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CUNY Human Resources Coordinator in Queens, New York

Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator

Job ID: 22590

Location: Queensborough CC

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Office of Human Resources’ mission is to deliver comprehensive resources and services that include recruitment, employee benefits, performance management, classification, and compensation as well as employee labor relations and legal affairs. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service and we will strive to support our employees so they can better serve our students and our community. We are also dedicated to attracting, encouraging, and retaining a highly qualified workforce to support the College’s mission of academic excellence.

CUNY is an equal opportunity employer, is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and is dedicated to recruiting and retaining professionals who share the College's commitment to equity. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from members of protected groups including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional perspectives to the university’s mission. Candidates with demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusiveness through their research, teaching and/or service are also encouraged to apply. One of the Queensborough Community College’s greatest strengths, and a necessary element of excellence, is the diversity of our community. We strive to attract and nurture a talented and diverse faculty and staff that proudly reflect the unique character of the local Queens community, the most diverse county in the United States.

Reporting to the Dean of Human Resources at Queensborough Community College, the HR Coordinator will perform functions related to employment, onboarding, and payroll in accordance with CUNY rules and regulations, College policies and collective bargaining agreements.

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, the responsibilities of the position will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Assist in data entry, review, and audit of new hires, terminations, wage and salary adjustments, and other personnel changes for classified, teaching, and non-teaching instructional staff utilizing the HRMS system (CUNYfirst), Payroll Management System, and the Adjunct Database

  • Assist with onboarding of teaching and non-teaching adjuncts in support of the Adjunct Services area

  • Process payroll-related documents for new and current employees, i.e. appointment forms, tax forms, direct deposit applications and respond to payroll inquiries; submit necessary documents to University Payroll

  • Develop and maintain reports and queries using HR and Payroll Managements systems; ensure data accuracy and completeness

  • Prepare, maintain and distribute various payroll and management reports and spreadsheets

  • Review and check all documents submitted by departments/employees for accuracy and necessary approvals

  • Review computed wages, and make necessary adjustments to ensure payroll submission accuracy through audit reports

  • Maintain confidentiality of information shared by employees

  • Maintain and store all payroll and personnel records

  • Complete special projects as requested


Bachelor's Degree required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of administrative experience with general knowledge of HR and Payroll functions

  • Ability to work independently on a broad variety of projects

  • Ability to interpret, apply and clarify HR and Payroll policies including state and federal regulations, and related union contracts

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior administrators, faculty, staff and University Personnel

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Peoplesoft-CUNYfirst and NYC Payroll Management System

  • Good judgment and decision-making skills

  • Excellent communications and writing skills


Provides information and services to the College community to support the Human Resources function.

  • Prepares and executes various personnel transactions involving employee recordkeeping, processing of new hires, pay administration, and recruiting

  • Maintains an understanding of policies, procedures, regulations, and collective bargaining agreements relevant to human resources

  • Organizes and processes employee information; develops and maintains reports and queries; assures data accuracy and completeness

  • Responds to requests for information; troubleshoots issues, follows up and responds to employee inquiries

  • Assists HR managers with employee communications of all kinds; may prepare materials, conduct orientation sessions, or update web pages

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Title Name: HR Coordinator


Assistant to HEO




Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).


July 27, 2021.

Review of resumes to begin immediately.


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.