Human Resources Coordinator

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Feb 02, 2023
Mar 29, 2023
Full Time
Human Resources CoordinatorThe George Mason University, Office of University Branding invites applications for the Human Resources Coordinator position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. In addition to a first-class culture at Virginia's largest public university, this position offers:Potential for hybrid telework scheduling;Competitive salary;Outstanding benefits including:Excellent health/dental/vision insurance that is below the industry average for out-of-pocket costs due to being state-supplemented;Industry-leading retirement plans available including the state VRS Hybrid retirement pension plan, and a full match option;24 accrued paid days off per year, paid holidays, over a week of paid winter break, paid sick leave, paid family and personal leave; andProfessional development, tuition exemption at GMU, and employee assistance programs.About the Position: The Office of University Branding (OUB) has an extraordinary opportunity for a proven Human Resources professional. The incumbent coordinates all personnel-related functions for the department acts as the HR Liaison to the HR/Payroll Department and provides human resources support to OCM in a variety of ongoing activities, special projects, services, and outreach initiatives. Responsibilities: Manages human resources functions including recruitment, hiring, terminations, and personnel actions; Functions as the search committee coordinator for all departmental searches; Directs the development and administration of the department's orientation program, onboarding activities, training, and performance evaluation processes; Disseminates HR-related information within the department; Supervises student support staff; Establishes and maintains an organized and confidential personnel records management system; andAssists with general and special projects, as needed. Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Experience planning, developing, and managing human resources programs, policies, procedures, and reporting; Ability to work independently and collaboratively; Ability to take responsibility for work productivity and routine issues as they arise while demonstrating effective time management skills; Ability to work effectively and courteously with internal and external diverse populations; Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; Coordination, organizational, and top-notch business skills to perform day-to-day duties; Problem-solving skills, initiative, follow through, and attention to detail; Ability to keep track of delegated tasks and team assignments, while ensuring project schedules are maintained; Ability to effectively multi-task; Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands, and able to deal with frequent change or unexpected events; Demonstrated service-oriented approach; andAdvanced computer skills in Microsoft Office.Preferred Qualifications:HR experience in an institution of higher education;Knowledge of state and university human resources policies and practices with the ability to properly interpret, communicate, and provide guidance to department members on such policies;Ability to take direction from others, anticipate and resolve problems with limited supervision;Knowledge of university business systems including Banner and Handshake;Experience working with sensitive and confidential information; andPrevious experience working in a Virginia state agency is highly desired.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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