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Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas, United States (on-site)
30+ days ago
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas, United States
30+ days ago
Job Function
Academic Faculty


About This Role:

K-State Athletics is seeking qualified applicants for a DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES, which is a full-time, salaried, benefits-eligible position.

An example of job duties includes but are not limited to:
  • Research, recommend, implement, and manage KSA local agency human resource programs and oversee/manage human resources office; must be knowledgeable of both Kansas State University and K-State Athletics (KSA) benefits, as well as federal, and state employment, time and leave, and payroll policy/regulations to maintain proper benefits, employment process, payroll/time and leave, etc.
  • Prepare numerous Excel reports for annual audits, payroll, workman's compensation, etc.
  • Assist senior staff, supervisors and employees with human resource issues and questions.
  • Liaison with KSU Human Resources regarding search and hire processing/issues using PeopleSoft and PageUp systems; determine and submit payroll/adjustments; assist search committee chairs with conducting proper candidate reviews and selection for interviews, offers, and background checks.
  • Liaison with KSU Budget Office. Update annual salary budget and prepare/process annual employee term appointments.
  • Liaison with benefit companies for health insurance benefits, flex spending account (FSA), retirement plans, workman's compensation, term life/AD&D/LTD coverage, and AFLAC; acquire bids for benefit services when needed to continually provide quality benefits at the best possible cost.
  • Conduct annual health insurance open enrollment for eligible employees; assist current and prospective employees and their families with benefit enrollment, changes, questions and issues; balance and approve monthly benefit invoices for payment.
  • Manage FMLA and workman's compensation injury claims.
  • Manage retiree health insurance program, including invoicing and maintaining contact with retirees to ensure premium payments are received.
  • Supervise two full-time employees and ensure friendly customer service is provided to meet the needs of a diverse KSA workforce.

Why Join Us:

K-State Athletics, Inc. is looking for experienced applicants who enjoy working in a busy office, possess excellent prioritization and multi-tasking skills, provide friendly customer service, and want to become a member of our staff to help advance our Human Resources Office through hard work, knowledge, and dedication.

Our mission is to foster a culture in which our student-athletes have every opportunity to reach their maximum potential academically, athletically, mentally and socially while operating an organization that is anchored by a genuine commitment to K-Stat, our supporters and each other.

For more information on K-State Athletics, please visit

For more information on Manhattan, KS and the University, please visit

The 2021 annual survey by Forbes magazine, "America's Best Employers by State List", finds Kansas State University rates among the Top 3 employers in the state and is the best university employer in Kansas.

Manhattan was ranked # 19 in "Best Small Cities (under 75,000 population) in the U.S. by for Quality of Life, Economic Health, and Affordability while named Manhattan the #1 College Town in America in 2018. K-State Athletics is also a proud member of the Big 12 Conference.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion. The University actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor's Degree in human resources or related field at time of application;
  • Five (5) years of full-time experience in human resources managing benefits administration, time and leave/payroll, unemployment, FMLA, and workman's compensation;
  • Must have exemplary knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Access;
  • Accounting knowledge with extensive experience creating and accurately balancing Excel worksheets; and
  • Experience providing friendly, patient and helpful assistance to everyone who contacts or comes into the HR Office

  • Six (6) or more years of HR experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Experience in NCAA athletics

  • Possess project management skills and ability to work independently;
  • Must possess excellent prioritization and multi-tasking skills;
  • Experience remaining composed and helpful in stressful work situations;
  • Possess excellent organizational and verbal/written communication skills, excellent problem-solving skills, friendly customer service focus and listening skills;
  • Essential to be able to manage highly confidential and sensitive information;
  • SHRM and/or CEBS certification;
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends as needed; and
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment.

This position holds expectations of compliance with all NCAA, Big 12 Conference, Kansas State University and K-State Athletics, Inc. rules and regulations.

How to Apply:

To be considered for the position, please complete the online application and submit/upload the following documents:
  1. Cover letter indicating your qualifications for the position
  2. Resume with three professional references that includes their contact information (name, title, phone number, email address)

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision health plans
  • Very competitive retirement plan
  • Generous earned vacation and sick leave plans
  • Parental leave plan
  • Employer paid term life insurance
  • Employer paid accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Employer paid long term disability insurance
  • Paid KSU designated holidays

K-State Athletics Local Agency Employee Benefits Information:

Salary Rate / Pay Rate:

$80,000 to $130,000

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

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. If position is in development, business office or ticket office, the background screen will include a credit check.

Job ID: 73211135
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