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[C14-068] - Human Resources: Administrative Operations Assistant

Position Information

Management Confidential


Contact Person:
Karen Portera
Phone: (860) 832-1751

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University is seeking an energetic professional to assist in a broad range of human resources functions. Responsibilities will include responding to questions from employees, students, and the public; processing a variety of forms; data entry; compiling data and reports; and personnel records management and retention. This position is a non-union management confidential position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Two years’ (FTE) professional experience in human resources;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret contracts, policies and procedures;
  • Proficiency using word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software;
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, including attention to detail; and,
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (oral, written and cross-cultural) skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a unionized environment in public sector human resources;
  • Experience with HRIS software, database management and Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Ability to gather and analyze data; and,
  • Knowledge of data privacy laws.

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State University System. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. CCSU’s motto is more than a slogan; it articulates the University’s commitment to students: “Start with a dream. Finish with a future.” The Princeton Review selected CCSU as one of "The Best Northeastern Colleges." CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates. CCSU is richly diverse: more than 20 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Arts and offers a range of culture opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, the New Britain Rock Cats (Double A professional baseball), two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately 2 hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application & Appointment: Applications must be received by Friday, February 28, 2014 close of business. The minimum annual salary is $46,789 with excellent fringe benefits, including tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and submit the following:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position;
  • Current resume; and,
  • Names of three current professional references (including a supervisor) with mail and email addresses, and phone numbers.

No emailed or hard copies will be accepted. Please redact any personally identifiable information (e.g., Social Security Number) on any documents submitted.

For more information, contact Karen Portera, Search Chair, at porterak@ccsu.eduor(860) 832-1751.  


CCSU is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.