University of Pennsylvania HR ADMIN SCH/CTR B in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 58-29262

Posted Job Title HR ADMIN SCH/CTR B

School Name School of Veterinary Medicine

Org Vet Dean's Office

Posted to the Web 06/29/2018

Posted Job/Salary Grade 027

Employment Type Exempt

Hours N/A

Position Type Full Time

Position Schedule 9-5

Months 12

Position Length Ongoing

Position End Date

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, the School is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.


Reports to Vice Dean in the School of Veterinary Medicine in coordination with the Division of Human Resources’ Manager of Talent Acquisition and Executive Recruitment and Executive Director of Compensation. Function as HR Generalist supporting the School of Veterinary Medicine. Serve as liaison to Central HR to communicate and advise staff on University HR policies and procedures.Specific duties include, but are not limited to:* Act as advisor to hiring officers in the development of long-term, strategic hiring plans. Handle recruitment activities which include: reviewing and processing requisitions, new job postings, reviewing applicants, interviewing process, and finalizing the hire of selected candidates. , handle OAA compliance for the hiring process.* Handle most aspects of job design, job classification and salary administration; coordinates reclassification/salary adjustment process, make recommendations. * Work with Compensation and hiring officers to set hiring salaries and negotiate offers with candidates* Manage on-boarding new staff and coordinate communication with Penn’s Benefits * Provide support to employees and managers on day-to-day HR issues, policies and procedures, such as Family Medical Leave/sick leave, Short-term Disability * Advise supervisors on the performance appraisal program. Handle regular system updates to reflect employee/supervisor changes. * Collaborate with Central HR regarding resources, training, projects including Human Capital Management (HCM) and provide support, communication and advice on Human Capital Management system implementation and upgrades as they relate to compensation and hiring processes* Manage review and approval of independent contractor status requests and serve as school point of contact with Central


A Bachelor’s Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. SHRM certification preferred. Master’s degree, preferred.

Affirmative Action Statement

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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  • What is your highest level of education completed?

  • Less than high school education

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  • Vocational or Technical School

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  • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree

  • How many years of experience do you have related to this position?

  • 0 to 1 Year

  • 1 to 2 Years

  • 2 to 3 Years

  • 3 to 5 Years

  • 5 to 7 Years

  • 7 to 10 Years

  • Over 10 Years

  • Do you have HR Certification such as SHRM?

  • YES

  • NO

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter