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Human Resources Generalist


Human Resources 


Eastern Kentucky University

Job Title

Human Resources Generalist

Contact Info  

Myra Thomas

(859) 622-5094

Position Summary:  

The Human Resources Generalist I performs and coordinates the maintenance and recording of all employment data for EKU, and proactively resolves technical issues related to employment processing, employee compensation, student employment, reporting, and other general HR inquires. This position monitors, tracks, reviews, and posts seasonal, temporary, volunteer, and all student employment positions via HRIS and HR vendors, and will also assist with trainings as required. In addition, this position proactively communicates, collaborates, and provides professional customer service, and effective communication in support of all HR functions

Essential Functions:  

  • Coordinate the maintenance and recording of employment data with accuracy and compliance via HRIS for all Eastern Kentucky University employment.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to employment processing, employee compensation, student employment, reporting, and general HR inquiries to ensure accuracy of information and compliance with all procedures, policies, and laws.

  • Monitors, reviews, and posts seasonal, temp, volunteer, and student employment positions, submits and reviews background checks, and assist with employment trainings as required.

  • Proactively communicate, collaborate, and provide professional customer service with staff, faculty, students, and visitors in support of all HR functions which may include but are not limited to: employment processing, training and development, and record management.

  • Supports the office functions by completing all other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business, or related field is required.

  • One year of related work experience is required. Prefer a strong understanding of the HR function(s) supported, quality control, problem solving, technical/computer, and customer service skills, exceptional teamwork abilities, attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.

How to Apply:  
Interested candidates should apply online at

Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Posted September 23, 2019


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