Human Resources Specialist

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Oxford College
Deans Office-Personnel
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Business Operations
Location : Name
Oxford College
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


Located 36 miles east of Atlanta on Emory’s original campus in Oxford, Georgia, Oxford College invites applications for a Human Resources Specialist.



  • Educates and assists management and employees within a particular division or department in the administration of human resources policies and procedures.
  • Interprets policies and works with appropriate staff to effectively resolve human resources issues.
  • Provides guidance to managers and supervisors regarding employee leave policies.
  • May investigate and gather information regarding employee relations, Workers' Compensation and FMLA situations.
  • Initiates employment requisitions and follows up on job postings and applicant referrals.
  • Processes new hire and applicant tracking paperwork.
  • Ensures the accuracy and completeness of employment documents.
  • Reviews and obtains approval of time and attendance documents, processes reimbursements and special checks and maintains required documentation.
  • Maintains databases, records and files and prepares reports.
  • May assist with budget preparation and monitor expenditures for specific areas.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • Two years of college coursework and three years of office administration experience which includes two years of human resources experience OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge of various personal computer software packages.


NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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