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Human Resources Coordinator
Albany, NY
Posted Jul 09, 2013 by The Research Foundation For SUNY
Category: Human Resources


Human Resources Coordinator

Category: Human Resources

Locations: Albany, NY

Posted: Jul 08, '13

Type: Full-time

About The Research Foundation for SUNY:
Founded in 1951, the RF exists to serve SUNY and to capitalize on the scope, scale and diversity of SUNY as an engine of New York state’s innovation economy.

The RF supports nearly $1 billion in SUNY research activity annually, providing sponsored programs administration and commercialization support services to SUNY faculty performing research in life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences, and computer and information sciences.

The Research Foundation is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that promoting a diverse, inclusive working environment enhances productivity, creates personal and professional opportunities, unleashes each individual's full potential and fuels innovation.

The Research Foundation and its employees are committed to a culture of integrity and accountability, holding each other and the organization to the highest standards of ethical behavior.

Visit www.rfsuny.org and connect with the RF on Facebook. Learn about the Power of SUNY at www.suny.edu.

Job Description:
Reporting to the Human Resources Administrator the Human Resources Coordinator performs a variety of complex and confidential administrative and technical functions to support the Corporate HRA function. Under general direction, the incumbent will provide outstanding customer service and technical assistance on complex HR issues to campus administrators at 30 decentralized RF operating units located on SUNY campuses across the state. Working closely with members of the unit, the incumbent will maintain corporate policy and procedures and keep abreast of changes in HR regulations. This is an HR generalist position that will also be the lead on internal controls process and non-citizen employment function.

• Provide a high level of customer service to campus colleagues and work with them to analyze HR issues and develop solutions that are consistent with Foundation policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and sponsor regulations.
• Under general guidance, administer the non-citizen employment function and related areas for the unit, including immigration issues, I-9 and E-Verify.  This includes answering campus questions, working with external immigration counsel, updating policy documents and researching immigration legislation.
• Work closely with colleagues in the unit to support all areas of HR with a focus on time/attendance and leave administration functions. This includes HRIS, paid time off, leave of absences, and FMLA.  Work with members of HR staff in other areas to ensure proper coordination during employee leaves.
• Support the unit internal controls process for corporate Human Resources Administration and Time and Leave Administration. This involves creating and maintaining documentation, monitoring key controls identified, as well as evaluating and updating documentation and controls, as needed.
• Research, analyze, provide summary updates, and make recommendations as needed regarding new and modified regulations and other HR topics with the goal of providing complex technical assistance to campus staff on implementation at their operating units
• Develop and maintain Human Resources documentation on the web. This involves working with central office and campus staff in assuring approval and publication of material as needed.
• Provide technical assistance to module lead and module liaison on Oracle issues.
• Develop queries and manipulate data.
• Develop and deliver training programs as needed for campus and central office staff.
• Participate on cross functional teams as needed. Work on or lead special projects of moderate scope.
• Other duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree and at least 1-2 years experience in Human Resources.
The successful candidate will also have:
• Exceptional customer service skills
• Strong research and analytical skills in addition to excellent written and oral communication skills
• Knowledge of Federal and State employment regulations and non-citizen employment issues.
• Ability to prioritize workflow and complete multiple tasks simultaneously and accurately
• Ability to adapt to a changing environment
• Strong team player willing to go above and beyond
• Excellent PC skills
• Experience with Oracle or similar business applications preferred.
• Experience in higher education or related organization preferred

Application Instructions:
To apply, please visit: http://rfsuny.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp;jsessionid=F25F6D7DCF395E8999BF1736EA6E5458;jsessionid=FB4B91F0F1CAE4A48807082C77BC239A?JOBID=40852

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


The Research Foundation for the State University of New York is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the Research Foundation for the State University of New York are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system, and do not receive state fringe benefits. The Research Foundation for the State University of New York operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding.




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