS

Joliet Junior College
Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 10, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other, Human Resources Administration, Chief Business Officers & Vice Presidents, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Executive, Executive Directors
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Position Title:

Senior HR Generalist, HRIS

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: Senior HR Generalist, HRIS
DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
DIVISION: Human Resources
UNION: non-union
REPORTS TO: Director, Human Resources
PLACEMENT: Professional, S11


The Senior HR Generalist is a credible activist that provides strategic guidance, advice and leadership on all human resource related activities, in support of and aligned with the College’s strategic and operational priorities. The Senior HR Generalist will provide services to the College in the areas of talent management, onboarding, employee relations and retention, performance management, diversity initiatives, learning & development, policy interpretation and human resources information systems (HRIS). The emphasis for the Senior HR Generalist - HRIS, includes ERP (ie: Workday) security, business processes, reporting, data integrity, training, and communications and responsibilities related to labor relations and contractual compliance, and employment compliance.

  • Proactively partners and collaborates with employees on best approaches, practices, policy and procedure to create and sustain a high performing workforce.

  • Keenly assess systemic and ongoing human resource programing and institutional structures through the lens of diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice to sustain a culture of belonging.

  • Provide best practice and specialized research to intentionally transform the support and effectiveness of the college's HRIS/ERP system leveraging efficiencies and business processes related to compensation & benefits, talent acquisition, performance management, learning and development and employee engagement strategies.

  • Contribute to the college strategy by utilizing sound judgment and reporting to inform decision making that supports the building of organizational talent and workforce readiness.

  • Actively partner with managers, staff, and bargaining unit representatives to address a variety of workplace issues and function as a subject matter expert for administrative practices. Oversee contractual related compliance items, as they relate to HR and the HRIS.

  • Develop ongoing communication and relationships to allow for proactive planning and partnership.

  • Drive efforts to optimize HRIS system functionality including, but not limited to, increased efficiencies, automation, configuration, analytics, training & documentation in the College’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, Workday.

  • Establish, lead, or implement HR initiatives in alignment with strategic goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrate emotionally intelligent leadership; supporting a climate of teamwork, accountability and collaboration with direct reports and team.

  • Engage in activities to increase JJC employment brand awareness and maintain presence at community events to increase diversity in applicant pools and ensure the equitable treatment of all applicants and employees.

  • Responsible for designated annual budget areas.

  • Negotiates vendor contract renewals and agreements.

  • Ensures procurement of services is compliant with College policies and procedures.

  • Creates and delivers training and presentations to diverse audiences and backgrounds.

  • Monitor compliance. Ensures all documents are appropriately processed, ensuring confidentiality at all times.

  • Process and analyze reports on various types of employee data (EEO and diversity initiatives including the preparation of reports; analyze headcount, turnover, recruitment trends, and other employment/employee statistics).

  • Coordinate across stakeholders, providing timely and concise communications regarding status of services/projects and pending issues.

  • Educate, mentor and train HR staff and employees on processes and professional practices related to employment, general HR administration and utilizing HR systems.

  • Remain professionally and technically current on all regulatory and compliance related statues, trends, and developments relative to successful execution and performance of the function and position.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or business-related field.

  • 5 years of professional experience in HR with a demonstrated proficiency in 2 or more areas of human resources management including but not limited to compensation benefits, employment, employee relations, rewards & recognition, labor relations, talent acquisition, organizational development, employment law, DEI, HRIS, and learning & development.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS applications and reporting.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; attention to details skills to interact with HR constituents, cross-functional colleagues and IT.

  • Ability to accurately collect information in order to understand and assess the clients' needs and situation.

  • Advanced knowledge of employment law and HR policies and practices; local and state laws and regulations; financial/business acumen.

  • Demonstrated ability to partner with direct reports and all levels of the organization to deliver transformative organizational human resources support and services in alignment with the mission, vision and values of the College.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with other members of the college and community, displaying cultural competence as well as emotional intelligence.

  • SHRM – PHR or SPHR Certification or similar.

  • Workday HCM experience or training preferred.

  • Experience with change and project management.

  • Experience with HR technology/systems related to performance management, applicant tracking and learning management.

  • Demonstrated experience in higher education and administration of bargaining unit policies and procedures.

  • Experience relative to the coaching, development, and supervision of direct reports.

  • English and Spanish verbal and written communication proficiency.

  • Demonstrated multicultural competence.

  • Normal office physical demands.

  • Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.

  • Ability to travel in state and nationally.

  • Duties are performed indoors in the usual office and/or outdoor environment.

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