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Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; life insurance coverage; long-term disability insurance, and an employee assistance program (EAP).In addition, employees have the option to purchase:Flex 125AFLAC PolicySupplemental voluntary life insurance403b Tax Shelter AnnuityAll coverages begin on the first day of the month following the hire date. Employees are covered under the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) and are vested 100% after five years of full time service. Benefits Website
Under the general direction of the Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, the HR Specialist provides administrative assistance and performs comprehensive HR services for employees.
This is technical and highly complex work involved in directing the clerical and related operations of a district human resources office for a multi-campus community college district.
Major responsibilities include evaluation of recruitment/selection, employment services, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), control of confidential and other employment records, development of projects and reports, and completion and submission of internal and external reports. Public contact is extensive, and can include staff, the general public, vendors, legal services, and outside regulatory agencies for the purpose of exchanging information related to HR and District policies and procedures. A high degree of independent judgment, creativity and initiative is required to resolve minor and major problems by selecting from various alternative solutions.
Bachelors degree or Associates degree with four (4) years related experience.
Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic, and disability backgrounds of community college students and employees.
Note: Degrees and credits must be from accredited institutions (Title V Section 53406). Any degree from a country other than the United States, including Canada and Great Britain, must be evaluated by an evaluation service.
Knowledge and Abilities
Knowledge of relevant federal and state legislation.
Knowledge of the policies and procedures related to a human resources integrated computer system.
Knowledge of practices and techniques for administering a compensation plan.
Knowledge of principles and trends of public employee administration.
Knowledge of employer relations techniques and methods.
Knowledge of the techniques of staff training, supervision and performance evaluation.
Knowledge of information technology (IT) and personal computer systems.
Knowledge of correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and vocabulary.
Skill in communicating effectively and respectfully with individuals at all levels, both to internal Kern Community College District populations and external customers.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and efficient working relationships with staff at all levels of the organization.
Skill in researching and compiling statistical and other data in final form for surveys, reports, and projects.
Skill in performing technical work involving the use of independent judgment.
Ability to learn and comprehend District organization, operations, policies, and objectives.
Ability to interpret District Board policy and applicable laws to human resources/employee procedures.
Ability to listen, speak, read, write, compose, analyze, and comprehend, with discretion and tact, in order to perform the essential functions.
Ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.
Ability to prepare and maintain accurate employee records and reports.
Ability to complete assignments within specified deadlines accurately and efficiently.
Ability to analyze data and information and reason logically to develop alternative resolutions.
Ability to train and supervise others as directed or needed.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements. Associated topics: benefit analyst, benefit consultant, compensation specialist, incentive compensation analyst, incentive compensation specialist, payroll consultant, payroll specialist, payroll transformation, pension, welfare
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.