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Generalist/Sr Human Resources Generalist

Posted: 02/19/2023

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Job no: 501135
Department: Housing Dining Recreation & Business Services
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Human Resources
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Summary:
Human Resources is seeking a Generalist/Sr Generalist to join our busy department. This individual will serve as liaison to departments regarding human resource needs in the areas of Employment, Labor Relations, Compensation or Benefits.

After a period of orientation, hybrid work may be available in this position.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • This generalist role may serve as liaison to assigned departments for all human resource matters. Analyzing concerns, working collaboratively to resolve issues and/or escalating to other professionals as necessary.
  • Position will work with developing and maintaining statistical data to track work progress. Interprets contracts, University policy and procedures and civil service language. Reviews and analyzes data ensuring accuracy and compliance.
  • Trouble shoots departmental or staff issues and recommends appropriate course of action. Develops, owns and works on special projects; serves on committees.
  • Collaborates regarding compensation needs. Assists/consults with Compensation Director and makes appropriate recommendations.
  • Work may include consulting regarding departmental/employee issues and recommending solutions/resources. Monitoring compliance, providing recruitment and retention guidance and cultivating organizational and community partnerships. Position may also participate in the interview and hiring process.
  • May work with our Applicant Tracking (ATS) or Human Resources Information System (HRIS) to input data and review for accuracy. May assist departments in compiling and processing job postings, employee and position transactions, and job offers. This may include proper processing of new hire transactions, on-boarding and the life-cycle of the new employees. May conduct exit interviews, compile statistics and collaborate with departments and make recommendations.
  • May proof and audit the payroll, monitor data entry compliance, and resolve any discrepancies with compensation plans, union contracts, time and attendance, letters of offer, civil service guidelines, or Miami policies and procedures.
  • May create and analyze benefit reports, statistical data and other information for the Benefit Director and other management as assigned. Work to coordinate and prepare benefit communications, announcements/emails, booklets, and other media for plans, events and/or changes to employees as needed. May serve as liaison with vendors, including issue resolution, reporting and invoicing and monitor benefit data integrity.

Minimum Qualifications:
For the Human Resources Generalist:
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or closely related field, and a minimum of at least one (1) year of Human Resources experience.
- Five (5) years of Human Resources experience with at least three (3) years at the Generalist level.

For the Sr Human Resources Generalist:
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or closely related field, and a minimum of three (3) years of Human Resources Generalist experience in more than one (1) Human Resources functionality.
- Seven (7) years of Human Resources experience with at least three (3) years at the Generalist level with experience in more than one (1) Human Resources functionality.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Professional licensure such as PHR, SHRM-CP, CEBS or equivalent. Prior Accounting and Payroll Experience, Prior project management experience or Benefits

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, Advanced level Excel skills. Ability to collaborate and problem solve solutions. Proven analytical skills and attention to detail.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please attach resume, cover letter, and 3 employment references.

Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 20 Feb 2023 Eastern Standard Time

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