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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 03/13/2017
HR Generalist - Langston

The HR Partner position is responsible for supporting all operational functions in HR such as onboarding, payroll, benefits processing, and aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated functional areas. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues while serving as an employee champion.

The role assesses and anticipates HR related needs. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees while reflecting the business objectives of the organizational unit. Areas of responsibility include staffing, employee relations, compensation, classification and policy interpretation. Position will be responsible for various training seminars, as needed. Promotional opportunities may be available through established career development plan.

Regular office hours are M-F; 8:00-5:00 p.m. Workload may extend beyond the normal workweek as required to complete responsibilities, projects, etc (to include some early mornings, evenings and/or weekends). This position will require frequent travel to Langston campus. The incumbent will be expected to spend approximately 30-40% of his/her time at the Langston campus. Occasional in-state and out-of-state travel may occur for approved training opportunities. Most travel will not require an overnight stay.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field and at least three years of experience within an HR Department. Valid Driver's License. Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures. Excellent organization and time management skills. Good knowledge of employment/labor laws. Ability to maintain confidentiality. Proficient in use of Microsoft Office; Human Resources Information Systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Aptitude in problem-solving. Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach.

Prefer candidate with ten years' of progressive human resources experience or similar experience and PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP or similar certification.  Apply online at for consideration. For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401. 

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category. OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings.

OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)