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Human Resources Generalist

Iowa City, IA

Job Reference #: 71893

Job Information:

Responsible for human resource activities for the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) including recruiting and maintaining a diverse workforce. This position will serve as a liaison between the HCCC and Health Care Human Resources and make high level independent decisions regarding Human Resources activities.  

  • Manage day-to-day human resources activities for the HCCC; serve as resource and advisor to administrators, supervisors and staff and liaison to internal and external organizations and departments relative to human resources issues and activities.
  • Manage recruitment process for faculty, professional and scientific, clerical, nursing and student staff.  Identify recruitment strategies and opportunities; create position descriptions, essential and marginal job function analysis forms and performance evaluation forms; determine classification level and identify potential salary issues; create and submit required documentation; review resumes; coordinate and participate in interview process; advise committees on policies and procedures; determine salary offers; perform reference checks.
  • Prepare and submit required appointment documentation; assure UIHC compliance with background reviews, credential requirements, and certifications.  Prepare orientation schedules; identify mentors; schedule institutional and position specific training/benefit sessions; determine and assure access to systems; meet with new staff to provide HCCC orientation and institutional and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Advise and assist administrators and supervisors on staff disciplinary issues; coach and develop supervisor skills to address performance issues.  Oversee investigative process; oversee progressive discipline process; oversee termination of staff; assure appropriate documentation is processed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Identify areas of need; develop, implement and oversee programs; establish and serve on committees; oversee program evaluation and review; identify and obtain funding.   

Education Requirements
A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Requirements
  • Minimum three years of progressive human resources experience, including experience in recruitment, performance management and classification and compensation.
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Must possess strong organizational and analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in computer software applications.

Desired Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of state and federal regulations affecting human resources.
  • Minimum of six months supervisory experience.
  • Proven experience working with a large number of employees and complex (union) environment. 
  • Prior experience work in a hospital and/or academic medical setting. 
  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and/or SHRM-CP Certification.

Application Instructions:

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Posted 11/02/17

Job ID: 29268786