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[C14-085] - Associate In Human Resources

Position Information

Management Confidential


Contact Person:
Anna Suski-Lenczewski
Phone: (860) 832-1757

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University is seeking an experienced, energetic individual to provide professional assistance in a broad range of human resources functions to serve as the Associate in Human Resources. Responsibilities will include providing human resources services in various areas such as employment, benefits administration, employee orientation, records, and support for the University’s labor relations function. This position is an unclassified confidential position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Six years’(FTE) professional human resources work experience in a unionized environment or a Bachelor’s degree in human resources plus four years’ (FTE) professional human resources work experience in a unionized environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret collective bargaining agreements, regulations, policies and procedures;
  • Excellent organizational and communication (interpersonal, oral and written) skills;
  • Experience researching information, data collection and analysis;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Ability to work in a culturally diverse environment; AND,
  • Attention to detail and problem solving ability.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Experience working in a human resources department in a public sector agency or higher education institution;
  • Experience working in a unionized public institution of higher education;
  • Experience with human resources information system;
  • Knowledge and experience with state and federal laws and regulations related to employment issues;
  • Experience accessing data and reports from the CORE-CT system; and,
  • Working knowledge of employment benefits and services.

Equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

The University: CCSU is one of four state universities with the Board of Regents for Higher Education Connecticut State Colleges & Universities. 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 cultural 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 two hours (by car) from both Boston and New York City.

Application & Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The minimum annual salary is $61,185 with excellent fringe benefits, including tuition waiver for employee and eligible dependents at any of the Connecticut State Universities (Central, Eastern, Southern or Western). To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and submit the following:

  • Letter of interest addressing all the qualifications for the position;
  • Current resume; and,
  • Names of three current professional references (including one 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 Anna Suski-Lenczewski at


Central Connecticut State University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer