Human Resources Generalist
Deadline for Applications is 10/19/2020

Code: 16692 Posted: 10/02/2020

 The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Human Resources Generalist.

The Human Resources Generalist will interpret, advise, and serve as a consultative resource to schools/colleges/divisions on strategy, policies, procedures, statues, laws, and other human resources services to ensure compliance in accordance to policy and law.

Essential Job Functions


  • Serves as a consultative Human Resources resource and liaison. Interprets, advises on, applies and disseminates complex policies, procedures, and options to leadership and employees; and recommends best strategies according to established objectives and goals.
  • Facilitates and processes complex transactions and programs according to established policies and procedures.
  • Audits human resources reports to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Develops and implements processes and procedures for one or many various HR functions such as employee trainings, recruitments, compensation, and payroll.
  • Receives and responds to inquiries in-person, via email, and through various communication mediums and relays information to appropriate entities.
  • Contributes to the development of strategic plans and directs staff implementation of initiatives in alignment with strategic goals.

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Ability to effectively prioritize asks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organizations HRS system.

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • At least five years of human resources experience
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate depending on qualifications and experience.

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

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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:

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Monday, October 19, 2020 are ensured full consideration.

  • CV/Resume
  • Cover Letter

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: 10/20/2020

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