HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST (Confidential Administrative Support I) (VA1255)

November 28, 2019
Chico, CA
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Recruitment Details
Position Details
Recruitment Number VA1255
Posting Period Open Until Filled (Review of Applications will begin 12/05/19. Applications received after that date may be considered.)
On Campus Only No
Working Title HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST (Confidential Administrative Support I)
Level/Range/Grade 1
Salary Range (From $ to $) $3,516 - $6,922 per month (New employees should anticipate being hired at the beginning of the salary range)
Department Human Resources Service Center
Number of Positions 1
FLSA Code Non-Exempt
Status Regular: Permanent (after two-year probationary period)
Full-time/part-time Full-time
Pay Plan 12/12
CBU/MOU C99 - Confidential Class
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Work Schedule
Hours Per Day 8 hours during the school year / 10 hours during the summer
Days Per Week 5 days during the school year / 4 days during the summer
Shift Day

Position Summary
Primary Duties Under general supervision of the Associate Vice President of Human Resources, the Human Resources Generalist works as a strategic partner for assigned divisions assisting with the recruitment, selection and on-boarding of an inclusive and quality workforce and assisting with managing the classification and salary progression of existing staff and MPP. The Human Resources Generalist advises and counsels with appropriate administrator on division and department staffing needs. Using independent judgment, discretion and authority, the Human Resources Generalist develops, recommends, establishes and communicates human resources services, programs, and procedures as they pertain to recruitment and general classification matters. Responsibilities include implementation of policies, procedures, and processes associated with the recruitment and selection of staff and MPP, on-boarding, and service as a primary point of contact for classification and salary progression requests. Applying a team-oriented and collaborative approach, the Human Resources Generalist operates within established policies, procedures and guidelines providing specialized sensitive and confidential analysis and support. Duties require access and input into information that relates directly to grievances, personnel matters, and collective bargaining strategies.

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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess the experience to be fully proficient in performing most or all of the work assignments defined in this position.

Incumbent must possess:
• Principles, practices, and procedures of human resources administration in the area of recruitment.
• An understanding of classification system standards and methodology.
• Federal and state laws/regulations related to common HR functions (e.g., Title IX, Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Equal Pay Act, Title VII, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), etc.)
• English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
• Office methods, procedures, and practices.
• Applicable knowledge of or ability to quickly learn university methods, procedures and practices.
• Research techniques and statistical methods.
• Salary analysis research and data collection.
• Position description creation.

Incumbent must possess the following:
• Proficiency in the research and evaluation of policies and programs.
• Strong interviewing skills and techniques.
• Active problem solving and effective interpersonal skills as work often involves frontline contacts with a variety of campus and community individuals.
• Effective interpersonal skills.
• Advanced communication and listening skills.
• Perspective to develop solutions that combine information and ideas in new, unprecedented ways.
• Demonstrated competence in understanding, interpreting, and communicating procedures, policies, information, ideas, and instructions.
• Demonstrated competence to apply independent judgment to a wide range of problems and developing practical solutions to them.
• Excellent writing and presentation skills.
• Demonstrated competence to effectively present information in verbally or in writing.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Proficient skills and/or use of:
• Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and database management.
• Standard office equipment (computers, copiers, phones, fax).
• Keyboard/typing.
• Proactive skills to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective.

Incumbent must have the ability to:
• Exercise sound judgment in regards to highly confidential and /or sensitive data or issues.
• Be proactive and understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective.
• Work independently and plan day-to-day activities.
• Use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments.
• Handle multiple work priorities, organize and plan work and projects.
• Independently interpret and apply laws, regulations, procedures, and policies.
• Identify and solve some moderate to complex problems and referring when necessary to appropriate staff.
• Perform accurate and detailed work.
• Develop practical and thorough solutions using independent judgment to nonstandard sometimes complex types of situations.
• Respond to a variety of inquiries both routine and unique .
• Explain standard policies and procedures to others.
• Gather, compile, and synthesize data from various sources and maintain detailed records.
• Present clear and concise information both verbally and in writing as well as present information in both formats.
• Multi-task.
• Use standard office equipment.
• Use standard word processing and related computer software packages.
• Work collaboratively with a variety of constituents.
• Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a diverse population of faculty, staff, students, and others.
• Function cooperatively and productively as a member of a team.
• Adjust to change (i.e., work environment, technology).
• Perform the duties listed herein.

Required Education and/or Experience
This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree or professional training program in areas such as Business Management, Public Administration, Human Services or Resources and directly related work experience, or a combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position. Also requires a minimum of one year of administrative office experience.

Recruitment Preferences
Preference may be given to applicants with the following as they may be considered specialized skills:
• A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field.
• 5 years recent and relevant experience in Human Resources.
• Comprehensive knowledge of Excel with the ability to create complex spreadsheets including the use of pivot tables and other formula driven features.
• Experience working in a collective bargaining environment.
• Experience reviewing and analyzing resumes to evaluate applicant job qualifications.
• Group presentation/training experience.
• Bilingual/Spanish speaking.

Special Requirements
• California State University, Chico, in accordance with CSU policy, requires that the successful candidate complete a background check (including a criminal records check/and or fingerprinting) prior to assuming this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete or pass the background check may impact the job offer or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for posted positions identified as sensitive. This position is considered a sensitive position based on CSU guidelines. Incumbent is responsible for the safety and security of Level 1 data, sometimes also referred to as Level 1 protected data. This is confidential information that, in most cases, is protected by statutes, regulations, or other legal mandates.
• The Confidential Support Series covers those employees of the California State University, (CSU) who have been designated as "confidential" in accordance with the provisions of the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act (HEERA). According to HEERA, an employee is designated as "confidential" if he or she is "required to develop or present management positions with respect to meeting and conferring or whose duties normally require access to confidential information which contributes significantly to the development of those management positions."

Incumbent/applicant will need to be able to perform the essential job functions (duties) of this position with or without reasonable accommodation. This position alternates between remaining in a stationary position operating a personal computer for long periods of time and frequently moving about inside the office. Must be able to travel across campus to other offices and buildings for meetings and events.

Work is performed in a typical office environment operating standard office equipment.

This position qualifies for benefits including tuition fee waiver (if eligible).
Benefit Information CSU, Chico offers a number of benefits to its employees (e.g., sick leave, vacation, health insurance). Eligibility for standard CSU benefits is based on an appointment of half-time or more for a period exceeding six months. Employees appointed less than half-time or less than six months are not eligible for standard CSU benefits but do receive prorated sick leave and vacation.
Eligibility for Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits is based on an appointment of at least three-quarter time, hired to work a minimum of 130 hours per month over the course of the appointment or works an average of 130 hours or more per month during the measurement period. The ACA guidelines provide for health coverage or FlexCash only. ACA does not provide dental or vision plan coverage.

About the University and Community
Detailed information is available at As a university that educates students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, we value a diverse faculty and staff. CSU, Chico welcomes applicants who are knowledgeable about and interested in working within a cross-cultural learning environment. We also welcome those who share a passion and commitment to the University's 6th Strategic Priority that focuses on sustainability, stewardship, and the environment - see
California State University, Chico is committed to achieving excellence through diversity in the classroom and the workplace. It strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students, faculty, and staff.
The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, National origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status.
Posting Details
Open Date (posting open date) 11/21/2019
Close Date (posting close date)
Open Until Filled Yes

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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