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Human Resources - Civil Service Employment

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Human Resource Associate
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Posting Duration 8/16/2022 - 9/4/2022
Probationary Period 12 months

Job Description

Provides guidance and assistance in areas of Employment, Compensation, Classification, discipline, and employee relations for Civil Service and Extra Help positions. Coaches and counsels' supervisors and administrators regarding policies and procedures related to recruitment and selection, probationary periods, layoffs, promotions, discipline, performance issues and other personnel actions. As part of a team with other Human Resource professionals, collaborate and participate in group and cross-functional initiatives and provide constructive support pertaining to the duties and responsibilities of the position.


Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Human Resource Administration, Management, Organizational Administration, Public Administration, Labor Relations, Business Administration, Psychology, Communication, or a field closely related to the position (transcript required).

2. Two (2) years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) work experience performing professional-level human resources duties. The preferred candidate will have experience that included providing guidance and assistance to supervisors in the areas of qualifying applicants, interviewing, and hiring.

Desired Qualifications

1. Customer service focus.
2. Attention to detail.
3. Commitment to diversity and inclusiveness and ability to effectively interact cross culturally.
4. Self-directed and have initiative.
5. Capable of exercising professional judgment on a consistent basis.
6. Ability to effectively manage multiple priorities on a daily basis.
7. Ability to manage constant interruptions and shift priorities as problems arise.
8. Ability to meet deadlines.
9. Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
10. Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.




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Contact Information

University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Colette Homan
Phone Number 309-438-8311
Comments Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work experience portions. Please list all education and all jobs you have had. Do not leave gaps in employment. You must list all duties you performed in the job duties section (Phrases such as "See Resume" are not acceptable). Failure to follow any of these instructions may constitute an incomplete application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The employment application not the resume will be reviewed to determine if applicant meets minimum qualifications.

Required documents include a resume and reference list of at least three professional references including name/title/contact information (phone number and email). You must attach the required documents at the time of application.

College or university transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the application deadline in order to receive full consideration. Transcripts can either be uploaded with your application or submitted by the options listed below.

In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation, such as a DD214 must be submitted prior to the application deadline by the options listed below.

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Colette Homan
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview. The active register for this classification will be voided when the position is filled.