HR Assistant (Compensation) at Washington State University

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Pullman, Washington

Job Description:

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-10-08
Req: R-2953


123F-YN - Human Resource Consultant Assistant 2

Business Title:

HR Assistant (Compensation)


Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.

Summary of Duties:

Washington State University Human Resource Services is recruiting for multiple HR assistants to join our highly productive and client-driven compensation unit. Full-time, part-time, remote/hybrid opportunities available.

Working independently under general supervision and within established guidelines, the Compensation Assistant performs a variety of duties in support of the Human Resource Services Compensation unit. This position will provide assistance on various compensation projects, research, and day-to-day activities while applying specialized knowledge and independent judgment in resolving technical and paraprofessional problems and interpreting and applying human resource rules, policies, regulations or procedures. Reviews the accuracy of records, exercises decision making authority, and initiates corrections within established guidelines.

These positions will be primarily based near one of our WSU system locations; however, if you live in Washington, Idaho and Oregon, remote/hybrid work may be available.

Required Qualifications:

  • Four years of office experience including two years of experience in a human resource OR related setting OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office Software (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint).

  • Proven ability to perform a variety of tasks at one time, with frequent interruptions.

  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent attention to details skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), classification and compensation practices.

  • Experience with classification & compensation including researching market data.

  • Experience presenting group orientations and/or trainings.

Additional Information:


Human Resource Services

Department Name:

Human Resource Services

Department Link:

City, State, Zip:

Location to be determined

Monthly Salary:






Screening Date:

This recruitment is open until filled. Screening of applicants will begin October 18, 2021 and continue until vacancies are filled.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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