Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
  • Certified Human Resources Professional with 16 years of human resources experience.
  • Over 8 years of Human Resources Management experience.
  • Extensive project management experience in the development, implementation and execution of large-scale HR management and human capital projects for increased efficiencies in HR operations and systems.
  • Skilled in organizational development and training to introduce new procedures, systems and organizational practices.
  • Experience with querying reports and analyzing data to assess trends and make recommendations for efficiency and process improvements.
  • Strategic and a solutions-oriented communicator to achieve results in advancing the university’s mission of excellence in teaching, research and service.
  • Management
  • Project Management
  • HRIS (Workday, PeopleAdmin, Mainframe systems)
  • Process improvement and gap analysisuilding queries and reports (Workday, Business Objects and Excel)
  • Strategic thinker and problem solver
  • Recruiting
  • Staffing, Hiring and Workforce Planning
  • Training
  • Establishing rapport and relationships
  • Compensation evaluation and analysis
  • Salary negotiations and recommendations
  • Microsoft Applications
01/2016 to Current
Compensation & Recruitment Manager Jbs Usa Canton, GA,
  • Leads the development, implementation, and administration of compensation programs, policies and procedures.
  • Serves as the team lead for all compensation related practices, survey participation, salary structure development and pay incentives.
  • Completes job analyses and evaluation for faculty and staff positions for all new positions, relcassifications and updates.
  • Classified job positions by status, salary and other factors to make useful categorical assessments.
  • Negotiated and recommends salary offers within the established compensation philosophy to ensure salary equity in similarly situated positions and competitiveness.
  • Provides oversight (and completes) major national compensation surveys for CUPA and IPEDS.
  • Conducts benchmark and market surveys to maintain wage competitiveness to recruit and retain a high caliber, talented workforce.
  • Troubleshoots compensation related issues for employee pay and incentives and offer solutions to ensure accurate pay.
  • Manages a team of 4 staff to include 3 HR Generalists and 1 Classification & Compensation Analyst.
  • Provides oversight to the team for compensation, full- cycle recruiting and employee onboarding.
  • Developed a process to centralize recruiting, staffing and hiring actions to HR to reduce the overall time to fill with the implementation of the Workday System.
  • Implemented a recruiting strategy through Job Elephant, the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) and to further establish an employer brand and presence in the national job market to increase and attract highly qualified candidates for key executive leadership, faculty and researchers in collaboration with the Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity.
  • Serves as the Workday (HRIS) project lead, SME and working group member under shared a shared governance for PVAMU the functional areas of compensation, recruiting, staffing, hiring and onboarding.
  • Responds and investigation inquiries for compensation, employment and equal opportunity.
  • Prepares and develops responses for federal, state and TAMUS audits.
  • Offered subject matter expertise on employment regulations, compensation policies and personnel management procedures to optimize internal structures.
  • Made salary compensation recommendations based upon in-depth research on current job trends.
  • Worked closely with recruiting personnel to put together appropriate compensation packages for employees.
09/2011 to 12/2015
Employment Manager Anmed Health Pickens, SC,
  • Served as subject-matter expert for all employment and on-boarding functions.
  • Acted as a resource for university departments regarding employment/on-boarding practices and procedures.
  • Approved all employee payroll actions for hiring, promotion, termination, salary increases, etc.
  • Ensured compliance with applicable federal/state laws and the policies/procedures of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) and University Administrative Procedures.
  • Managed full-cycle recruiting, including sourcing, interviewing, offering jobs, and negotiating contracts and supervised a team of HR Generalists.
  • Oversaw and managed new employee orientation activities approximately 400 hires annually.
  • Advised departmental administrators and supervisors and resolved employment-related issues.
  • Reviewed all internal standard operating procedures are current and the University Administrative Procedures regarding Employment are current with TAMUS Regulations.
  • Administered the University's benefit programs to include all insurance and retirement programs in the absence of the Benefits Manager.
  • Completed and submitted monthly certification reports to rectify insurance discrepancies.
  • Responded to employee inquiries on available benefits and retirement programs.
  • Oversaw and handled the correction period for the Annual Enrollment process.
  • Processed enrollment forms for new employees, status changes, COBRA and other benefits related forms on an ongoing basis.
  • Processed and coordinated life insurance claims with TAMUS, employee/retiree and/or vendor.
  • Coordinated the employee retirement process to ensure that all retiree forms and processes were completed upon employee exit for retirement.
  • Counseled new employees on retirement program options available under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and the Optional Retirement Program (403b option).
  • Directed the development and placement of over 50 interns for the University’s first annual on-campus internship program now known as PV S.T.E.P to include the creation of the program’s guidelines, associated forms, trainings and tracking for Interns and Mentors.
  • Ensured biweekly reconciliation was done for all Work Study Award allocations.
  • Conducted research to maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations and promote compliance with requirements.
01/2005 to 09/2011
Employment Specialist Prairie View A&M University City, STATE,
  • Assessed departmental recruitment needs and made appropriate recommendations to department to ensure desired goal for targeted, qualified applicant pool is met.
  • Developed job postings for job vacancies to include entry level positions, administrative support positions, professional and executive level positions and established primary screening criteria.
  • Pre-screened and recruited applicants based on minimum criteria established by the hiring department to determine applicant qualifications for posted positions.
  • Managed and maintained online Applicant Tracking System to retrieve and disseminate applicant information in order to maintain accurate and efficient records for University Employment Services and refer qualified applicants to the hiring department.
  • Implemented and executed the university’s first online Position Description and Applicant Tracking systems (PeopleAdmin) to improve efficiencies, best practices and quality of service for the Classification/Compensation and Employment Services areas.
  • Developed, facilitated and coordinated all training efforts related to the implementation of the Position Description and Applicant Tracking Systems to educate the University community on the use, purpose and functionality of the implemented systems to include online training module.
  • Processed Employment Eligibility Verification for Form I – 9 and E-verify system.
  • Worked closely with the Office of Equal Opportunity & Diversity to ensure hiring department are meeting placement goals as it relates to all applicable employment laws for diversity, i.e.
  • Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964, Jobs for Veterans Act, ADA, etc.
Education and Training
Expected in
B.B.A: Marketing
Prairie View A&M University - Prairie View, TX
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Activities and Honors
PHR (Human Resources Certification Institute): 2015 to current SHRM – CP (Society of Human Resources Management): 2015 to current
  • PHR, Human Resources Certification Institute- 2015
  • SHRM - CP, Society for Human Resources Managemet - 2015

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