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HR Generalist I

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 3/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 438682
Keywords: human resources

Job Description

Extended Job Title
HR Generalist I

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
201401 - Human Resources Lbk

Position Description

Assists in administering human resources policies and procedures. Collects and maintains HR data related to compensation, benefits, training, recruitment, etc. to help make recommendations for improvement. Processes paperwork for functional area according to established procedures. May prepare internal employee communications regarding compensation, benefits, or company policies. 

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
* Provide high-quality advice and service to employees across Human Resources areas such as, recruitment, onboarding, health and welfare benefits, leave administration, records management, personnel transactions, and compensation; in person, by phone or electronic communication.
* Manage customer expectations and experience with prompt and appropriate communication.
* Operate multiple TTUHSC or 3rd party HRIS/benefits/employment systems: input data, check accuracy of data, troubleshoot and correct after analysis or consistency edit.
* Identify, research and find solutions to questions or issues independently or by collaborating with functional subject matter experts.
* Update job knowledge and growth by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
* Enhance department and TTUHSC reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to mission of the department.
* Maintains or assists in updating policies and procedural documentation. 
* Support the HR department in implementing programs to help improve the employee experience
* Train and provide support to HR team members
* Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential.
* Assists with the development and administration of programs, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals and values of TTUHSC.
* Complete special projects and duties as assigned by clarifying project objective, setting timetables, conducting research, developing and organizing information to completion.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
M-F, 8am-5pm

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in HR
Extensive knowledge of HR policies and systems
Extensive knowledge of Federal and State HR laws

HSC - Lubbock

Human Resources Lbk

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
Requires bachelor's degree plus 1 year of related experience OR a combination of education/experience to equal 5 years.
Strong written and verbal communication skills and ability to work well in cross-functional teams
Ability to make rational decisions based on a set of circumstances surrounding a given situation through our Values.
Ability to foster relationships across various HR functions and the institution
Knowledgeable of software applications - Microsoft office Word, Excel, and Outlook
Self-starter, diplomatic, approachable, solution-oriented, flexible and assertive

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