Human Resources Specialist 2 (HR Onboarding Coordinator)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
02 – I – Exempt
Work Unit:
Human Resources
Human Resources Data and Onboarding
Full/Part Time:


Penn State Human Resources is currently seeking an Human Resources Specialist/Onboarding Coordinator to lead the efforts of a team of HR Onboarding Associates responsible for onboarding full and part time employees at the University. Onboarding activities include: employment verification (I9 completion, clearance validation, other required documents), ID issuance, and delivery of introductory information, etc. The Onboarding Coordinator oversees two onboarding locations with an emphasis on providing a positive and welcoming experience for new employees. Responsibilities include determining appropriate staffing for both centers as well as projecting the session schedules based on hiring volume, oversight of onboarding processes, policies, and procedures; hiring, training, and mentoring of HR Onboarding Associates; oversee onboarding partner role assignments, onboarding partner training sessions and content; scheduling and assigning onboarding sessions and projects to team members; monitoring distribution of work and make adjustments as needed; prepare reports from various systems, such as Workday, Appointment Plus, and Neocase; work with units across the University to facilitate specialized onboarding sessions; develop onboarding materials and job aids; interface with HR leadership on coordinating action items that align with onboarding; collaborate with the HR Data and Onboarding Manager on process improvements and the strategic vision of the department. Penn State Human Resources is committed to fostering diversity and equal opportunity. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated competencies in the following areas also will be required: superior oral and written communication skills; knowledge of HR Onboarding; and a collaborative and flexible style.

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