Specialist Harrisburg Area Community College Harrisburg

Title Specialist
Date 2020
Company Harrisburg Area Community College
City Harrisburg

Short Description :

We consistently perform above our own and others expectations Operating a variety of office equipment, including a computer and related software applications, telephone, fax machine, and adding machine And various administrative support tasks such ,…

Full Description :

Job Type Full-Time 12 month
If part time, hours per week
Start Date Desired
Advertised Hiring Range $36,606- $45,758
Job Summary

This position applies basic specialized knowledge in the areas of compensation, benefits, and employee records to support professional staff and daily operations in the Office of Human Resources in a diverse and inclusive environment to support the College mission and strategic plan.

Essential Job Functions

Essential functions are #1 – 5.

Job Specific Task List

1. Applies basic understanding of compensation and classification policies and procedures and ensures optimal employee experience and accuracy of details when performing duties which may include: process I9s; trouble-shoot problems; train and assist end users with processing personnel transactions; verify and process salary adjustments; provide procedural guidance to employees; assist during peak cycles such as fiscal year-end.

2. Applies basic understanding of benefits policies and procedures and ensures optimal employee experience and accuracy of details when performing duties which may include: set up and terminate employee benefit enrollment and benefit pay deductions; coordinate and schedule vendor workshops, presentations, and meetings for employee education; update and post online documentation; answer questions and provide procedural guidance to employees; complete monthly benefit/payroll deduction reconciliations; pay monthly benefits invoices; assist during peak cycles such as open enrollment.

3. Applies basic understanding of employee records policies and procedures to perform duties which may include: quarterly update of college-wide organization charts; assist with testing the enterprise resource planning (ERP) system human resources module by setting up scenarios and/or running processes; assist with employee data maintenance and updates; assist with record-keeping tasks such as updates and purges.

4. Assist all areas with special projects which may include: perform basic research; test/explore new processes; create/update/run spreadsheets and reports; create informational/educational materials for employees; serve as backup to compensation and benefits staff, including conducting presentations and employee training sessions, as needed.

5. Perform administrative support duties, including but not limited to: prepare board resolutions for personnel transactions; prepare communications to employees and supervisors; maintain Collegewide organizational charts and reporting structures; and various administrative support tasks such as filing, scanning, indexing, faxing, and copying.

6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Minimum Education and Experience

H.S. Diploma or equivalent and 4 years experience. Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the essential duties of the job.

Licensing Requirements

None required

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Working conditions: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Qualifications: Preferred Experience
  • Experience in one or more areas of human resources.
  • Demonstrate analytical and critical thinking to understand the root of a problem and find a solution.
  • Demonstrate precise attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service and responsiveness.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks and maintain a high level of organization.

Additional Knowledge and Skills:

Clerical and office support practices
Budgetary principles
Principles and practices in area of assignment
Customer service principles
Report Preparation techniques
Various computer applications and related software
English language, punctuation, and grammar
Mathematical concepts
Inventory maintenance principles

Maintaining various confidential records
Exercising judgment and discretion
Prioritizing and organizing work
Preparing and proofreading a variety of reports and/or documentation
Recognizing problems, identifying alternative solutions, and making appropriate recommendations
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with students, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
Working independently
Providing customer service
Operating a variety of office equipment, including a computer and related software applications, telephone, fax machine, and adding machine

Job Open Date 04/21/2020
Job Close Date 05/03/2020
Open Until Filled No
HACC's Purpose

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life

HACC's Core Values

We set high goals and achieve them.
We consistently perform above our own and others’ expectations.
We provide exceptional service to all.

We challenge the status quo.
We continually strive to develop new and creative approaches to the education and training needs of our communities.

We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and empathy in all we say and do.
We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
We create a learning environment that appreciates diversity.
We respect the shared governance decision-making process.

We behave in a manner consistent with our core values.
We are honest, open and truthful in our statements and actions.
We provide the most accurate information available in all communication.

HACC's Diversity Statement

As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC’s commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a
college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Documents which can be associated with this posting Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  • Any Other Relevant Document
  • Transcript/License/Certification
Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * How did you first hear about this opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Newspaper
    • PA Job Gateway
    • HACC Website
    • Employee Referral
    • Other, please specify below
  • If you selected Referral or Other above, please specify here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  • * Do you have four or more years of related experience?
    • No Response
    • Yes
    • No
  • * By completing this application, you agree to work as a member of the College to develop a culture of inclusion, diversity, civility and respect for every member of our community. Further, that you will demonstrate commitment and sensitivity to the importance of inclusion and diversity. Do you agree with this statement?
    • Yes
    • No
  • * Do you meet all of the physical requirements of this job with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No

Recomended Jobs

  Warehouse Associate- Harrisburg, PA; 9am Start Time

Date : 13 August 2020 | Company : UNFI | Location : Harrisburg

Are you ready to make an impact on the lives of others and feel good about what you do? Handles cases of product weighing up to 100 lbs.

  Dock Worker/ Loader

Date : 13 August 2020 | Company : UNFI | Location : Harrisburg

Maintains loading performance standards of speed and accuracy with minimum damage and maximum safety, while being mindful of weight distribution on the trailer.

  Freezer Order Selector - Harrisburg, PA

Date : 13 August 2020 | Company : UNFI | Location : Harrisburg

Ability to learn and perform duties in accordance with Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) policies and procedures.

  Freezer Forklift Operator, Harrisburg, PA; 8am Start

Date : 13 August 2020 | Company : UNFI | Location : Harrisburg

Responsible for taking incoming palletized product and placing it in the correct storage slots in the freezer. Join our growing Distribution team today.

  Order Selector - Part Time

Date : 13 August 2020 | Company : UNFI | Location : Harrisburg

$16.33/ hour + Incentive up to $23+/hr! Efficiently handle the flow of merchandise throughout the distribution facility in an accurate, productive and safe…