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Human Resources Generalist

Company: Morehead State University
Location: Louisville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title Human Resources Generalist Posting Number S01002P Type of Appointment FTF; Full-Time Fixed Posting Category Professional (Non Faculty) MSU Salary Grade 575 Salary Range for Job Posting Anticipated Employment Start Date for Position 06/16/2021 Open Date 05/19/2021 Close Date 06/02/2021 Open Until Filled No Advertisement Wording Human Resources at Morehead State University is accepting applications for a full-time position as a Human Resources Generalist. The anticipated start date is June 16, 2021. Morehead State University is located in Morehead, KY, a designated Kentucky Trail Town, nestled in Daniel Boone National Forest, in close proximity to Cave Run Lake. This location provides opportunities for a wide-range of outdoor recreation activities. Additionally, Morehead State University is relatively close to a number of larger cities including Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY, and Cincinnati, OH. Morehead State University delivers a strong and affordable education for friendly, ambitious students who thrive in a student-focused learning environment defined by small class sizes and faculty committed to teaching and student success. RESPONSIBILITIES: The HR Generalist is responsible for a wide variety of human resources activities for the University across multiple human resource functions including but not limited to employee relations, equal opportunity, organizational development, talent management and acquisition, benefits, compensation, total rewards, and compliance monitoring. The HR Generalist has the knowledge and ability to perform all duties and responsibilities but is assigned duties in specific areas as the primary day-to-day tasks. REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree and two years of experience related to the duties described above. Must have excellent customer service skills and be proficient in oral and written communications, exercise good judgment, must accept responsibility, and perform duties in an atmosphere of team-like cooperation. Excellent keyboarding and computer skills are required. Extensive experience with word processing and spreadsheet software. Must have the ability to work with minimum supervision. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in an institution of higher education. Professional in Human Resources (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP) certification. Ability to establish presence and credibility quickly - to become a trusted resource to employees. Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using sound judgment consistent with applicable laws. Demonstrated ability to apply data management and analysis tools in researching and analyzing various types of data. Ability to observe, understand and interpret ambiguous issues and apply critical thinking strategies to find solutions. Exceptional ability to gather and analyze data with useful HR metrics and provide recommendations to Human Resources Staff/Payroll Staff or leadership. Ability to objectively and effectively coach employees through complex, difficult, and emotional issues. Ability to maintain a level of confidentiality with all interactions and work products. Morehead State University is a comprehensive, regionally focused university providing high quality instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The University has an enrollment of over 10,000 students. To apply, visit: and complete the MSU Application for Employment along with a cover letter, resume, and the name and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The close date is June 2, 2021. Contact the Office of Human Resources at should you have questions about our online application. Please contact Courtney Andrews, the search committee chair, at for questions regarding this position. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Organizational Relationships This position reports to the Assistant Director of Human Resources and operates with discretion within established guidelines. This position interacts with faculty, staff, and students. Also, interacts with various external federal, state, and local governments as needed. Physical Requirements None Working Conditions Some stress can be expected due to various deadlines. Routine office environment with frequent interruptions. There will also be extraneous noise as is typical in an office setting. Hours worked may extend beyond the 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. office hours. Special Information/Instructions to Applicants Reference Requests Accept References No Minimum Requests 0 Maximum Requests 0

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