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Talent Acquisition Assistant (Recruiter I), UAHS HR

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Human Resources

Posting Number: req9837

Department: UAHS Human Resources

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The University of Arizona Health Sciences - Division of Human Resources invites individuals with a passion for problem-solving and customer service to join our team as the Talent Acquisition Assistant (Talent Assistant) . We are looking for individuals who have an extreme passion for teamwork, customer service and continual self-development. You will serve as the first point of contact to college and departments on HR search, selection and hiring related questions and partner with HR subject-matter experts within the team. The Talent Assistant will be primarily be responsible for entering, reviewing tracking and approving ATS requisitions and offer letters for the University of Arizona Health Sciences. The team member selected should be familiar with initiating HR systems transactions (ATS, HRIS, or other). This position is expected to manage 60% HR transactional support. Additional professional development opportunities include participating in the development of recruitment and hiring training and attending virtual and in-person career fairs.

Your team
You can expect a daily morning huddle to start the day, weekly team huddles to check-in on current initiatives and work load, semi-annual business/wellness team retreats, and endless support from a team of 5.

Remote work available with campus home in Phoenix or Tucson.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Answers a diverse array of phone calls, and emails, requests from applicants, employees, and department representatives.
  • Assists departments in navigating the University's applicant tracking system and updating job postings.
  • Review the daily recruitment process for efficiency, effectiveness, and equity related to HR & DOL Hiring guidelines.
  • Processes and approves requisitions and offer letters for UAHS.
  • Advise departments/hiring managers on recruiting best practices, following Federal/State/University guidelines, and/or recruitment policies.
  • Use analytics and other databases to produce reports related to demographics, statistics, etc...
  • Provide guidance on screening committee best practices, acceptable interview questions, the interview, responding to interviewees, reference collection, and the recruitment follow-up.
  • Reviews and interprets human resources policies and procedures relevant to recruitment and employment activities and advises department representatives and the public.
  • Implements and maintains strategies that support community outreach, the identification of qualified, diverse candidates, and relationship-building with candidates.
  • Performs activities supporting the recruitment, screening, and referrals of applicants so that the organization's recruitment process is efficient, effective and equitable.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skilled in problem analysis and resolution.
  • Skilled written and verbal communicator.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others and be an advocate of human resources best practices.
  • Ability to thrive in a changing environment while demonstrating flexibility and adaptability.
  • Ability to multitask and maintain composure under pressure/stress.

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalences may include (but are not limited to) the

* High school diploma and five (5) years of related
experience; OR
* Associate's degree and three (3) years of related
experience; OR
* Bachelor's degree and one (1) year related experience;
* OR other combination approved by UA
Compensation Division of Human Resources

Preferred Qualifications

*Previous work experience in a HR setting.

*Previous work experience in a college or university setting.

*Previous experience using an applicant tracking system.

*Two or more years of direct customer service experience.

*SHRM/PHR certification.

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Human Resources

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $20.50 - $26.84, DOE

Compensation Type: hourly rate



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Talent Acquisition

Job Function

Human Resources

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

For inquiries please email

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant

Letter of Interest TIP:
Your Letter of Interest should clearly indicate how your skills and professional employment experience meet the Minimum and the Preferred qualifications (if applicable).

Application: The online application should be completed in its entirety. Blank or missed information may be considered an incomplete submission.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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