Kansas State University and the Department of Applied Human Sciences, within the College of Health and Human Sciences, is seeking an HR and Enrollment Specialist to join their team at the Center for Child Development (CCD). This position will support the CCD through handling payroll and onboarding for all students and staff, along with managing the day-to-day HR functions. This position will also serve as the enrollment specialist, providing support to families throughout the enrollment process, maintaining the waitlist, and assisting with tuition billing. The HR and Enrollments Specialist reports to the CCD Director.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Serve as primary point of contact for CCD employees (current and prospective) with questions regarding benefits, time and leave, payroll, etc.
Initiate KDHE background checks and complete appointment paperwork for all new hires
Enter end dates and pay rate changes in HRIS for hourly student appointments, along with funding changes for all employees
Enter leave in ProCare time clock system for non-exempt staff and in HRIS for exempt staff, and upload export file into HRIS each pay period
Post hourly student positions on CCD Handshake account and all staff recruitments on CCD social media accounts
Work to create and maintain positive workplace culture and boost employee morale, presenting ideas for improvement to management team, assisting with implementation, and collaborating with CHHS HR Analyst when needed
Communicate with interested families about the enrollment and waitlist processes
Maintain waitlists and review incoming enrollment applications and enrollment packets to ensure accuracy
Continually update files of all enrolled children to ensure compliance with department and licensing regulations, including but not limited to verifying emergency contacts and monitoring immunizations records
Aid Assistant Director in compiling and entering data in ProCare to generate monthly tuition statements, distributing them to parents in a timely manner
Why Join Us:
The Department of Applied Human Sciences is dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives through research, teaching, engagement, outreach, service and clinical intervention. Our faculty, staff and supervised student specialists provide direct services and outreach to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and families through many programs, including the Center for Child Development (CCD) as part of the larger Kansas Institute for Early Childhood Education and Research (KIECER). KIECER’s mission is to generate knowledge and apply the science of child development to education, research, policy, and practice for young children and their families and engage the communities in which they live and grow. We are committed to providing a rich and deep understanding of early childhood development informed by theory, research, and evidence-based practices.
The Center for Child Development (CCD) serves as the clinical training site for students enrolled in the state-approved and nationally accredited undergraduate preservice teacher education program in early childhood education; provides quality childcare to K-State and the larger campus community; is accredited by the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC); is licensed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE); and meets high quality food service standards of the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
High school diploma
Two years of relevant experience
Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in human resources, human resources management, or related field
Experience with enrollment management
Experience with HRIS
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Strong oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of employment law
Knowledge of and/or experience with child development centers
Strong organizational and time management skills
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.
We Support Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.
The College of Health and Human Sciences is home to six academic departments (Applied Human Sciences; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics & Health; Hospitality Management; Interior Design & Fashion Studies; Personal Financial Planning; and Kinesiology) and the Center on Aging. In addition, the college received approval from the Kansas Board of Regents to begin a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program and to serve as a satellite location for the WSU nursing program. The College enrolls roughly 2,800 students (graduate and undergraduate) and employs more than 115 full-time faculty members in teaching, research, and Extension positions (https://www.hhs.k-state.edu/). The College is committed to promoting research, scholarship, creative activity, and discovery with a strategic and cohesive focus on health and human behavior.