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HR Coordinator-Student Employment Coordinator

Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, Georgia
Human Resources
HR Coordinator-Student Employment Coordinator

Job ID: 237884
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us
Are you ready to join a higher education community leading in innovative teaching and learning? Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country and third-largest in the state of Georgia offering more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to its nearly 43,000 students. Our university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. We are growing and searching for talented people to join our mission. Find your wings at KSU.

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060.

Job Summary
In accordance with KSU's HR framework of a multi-tiered support model, serve as Tier 1, first point of contact for initial questions and walk-in services. The Human Resources Coordinator will be responsible for a variety of duties, which may include HR/MSS transactions, on/off boarding, workers' compensation, and other human resources related functions and special projects. Ensure compliance with University, State, and Federal policies and procedures; while maintaining a high level of accuracy, timeliness, and confidentiality.

  • Coordinates on- and off-boarding function of the assigned department(s) or unit(s)
  • Manages documentation processes, including but not limited to I-9 documentation, E-verify submission and policy and procedure acknowledgements
  • Oversees new employee orientation
  • Assists with exit meetings and documentation for all employees, including one-time deductions
  • Maintains employee records by recording new hires, transfers, terminations, and changes in job classifications
  • Ensures relevant HR knowledgebase is current and accurate
  • Coordinates, completes and files employee worker's compensation claims
  • Assists routinely with highly sensitive or confidential matters, while maintaining discretion as appropriate
  • Provides compliant-based responses to ongoing employee HR inquiries
Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
High School diploma or equivalent

Required Experience
Two (2) years of human resources or related experience

Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Educational Qualifications
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Preferred Experience
Higher education human resources experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Demonstrates trustworthiness and responsible behavior
Able to interpret and execute administrative policies and procedures
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Able to work collaboratively with others within and outside Human Resources
Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality and discretion
Able to regularly and continuously exercise administrative judgment and assume responsibility for decisions, consequences, and results
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines

Working knowledge of federal, state, and local laws and regulations in human resources.
Operates effectively within the organizational structure

Strong customer service-oriented approach and ability to effectively communicate with all levels of department personnel
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

Equal Employment Opportunity
Kennesaw State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Kennesaw State University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, national origin race religion, sexual orientation, or status as a protected Veteran. Kennesaw State University is a participant in the Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify) effective October 15, 2007. Participant ID: 61415

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.

All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials.

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