University Human Resources Administrator

Classification: Manager 2
Job Posted: June 23, 2023

Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer, the University Human Resources Administrator manages and coordinates human resources functions and labor relations activities; interprets and administers pertinent statutes, collective bargaining agreements policies and regulations; oversees and manages the recruitment and employment of classified staff in accordance with Department of Administrative Services (DAS) guidelines and Collective Bargaining Agreements; oversees the process and provides guidance on  the federal and state  Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Workers’ Compensation (WC); performs job analysis in support of classification requests; conducts investigations, may hear grievances; oversees the process for student employment; and supervises human resources staff.


A Bachelor’s degree and five or more years of professional experience in human resource management.  Demonstrated knowledge of employment laws and regulations and the principles and practices of sound human resources management.  Demonstrated ability to interpret and effectively apply the terms and conditions of multiple collective bargaining agreements in concert with a variety of labor laws and regulations, experience in overseeing FMLA/WC, ability to provide advice to managers on various HR related issues, strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks.  Experience working in a unionized environment.  Experience in higher education and State of CT classified service preferred.  Some of these qualifications may be waived for individuals with appropriate alternative experience.


Please send electronically a cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to: Office of Human Resources at by August 6, 2023. Reference the title University Human Resources Administrator in the subject line.  Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled.


Southern Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The University seeks to enhance the diversity of its faculty and staff. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.