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The Kansas Board of Regents invites applicants to fill the position of Human Resource Professional. The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents is the governing board of the state’s six universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges).

The Human Resource Professional serves as the primary contact for human resource functions within the agency and coordinates the office front desk. This position will plan, direct, and manage a wide range of human resource initiatives including recruitment, orientation with new staff, maintaining agency position descriptions, and administering the employee performance review process. In addition, this position will administer office payroll, advise agency staff of human resource related information, distribute training opportunities designed for employee development to managers, advise managers on human resource policy matters, assist with developing, updating, and implementing agency human resource policies, assist managers with employee management and development and fostering a positive workplace culture, facilitate employee disputes as necessary, and coordinate the office’s front desk duties.

The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in addition to proficiency in PC-based software including spreadsheet, database, and word processing. The successful applicant should also possess exceptionally well-developed oral and written communication and analytical skills, along with effective interpersonal abilities. Finally, the successful applicant should have knowledge of local and federal employment laws and regulations. This position will primarily work remotely; however, in person work at the Topeka office will be required on occasion.

Salary range is $50,000 to $55,000 and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Kansas Board of Regents offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement savings plan, and paid leave; in addition, tuition waiver programs are available to eligible employees, spouses, and dependents at several state universities.

Interested candidates should apply for this position on the State of Kansas Employment Center and Careers portal website located here. A letter of application, current resume, and contact information for three professional references must be uploaded when completing the application process.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have consented to, and successfully completed a criminal background check. The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.

For more information about this position, including the complete position description, click here.

The Kansas Board of Regents is an equal opportunity employer.



For information on other State of Kansas employment opportunities, please check the State of Kansas Employment Center & Careers Portal.

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