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Website South Dakota State University





Deadline:  August 6, 2020

Salary Range CG GH:  $16.89 – $18.75/hour

12 months, 100% time


SDSU, ranked the #2 Best Employer in the State of South Dakota by Forbes, is seeking a detail oriented individual with strong customer service skills to join our Academic Shared Service Center as a Program Assistant I.  


Job Responsibilities:  This position will be responsible for the day-to-day human resource activities in the Academic Shared Service Center (ASSC) including working with assigned units, departments, and schools to perform human resources business activities in an environment of excellent client service.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of: 

Human Resource functions in the areas of recruitment, onboarding and training
Payroll functions and practices
Database development and maintenance
Computer software applications and systems (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Skill & Ability to:   

Serve as a liaison for assigned departments and provide assistance to employees and supervisors
Interpret, explain and enforce policies, rules and regulations
Develop work procedures
Ensure consistent application of rules, procedures and practices
Handle confidential and sensitive situations in an appropriate manner
Communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
Establish excellent working relationships with supervisors, SDSU HR and Payroll
Operate in a large organization
Change tasks frequently and effectively
Manage large amounts of work and data
Maintain confidentiality
Creatively problem-solve
Maintain database tracking licenses, certificates and required training

Comments:   Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills are essential. Work environment requires strong time management and productivity skills. SDSU is a tobacco free environment. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Posting #: CSA00812P


Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance. 


Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit http://YourFuture.sdbor.edu.   [SE8001 – 11041]                                                                                                                                                                                                                




South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to HR@sdstate.edu.  SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Michelle Johnson, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance & Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.