Human Resources Coordinator
Company: Research Foundation for SUNY
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Human Resources Coordinator About Research Foundation for SUNY:
The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (RF)
is the largest comprehensive university-connected research
foundation in the country. Our mission is to provide talent,
services, and technology that empower SUNY to research, innovate,
and transfer discoveries that transform the world's knowledge
economy. Our vision is to make SUNY the best place for faculty,
students and staff to research, innovate, and solve the world's
most pressing problems. The RF serves SUNY by providing essential
administrative services that enable SUNY faculty to focus their
efforts on the education of students and the performance of
life-changing research across a wide range of disciplines including
medicine, engineering, physical sciences, energy, computer science,
and social sciences. We work with the academic and business
leadership of SUNY campuses to support research and discovery
through the administration of sponsored projects and technology
transfer and management of intellectual property for public benefit
and economic growth. The RF is committed to diversity, inclusion
and a working environment that enhances productivity, creates
personal and professional opportunities, unleashes everyone's full
potential and fuels innovation. We hold the organization and each
other to the highest standards of integrity, accountability and
ethical behavior. Visit and connect with the us on Facebook,
Twitter and LinkedIn. Learn about SUNY at Job Description: The
University Center for Academic and Workforce Development (UCAWD)
within the Research Foundation for SUNY is looking for qualified
applicants for the Human Resources (HR) Coordinator position. The
mission of the University Center for Academic and Workforce
Development is to promote the social and economic well being of the
academically and economically under-served residents of the State
of New York by developing and maintaining quality educational and
workforce training programs and services. The Human Resources (HR)
Coordinator will assist with facilitating the overall day-to-day
operations of the UCAWD Human Resources unit. The HR Coordinator is
a key member working within the UCAWD Finance and Administration
team, responsible for providing support to the various HR
functions, including but not limited to: recruitment, onboarding,
time and attendance, employee relations, evaluation and performance
review, and other HR processes (leave of absence, termination,
etc.) as directed by the Human Resources Manager. This position
must ensure compliance with State and Federal rules and regulations
as well as compliance with Research Foundation for SUNY (RF)
policies and procedures. Duties and Responsibilities
- Assist with the day-to-day HR operations within UCAWD.
- Coordinate staff recruitment with Central Office Human
Resources Generalist for Sponsored Programs, UCAWD staff and search
chairs and function as a liaison with internal and field staff
during the interview and hiring processes.
- Provide assistance to HR Manager in the development of job
descriptions, job announcements and newspaper/web ads with
placement on external recruitment sites.
- Responsible for the coordination and review of recruitment
documentation and submission of the recruitment package to the RF
Sponsored Programs Human Resources Office.
- Assist new hire with onboarding paperwork and ensure the RF
Sponsored Programs Human Resources Office receives accurately
completed documentation for timely payroll processing.
- Prepare all employee change and payroll transaction forms for
UCAWD and its programs and review for accuracy.
- Respond to requests pertaining to personnel/payroll, employment
and recruitment paperwork, etc.
- Coordinate monthly meetings with ATTAIN Project Manager and
Statewide Coordinators to discuss current HR related issues
pertaining to field staff.
- Attend monthly meetings with RF Sponsored Programs Human
Resources to discuss ongoing HR related issues.
- Responsible for updating the ATTAIN Contacts system (ACE)
personnel database and compilation of reports, including ongoing
monitoring and analysis.
- Work with HR Manager to maintain open position and vacancy
status reports on a monthly basis for tracking and monitoring
- Address employee time card actions and troubleshoot any
issues/questions related to time and attendance. Liaison with
ATTAIN Project Manager, Statewide Coordinators and on-site
supervisors to resolve any outstanding issues.
- Coordinate with Sponsored Programs Human Resources Office and
HR Manager regarding leave related inquires and request.
- Provide assistance to the HR Manager in the communication and
process as it relates to the annual Performance Program and
- Serve on search committees and other committees as directed by
the HR Manager and the Director of Finance and Administration as
- Some travel required as it pertains to recruitment and employee
- Other duties as assigned. Requirements: Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and a minimum of three (3)
years of general experience in the HR field is required.
Comprehensive knowledge of State and Federal regulations as they
pertain to human resource functions. Strong computer skills and
knowledge of various software package applications. Problem
solving, decision making and working with integrity while
maintaining high ethical standards are critical for this position.
Preferred Qualifications: High energy individual that is
comfortable performing multiple tasks and managing complex projects
in a fast-paced team environment. The individual must be able to
coordinate and prioritize various projects and tasks simultaneously
to ensure all work is accurately completed within prescribed time
frames. Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills highly
desirable. Ability to exercise discretion in the handling of
confidential and/or sensitive information. Excellent presentation
skills and the ability to exercise independent judgment. Proven
ability and demonstrated skills in organization,
attention-to-detail and follow-through. Ideal candidate must be a
team player, quick learner and a self-starter. Work is general in
scope and requires the ability to work collaboratively and exercise
sound and independent judgement. Experience working with culturally
diverse populations highly desired. Please apply online at
Additional Information: Salary: $55,000-$60,000 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 (including
pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status,
age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and
mental disability, criminal record, genetic information,
predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving
public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled,
special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge,
Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics
protected under applicable law. The Company 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. Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled. The Research Foundation for the State University of New
York is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York.
Employees of the Research Foundation for the State University of
New York are not state employees, do not participate in any state
retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. The
Research Foundation for the State University of New York operates
under a contract with The State University of New York and receives
no directly appropriated state funding.
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