Penn State University
Penn State Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, is seeking a Human Resources Associate to provide exceptional customer service to customers. Responsibilities include administrative recruiting functions including posting positions in the job vacancy system and initiating new hires and job changes for full-time Staff, Faculty, and Tech Service. The successful candidates 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. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills; strong customer service skills; accuracy and attention to detail; a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality; the ability to effectively learn and utilize new technologies, and the ability to prioritize and multi-task. The ability to develop positive relationships with peers, hiring managers, and prospective applicants is essential. If you have these traits and skills and are interested in joining our team, please complete a web application, and upload your resume and cover letter for consideration. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a High School diploma or higher plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.