Human Resources Coordinator (HR Specialist)

Indiana University
June 6, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
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Department Information

Indiana University HR's mission is to be a trusted strategic partner driving results that establish IU as a great place to work, learn, and grow. The IU HR community supports IU as a premier education and research institution by fostering a culture of collaboration and inclusion, proactively serving the HR needs of the IU community, providing innovative solutions and exceptional service, hiring, retaining, engaging and inspiring people to excellence and leading by example.

Within the IU School of Medicine, HR provides consulting and coaching as well as high-level assurance with university policies and procedures. We are the primary provider of HR services for the IU School of Medicine in the following areas:

  • Talent Acquisition
  • Compensation
  • Employee Relations/Engagement
  • Performance/ Talent Management
  • Organizational Design

As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and well-being for all throughout the state of Indiana.

Job Summary

Provides a wide range of high level support to the Human Resources (HR) area. Acts as the liaison between the HR team, employees, departments, and external customers ensuring smooth communication and prompt resolution of all queries. May support any of the functional areas like Employee Relations, Benefits, Organizational Development, Talent Acquisition Operations. Performs a combination of routine and non-routine administrative HR work. Position may perform some level of emerging exempt individual HR responsibilities.

Fundamental Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates, processes, verifies, and maintains HR related work, which may include but not limited to: Recruitment, training, benefits, employee relations, performance evaluations, classifications, I-9s and employee leaves of absences.
  • Researches and analyzes HR related topics to help assist in resolving issues and/or creating solutions.
  • Creates, compiles, prepares, and analyzes reports and documents for HR related activities.
  • Performs and may coordinate data entry for processing transactions and maintaining and keeping information current for candidates, employees and/or retirees on a variety of HR issues.
  • Provides administrative and related support to other HR staff.
  • Supports and maintains HR programs and events; maintains up-to-date records of actions, decisions, and time frames.
  • Maintains high standards of confidentiality of all employee records and documents.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Partial remote work arrangements will be considered.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Mastery

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Human Resources

Job Family: HR Generalist/HRBP

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of enrollment / employment. To learn more about this requirement, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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