Senior Staff Specialist 7548BR Finance & Administration Human Resources
Detailed Job Description The Senior Staff Specialist for Human Resources is responsible for supporting the Chief Human Resources Officer in meeting the mission of the Department of Human Resources at RIT and reports directly to the CHRO. Responsibilities for this position include support of HR's programs and initiatives. Specific responsibilities include, overseeing all administrative matters for the CHRO, managing the operations of the CHRO's office suite, including providing support, handling confidential budgetary and personnel information, and managing the recruitment process for all searches for direct reports to the CHRO. This position manages the CHRO's office communications and calendar, coordinates CHRO's workflow and action items, and supports various projects and initiatives assigned by the CHRO. The Senior Staff Specialist is expected to forge productive working partnerships with colleagues to enhance the contributions of the Human Resources within the larger community.
This position interacts with RIT senior leadership, including the President's office, the Board of Trustees, information technology professionals, faculty, staff, and the RIT community at large. The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator, familiar with all methods of office and administrative operations, as well as the issues, trends, and concerns for human resources and institutions of higher education. The Senior Staff Assistant should be an independent worker and a self-starter who gets along well with others. The candidate must be an excellent writer, understand style and editing conventions, and have experience communicating via email, social media, and other communication venues.
Responsibilities for this position include support of HR's programs and initiatives. Specific responsibilities include:
Oversees all administrative matters for the CHRO,
Manages the operations of the CHRO's office suite, including providing support, handling confidential budgetary and personnel information, and
Managesthe recruitment process for all searches for direct reports to the CHRO.
Manages the CHRO's office communications and calendar,
Coordinates CHRO's workflow and action items, and
Supports various projects and initiatives assigned by the CHRO.
Live our values, embrace diverse perspectives, and nurture the RIT community to remain a great place to work for all.
The Senior Staff Specialist is expected to forge productive working partnerships with colleagues to enhance the contributions of the Human Resources within the larger community.
Minimum Qualifications Experience/Education:
3 years of progressively responsible administrative and/or executive level support experience.
Associates or equivalent experience.
Proven ability in developing and managing integrated administrative and communications activities.
Technological competence, computer mastery using database software, Microsoft Office Suite, Drupal, and social media technologies.
Proven aptitude as a communicator including strong written, oral, and presentation skills and the ability to constructively edit others' work.
Ability to work under tight and changing deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Proven skills in project management, organized with and a track record of having superb attention to detail.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
Maturity and judgment, self-motivated/take initiative. Flexible; adapt well to change; manage risk and uncertainty with poise.
Possess ethical decision making skills, discretion, and sound judgment.
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 115H
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the 'Great Colleges to Work For.' RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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