HR Coordinator

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Classification:Human Resources Technician 3
Grade:Grade 77
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Facilities Services
Location: Fairbanks
Categories: Human Resources, Office/Clerical

Position Summary:

Facilities Services is seeking an individual who is highly motivated and willing to take on a very fast paced department. The successful candidate must have great customer service skills, the ability to multitask and willingness to learn. Previous experience with payroll, recruitment and automated systems is a plus.


10STATE LICENSES: Monitor certificate of fitness submittals to the State of AK for plumbing, electrical, asbestos, HazCom, etc. Assist with process for random drug testing of all CDL-holders. File documents for physicals, safety training, and licenses in each staff's personnel file. WORKERS COMPENSATION: Coordinate Workers' Compensation. Ensure proper report completion and notification of all affected parties as well as Statewide Risk Management. Track days off due to injury in order to set up special coding for employee timekeeping. Notify UA Human Resources with all time loss claims to ensure employee is placed on Family Medical Leave. SUPERVISORY: Hire, train, maintain schedule, coordinate and review work assigned for one Human Resources Admin Assistant, one Student Assistant office assistant. Initiates corrective action, and evaluates performance.Essential
20PAYROLL: Manage time sheets and verify payroll on a bi-weekly basis for up to 250 employees. Responsible for ensuring time sheets are complete and submitted in a timely manner. Maintain electronic payroll spreadsheets, verify payment accuracy in Banner, review payroll earn codes, calculate leave and retroactive payments, determine payroll issues, and work with UA HR payroll to prepare adjustments, submit direct deposit requests, process late time sheets, or correct any payroll related discrepancies. Research and answer questions for hiring managers and supervisors. Act as liaison between employee and UA HR and disseminate information as necessary.Essential
30PERSONNEL: Coordinate Personnel and Payroll for all divisions within Facilities Services. Responsible for providing accurate, time-critical information and documentation for all divisions. Provide assistance to all personnel-related documents for Facilities Services employees. Coordinate and expedite appropriate forms and information required. Monitor employee status and personnel actions such as payroll-related, terminations, step increases, probationary periods, promotions, non-retention, benefit-related, workers' compensation, family medical leave and other changes. Completes and signs all job forms. Ensures proper completion of new-hire paperwork. Answers employee questions and works with employee supervisors regarding the resolution of personnel and payroll issues. Maintain database of automated employee information to insure systems integrity. Responsible for maintenance and security of all Facilities Services employee personnel files. Records employee information such as personal data, performance reviews or evaluations and termination date and reason. Handles all confidential materials.Essential
40RECRUITMENTS: Coordinate internal/external recruitments and selection procedures for Facilities Services. Write, post and monitor all classes of recruitments in MyUA (hiring system) including staff, Crafts & Trades, and temporary. Schedule overall orientation with Human Resources for new hires, conduct, update, and maintain materials including booklets and powerpoint presentation for F.S. internal new hire orientation. Participate regularly in various in-house hiring panels to ensure compliance with F.S. and University policies, procedures and practices. Process hiring proposals from inception through salary approval to acceptance. Prepare and complete appointment letters.Essential

Facilities Services at UAF promotes academic excellence in education and research as we build, maintain, and enhance UAF's infrastructure.  This position specifically provides HR support for Facilities Services in coordination with the unit's administration and/or UA Human Resources.


Ability to learn specialized computer systems.
Maintain records retention schedule.
Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite
Knowledge of general office practices and procedures
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to cope with numerous interruptions
Must have strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to utilize various computer programs, database manipulation, prioritization
Knowledge of Internet usage, understanding of technical material
Knowledge of filing systems
Exceptional customer service and communication skills
Strong organization, prioritization and multi-tasking skills.
Ability to think and be creative when developing recruitments.
Strong composition skills with the ability to write concisely
Presentation skills.
Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality with a number of highly sensitive issues such as medical, pay, termination, etc.
Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills


One year experience at lower human resources technician level.


College coursework in human resources, accounting, or equivalent.

Current valid Driver's License- travel to sites other than F.S. for the purpose of attending meetings and training.


This is a full-time, Grade 77, minimum $21.59 hourly, DOE, 12-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on 11/8/2019 to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date. 

Applicant Instructions:  Please attach a resume, cover letter, and names and contact information (email and phone number) for three (3) professional references.

Driver license info:  Within your cover letter or application please state whether or not you have or can obtain a valid Driver's License upon hire.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace. University of Alaska is a Drug Free Workplace

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UA.

Contact Information: If you have any questions regarding this position please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200

Advertised: Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: Alaskan Standard Time

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