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University at Albany, SUNY
Research Foundation for SUNY
Posted: 03/31/2023
Human Resources Assistant **HYBRID**

Human Resources Assistant (R23-16) **HYBRID**

About RF for SUNY at the University at Albany:
Employment is with The Research Foundation for the State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that provides essential sponsored program administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty and students whose ideas and research generate ground-breaking discovery and translate to entrepreneurial and economic development opportunities for New York State.

Working at the SUNY Research Foundation for the University at Albany, you will be part of a team that provides essential services to the University as it moves to the front ranks of American higher education, supporting the advancement of education, research and discovery. The University at Albany, a nationally recognized research university with outstanding faculty, researchers and staff, offers challenging, exciting and rewarding careers to those who seek opportunities to grow and excel.

Job Description:
Description of Duties:
As a member of the Research Foundation Human Resources Team, the HR Assistant will assist with the following:

  • Onboarding and New Hire Orientation Efforts. Including I-9 verifications, E-Verify, etc.
  • Review of employment paperwork to ensure accuracy and compliance with Research Foundation hiring policies and procedures.
  • Serve as the Faculty and Department Administrators’ point of contact for Recruitment and Onboarding.
  • Administration of the recruitment process and applicant tracking system. Act as a liaison with advertising resources.
  • Education for employees and managers on new or revised employment policies and procedures.
  • Research and analyze HR data and prepare reports as requested by HR leadership and management.
  • Administration of the annual performance review process.
  • Facilitation of training and development programs.
  • Time & Attendance monitoring.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization with at least one year of experience in Human Resources, Payroll, or a related field OR an Associates Degree and at least two years of experience in Human Resources, Payroll, or a related field, OR at least an equivalent of four years of experience in Human Resources, Payroll, or a related field OR a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management from a college or university accredited by the US Department of Education or an internationally recognized accrediting organization.
  • Ability to interpret and communicate complex regulations.
  • Proficient with Excel and other MS Office program.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Employment laws and regulations. Department of Labor, EEOC, FLSA, ADA etc.
  • Position requires an individual that can proactively manage multiple tasks and has a strong attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing work environment.
  • An absolute commitment to confidentiality, honesty and integrity is required in this role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a university, non-profit organization, or research environment.
  • PHR Certification preferred.

Additional Information:
Salary Range: $50,000 – $58,000
Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”): http://police.albany.edu/asr.htm

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy-related conditions, reproductive health decisions, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, familial status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, prior arrest or conviction record, genetic characteristics/genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, military status or service, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected under federal, state or local law.

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

Application Instructions:
Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application to https://rfhr.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=160646

**Hybrid remote schedule is available, subject to campus policy change

Candidates must address in their applications their ability to work with culturally diverse populations.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

URL: www.albany.edu/rfhr/