Human Resources Generalist
(Confidential Administrative Support III)
Compensation and Benefits
Anticipated Hiring Salary Range: $5,102 - $5,833 per month
Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on the strength of qualifications. This is a full-time, probationary, exempt position.
The CSU system provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical, dental and vision plans, membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS), sick and vacation time, and 14 paid holidays a year. Eligible employees are also able to participate in the fee waiver education program. A summary of benefit information can be found here.
Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President (AVP) for Human Resources, the HR Generalist/Consultant works to support Fresno State’s strategic priority to invest in a dynamic environment to attract, develop, and retain talented and diverse employees. The scope of work includes guidance and advisement in functional areas such as recruitment, compensation, classification, employee relations and labor relations, regulatory compliance (e.g. EEO, ADA, FMLA etc.), benefits, and training/development. The HR Generalist/Consultant will develop, recommend, and communicate human resources services, programs and procedures which recognize and respond to the different needs and concerns of their assigned clients. The HR Generalist/Consultant is responsible for providing general interpretation and guidance to campus administrators, managers, and staff regarding state and federal labor laws and regulations, collective bargaining requirements, and CSU/HR policies, procedures and practices. This position performs work of a highly sensitive and confidential nature requiring regular access to information related to collective bargaining negotiations or management strategies, investigations, and grievances, and provides information and makes recommendations to management.
- Five years of progressively responsible professional Human Resources experience is required.
- General knowledge of human resources administration in the areas of recruitment, employment, compensation and classification, employee relations, and employee development and training.
- Ability to deliver exceptional customer service to a wide variety of constituents.
- Ability to use a high level of judgment and discretion in independently developing solutions to complex and confidential problems.
- Experience in a higher education setting and/or union environment preferred.
To view the full list of qualifications and job responsibilities, please click the Position Description button above.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration, Psychology, or a related discipline (Closely related professional HR experience and/or specialized training can be substituted for the education on a year-for-year basis)
- Five years of progressively responsible professional human resources experience
Deadline & Application Instructions
Applications received by April 18, 2021 will be given full consideration by the search committee. Applications received after that date will be forwarded at the request of the Hiring Manager and/or search committee.
Please click “Apply Now” to complete the employment application for California State University, Fresno. Interested applicants must complete the application and attach the following: 1) their most recent resumé/vitae, 2) a cover letter that addresses their specific qualifications and interest, and 3) contact information for three professional references.
California State University, Fresno is one of 23 campuses in the California State University System. The University's mission is to boldly educate and empower students for success through our values of Discovery, Diversity and Distinction. The current student population is more than 25,000, including a large percentage of students with diverse and culturally rich backgrounds. The University serves the San Joaquin Valley while maintaining deep involvement with the state, nation, and across the globe.
Metropolitan Fresno, with a multi-ethnic population of over 527,000, is located in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. The campus is within driving distance of Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks, San Francisco, Los Angeles, the Monterey Peninsula, beaches, sailing, lakes, and numerous ski resorts. Fresno boasts one of the most reasonable housing markets in California and offers a wide array of locally grown fruits and produce.
Equal Employment Opportunity Information
California State University, Fresno is committed to maintaining and implementing employment policies and procedures in compliance with applicable state and federal equal employment opportunity laws and regulations. Executive Order 883 prohibits discrimination and Executive Order 927 prohibits harassment, on the basis of a protected status: race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex (including gender identity), sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition and covered veteran status. Fresno State’s commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring, and retention. We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
Following a conditional offer of employment, a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate may start work with California State University, Fresno. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may result in the withdrawal of the offer of employment. Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Fresno State has identified as sensitive.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
This position may be a "designated position" under the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This will require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within six (6) months of assuming office and every two (2) years thereafter.
Fresno State is a tobacco-free, smoke-free and vapor-free campus.