BU School of Public Health is seeking a People Resources Program Coordinator to support both People Services and Diversity and Inclusion programs in a variety of high functioning and multi-dimensional ways. Works on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment, analysis, and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Functions under minimal supervision and is a high contributor and coordinator of many projects. Works collaboratively with entire team including other members of the Deans office staff, while providing comprehensive support. Has the ability to effectively gain cooperation of others without having formal authority Characteristic Duties: Operationally and administratively, develops coordinates and manages programs and events for both People Services and Diversity and Inclusion. Plans and schedules seminar series, speaker engagements, and meetings with coordination of other internal and external sources, including the Deans office. Participates in the development and coordination of programs targeted for people development. Evaluate program activities in order to determine effectiveness and make recommendations for change as needed Oversee all aspects of the employment process for SPH and provide guidance to managers. Works close with Director of People Services and Central HR to finalize position descriptions, salary recommendations and recruiting strategies with managers. In addition, will prepare, process and proofread SAP transactions related to positions, employee management reports and presentations as it relates to hiring as needed. Responds to moderately complex inquiries from all levels of employees or external sources regarding a variety of questions, such as clarification of office policy and procedures, hiring, performance management, community engagement and development. Participates in the development and administration of the on-boarding and training process for new administrative staff.
Salary: Grade 26
Associates or Vocational Degree required; Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
Minimum of 5+ years' relevant experience in a professional administrative support position, with experience in an academic or research environment preferred.
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and must be comfortable learning new software and technology including SAP.
Excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility to accommodate different situations and requirements.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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