Position posted by University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Updated: Mar 11, 2020

Job Title:
Human Resources Coordinator
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
1-3 Years
Eau Claire
Salary Type:
Job ID:
Jennifer Steinhorst
105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, WI
None Specified

Job Description

A full-time university staff position is available in Human Resources, March 2020. The working title for this assignment is HR Coordinator with an official title of Human Resources Assistant. This is an expected-to-continue assignment which requires a six-month probationary period. The expected hourly hiring salary range for this position starts at $17.00.

Job Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Director of Human Resources or designee, this fulltime position creates and maintains HR records, coordinates logistics for one or many HR functions, disseminates HR communications, and processes various HR specific transactions to ensure compliance with established rules and regulations.

• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Demonstration of:
o Knowledge of human resources policies and procedures such as, but not limited to: Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Worker’s Compensation.
o Exceptional analytical and critical thinking skills.
o Exceptional oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
o Exceptional organizational, problem solving, prioritizing, multitasking, and decision-making skills.
o Willingness to develop human resources and HRS knowledge by cross-training with other positions within the human resources area to support co-workers as needed.
o Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusiveness.
• Ability to:
o Maintain confidentiality and integrity of human resources information.
o Maintain a high level of professionalism and quality service in communicating with and working effectively with a diverse variety of internal and external contacts.
o Analyze complex issues and to use discretion in responding to confidential matters.
o Prioritize and meet multiple conflicting deadlines.
o Work independently as well as a member of a team.

• Post-secondary education in a related field.
• HR related professional certification(s).
• Experience using a human resources information system, such as PeopleSoft.

• Creates and maintains various HR specific reports, databases, and/or records to ensure compliance with established policies, procedures, and legal rules and regulations
• Enters, reviews, and processes HR transactions according to established policies and procedures
• Schedules logistics and secures resources for recruitment processes, onboarding activities, payroll functions, and/or other HR related activities
• Serves as a point of contact to employees, managers, and internal and external stakeholders. Responds to inquiries and escalates more complex issues to the appropriate authorities
• Audits and tracks compliance for various HR functions such as performance evaluations, onboarding, off boarding, criminal background checks, and credentialing
• Manages the dissemination of HR related communications to various audiences under the direction of leadership
• Assist the Director of Human Resources or designee, with any other duties as assigned.

UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:


You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login." Click the link to the Human Resources Assistant position (Job ID # 16418 and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
• Letter of application
• Resume
• Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Jennifer Steinhorst, steinhoj@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by March 27, 2020. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime.

Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/files/8/annual-security-report.pdf).

Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/files/787/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf).

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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