Human Resources Generalist II

Posted: 01/21/2024

This position provides professional support and expertise in the design, implementation, and administration of broad range of human resources functions or programs within an organizational unit. Serves as a consultant to the faculty, and staff on campus and liaison with the core human resources department in Gainesville. This position will perform a variety of general Human Resources functions such as recruiting, providing payroll and timekeeping troubleshooting while guiding all staff about compliance with campus and UF policies, practices, and regulations.
Responsible for managing and implementing a broad range of human resources functions or programs including, but not limited to, recruitment and staffing, classification and compensation, benefits administration, employee relations, and training as assigned by the HR Director.
Will assist with formulating, interpreting, and implementing campus-wide policies and operating practices associated with assigned areas of responsibility and programs.
Be fully cross trained in all aspects of HR functions and roles within the department and be able to perform them as needed.
Collaborates with HR and campus staff conducting recruiting activities to develop and implement recruitment strategies for all open positions including attendance at virtual and in-person job fairs.
Will be responsible for collaborating with campus hiring managers and staff about position description creation, review, and revision as needed to create new positions, reclassify existing ones, and backfill existing positions that become vacant.
Conducts oversight of EPAF submittal to include approval and/or guidance on revision of information included in personnel transactions and needed documentation.
May submit EPAFs as needed at the direction of HR Director, UF and campus leadership.
Performs all other duties assigned by supervisor.
Commensurate with experience.
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience with utilization of LinkedIn for recruitment purposes.
  • Experience with PeopleSoft and UF policies and procedures.
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills that demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels of the institute while demonstrating cross-cultural sensitivity.
  • Strong organizational and critical thinking skills, attention to detail, and demonstrated problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent provision of customer service to internal and external stakeholders.
  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work under pressure with shifting priorities and meet deadlines.
  • The ability to be self-directed and work with minimal oversight.
  • Must be able to collaborate in team environment, convey positive work ethic, maintain diplomatic and respectful interactions with individuals at all levels and from all backgrounds.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion when dealing with sensitive issues and information.
  • The ability to articulate, apply, and enforce applicable university, state, federal laws and regulations and internal policies and processes.
  • Must be able to utilize excellent judgment and demonstrate good decision-making ability.
  • Master’s degree preferred in Human Resources or other related fields of study.
  • SHRM-CP and/or PHR Certification.
  • Be a registered notary in the state of Florida.
In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.
This is a full-time staff position that comes with a full benefits package. If eligible, employees can also receive tuition assistance through the Employee Education Program. To learn more about our benefits package click here: Benefits.
Please provide the names and email addresses of three to five professional references as part of the application process. When ready, the hiring department will contact the listed references via email requesting their reference letters to be uploaded directly to the application website.
This is a time-limited position.
This position is open until filled. Application review will begin January 29, 2024.

To apply for this position, visit https://jobs.ufl.edu/ Job number for this vacancy is <530064> and the deadline date to apply is <Open until filled>. If accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2HRS or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The University of Florida is an equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws.
REQ # 530064