Sample Job Description for Human Resources Specialist

Following is a sample job description template for the position of Human Resources Specialist. Please note that this is for guidance purpose only. You’ll have to make the necessary changes to reflect the actual requirements in your organization.

Job Title: Human Resources Specialist

Location of the job: Pittsburgh, PA 15201

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

The U.​S.​ Bankruptcy Court in Pittsburgh is accepting applications for the position of Human Resources Specialist – Supervisory.​ Duties include the full spectrum of human resources activities in addition to performing and supervising employee and external customer training programs.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains College’s compliance by following requirements of the Immigration Reform Control Act (IRCA).​
  • Produces reports and queries; responds to college inquiries.​
  • Ensures data integrity of the HRIS system by creating queries, running reports, analyzing and comparing against PayServ data, and implementing corrections.​
  • Conducts in-house training to new and existing users on processes/​functionality of the system.​
  • Updates and maintains the office’s HRIS end-user training manuals and documentation.​
  • Researches and resolves HRIS-related issues.​
  • Serves as the College’s primary liaison with other schools and CUNYfirst/​HRIS coordinators.​
  • Maintains data integrity to ensure successful operation of the CUNYfirst system.​
  • Supervises transactional aspects of Baruch’s HRIS/​CUNYfirst system.​ This includes the processing of personnel actions.​
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.​

Position Requirements:

  • Experience working with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on teams and consult effectively as well as independently with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated customer service experience
  • Experience working in a matrix organization, working with all levels of the organization or management
  • One to two years of related HR experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledgeable of Human Resource “fundamentals”
  • Bachelor’s degree (two years of directly related experience may substitute for each college year lacking.)