Human Resources Specialist/Senior Specialist - East Baton Rouge Parish - R00093893

Location: The LSU Agricultural Center is a statewide organization with offices in every parish of Louisiana. The administrative headquarters, including the Human Resource Management Office, are located in Baton Rouge.

About the LSU Agricultural Center: The LSU AgCenter is one of eight campuses within the broader LSU enterprise (LSU System). The LSU AgCenter includes the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, which conducts agricultural-based research, and the Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service, which extends the knowledge derived from research to the people of the state. The AgCenter is headquartered in Baton Rouge and has 12 “on campus” academic departments and five regions which are made up of 15 branch research stations and an extension office in each parish. Administratively aligned with the AgCenter is the LSU A&M campus’s College of Agriculture which oversees the teaching function. Many AgCenter faculty hold joint appointments with the College of Agriculture, so coordination is important.

Position Description: The AgCenter is currently seeking applicants to join our dynamic HR team in an HR Specialist position focused on compensation, data analysis, and records. Key responsibilities will include conducting job analysis and evaluation to provide input on appropriate salary offers and increases, participating in salary surveys and analyzing market data. Works with HR partners and department managers to provide guidance. Monitors compliance with compensation related laws and regulations. Creating, compiling, sharing, and updating HR metrics and analytics. Also assists with matters related to records retention, archiving, and records requests. Responds to requests for public records related to employees and personnel.

Qualification Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a field related to the duties of the position and 2+ years of experience in Human Resources or closely related field. Experience in working with various key stakeholders. Must be able to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations, and action plans. Strong mathematical and analytical capabilities required.

Excellent interpersonal skills to work with employees at all levels: exempt and non-exempt and at all locations, statewide. Superior oral and written communication skills with prior experience delivering information to broad and diverse audiences. Preferred: Workday experience; compensation knowledge and/or experience; higher education experience; advanced degree.

Salary and Benefits: Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Current benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

Date Available: Upon completion of the selection process.

Application Deadline: June 19, 2024 or until a suitable candidate is identified.

Application Procedure: Apply online at LSU AgCenter Careers (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching files containing a letter of application, resume or CV, official university transcripts, and three letters of reference. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted, except that in lieu of attaching the reference letters online, they may be sent directly to the search committee chair listed below. For more information, contact:

Jessica Chambers, Assistant Director
Human Resource Management
103 J.N. Efferson Hall
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
LSU AgCenter website

The LSU Agricultural Center provides equal opportunities in programs and employment.

5/22/2024 8:49:10 PM
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