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Human Resources Generalist, Compliance

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Jacksonville (Main Campus)
Categories: Staff

Jacksonville State University 

Human Resources Generalist, Compliance

Jacksonville State University (JSU) is seeking to hire a Human Resources Generalist, Compliance.

Human Resources Compliance Generalist is responsible for supporting a variety of tasks for a busy University Counsel and Human Resources Department and is involved in providing data analytics, audits, contract maintenance, document review, and assists with HR-related inquiries and projects. The Human Resource Compliance Generalist will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organization’s university counsel and human resource department. The position will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Examine alleged violations of employment laws and university policies
  • Contract maintenance
  • Prepare reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to leadership
  • Maintain university counsel’s budget
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Answer frequently asked questions from applicants and employees relative to standard policies, benefits, hiring processes, etc.; refers more complex questions to appropriate senior-level HR staff or management.
  • Generate and maintain accurate departmental reports as needed; compiles personnel data and prepares reports using Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and/or Access.
  • Collect and compile HR (Human Resources) data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management, and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors’ practices, and other sources.
  • Interpret and apply personnel policies and procedures and works closely with internal HR staff and hiring managers in applying and maintaining compliance with Fair Labor Standards, Federal and State Employment laws and regulations, as well as JSU policies and procedures.
  • Assist with employee accommodation requests
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate degree
  • At least four (4) years’ Human Resources or Legal Office experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Required skills for Word include page set up, comparing/merging formats and documents, formatting, redline/tracking changes, and converting PDF files to Microsoft Word.
  • Excellent organizational skills including creating and maintaining filing and document retention systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Knowledge of employment laws and regulations including Title VII, FMLA, ADA and affirmative action
  • Experience in an administrative assistant role
  • Experience with contract management software, including administering contracts, etc.

This position has an anticipated start date of June 1, 2023.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume & unofficial transcripts to be considered for the position.

Founded in 1883, Jacksonville State University is a learning-centered university in Jacksonville, Alabama, whose mission is to provide distinctive educational, cultural, and social experiences for a diverse student population. Located in the Appalachian foothills of northeast Alabama, approximately midway between Birmingham and Atlanta, JSU is home to more than 9,600 students representing 61 countries. As a learning-centered university, it strives to challenge students academically in a responsive environment, meeting their educational, career and personal goals. As an academic institution, it seeks to produce broadly educated graduates prepared for global engagement. As a public, comprehensive university, it promotes excellence in scholarly and service activities consistent with its academic and professional strengths. For a complete list of Goals, Core Values and Strategies to fulfill this Mission, go to

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Equal Employment Opportunity: JSU is an Equal Employment, Equal Opportunity, and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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