HR Services Specialist

Posting Number 2021-8656
Posted Date 1 week ago(9/13/2021 4:22 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
FESS - Leave Management & Transactions
Office of the SVP Finance and Budget/Chief Financial Officer (WS2704)
Compensation Grade
Band 52
Human Resources

Position Summary

The HRSC specialist will provide consultative guidance to clients on appropriate treatment of life events such as a change in job status, separation from employment, going on disability and/or unpaid leave of absence. The Specialist will support various schools/administrative unites by administering Leaves of Absence activities for their employees. The specialist will educate employees and Human Resources on all aspects of leave and disability benefits. The specialist will act as liaison with Human Resources and other business partners on all leave, disability, and return to work needs. S/he will work with third party administrator to resolve employee leave and disability issues as appropriate. S/he will serve as an escalation resource and subject matter expert for complex leave and disability issues. The specialist will simplify complex leave and disability requirements for clients. Additionally, the specialist will manage, monitor, audit and analyze benefits leave data as well as leave trends. The person who holds this position acts as compliance Subject Matter Expert (SME) for legislative and compliance updates related to FMLA and State leaves, which includes informing NYU stakeholders of legislative updates and impacts as appropriate.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Required Experience:
3+ years relevant human resources experience, including basic knowledge/application of recruitment, employee relations, leave management and HRIS, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in Human Resources setting

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong knowledge of HRIS systems and data transmission and knowledge of Web Employee Self-Service applications. Excellent oral and written communications skills, and professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact and communicate effectively with people at all organizational levels of the University. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with the appropriate discretion. Strong analytical skills needed to manage time well, prioritize effectively and handle multiple deadlines. Ability to work in a team environment with a client service focus. Excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to communicate effectively. Knowledge of of MS-Office tools - Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint.

Additional Information

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