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Personnel Generalist -  North Platte, NE
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This Greater Nebraska Business Center (GNBC) position is located at the West Central Research and Extension Center (WCREC) in North Platte.  This position will work in conjunction with the IANR Director of Business Operations, GNBC Operations Specialists and Research and Extension Center Directors in all aspects of Human Resources for the departments served by the Greater Nebraska Business Center.  Provide advice, counsel, and/or interpretation regarding UNL personnel policies and procedures, employee relations issues, and State/Federal employment regulations for faculty and staff. Work with hiring managers to facilitate the classification and hiring processes. Acquire information for and process Personnel Action Forms (PAFs), e.g., new hires, re-hires, funding changes, appointment changes/extensions, error corrections and retroactive PAFs.  Responsible for overseeing the reporting of hours worked on all bi-weekly employees and entry of approved leave. Responsible for reconciliation of financial ledgers and personnel budget transactions.  Serve as backup for members of the statewide GNBC human resource team.

Minimum Required Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree plus three years of experience in personnel, payroll, employee relations or closely related field; equivalent education/experience considered. Working knowledge of accounting, budgeting, personnel or payroll practices. Experience with PC-based word processing and spreadsheet software programs. Basic knowledge of federal and state personnel regulations including hiring, employee relations and payroll.

Preferred Qualifications:   Prefer UNL experience; experience with H and/or J visas; experience with the employment-based permanent residency process; and experience with large integrated HR/financial management system and database software programs.

Position is located in North Platte, NE.

Review of applications will begin on 2/26/20. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found or search is closed. Candidates must apply online at for details and to apply.   (Requisition number: S_190119). 

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