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HR Program Specialist

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

HR Program Specialist

Job No: 526223
Work Type: Staff
Location: Long Beach
Categories: Confidential, Administrative, Temporary, Full Time, Human Resources

Job Summary

The HR Program Specialist will perform various HR tasks and assist in HR administrative duties such as: coordinating the Staff/MPP Fee Waiver Program, assists with coordination of the Staff Development Center/Learning and Development team, manage the Staff Emeritus program, and provides project management and support for the AVP of HRM and other HR team members.
Key Responsibilities

  • Serves as the primary contact and coordination for the Fee Waiver and Staff Emeritus program.
  • Serves as the background screening lead, which includes submitting background checks for all new staff hires, temporary staff reassignments, volunteers, and student assistants.
  • Reviews HRM SharePoint sites and websites to ensure that information is up-to-date, and links are working.
  • Coordinates the full cycle of events as needed for HR department. This includes quarterly meetings, holiday parties, etc.
  • Provides administrative, project and calendar support to AVP of HRM. Includes birthday card distribution.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

Must be able work independently in a fast-paced environment as well as on a team. Must be willing to jump in the help the team complete projects and meet deadlines. Must have strong project management and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail. Must have high level of customer service skills. Must have solid writing and communication skills. Experience with business process mapping and documentation helpful. Must be able to interact with all levels of the campus community and be able to successfully communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Must have solid Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge, and the ability to successfully learn and use new programs, such as DocuSign. Must have solid organizational skills. Must have a positive, can-do attitude. Due to the sensitive nature of information in this position, strict confidentiality is required.

Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
Education and Experience

Equivalent to a bachelor's degree plus two years of related experience required.

HR Management

Confidential Admin Support I

Hiring Range: Up to $57,000/year. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,058 - $7,407 max per month

Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base

Full-time temporary position for (1) year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Application Procedures

Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY. It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.
Additional Information

CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement

California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
CSU Vaccination Policy

The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
Out of State Employment Policy

California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Application Closes: Apr 09, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.