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Human Resources Specialist
Anoka-Ramsey Community College in Coon Rapids, Minnesota
Date Posted 06/09/2022
Admin-Human Resources
Salary $45,581 - $66,190  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Human Resources Specialist
Hire Types : Staff
Division : Anoka Ramsey Community College
Department : Administration
Unit : Human Resources
Location : Coon Rapids, MN
FLSA Non-Exempt
Full/Part Time : Full Time
FTE 1.00
Employment Condition : Unlimited
Work Schedule/Hours/Days
Monday-Friday (8:00 am-4:30 pm)
Salary Minimum : $45,581
Salary Maximum : $66,190
Salary Type : Annual
Bargaining Unit/Plan : 217, Commissioner’s Plan
Job Description
The aligned Human Resources department of Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) and Anoka Technical College (ATC) is dedicated to providing high quality assistance to the college community. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing a diverse group of employees and to promote an environment that is inclusive, equitable and respectful for all individuals.
The HR Specialist will coordinate the processing of faculty transactions between Academic Affairs and the HR service center to ensure faculty are paid accurately and according to payroll deadlines. This position will serve as the main contact for all faculty questions regarding pay issues, insurance, retirement options and payouts, seniority, appointment status, etc. This position will interpret bargaining unit language, and research and resolve complex issues with faculty assignments. This position will serve as a resource for academic deans and the faculty workload management (FWM) processor.
This position will have responsibilities at all 3 campuses and the home campus will be the Rapids campus.
Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrated commitment and success working in a diverse and multi-cultural and multiracial community
  • One (1) year of professional Human Resources experience
  • Previous experience working with Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) related to personnel transactions, work assignments or payroll
  • Analytical skills sufficient to interpret and analyze complex information/problems, audit data and identify, research and resolve issues using collective bargaining agreements, personnel laws and regulations
  • Interpersonal communication skills sufficient to explain complicated insurance, retirement and/or salary issues effectively and professionally with sensitivity to diverse clientele
  • Mathematical and technical skills sufficient to review and audit difficult personnel/payroll calculations
Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of or experience working with collective bargaining unit agreements
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities with tight deadlines
  • Experience working with employer provided retirement plans to determine eligibility and payouts
  • Knowledge of federal and state employment laws
Other Requirements
In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MinnState) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MinnState’s vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.
Anoka-Ramsey Community College (ARCC) is an open-door, comprehensive higher education institution committed to excellence in teaching and learning. ARCC has campuses in both Cambridge and Coon Rapids, Minnesota. Anoka Technical College (ATC) provides innovative career and technical education to help our students and communities live and learn well. ATC is located in Anoka, Minnesota.
The aligned institutions of Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College (ATC) are members of Minnesota State. With over 100 degree, certificate, and transfer programs across three campuses, ARCC and ATC have served the citizens of the Twin Cities and East Central Minnesota since 1965. Annually, the two colleges (three campuses) serve more than 16,000 learners of all ages and ethnicities as they pursue associate degrees that transfer as the first two years of a bachelor’s degree, or technical and certificate programs that lead immediately to rewarding careers.
We are committed to responding to the educational needs of our changing communities and to providing opportunities for enhancing knowledge, skills, and values in a supportive learning environment. We recognize and assert the value of inclusion as an ethical imperative and as a necessity for academic rigor, student success, and lifelong learning. Our goal is to strive for inclusive excellence in our commitment to preparing all students and employees for success. Our commitment to inclusive excellence seeks to extend beyond academic offerings to meet diverse student interests as well as regional and economic needs.
Our college prides itself in our support for students’ holistic needs. We have many students who are first-generation students, students with disabilities, veteran students, post-traditional students, and students who identify as LGBTQIA. The student population at ARCC is composed of 0.4% American Indian/Alaska Native, 7% Asian, 11.5% Black or African American, 5.7% Hispanic of any race, 0.1% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 70.1% White, and 4.7% multiracial and 24.8% post-traditional students. The student population at ATC is composed of 0.7% American Indian/Alaska Native, 5.9% Asian, 13.4% Black or African American, 5.5% Hispanic of any race, 0% Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, 69.7% White, and 4.8% multiracial and 50.1% post-traditional students. We are committed to creating a vibrant and diverse community of employees composed of first-generation students, employees with disabilities, veterans, and employees who identify as LGBTQIA. Our employee population at ARCC consists of 15% Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC). Our BIPOC employee population at ATC is 6.5%.
For more information about our colleges, please visit http://www.anokaramsey.edu and http://www.anokatech.edu.
The safety of all members of ARCC and ATC is of vital concern. The Clery Act Campus Crime & Security Report is available to perspective employees at http://www.anokaramsey.edu/about-us/safety-security/ and http://www.anokatech.edu/AboutATC/PublicSafety.aspx. The campus Title IX Coordinator at ARCC is Michael Opoku and can be contacted at michael.opoku@anokaramsey.edu or (763) 433-1272. The campus Title IX Coordinator at ATC is Elaina Bleifield and can be contacted at ebleifield@anokatech.edu or (763) 576-4113.
Benefits Info
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
Our differences make us stronger and leveraging them helps us create a workforce where everyone can thrive. The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to embedding diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility at our workplace. We do this by developing strong leaders and advocates, increasing cultural competence and understanding among all employees, and removing institutional barriers and attitudes that prevent employees from advancing as far as their talents will take them. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, familial status, receipt of public assistance, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, or age.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number : F124P
Number of Vacancies : 1
Re-posting : No
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date : 05/09/2022
Close Date : 06/07/2022
Open Until Filled : No
Accept Applications : No
Special Instructions Summary
This position is posted on the State of Minnesota website at https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/search-for-jobs/ from May 9, 2022 – June 7, 2022. The Job ID is 55616.
Please combine and upload these documents by the deadline:
  • Cover Letter
  • Combined Resume and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Statement (see prompt below)
  • DE&I Statement Prompt: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion work is the responsibility of the entire college, including our faculty and staff. Describe how you would be able to support the efforts of Equity 2030 and the campus work of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the position for which you are applying.
Within your application material, please address how you meet all minimum qualifications and any preferred qualifications for this position. Incomplete applications may not be accepted.
Posting Contact Sharon Wolfgram - swolfgram@anokatech.edu - 763-576-4212
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College are equal opportunity institutions and employers.
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