Posted: Jun 17, 2022

Faculty Human Resources Assistant

Millersville University - Millersville, PA
Application Deadline: Jul 3, 2022

The position is responsible for a variety of administrative tasks, including maintaining databases, developing/distributing reports, generating documents, and Human Resources transactions related to faculty and coach hiring, promotions, sabbaticals, tenure, resignations and retirements. This position is also responsible for HR transactions related to organizational changes in academic departments involving faculty and staff whom they supervise; examples include department chair elections, creation of new positions and cost center changes. This position serves as backup to the Staff Human Resources Assistant.

Located in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Millersville University of Pennsylvania is one of the 14 public universities of Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. Our pillars of distinction include exceptionally strong student-faculty relationships, numerous programs of distinction, a beautiful campus and vibrant location, and successful job placement for our students. Our students’ success, both inside and outside of the classroom, is our highest priority, and we provide numerous opportunities to facilitate their academic, personal, and social growth and development. Almost 70 baccalaureate programs are available for our 6,250 students to find their path. Several of our programs are multidisciplinary in nature, combining science, technology, and art to create a more progressive degree. We have over 950 graduate students enrolled in 21 master’s and 3 doctoral programs. Our faculty are highly respected in their fields and dedicated to the success of students in the classroom, research labs, and in campus life. Over 66,000 alumni live in all 50 states and in 72 countries around the world. We seek individuals who embrace and value our EPPIIC values of exploration, public mission, professionalism, inclusion, integrity, and compassion.

Annual Salary Range: $40,900.00 plus comprehensive benefits starting on the first day of employment, including:

    • Health insurance – Low bi-weekly premium. Employees pay 5% of bi-weekly salary for benefit coverage with ability to pay 2.5% when participating in the wellness program.
    • Dental insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days
    • Vision insurance – Coverage is free to employee and dependents after 90 days.
    • Group life insurance – equal to annual salary (up to $40,000.00) at no cost to the employee.
    • Retirement – 2 plans to choose from.
    • Tuition waiver – employee, spouse, and dependents are eligible.
    • Vacation leave– up to 11 days accrued per year for first 3 years, increases to 19 days per year after 3 years.
    • Sick leave – up to 11 days accrued per year, including up to 5 days per year that can be taken to care for a family member.
    • Holiday leave – Up to 12 days per calendar year.
The State System Employee Benefits Summary can be found at
At Millersville University we are committed to fostering a learning and working environment that promotes the intersectionality of diversity to foster a climate of inclusion. Employing our EPPIIC values and the principles of Inclusive Excellence, we hold that an inclusive community is a core value that is an essential part of the foundation for our learning and working environment. Millersville University is an equal opportunity employer and, in compliance with federal and state laws and university policy, is committed to providing equal educational and employment opportunities for all persons without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, disability, veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Individuals from traditionally underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
Required Qualifications:
    • Three years of advanced clerical or para-professional experience which includes the collection, recording, compilation, and presentation of office management or program related information or equivalent combination of experience and training.
    • Experience with accurately entering and maintaining information in a database system.
    • Demonstrated ability to: solve problems, handle multiple, complex tasks with accuracy and attention to detail, maintain a professional demeanor in fast-paced work environment, maintain confidentiality, work independently and learn academic and office policies.
    • Ability to change priorities with little/no notice.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, communication skills.
    • Flexibility, willingness, and ability to pursue and adopt new ideas, information and technology, and process and summarize information.
    • Ability to work with faculty, staff and students of diverse cultures, racial and ethnic groups, and socioeconomic status.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe Acrobat.
    • Evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
    • Successful interview (Including Word and Excel tests)
    • Successful completion of three background checks.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience using BANNER or a similar student information system.
  • Experience using SAP or a similar human Resource information system.
  • Experience using People Admin or similar Applicant Tracking System.
  • Experience using Cascade or a similar web content software.
  • Experience working in Higher Education.
  • Experience in Human Resources office.
  • Experience working in a union environment.

To Apply: Please go to and create a staff application.