George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 09-Sep-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Human Resources
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Staff Position

Benefit Eligible

George Fox University announces an immediate opening for a full-time, Human Resources Specialist position in the Human Resources office. This leader is responsible for the day to day care of employees through exceptional partnership with the community. The specialist will consult with student employee supervisors providing HR guidance and administrative support for hiring, onboarding, employee engagement and a variety of other HR services for our student employee population.

George Fox University, a Christ-centered community, prepares students spiritually, academically, and professionally to think with clarity, act with integrity, and serve with passion. Professors teach all truth as God's truth, integrating all fields of learning around the person and work of Jesus Christ, bringing the divine revelations through sense, reason, and intuition to the confirming test of Scripture. As a Christ-centered community, George Fox University is an institution that values diversity as an essential dimension of God's design for human communities. In seeking to become a more inclusive community, we especially encourage applications from individuals who can help us pursue our diversity and goals.

Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Talent Acquisition

  • Coordinates the hiring process for student employment
  • Gather and compile salary information. General understanding of employment law
  • Conducts job analysis and applies classification principles to student positions, develops position descriptions and reviews existing position descriptions for accuracy and equity.
  • Maintains excellent documentation.
  • Plans and coordinate student employee on-boarding and training programs
  • Develops and implements diversity and inclusion strategies in a team with other experts on campus

Human Resource Management

  • Manages day to day operations for Human Resource office
  • Hires, assigns and supervises student employees in HR office.
  • Maintains accurate employee records in various record retention systems.
  • Oversees office response to various HR questions and response to requests for information.

Employee Development and Relations

  • Plan and coordinate campus compliance training, employee recognition and employee development opportunities.
  • Implement programs to enhance employee experience.


  • Monitor employment and tax laws and anticipate, plan and implement necessary changes to maintain compliance with company policy and state and federal laws.
  • Collaborates with payroll and vendors on administration, reporting and analysis.
  • Prioritize and organize daily responsibilities to meet all deadlines.

Associated Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the Be Known promise to students, employees and others on a daily basis through excellent customer service.
  • Flexibility and creativity in problem solving and serving our community.
  • Maintain compliance within HR functional areas assigned.
  • High level of integrity, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Strong orientation to detail, accuracy and firm timelines.
  • Team player.


  • Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university's mission as described in the Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Statement on our website.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of people is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • 2-3+ years of experience in Human Resources.
  • Highly motivated, autonomous and proactive with a genuine interest in employee experience.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality, display discretion and protect the privacy of information.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated professional attitude and excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills in business setting.
  • Must have permanent and unrestricted work authorization in the United States.

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years. Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts. Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting

Reports to: Executive Director of Human Resources

Populations Assigned: Student Employees

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