Job Details

University of Oregon
  • Position Number: 4742044
  • Location: Eugene, OR
  • Position Type: Human Resources

Student Employee Coordinator

Job no: 532887

Work type: Officer of Administration

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Administrative/Professional, Administrative/Office Support, Human Resources

Department: Human Resources
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $60,000 - $70,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA07-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

November 10, 2023; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload a current resume and cover letter that addresses how your skills and experience meet the minimum and, if applicable, preferred qualifications.

In your online application, please include 3 professional references that can speak to your skills and abilities.

Department Summary

The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to strategically partner with the university community as a comprehensive, innovative, and results-oriented department modeled on the very best human resources practices. We deliver a variety of services and programs, which underscore a commitment to inclusiveness, respect, fairness, effective service delivery, and accountability. We strive to be proactive, consultative partners meeting the needs of employees and operations across the institution and to lead efforts to attract, retain, develop, and engage world-class faculty and staff.

Working in UO Human Resources provides a unique opportunity to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. We strive to be champions for building and supporting a community that reflects a rich variety of racial and ethnic, socioeconomic, gender and sexual orientation, disability, cultural, and intersectional identities. We encourage applications from those whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion, from individuals who have been historically marginalized and currently underrepresented in higher education, individuals who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in non-traditional pathways outside of higher education.

The Employee and Labor Relations (ELR) team is committed to promoting effective, fair, and professional relationships between the university and its employee groups. The ELR team partners with University leadership and supervisors to administer employment strategies that support the University's mission and strategic initiatives.

Employee and Labor Relations is a unit within Human Resources in the Finance and Administration portfolio. Finance and Administration is a vibrant and varied portfolio serving all aspects of campus life. Our employees perform a wide range of functions including offering essential financial tools and support to the university's many departments, providing key resources to employees, and keeping the campus safe, clean, accessible, and beautiful.

Position Summary

The Student Employee Coordinator provides leadership for student employee program administration and works closely with partners across the University to implement the objectives of fair, compliant, high-quality student employment experiences and interactions. They provide expert advice, recommendations, and enforcement of expectations, policies, laws, and regulations, establishing internal program compliance mechanisms for program consistency.

This position is based in Eugene with some level of flexibility including the option to work remotely with frequent commuting to campus. All adjusted work arrangements require supervisor and leadership approval.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (two additional years of experience in Human Resources may substitute for the degree)
  • 2 years of experience working in Human Resources

    Professional Competencies

  • Excellent oral and written communication and the ability to write and edit complex policy, procedure, and other technical prose.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills and ability to analyze, summarize, and effectively present data.
  • Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy and to model compliance with university and unit policies, procedures, and expectations.
  • Ability to manage confidential or sensitive information and issues responsibly.
  • Ability to work and solve problems independently as well as in a collaborative team environment, and represent the university in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Leadership, organizational, and management skills, and the ability to prioritize multiple projects in a university setting.
  • A commitment to and experience with promoting and enhancing diversity and equity.
  • Ability to work across partisan and ideological lines to build consensus for university issues.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 year of experience working directly in employee relations or labor relations
  • Prior experience coaching supervisors/employees in a University/College setting.
  • Familiarity with university organizational structure, policy, and political issues in higher education.
  • Training in conflict resolution, mediation, or other ADR techniques.

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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