Tarrant County College District Human Resources Specialist - Compensation & Benefits in Fort Worth, Texas

Position Information

Job Summary

Administers and maintains employee files and records, and/or programs based on area of assignment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Initiates, maintains, and updates employee files and other relevant information in HR systems

  • Compiles, analyzes, and generates customized reports for administrative and external sources

  • Serves as liaison and information resource for faculty and staff, consults with others on problems, and determines final resolution of problems and issues

  • Implements, tracks, and maintains database(s) of various employee information

  • Processes documents on new, current, and former employees in HR systems

  • Advises, counsels, and answers inquiries regarding human resource issues in area of responsibility

  • Conducts training sessions regarding HR procedures, policies, and processes

  • Composes and edits correspondence and develops departmental forms

  • Troubleshoots by identifying the problem, uses all available resources to develop a solution and follows through with the issue until it’s conclusion in a timely manner

  • May provide backup to other human resource areas

  • Attends the workplace regularly, reports to work punctually and follows a work schedule to keep up with the demands of the worksite

  • Completes all required training and professional development sessions sponsored through Tarrant County College (TCC)

  • Supports the values of the College: diversity, teaching excellence, student success, innovation and creativity and service to the College

Benefits and Compensation

  • Conducts new employee benefits orientation sessions

  • Coordinates and monitors leave programs including FMLA, short-term disability, military and personal leaves of absence

  • Processes stipends and leave requests in Colleague

The duties listed are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Required Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
  • Associate’s degree or 60 college hours, and two (2) years of related experience (e.g. benefits and compensation, technical, employee relations, recruitment, etc.); or any equivalent combination of education, training, certification, and related experience

  • Ability to grasp concepts and procedures quickly

  • Strong detail orientation and ability to multi-task with little direct supervision

  • Strong judgment, decisiveness, interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills to work effectively with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to work under pressure with multiple interruptions and meet deadlines

  • Cooperative team player in a diverse working environment

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, customer-service oriented collaborative team environment

  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation software

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and an understanding of information technology and relational database applications

Desired Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensures
  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience working in Colleague

  • Hands on work experience with extensive detailed knowledge of payroll processing, benefits packages and FMLA

Physical Demands and Work Environment

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Special Instructions Summary

Must have the ability to work in complex HR Systems, records and electronic employee files. Must have the ability to work in a fast paced work environment.

Job Title: Human Resources Specialist - Compensation & Benefits

Posting Number: F002611

Position Status: Full Time

Grant Funded: No

Category: Clerical

Class Code: 31

Pay Rate: $18.39

Location: District

Department: DT Human Resources

Posting Date: 01/12/2018

Contact: Sandra Lavender

*: sandra.lavender@tccd.edu