Human Resources Specialist

WDR-00040305 Human Resources Specialist

Job Description Summary:

This position provides a wide variety of complex and diversified HR skills. Included are technical, clerical, and administrative support, including word processing, database manipulation, spreadsheet development, maintains personnel records, data, and files.

The Association HR Coordinator will provide administrative support, management, and coordination for assigned local human resources responsibilities. This position will perform a moderate amount of highly complex tasks to support the Association within the Human Resources area. This position will work closely with the Human Resource Director to ensure that functional area best practice recommendations under established time frames. This position will perform job duties with a high level of initiative and discretion while maintaining a high confidentiality level.

Required Qualifications:

    • Associate’ degree or Equivalent Education or experience relevant to the role of the position.
    • Proficient in computer operations of the Windows operating system, Microsoft Office Suite including Excel.
    • Ability to communicate clearly. Verbally and written to understand and effectively carry out standard programs and instructions.
    • Must demonstrate a high degree of accuracy, integrity, sound professional judgment, tact, maturity, and the ability to handle confidential, sensitive information.
    • Ability to organize, manage, and prioritize multiple tasks, deadlines, requirements, and priorities to complete work promptly and within established deadlines.
    • Ability to work in an office setting, with occasional to frequent distractions and opportunities to demonstrate positive collaboration amongst staff, visitors, and the public.
    • Ability and willingness to work with diverse audiences and maintain cultural sensitivity.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior knowledge of HR and payroll processes

Equal Opportunity Employment

Cornell Cooperative Extension is an employer and educator recognized for valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.


Salary: $27.00 to $30.00 per hour

Hour: Full-Time 40 hours per week

Benefits: Full Benefits

Date Position Available: Until Filled

No relocation or VISA Sponsorship available


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The Association may make reasonable accommodations to enable applicants to participate in the hiring process and employees to perform their essential functions. If you require an accommodation to participate in the selection process, you are encouraged to contact Cornell Cooperative Extension Administrative Systems at (607) 255-6120 or via email at

Cornell Cooperative Extension is a collaboration among Cornell University, the United States Department of Agriculture, the State of New York, and New York State residents. Per NYS Law, county and regional extension service associations are subordinate government agencies. This employment opportunity is with the entities listed and not with Cornell University.

Last updated October 17, 2023