Human Resources Office

Vacancy Announcement

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UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.

POSITION:

Human Resources Assistant-Advanced, Human Resources, 100%

POSITION NUMBER:

1300

LOCATION:

University of Wisconsin-Superior
Office of Human Resources

JOB DUTIES:

The Human Resource Assistant - Advanced is responsible for performing personnel work in a variety of assigned program areas.Duties include consulting with and advising administrators, faculty and staff on matters concerning personnel policies, rules and transactions, staff planning, professional development programs, etc.; advising department employees on rules and regulations and university personnel policies;assisting with unclassified human resource recruitment, titling and compensation transactions for academic staff and faculty positions; assisting with affirmative action and equal employment opportunity matters, staff development/training and other general human resource related duties.The position interacts frequently with payroll and benefits staff, the Affirmative Action Officer and with the UW System Office of Human Resources and provides a wide variety of information to university employees and to people outside of the university.The work is performed independently within the limits of prescribed policies, procedures and assignment directives under the general supervision of the Director of Human Resources.

Position Description

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of public administration and personnel management practices.Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations affecting human resource operations, as well as applicable state and university policies.Knowledge of recruitment planning and assessment.Knowledge of job analysis and classification activities.Knowledge and application skill in effective use of business application programs.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, for the purpose of obtaining or conveying information.Ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities under competing deadlines.Ability to solve problems independently.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with university, government officials, students and other representatives.Ability to be highly accurate with strong attention to detail and be highly organized.Ability to maintain professionalism and respect for confidentiality.Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field preferred.

SPECIAL NOTES:

Employment will require a criminal background check.A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant.In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

A six-month probationary period will be required.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.

SALARY:

This is a broad-banded title position in pay range 81-04 with starting salary range of $34,599 - $40,000 based on measurable prior experience, plus excellent benefits.This is an FLSA non-exempt, non-represented position (not represented by a bargaining agreement).A six-month probationary period will be required.For fringe benefit eligibility and information visit http://www.wisconsin.edu/hr/benefits/cben.pdf

WORK SCHEDULE:

Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM (40 hrs per week)

TO APPLY:

To apply for this position you will be required to complete an on-line exam.  Your responses are considered an examination and will be used to determine the eligibility for this vacancy.  Step 1:  Log into your WiscJobs account or create an account at www.wisc.jobs .  If you have not yet created an account but have applied for other State jobs in the past 5 years, you should click on "Enable Your Existing Account".  Step 2: Search for Job Announcement Code1204819 and go into the announcement. Preview and print the exam, prepare your responses to the exam, and then return here to apply after you have prepared your responses.Step 3: Search for and open the job announcement.  Click on the "Apply Now" button at the top or bottom of the screen.  Review the information in the "My Job Application", make any necessary updates and click on "Submit Personal Information".  Step 4: Complete the information on the Employment Information and Preferences screen.  This must be completed to apply for this vacancy.  Once complete, click on the "Update Employment Preferences".  Step 5: At the "Application Detail" screen click on the "View Exam Option" button, and then the "Take Exam" button on the next screen.  When you are finished with each page of the exam, click the "Save and Continue" button (bottom of the screen) to save your answers. If you do not click "Save and Continue" on each page or click "Save and Continue" within 20 minutes, WiscJobs will time out and your answers will be lost.Step 6: When you have completed the exam click the "Save and Finalize" button.  At the next screen click "Finalize".  If you return later to update your exam you must click Finalize again or your exam may not be considered.If you have questions or problems accessing the exam, please contact Laura Dahl, Human Resources Assistant, at 715.394.8041 or email ldahl9@uwsuper.edu  Please include in your on-line resume' contact information for three professional references.The deadline to apply is 4:30 PM, Friday, January 11, 2013.

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s leading public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Leading Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of regents. The University serves 2,900 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and serving a diverse student population. UW-Superior maintains the values of its founding as a teacher education college through emphasis on excellence in teaching as well as service to the community and region. The core mission is student-centered and values oriented, as the institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices. The richness of programs lend to a very personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has launched a significant campus-wide Liberal Arts Initiative that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, and a Senior Year Experience. At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of "final candidates" must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, "final candidates" under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.


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