Human Resources Specialist, Training & Documentation - University Human Resources

Washington D.C.
Apr 19, 2017
Apr 28, 2017
Full Time
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Human Resources Specialist, Training & Documentation - University Human Resources

The Human Resources Specialist works closely with HR colleagues and individual departments throughout the University to provide analytical and technical human resources expertise. The HR Specialist analyzes data and utilizes strong problem solving skills and reasoning while maintaining the discretion needed to handle highly confidential information. Reporting to the HRIS Manager, the Human Resources Specialist has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Works closely with HR colleagues and individual departments throughout the University on HCM (Human Capital Management) transactions
  • Processes a high volume of Workday HCM staffing transactions while reviewing data for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with employment laws and the University's policies
  • Analyzes and audits HR transactions to recommend process improvements as it relates to HR-related information flow, procedures, compliance and reporting
  • Provides advice and guidance on a daily basis to campus constituencies regarding HR policy and transactions.
  • Runs scheduled reports for analysis of HR data and monitors reports to notify departments of data integrity issues and inconsistencies that need to be addressed
  • Runs ad hoc reports as requested by HR management
  • Works with the HRIS Manager on department projects and other University initiatives as required
  • Serves as liaison between internal and external HR colleagues to communicate, collect and deliver the items needed to implement department initiatives
  • Serves as the HR Contact for the Department of Human Resources


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Superior understanding of HR policies and practices and employment laws
  • HRIS experience required - Workday experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills, with intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Excel to create, extract, manipulate and analyze data and reports
  • High level of accountability
  • Ability to identify and proactively question data inconsistencies
  • Superior judgment and strong intellectual and analytical abilities
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and computer skills
  • High level of professionalism, and a commitment to customer service and confidentiality

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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