Human Resource Generalist
Deadline for Applications is 08/15/2021

Code: 17427 Posted: 07/29/2021

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in ones future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Human Resources Generalist

Employment Type: Full-time

Reports To: The Human Resources Generalist will report to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Pay Range: $48,000 - $52,000

Essential Job Functions

Reporting to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, the Human Resources Generalist will design and implement human resources programs to attract, develop, engage, and retain a diverse workforce. Provide leadership, consultation, and support for employees and supervisors concerning human resources practices, strategies, and policies. Ensure compliance with institutional policies, and local, state, and federal laws.


  • Develop, manage, implement and administer a combination of human resources functions. Provide consultation, support, and policy interpretation to employees, supervisors, and leadership. Job duties are representative of multiple areas within the human resources field, including payroll, benefits, employee relations, and worker’s compensation.
  • Provides human resources information and support to a work unit regarding more than one HR functional area to ensure timely and accurate transaction processing. Maintains personnel records and assists with work unit operational policy development.
  • Provides consultation, performs analytics, and/or maintains personnel files, communications, and materials for work unit through various mediums.
  • Executes and audits work transactions and changes adhering to established policies and procedures to meet anticipated deadlines.
  • Receives, responds to, and resolves employee questions and problems. 
  • Represents unit/program at institutional workshops, informational meetings, and training sessions.
  • Contributes to the development, implementation, interpretation, and revision of Human Resources policies and procedures according to institutional and legal rules and regulations.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration
  • At least two years of human resources management experience
  • SHRM-CP, SCP, PHR, or SPHR highly recommended

Although not required, the successful candidate for this position will possess familiarity with state and local government environments and/or higher education institutions.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday August 15th 2021 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 08/16/2021

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