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Senior Human Resources Generalist

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Human Resources

Department: Finance & Administration Shared Services
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2018-2019
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
January 19, 2019; position open until filled.

Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application, please upload the following as a Word or PDF attachment:
1) A current resume.
2) A cover letter that clearly articulates how your knowledge and experience make you an ideal candidate for this position.
3) Three professional references, one of whom must be your current or most recent supervisor.

Department Summary
The Finance and Administration Shared Services Department (FASS) provides service within the VPFA (Vice President Finance & Administration) portfolio specific to four business functions: Budget and Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Purchasing and Accounts Payable.

The mission of the FASS Human Resources group is to provide centralized service to our campus partners, offering our expertise in a wide variety of functions including: acting as liaison to Central HR, staff and student recruitments, employee relations, workforce planning, training, and payroll administration. We are committed to providing superior customer service and creating partnerships with our customers to ensure their needs are met and fulfilled.

The entire FASS unit provides administrative services for several departments within the VPFA portfolio including:

• Campus Planning and Facilities Management: Campus Planning, Design and Construction, Facilities Services, Utilities and Energy, and the Office of Sustainability
• Safety and Risk Services: UO Police Department, Emergency Management and Fire Prevention, Risk Management and Environmental Health and Safety, and Campus GIS
• Department of Parking and Transportation
• Printing and Mailing Services

Position Summary
This position reports directly to the Associate Director of FASS-HR and is responsible for a wide variety of Human Resource functions that support the unit. They provide front-line support to departments in the FASS portfolio, with duties that include (but are not limited to): recruitment, onboarding, retention, termination, and employee and labor relations. Successful candidates will possess a range of Human Resource experience and be able to demonstrate competencies in these areas. They interface with many different units, so a customer service-oriented approach and experience providing assistance to a diverse range of individuals is essential.

Essential Personnel
This unit may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.

Minimum Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree with at least five years’ experience in Human Resources;
• Equivalent combination of education and experience equaling seven years.

Professional Competencies
• Familiarity with recruitment functions, such as recruitment outreach, position description/vacancy announcement development, candidate evaluation/selection, classification, FLSA, and candidate evaluation/selection.
• Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships and work effectively with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent problem solving and customer service skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of work product, confidentiality and integrity.
• Demonstrated ability to create, learn and follow processes, demonstrated good judgement on when and how to deviate from processes and/or identify and escalate issues.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience working in employee & labor relations.
• Experience using HRIS or a Talent Management System.
• Experience using productivity software such as Microsoft Office.
• Current PHR or SHRM-CP certification.
• Experience with applying collective bargaining agreements to recruitment and compensation matters.
• Experience in higher education.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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