Human Resources Associate

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
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Penn State Human Resources
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Penn State Human Resources is looking to bring in the best and brightest to join our highly motivated team of HR professionals. If you are a detail-oriented, customer-focused individual who enjoys working with others, please read the description below, complete a web application, and upload your resume for consideration. We are seeking individuals to provide exceptional customer service to employees as the first point of contact for their HR inquiries. This position will work up to 40 hours a week supporting a variety of HR functions. Responsibilities may include administrative recruiting functions including posting positions and submitting background check requests. This position may also provide excellent customer service via telephone and email, greeting visitors, and administer employee onboarding activities; collecting, coordinating and processing appropriate employment documentation. The successful candidate must demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information; attention to detail; commitment to handling questions and concerns with speed, accuracy and professionalism; and sound judgment and discretion in referring inquiries to other HR staff members or units. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail, professionalism, the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team; and a high degree of sensitivity in handling confidential information. Penn State Human Resources is committed to fostering diversity and equal opportunity.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088