Administrative Specialist II - Tickle College of Engineering

University of Tennessee

knoxville, TN

ID: 7086062
Posted: September 24, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Administrative Specialist II - Tickle College of Engineering

Regular, Full-time, Market Range 04

Position serves as the HR specialist in the college and exists to provide guidance, support, and consultative services for HR functions for the MABE department which employs 57 faculty, 43 staff, 135 graduate students, and 140 undergraduate students. This position is responsible for processing all human resources documents to ensure accurate and timely payroll for all department employees. Maintains close working relationships with the MABE department, campus Human Resources, and the Center for Global Engagement (CGE). The MABE department and college relies significantly on this position for responsible performance of duties. Decision-making and confidential record-keeping related to all personnel (from hiring to termination) directly impacts the department, college, and the university's ability to follow consistent and compliant employment practices. Due to the sensitive nature of personnel issues this position holder must be professional and discrete.

Competencies/Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) required to perform essential job functions.

• Excellent organizational and time-management skills.

• Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks based on needs of others and with time-sensitive deadlines.

• Ability to work autonomously as well as within a team environment.

• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to practice a high level of confidentiality.

• Ability to pay attention to detail and see tasks through to completion.

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:

• Knowledge of personnel management applications such as SAP/IRIS.

• Knowledge of personnel maintenance processes including hiring, I-9 E-verification.

• Knowledge of employment laws and practices.

• Knowledge of USCIS (visa) processes.





 

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