Human Resources Coordinator

Virginia Tech   Blacksburg, VA   Full-time     Human Resources
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Posted on July 8, 2020

Job Description

Reporting to the Human Resources Director for the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI), the Human Resources Coordinator is responsible for the HR activities for the OVPRI and for coordination of HR transactions in institutes and centers. Within OVPRI, responsibilities include coordination of recruitment, performance management, position descriptions, job analysis and classification, compensation and related university programs. The HR Coordinator collaborates with managers and supervisors in assigned research areas to effectively apply university policy and process HR related transactions for Research Faculty. The Coordinator will also work as part of administrative and HR teams, including university HR, to address emerging issues in HR practices, and to develop and implement creative solutions that support the delivery of innovative HR programs.

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent level education and experience, in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
- Experience with a full range of HR programs such as recruitment and selection, job analysis, classification and compensation, and employee relations.
- Experience working with line managers to interpret and apply policies, guidelines in HR law.
- Experience preparing and analyzing HR related materials such as position descriptions, recruitment advertising, and performance plans.
- Knowledge of HR systems for position classification, compensation, and performance management with the demonstrated ability to apply to a variety of occupational classes.
- Knowledge of standard office software operations with the ability to use computer technologies to generate reports, analyze data, and effectively use enterprise wide data technology.
- Knowledge of state and federal employment laws and regulations.
- Strong interpersonal, customer service, and problem solving skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community.

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience using Banner HRIS or similar ERP software.
- Experience using Page Up (or similar applicant tracking system) to post position vacancies, and screen candidate pools.
- Experience in recruitment and sourcing of professional and research positions.
- Experience in analysis of jobs, position description, recruitment actions, and HR related data.
- Knowledge of techniques for job classification and categorization used in compensation analysis.
- Knowledge of VT HR policies and of the VT Faculty handbook.- Current PHR or SPHR certification.

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Salary Information

Commensurate with Experience

Review Date

June 23, 2020

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

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