Human Resources Specialist

Full time Regular Employment at University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy

Category: Administration

Location: Mānoa

Open date: Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Closing date: Monday, February 6, 2023

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Summary

The Institute for Astronomy (IfA), University of Hawaii at Manoa is seeking a Human Resources Specialist for our Manoa Office performing directly in all areas of personnel administration (UH/RCUH) such as recruitment, classification, personnel record maintenance, personnel actions, collective bargaining contract interpretation, benefits administration, workers' compensation, etc.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Human Resources, Management or related field and 2 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for Human Resources or Management; or equivalent education/training or experience.

2. Functional knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in the field of Human Resources, Management or Personnel Administration (i.e. recruitment, benefits administration, etc.) demonstrated by knowledge, understanding and ability to apply concepts, terminology.

3. Functional knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and systems associated with Human Resources, Business Management or Personnel Administration.

4. Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve the full range problems that may commonly occur in the Human Resources, Business Management or Personnel Administration.

5. Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written documentation, write reports and procedures, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.

6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team members and individuals. 7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.

8. Experience with financial or human resources information technology system and understanding of document management systems.

9. Working knowledge and experience using software such as MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.), Adobe Acrobat, and other commonly used business application software.

10. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize workload to meet scheduled deadlines.

11. Demonstrated ability to produce work that is detail oriented and accurate.

Desirable Qualifications

1. Work experience in an educational institution, non-profit organization and/or government entity.

2. Knowledge and experience with UH and RCUH rules and regulations.

Additional Information

Inquiries: Debra Hew-Harano, hewharan@hawaii.edu

To Apply:

Click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen and attach the required documents. Applicants must submit (1) cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, (2) resume, (3) names and contact information of 3 professional references and (4) official transcripts. Copies of transcripts are acceptable, but official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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About University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy

The Institute for Astronomy is one of the world's leading astronomical research centers. Its broad-based program includes studies of the Sun, planets, and stars, as well as interstellar matter, galaxies, and cosmology. IFA operates the University of Hawaiʻi 2.2-meter telescope atop Maunakea.

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The Institute for Astronomy is one of the world's leading astronomical research centers. Its broad-based program includes studies of the Sun, planets, and stars, as well as interstellar matter, galaxies, and cosmology. IFA operates the University of Hawaiʻi 2.2-meter telescope atop Maunakea.