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Harrisburg Area Community College is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the part-time role of Specialist. The new role is available in Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Company: Harrisburg Area Community College
Location: Harrisburg, PA 17110
Full-Time 12 month
If part time, hours per week
Start Date Desired
Advertised Hiring Range
$36,606 – $45,758
Under the direction of the director, employee relations, the specialist provides support, guidance and training within the College performance management, employee recognition and employee relations programs.
Essential Job Functions
Prepare a variety of business correspondence, records, reports, documents and forms utilizing proper English, grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
Provide quality customer service through communication in person, via email and telephone.
Prioritize work assignments and perform multiple tasks.
Employee must have ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
Articulate training concepts in a clear and concise manner.
Employee must be able to utilize technological systems and software to administer programs in area of responsibility.
Job Specific Task List
Performance Management (60%)
Serves as a consultant in the development of performance expectations, effective approaches to monitoring employees’ performance, and conducting employee evaluations. (15%)
Maintains the College performance appraisal system and accurate performance management records. (15%)
Provides entry-level assistance to supervisors in the facilitation of the College’s performance management process and system. (10%)
Assist supervisors with the facilitation of each stage of the performance remediation process. (10%)
Assists with the development and facilitation of formal training on performance management issues, such as addressing performance deficiencies and rewarding outstanding performance. (5%)
Assists the director, employee relations, consultants, and other stakeholders identify improved functionality, redesign and implement system changes and upgrades. (5%)
Employee Recognition (25%) – Administers the college’s formal recognition program.
Coordinates employee recognition events, to include the Annual Employee Recognition Ceremony and President’s Award, in conjunction with the Employee Recognition Committee and internal/external partners. (10%)
Develops and implements initiatives to enhance the recognition program in support of increasing employee morale and engagement. (10%)
Develops and conducts outreach to advertise college employee recognition programs and initiatives, including presentations to Cabinet, employee organizations, etc. (5%)
Employee Relations- Provides administrative support to the College’s employee relations program. (15%)
Serves as point of contact for the College’s unemployment compensation (UC) program. Coordinates college personnel attendance at hearings, completes appropriate UC documents, works with consultant to provide accurate information to state UC entities. (5%)
Reconciles quarterly UC billing and coordinates payment with the Finance Department. (2.5%)
Provides guidance to supervisors and employees regarding HACC’s corrective action, performance remediation, and employee recognition policies. (5%)
Maintains confidential employee files related to employee relations and performance management. (2.5%)
Performs other duties as assigned.
Task percentages may fluctuate contingent upon needs of the Office of Human Resources.
Qualifications: Minimum Education and Experience
Associate’s Degree and three years of related experience or a combination of experience and education sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Positions in this class typically require: grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Working conditions: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Qualifications: Preferred Experience
Knowledge of HR operations
Additional Knowledge and Skills:
Clerical and office support practices
Principles and practices in area of assignment
Customer service principles
Report Preparation techniques
Various computer applications and related software
English language, punctuation, and grammar
Inventory maintenance principles
Maintaining various confidential records
Exercising judgment and discretion
Prioritizing and organizing work
Preparing and proofreading a variety of reports and/or documentation
Recognizing problems, identifying alternative solutions, and making appropriate recommendations
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with students, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction
Providing customer service
Operating a variety of office equipment, including a computer and related software applications, telephone, fax machine, and adding machine
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
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HACC’s Core Values
HACC will be the first choice for a quality and accessible higher education opportunity.
HACC’s core values are integrity, collegiality, excellence and trust.
HACC’s Diversity Statement
As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.
HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.
The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC’s commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a
college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.
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* Do you have an Associate’s or higher level degree?
* Do you have at least three years of work experience in a related field?
* Describe your experience with goal setting?
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* Please describe your Human Resources experience.
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* Describe your experiences with implementing new processes/procedures.
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* By completing this application, you agree to work as a member of the College to develop a culture of inclusion, diversity, civility and respect for every member of our community. Further, that you will demonstrate commitment and sensitivity to the importance of inclusion and diversity. Do you agree with this statement?
* Do you meet all of the physical requirements of this job with or without reasonable accommodations?