Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university's three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 244 research faculty, 44,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw--within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.
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The College of Business HR Team supports approximately 1000 employees comprised of staff, temp, faculty, and academic, with a mix of contract, endowed and bargaining unit employees. The environment we support is fast paced and still undergoing significant, exciting change as the three schools are brought under a single college. The selected candidate will have an opportunity to join a highly collaborative group of HR professionals to help further advance the college through the implementation of HR best practices. In addition, they will help design, develop, and execute HR strategies, build relationships, and contribute to the alignment of policies and procedures across three schools and the hotel operation.
As a member of the HR Team, the HR Associate will provide a full range of consultative, administrative, & transactional HR oversight for assigned nonacademic client groups within the College. Various duties will include intake of ongoing questions and inquires from clients, providing guidance on our policies and procedures, executing key HR processes, and being the first line of contact on employee relations issues received from employees and managers. Additionally, this role will facilitate the entering and approval of Workday business processes, including the recruitment & hiring processes, new hire transactions, position changes, leave administration, and compensation payments. This position will also handle visa processing and tracking, maintaining electronic personnel files, and may provide special administrative & project support.
The HR Associate will serve as a liaison with HR Generalists, University HR and subject matter experts as needed. This position regularly handles sensitive and confidential matters and must exercise with appropriate care, judgment, and discretion.
Associate's Degree and four to five years of professional experience, or equivalent combination thereof.
Must be proficient in Microsoft office suite, including Word and Excel.
Must have experience and understanding of HRIS systems and reporting.
Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
Analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.
Work requires continual attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
One to two years of experience with Human Resource Operations in a higher education setting strongly preferred.
Experience with databases and reporting preferred.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
This position is full-time and is eligible for benefits. This position is also eligible for ongoing part-time remote-work status. Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability and diversity initiatives. For more benefit information, follow the link: Cornell Benefits. No visa sponsorship is available for this position. If interested in applying we highly encourage you to include a cover letter in your application so we can better understand your interest in the position.
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