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Human Resources Leave Analyst

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Work type: Staff
Senior management: VP of Human Resources
Department: Department of Human Resources
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Human Resources

Job Description

Reporting to the Leaves Manager, this position is responsible for providing detailed leave information to members of the University community regarding the Paid Parental Leave, Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Virginia Tech leave programs. The incumbent serves as a resource to employees and department representatives to assist with interpretation and understanding of leave benefit and ensuring that practices are in compliance with policies, procedures and federal and state regulations.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate must have human resources experience or experience in a related field; strong customer service skills; proficiency with standard computer skills such as word processing, data entry, spreadsheets, email and internet navigation; strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work in a fast paced high volume work environment; ability to organize, plan, prioritize work, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously; ability to effectively interpret and disseminate policies and procedures to the public; ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, exercise sound judgment, and prepare reports; ability to work independently with minimal supervision; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with professional and support staff, contract personnel, and employment/legal representatives.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree in human resources or a related field (or commensurate experience); experience working with large relational databases such as Banner; experience with web based leave reporting processes and applications; working knowledge of university and state policies and procedures; experience with payroll, employee deductions, and human resource transactions; strong understanding of FMLA and state leave regulations; experience in applying and/or providing guidance on leave policies; experience with PageUp.

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Review Date

March 10, 2021

Additional Information

The successful Candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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