Education & Experience
- A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field; Or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required.
- A minimum of five years of experience in human resources, labor and employee relations is required.
- A Master’s degree is preferred.
- Senior or Professional Human Resources (SPHR or PHR) certification preferred.
- Requires a comprehensive understanding of HR (payroll, personnel, benefits, recruitment, budget), including HR processes, HR theory, and HR compliance.
- Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in HR practices, process improvement, and employee engagement.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Ability to interact and communicate with all levels within the organization.
- Ability to problem solve and adapt quickly to changing circumstances.
- Proven ability to establish credibility, build relationships and act as a strategic partner to clients.
- Demonstrated experience working successfully with people of diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
- Strong verbal communication, writing, and interpersonal skills along with the ability to form strong cross-functional relationships.
- Excellent diplomacy skills, conflict resolution, and collaboration.
- Ability to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality.
- Knowledge of federal and state employment laws, policies, regulations, and procedures.
- Must be able to prioritize workload independently and meet deadlines under stressful situations.
- Willingness to travel to other campuses.
This is a full-time,12-month, exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. New hires will be placed on the Grade 81 UA salary schedule, based on education and experience. This recruitment is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on January 6th, 2020. If you need assistance in completing this application or are seeking accommodations for the interview, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
Required materials to be submitted include the following:
--List of three professional references
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
The University's mission is student learning enhanced by faculty scholarship, undergraduate research and creative activities, community engagement, and the cultures and environment of Southeast Alaska. UAS strives to be a destination of choice for students seeking excellent academic programs and engaging learning opportunities that integrate the environment and cultures of Southeast Alaska.
UAS is located 12 miles north of downtown Juneau in a beautiful setting overlooking Auke Lake and the Mendenhall Glacier. Juneau (population 32,000), the capital of Alaska, is a picturesque city with a mild, maritime climate, exceptional outdoor and recreation values, and a lively arts community.
UAS is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and candidates who share our commitment to diversity.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace.
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.