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Human Resources Generalist/ Sr Human Resources Generalist

Posted: 01/22/2023

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Job No: 501256
Department: Human Resources
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Administration, Human Resources, Office, Clerical, Administrative Support
Status: Full Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Summary:
Under general supervision of the Director of Employee Services, the Human Resources/Sr Human Resources Generalist assists with administering the employee/labor relations programs and functions (reasonable accommodation requests, disciplinary processes, leave administration, Transitional Work Program, return to work, collective bargaining, workplace concerns and grievances, investigations, workers compensation, unemployment, OPERS Disability Retirement, Long Term Disability).

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Under general supervision of the Director of Employee Services, manages Miami University compliance with applicable collective bargaining agreements (e.g. AFSCME, FOP), relevant personnel/employment related sections of Ohio Civil Service, Ohio Revised and Administrative Codes, Miami University employment policies and other applicable state/federal regulations.
  • Manages the disciplinary hearing process; serves as neutral hearing officer as assigned.
  • Responsible for the American with Disabilities Act compliance (e.g. leading the interactive process for reasonable accommodation requests). Compiles information from the interactive process into an inclusive report and determines reasonable accommodations. Monitors accommodations.
  • Provides directives and guidance to managers regarding performance, discipline and other personnel and employee relations matters. Developing and conducting manager training on relevant topics.
  • Conducts and/or leads investigations as assigned Will serve as the backup for leave administration (FMLA, Parental Leave, Article 37 Leave, Personal Leave, Approved Medical Leave), Transitional Work Program, return to work, Workers Compensation, and Unemployment
  • Develops and maintains statistical data to track Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). Reviews and analyzes data and recommends proactive solutions to drive effective change.
  • Develops, owns, and works on special projects as assigned; serves on committees.
  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
For the Human Resources Generalist:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or 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 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:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of relevant experience; PHR, SHRM-CP; working knowledge and understanding of the ADA process, FMLA, Investigations and Labor Relations process; prior experience in the healthcare field and/or legal field.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of related state and federal laws. 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 include Resume and Cover Letter

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: 24 Jan 2023 Eastern Standard Time

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