Job Details


Requisition Number 18-0036
Post Date 7/3/2018
Title Human Resources Specialist
Organization The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod
Job Grade 13
City St. Louis
State MO
FT/PT Full Time
Description

Organization Profile

  • The Department of Human Resources provides leadership to the Human Resources function in service to church workers at the International Center and those throughout Synod.  Not only is the department concerned with assisting in attracting high quality people to staff positions within all units of Synod, but also concerned with creating an environment that is caring and supportive of their needs so that they may give their most effective service to the Lord and to the Synod.  Special attention is given to training, coaching, and consultation with supervision and management who are primarily responsible for creating and maintaining a caring environment.  It coordinates the development and administration of personnel policies, procedures, and supporting systems within and between all boards, commissions, departments and agencies of the Synod.

Reporting Relationships

  • Reports to the HR Office Manager.
  • Works closely with the entire HR team.
  • Works closely with all levels of staff at the International Center.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides administrative support to the HR management team.
  • Serves as backup to the HR Administrator-HRIS/Payroll.
  • Manages the Time Management component of the HRIS, assuring that crucial deadlines for the timely processing of time entry are met; works closely with managers on time reporting issues, verifying attendance accruals and balances and tracking attendance issues.
  • Assists with scheduling of candidate interviews, administers testing for applicants and is responsible for the completion of employment verifications and background checks.
  • Responsible for timely review of background checks and completion of JV for billing purposes.
  • Responsible for promoting entity job postings and sharing relevant articles on social media platforms.
  • Tracks and manages Tuition Reimbursement requests per guidelines; provides payment information to HR Administrator.
  • Maintains online IC photo directory.
  • Responsible for posting of information and classified ads on the intranet.
  • Provides support for the organizational development team including onsite logistical support for training programs and tracks usage of Lynda.com license.  May have occasional classroom facilitation responsibilities.
  • Completes data surveys as requested/required.
  • Responsible for RSO job postings per guidelines.
  • Serves as a member of the Sent to Serve Committee.
  • Periodically audits electronic benefit and personnel files for accuracy.
  • Tracks employee(s) disability; works closely with CPS to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed.
  • Tracks employee FMLA leave and sends communications as necessary.
  • Responsible for maintaining files with current utilitzed forms.
  • Available for training in Time Management for new employees and managers.
  • Responsible for logging and tracking annual Performance Review information.
  • Responsible for p-card allocation.
  • Works with office manager compiling data for compensation studies and salary recommendation.
  • Assist HR manager with gathering of information for board nominiations.
  • Responsbile for compilation of data for annual executive reviews and officer comprehensive reviews.
  • Distributes department mail and orders office supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements

Education and Experience

  • Associates degree or minimum three years' experience in HR or an administrative capacity.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

  • Excellent customer service skills with exemplary interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in computer technology, specifically Microsoft Office, Word and Excel.
  • Good protocol skills in appropriate situations.
  • Proven ability to maintain a pleasant and cooperative attitude in all situations.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to effectively engage and present content to an audience.
  • Proven ability to plan daily work and establish priorities to achieve defined objectives.
  • Proven ability to analyze situations and make a determination as to handling or referral to other person(s).
  • Command of proper English, spelling and grammar.  Good proofreading skills.
  • Shown willingness to pursue opportunities that will improve compentency.
  • Punctual and dependable.
  • Professional in appearance.
  • Exercises descretion and good judgement in confidental matters.
  • Knowledge of the various departments within the International Center and LCMS entities.
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