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HR & FA Coordinator

  • Requisition no: 524078
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Division of Finance & Admin
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: Human Resources, Administrative Support
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range:

Position Summary

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Human Resources & Faculty Affairs at Columbia University School of Nursing, the Human Resources & Faculty Affairs Coordinator will have responsibilities in the Office of Human Resources & Faculty Affairs and for the Vice Dean of Finance & Administration. 


Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Handling recruiting responsibilities including entering open positions in the TalentLink (TL) website, posting positions on external job board sites & tracking costs, updating applicant statuses, processing background checks for potential candidates, completing hiring proposals, and tracking time to fill
  • Ensuring that assigned faculty and staff are appropriately onboarded, including serving as point of contact, completing requisite paperwork, completing Template Based Hire via University systems
  • Managing the additional compensation process for all Teaching Assistants and faculty from other University departments who do additional work for Nursing, including obtaining proper documentation and processing monthly payments
  • Processing Personnel Action Forms (PAFs) for all employee transactions including pay increases, promotions, title changes, internal transfers, part-time faculty appointment renewals, terminations, medical/personal leaves, etc., and ensuring information is accurately processed in the PeopleSoft @ Columbia (PAC) system
  • Coordinating the orientation program for new faculty and staff including scheduling presenters, updating presentation slides and managing all related logistics;
  • Managing internal documents and tracking systems to ensure information is up to date and accurate
  • Working collaboratively with Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) Payroll, Central HR and the Office of Faculty Affairs to address & resolve employee changes & updates;
  • Managing the Vice Dean’s calendar, including arranging meetings & events, preparing reports, creating and/or editing presentations, and managing files
  • Answering and screening phone calls and visitors for the Vice Dean of Finance & Administration
  • Overseeing all HR-sponsored events (Holiday Party, Administrative Professionals Day, Bring Your Child to Work Day, etc.), including designing space layouts, booking caterers, researching & ordering supplies, and establishing & maintaining relationships with both internal & external vendors
  • Performing other assignments, projects & responsibilities as needed and assigned.

Subject to business needs, we may support flexible and hybrid work arrangements. Options will be discussed during the interview process.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two (2) years of related experience.

The successful incumbent will have strong interpersonal skills and be self-motivated and driven to success with a proactive work approach. S/He must have the ability to handle multiple assignments while working accurately and efficiently and be a quick-learner who is not afraid to ask questions.

Outstanding organizational skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. The incumbent must be customer-service oriented and possess the confidence and ability to work with all levels of faculty & staff. The individual in this role must be extremely detail-oriented and have the ability to handle information confidentially and professionally. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is also required.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous work in a higher education environment is preferred for this role.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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