Human Resources Administrator

Massachusetts, United States
16 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

HUMAN RESOURCES ADMINISTRATOR 1, Chemical Engineering (ChemE), to administer human resources functions as a member of the department’s headquarters team.  Will be responsible for developing job descriptions, preparing and submitting posting requisitions and advertisements, and conducting phone screens and reference checks; overseeing the development of orientation checklists and programs to onboard new employees and ensure proper training; managing annual performance reviews and creating opportunities for staff engagement and professional growth; employee recognition programs; ensuring HR compliance; approving all HR transactions; reviewing and approving weekly timesheets; overseeing visa applications and renewals; handling and maintaining confidential personnel files; designing departmental HR processes, workflows, and guidelines; ensuring the tracking and reporting of vacation balances; ensuring that annual forms and trainings are completed (IPIA, OPA); acting as a resource to faculty and staff regarding MIT HR policies and procedures; generating and analyzing HR reports on a wide spectrum of HR activities and data; database management; handling disability and leave requests; and performing other duties as needed.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree; at least two years’ HR generalist experience; working knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and current HR principles and practices; ability to follow through on tasks; excellent organizational, customer service, interpersonal skills, and verbal and written communication skills; initiative; discretion and good judgment with confidential information/issues; meticulous attention to detail; ability to work both independently and as part of a team; proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat; and a desire to take advantage of organizational tools and database systems to streamline and simplify departmental processes. Experience with MIT SAPgui, QuickBase, Cognos, and applicant tracking system preferred.  Job #17587-6

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.