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Human Resource Coordinator
2019-07-17 14:36:01

OFFICE: University Center for Academic and Workforce Development (UCAWD)

LOCATION: Albany, New York

SALARY: Commensurate with Experience

Scope and Function

The Human Resources (HR) Coordinator will assist with facilitating the overall day-to-day operations of the UCAWD Human Resources unit. The HR Coordinator is a key member working within the UCAWD Finance and Administration team, responsible for providing support to the various HR functions, including but not limited to: recruitment, onboarding, time and attendance, employee relations, evaluation and performance review, and other HR processes (leave of absence, termination, etc.) as directed by the Human Resources Specialist. This position must ensure compliance with State and Federal rules and regulations as well as compliance with Research Foundation for SUNY (RF) policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist with the day-to-day HR operations within UCAWD.

Coordinate staff recruitment with Central Office Human Resources Generalist for Sponsored Programs, UCAWD staff and search chairs and function as a liaison with internal and field staff during the interview and hiring processes.

Provide assistance to HR Specialist in the development of job descriptions, job announcements and newspaper/web ads with placement on external recruitment sites.

Responsible for the coordination and review of recruitment documentation and submission of the recruitment package to the RF Sponsored Programs Human Resources Office.

Assist new hire with onboarding paperwork and ensure the RF Sponsored Programs Human Resources Office receives accurately completed documentation for timely payroll processing.

Prepare all employee change and payroll transaction forms for UCAWD and its programs and review for accuracy.

Respond to requests pertaining to personnel/payroll, employment and recruitment paperwork, etc.

Coordinate monthly meetings with ATTAIN Project Manager and Statewide Coordinators to discuss current HR related issues pertaining to field staff.

Attend monthly meetings with RF Sponsored Programs Human Resources to discuss ongoing HR related issues.

Responsible for updating the ATTAIN Contacts systEm (ACE) personnel database and compilation of reports, including ongoing monitoring and analysis.

Work with HR Specialist to maintain open position and vacancy status reports on a monthly basis for tracking and monitoring purposes.

Address employee time card actions and troubleshoot any issues/questions related to time and attendance. Liaison with ATTAIN Project Manager, Statewide Coordinators and on-site supervisors to resolve any outstanding issues.

Coordinate with Sponsored Programs Human Resources Office and HR Specialist regarding leave related inquires and request.

Provide assistance to the HR Specialist in the communication and process as it relates to the annual Performance Program and Appraisal cycle.

Serve on search committees and other committees as directed by the HR Specialist and the Director of Finance and Administration as required.

Some travel required as it pertains to recruitment and employee relations activities.

Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

Required: Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a minimum of three (3) years of general experience in the HR field is required. Comprehensive knowledge of State and Federal regulations as they pertain to human resource functions. Strong computer skills and knowledge of various software package applications. Problem solving, decision making and working with integrity while maintaining high ethical standards are critical for this position.

Desired: High energy individual that is comfortable performing multiple tasks and managing complex projects in a fast-paced team environment. The individual must be able to coordinate and prioritize various projects and tasks simultaneously to ensure all work is accurately completed within prescribed time frames. Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills highly desirable. Ability to exercise discretion in the handling of confidential and/or sensitive information. Excellent presentation skills and the ability to exercise independent judgment. Proven ability and demonstrated skills in organization, attention-to-detail and follow-through. Ideal candidate must be a team player, quick learner and a self-starter. Work is general in scope and requires the ability to work collaboratively and exercise sound and independent judgement. Experience working with culturally diverse populations highly desired.

Please submit COVER LETTER and RESUME

An Equal Opportunity Employer, females, minorities, disabled, veterans


Applicants must meet the minimum requirements in terms of qualifications. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered unless specifically stated otherwise. If you are interested or if you know someone who might be interested, send a resume with cover letter to

Position offered through the SUNY System Administration Sponsored Programs Office, an operating location of The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, non-profit corporation.

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Associate Vice President Human Resources
2019-07-15 22:41:53

Associate Vice President Human Resources


Sonoma State University




Another Source's client, Sonoma State University, is recruiting a dynamic Associate Vice President of Human Resources to join their team.


About Sonoma State University: As one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System, Sonoma is a mid-size comprehensive university, focusing on the liberal arts with a strong emphasis in the arts and sciences. Located approximately an hour north of San Francisco, SSU has 9,200 students, 400 faculty and 900 staff and administrators. Sonoma State University is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. In line with the Seawolf Commitment, our values include respect, responsibility, excellence and integrity. We strive to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. We encourage innovation, experimentation and creativity, as well as contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, in the pursuit of excellence for all members of our university community.


The CSU system offers a premium benefit package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. For more information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:


Job Summary: The Associate Vice President of Human Resources serves as key leadership positon for the university and its three auxiliary organizations; serving as a member of the Vice President's senior management team in carrying out the strategic plan and cultivating leadership for the University. Reporting directly to the Vice President for Administration and Finance and CFO, the AVP provides campus leadership and day-to-day management of a comprehensive human resource program including: employment and classification/compensation services, human resources information management, employee relations, training and development, payroll and benefits administration, workers compensation administration, employee/leadership development, employee recognition, employee wellness and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)/EEO(Equal Employment Opportunity) compliance. The AVP for Human Resources oversees and ensures compliance with the collective bargaining agreements for non-faculty employees as well as the administration of the Management Personnel Plan for professional employees, supervisors, and administrators. Additionally, the AVP oversees student employment and the University's non-faculty volunteer program.


Minimum Qualifications:


∙ This position requires an understanding of public higher education in California and a bachelor's degree from an accredited university, or equivalent combination of education and experience


∙ Seven to ten years of increasingly responsible management experience in a senior level Human Resources position


∙ A Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Human Resource Administration or Law, and HRCI/SHRM professional HR Certification preferred


∙ Senior Human Resource management experience in public higher education and working with unions is also preferred


∙ Ability to operate in a confidential, professional, fast-paced environment, and work as both a senior leader and a member of various committees and teams throughout the university and system


∙ Ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff


∙ Ability to think and act strategically and proactively


∙ Ability to perform multiple duties simultaneously in an environment that is characterized by frequent interruptions, requests, and distractions


∙ Ability to complete complex assignments independently and with only general direction


∙ Ability to translate complex policies into compliant campus business processes and effectively communicate back out to all-levels of the university


∙ Ability to understand and explain complex procedures


∙ Strong writing and presentation skills


∙ Ability to learn, coordinate and oversee many different functions, determine relative importance of each, set deadlines, and delegate projects accordingly in a timely and effective manner, performing follow up as needed


∙ Must be familiar with standard office software and programs, Oracle/PeopleSoft Human Resources software preferred


∙ Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks; work independently with little or no direction; make independent decisions and exercise sound judgment, use discretion and initiative in performing complex work; and maintain good working relationships throughout the campus community and with external stakeholders


∙ Ability to operationalize sustainability concepts (economy, society, environment) into all aspects of performing job duties


The duties of this position may include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate may be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.


The CSU system is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis, to maximize the recruiting process.


To apply, visit:


Other Information


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.


Mandated Reporting: This position may be considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


About Sonoma State University


Sonoma State University, located 48 miles north of San Francisco, is one of the 23 campuses of the California State University. Sonoma State University is a liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students and 530 full-time and part-time faculty. Our beautiful campus is located in Rohnert Park, at the foot of the Sonoma hills in the Wine Country.


Sonoma State University is proud to be a smoke-free campus, where smoking and other uses of tobacco products, such as smokeless tobacco, the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices, are prohibited.


Sonoma State University's Jeanne Clery Act Annual Security Report is available at; Annual Campus Housing Fire Safety Report is available at


Contact Information


Sonoma State University


Human Resources


Main (707) 664-3100


Fax (707) 664-3196


1801 East Cotati Avenue


Rohnert Park, CA 94928


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VP of Human Resources
2019-07-08 16:36:33

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Leads the Human Resources function for the agency including all strategic and operational aspects of Human Resources. Under general direction, performs leadership and oversight functions in areas of high complexity and unusual difficulty involving planning, directing, managing and overseeing the activities and operations of the Human Resources Department and performs related duties as required.

Job Responsibilities
• Takes full management responsibility for all services and activities of the Human Resources Department including recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and labor relations, personnel records, workers' compensation, employee and organizational development, diversity, affirmative action, benefits, and ADA compliance.
• Manages the development and implementation of Human Resources Department goals, objectives, policies and procedures; establishes priorities for all services. 
• Establishes superior customer service and staffing levels to meet the needs of the Agency; monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures and allocates resources accordingly.
• Plans, directs, and coordinates the department's work plan through Department Executives and administrative support staff; assigns projects and responsibility for programs; reviews and evaluates work methods and procedures; meets with management staff to identify and resolve problems.
• Selects, trains, motivates, and evaluates departmental personnel; provides and coordinates staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies, implement discipline and termination procedures.
• Coordinates investigations of violations of Agency rules, regulations, policies, and procedures and recommends appropriate disciplinary actions.

Job Requirements
• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or closely related field and ten (10) years professional level experience in human resources management five (5) of which were at a VP or Director level
• OR an equivalent bachelor’s degree and combination of closely related training and experience equal to the above. Juris Doctor Degree from an accredited law school and bar admission, or Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in a closely related field and non-profit/public sector human resources experience are highly desirable.
• Work does require travel to attend meetings as necessary. 
• Must have a valid driver’s license 
• Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse population.
• Skills: Writing, verbal and listening skills.

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