Human Resource Coordinator II

University of Central Florida

Job Description

Unleash YOUR Potential With Us

As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world’s most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you’ll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You’ll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges, and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We’re seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission of unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.

College of Engineering and Computer Science:

The UCF College of Engineering and Computer Science is among the nation's largest producers of engineering and technology workforce talent and we are the No. 1 provider of graduates to the defense and aerospace industries. We have more than 40 degree and certificate programs within the college and are continuing to grow. Our students, faculty, and alumni address society's greatest challenges and aspirations in aerospace, computing, energy, the environment, healthcare, transportation, and more. Our education and research efforts are supported by a strong neighboring industry presence such as L3Harris Corporation, Lockheed Martin, Duke Energy, Siemens, Walt Disney World, and NASA, to name a few.

The Opportunity:

The University of Central Florida (UCF) College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) is seeking qualified candidates for a Human Resources Coordinator II position. The CECS HR Coordinator II position will provide direct HR support for managers and employees by delivering HR services using a working knowledge of all applicable policies and procedures and leveraging Workday to complete transactions. The HR Coordinator II also will field questions on HR practices and strategies and/or escalate to the HR Partner or HR Director. The position will also provide broad Workday expertise and process support. HR Coordinators may support all employee types, or have a more dedicated focus for supporting staff, faculty, students, temporaries, grad assistants, or postdocs.


  • Provide the first point of HR customer service for creating and managing positions, recruiting, hiring, managing, and tracking employment changes, processing pay changes, coordinating timekeeping, and managing appointments.

  • Connect employees with appropriate departments for other services as needed.

  • Maintain working knowledge of all applicable policies and procedures and ensure process compliance with applicable rules, regulations, and policies.

  • Advise managers and employees on HR policies and procedures.

  • Escalate complex HR issues to the HR Partner or HR Director.

  • Process HR transactions in Workday by reviewing and approving manager-initiated processes or initiating processes on behalf of the manager.

  • Maintain data integrity by reviewing processes for accuracy.

  • Initiate and approve employee job changes in Workday (hires, transfers, promotions, renewals, compensation changes, one-time payments, etc.).

  • Collaborate with HR Partners and Directors to provide HR-related training to employees and managers within the college or division.

  • Oversee local on-boarding and off-boarding.

  • Support managers and employees with timekeeping processes and time audits.

  • Conduct annual performance management tracking.

  • Assist in coordinating annual and occasional compliance training.

  • Facilitate the faculty recruitment process as needed, including working with search committees, processing actions in Workday, and providing information and/or status updates to department chairs/ school directors.

  • Work with faculty and post-award support staff to facilitate the postdoctoral scholar hiring process, aiding with processes such as posting postdoctoral scholar requisitions, conducting the first pass of candidates, providing information and/ or status updates to faculty hiring managers, and processing actions in Workday.

  • Manage all academic appointments, including administrative and named positions, in Workday.

  • Support associate deans, chairs, and directors in various HR administrative tasks associated with division and department management such as personnel file upkeep.

  • Process and support additional aspects of faculty employment, such as sabbaticals, paid parental leave, employment of relatives, and the transition to retirement program.

  • Facilitate multiple administrative aspects of the tenure and promotion process.

  • Process and track faculty compensation actions for an area, such as faculty summer salary, administrative salary, administrative discretionary increases, escalating to the college or unit HR or budget director as needed.

  • Support management of multiple administrative systems as necessary including the faculty qualifications management system and faculty activity system.

  • Connect faculty and postdoctoral scholars with appropriate departments for other services as needed.

  • Maintain working knowledge of the UCF-UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement and all applicable HR policies and procedures and advise managers/ chairs and employees on relevant policies and procedures.

  • Ensure process compliance with applicable rules, regulations, and policies.

  • Support managers/chairs and employees with timekeeping and time audits.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or Equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference may be given to candidates with an HR Certification (PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, etc).

  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience in higher education.

  • Preference may be given to candidates with HR Generalist experience.

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks!  In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefits packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays

  • Retirement savings options

  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions

  • Education assistance

  • Flexible work environment

  • And more…For more benefits information, go to the UCF Employee Benefits page and click here .

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.s., certificates, and more.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.



College Of Engineering And Computer Science HR Business Center

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Type of Appointment


Expected Salary

$42,367.00 to Negotiable

Job Posting End Date


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at  http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf.

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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