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Personnel Specialist

University/Agency: Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification: Business/Administrative Associate
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Posting Duration: 12/1/2017 - 12/12/2017
Probation Period: 12 months

Job Description

The Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality is one of 12 departments within the Division of Student Affairs. It provides the campus community and guests with high-quality, efficient, and innovative event services and dining options in a variety of settings dedicated to accentuating and enhancing the campus experience in a diverse community.

This position assist with the development, execution, and evaluation of the departmental human resource processes and policies including hiring, on boarding, orientation, corrective action, performance appraisal, and timekeeping.

Whether it's to find a place to study, gather with friends, enjoy a bite to eat, or plan a large event, the Department of Event Management, Dining, and Hospitality takes great pride in providing welcoming and inclusive spaces, high-quality food services, and experienced and professional staff who care about making every experience individualized and extraordinary. It is our philosophy to recruit, inspire, and retain talented team members and promote wellness and foster their development. It is our goal to promote a more fully diverse and inclusive campus community.


Minimum Requirements for entry into the Intern program:

1. Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Administration, Business Management, or a field directly related to the position. All qualifying degrees must include at least 12 semester hours in Human Resource Administration. A transcript (may be unofficial) will be required in order to ensure full consideration/eligibility for the position.

2. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Minimum Requirements to successfully complete the Intern Program:

1. Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Administration, Business Management, or a field directly related to the position including at least 12 semester hours in Human Resource Administration.
2. Two (2) years of full time work experience performing professional-level human resource duties.
3. Must be self-directed and have initiative.
4. Must be capable of exercising professional judgment on a consistent basis.
5. Must have the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities on a daily basis.
6. Must have the ability to manage constant interruptions and shift priorities as problems arise.
7. Must have the ability to meet deadlines.
8. Must have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
9. Must have a high level of computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
10. Must be able to work confidentially with a variety of security sensitive information, including personnel files.


$18.97 - $21.53 per hour


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Contact Information

University/Agency: Illinois State University
   Department/College: Illinois State University
Contact: Jill Smith
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Comments: For full consideration, the application and all supplemental information must be submitted on-line. Please complete the entire employment application including the education and work history background. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered. The employment application (not resume/cover letter) will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications. Please be complete in the duties and responsibilities section for each position listed.

Phone interviews will be conducted with all eligible applicants.

**Salary will begin at 90% of the approved pay range, $18.97 - $21.53, in pay grade 10. After 1 year in the Intern program, salary will increase to 95% of the approved pay grade. Upon successful completion of the Intern program, the salary will be raised to the base of the pay grade.

Copies of transcripts (may be unofficial), and any certifications MUST be submitted in order to receive full consideration for this position. If applicable, DD214 must be submitted to Jill Smith by the posting deadline via fax to 309-438-0011, or sent to Human Resources, Campus Box 1300 Normal, IL 61790-1300.

Please upload a cover letter, resume and a reference list of three business references with name/mailing address/title/phone number.

Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or other state or federal law you may request an accommodation by contacting the Office of Equal Opportunity and Access at 309-438-3383.

If you are having difficulty accessing the system, please call Human Resources at (309) 438-8311.