Advertised Employing Department: Ames Laboratory Human Resources
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Human Resources Office of Ames Laboratory is seeking applications for a Human Resources Coordinator to be filled at the Program Coordinator I level. Ames Laboratory is a Department of Energy (DOE) funded national laboratory operated through contractual agreement with Iowa State University (ISU). This position will support Ames Laboratory in all areas of Human Resource management for a group of approximately 400 faculty, staff, postdocs, and students and approximately 200 additional facility users and collaborators.
The HR Coordinator will be responsible for the management of the Postdoctoral Research Associate employment process, including recruitment, oversight of screening and interviews, and processing hiring documents (including any required visas); in collaboration with Ames Laboratory principal investigators. In addition the Coordinator will provide professional Human Resources support in the areas of talent acquisition, employee/labor relations, classification, compensation, reporting (both to DOE and within Ames Laboratory/ISU), diversity and inclusion, performance management, human resources focused training, on-boarding, education programs, and outreach.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to positively influence and impact the Ames Laboratory through the building of strong relationships, the ability to work independently or as a member of a team, and the ability to exercise judgement and discretion are critical skills for this position. The ability to work well with individuals at all levels of the organization, and of various cultural backgrounds are also key skills for success in this position.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree; OR a combination of education and/or related experience totaling 6 years unless otherwise specified under supplemental required education and experience. Experience must be at a comparable level and directly related to the duties of this position.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in related field.
Experience in talent acquisition (recruitment of wide variety of positions)
Experience in other HR areas such as: classification and compensation, employee/labor relations, diversity and inclusion, etc.
Experience that demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point) for communication, data management, presentations, and reporting.
HR experience in a research, government or university setting.
Experience with HR information systems (i.e., applicant tracking and/or position management systems, Workday, etc.)
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,0...00, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.