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Human Resource Associate

University/Agency State Universities Retirement System
Civil Service Classification Human Resource Associate
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Posting Duration 4/23/2024 - 5/7/2024
Probationary Period 12 months

Job Description

State Universities Retirement System (SURS) has a Human Resource Associate opening. Under the administrative direction of the CHRO this position is responsible for managing the recruitment, retention, and employee recognition programs for SURS. This role will be responsible for seeing through the day-to-day recruitment efforts across SURS. It will be the point of contact for hiring managers and will maintain a strong understanding of a wide range of positions. The day-to-day focus will be on filling open roles, cultivating a best-in-class experience for new hires/applicants, and developing an ongoing talent pipeline. It will also develop and manage the SURS employee retention, recognition and engagement programs.


Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Administration, Management, Organizational Administration, Public Administration, Labor Relations, Business Administration, or a field closely related to the position.
2. Two (2) years (24 months) of work experience performing professional-level human resources duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
1. Knowledge above the rudimentary understanding of principles and procedures used in human resources (i.e. recruitment, selection, compensation, and human resources information systems).
2. Knowledge above the rudimentary understanding of federal and state laws, rules, and/or regulations affecting public human resources administration; ability to develop a broad knowledge of those of the employing institution.
3. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
4. Skill in utilizing organization and time management and in effectively managing multiple priorities on a daily basis.
5. Strong/excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills to effectively present information including writing and editing reports and other materials and to respond to requests for guidance and/or clarification.
6. Ability to employ critical thinking skills, creativity, and ingenuity for effective and timely problem-solving.
7. Ability to maintain professional relationships and to work effectively as a member of a team and/or as a project leader with the public and staff
8. Ability to organize, analyze and interpret data and have strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working in public sector human resources
• Experience building recruiting programs and sourcing candidates using social media platforms such as LinkedIn
• Experience using ADP



State Universities Retirement System | Human Resource Associate

Contact Information

University/Agency State Universities Retirement System
Contact Kara Cline
Phone Number 217-378-7507