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Specialist, HR Employment and Selection

Lindenwood University
Job Location:
Saint Charles, Missouri
Human Resources

Job Title: Specialist, HR Employment and Selection

Division: Human Resources

Evaluation Group: Staff

FLSA Status: Exempt

Starting Salary: $ 55,734.00 +

Compensation offers are evaluated based on a combination of education, experience, qualifications, and other pertinent factors such as internal equity.

Reports To: Assistant Vice President, Human Resources

Positions Supervised: N/A

Job Summary

The specialist for HR employment and selection is responsible for administering the University’s selection and recruitment processes. This position leads hiring managers through the position requisition process and provides consultation on hiring profiles, selection, and employment policies and procedures.

Essential Job Functions and Performance Indicators

The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the types of duties and level of responsibility that will be required of positions given this title. This job description shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Job Responsibilities and Execution

  • Guides hiring managers in developing hiring profiles based on the position’s duties and responsibilities, department’s needs, and industry standards.
  • Develops and implements selection and employment processes and procedures in accordance to industry best practices and compliance standards.
  • Supports the recruitment, screening, and referral of applicants
  • Researches appropriate recruiting sources, coordinates the placement of advertisements, and acts as a liaison with external agencies.
  • Selects and maintains responsibility of applicant screening platforms
  • Develops trainings and reference materials and conducts one-on-one consultations to develop hiring manager selection and recruitment competencies

Service Excellence

  • Supports the mission of the university and serves as an ambassador of the Q2 culture of service excellence
  • Models, supports and holds others accountable to the university’s values – integrity, dedication, excellence, creativity and teamwork
  • Guides hiring managers on asking appropriate and compliant interview questions and ensures integrity is maintained during the entire interview process.

Communication, Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Collaborates with senior leadership to design, refine, and implement effective recruiting strategies
  • Facilitates the faculty promotion in rank process in collaboration with Academic Affairs personnel
  • Provides coaching and guidance to hiring managers and committees

Job may require other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications – An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered. Additional requirements may be designated by position.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 4 years human resources experience
  • Certification from Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or Human Resources Certificate Institute preferred
  • Experience with Workday preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities – May be representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform this job competently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures
  • Knowledge of human resources practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Excellent analytical skills to facilitate understanding and application of research and statistics in report writing and decision making
  • Organizational skills to facilitate effective management of records and data
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use good judgment and think critically
  • Ability to use general office hardware and computer software applications, including Workday
  • Ability to preserve confidentiality and exercise discretion

Work Environment – Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of this job’s functions.

  • General office setting

Physical Abilities – The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform this job’s essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Ability to work effectively at a computer for up to eight hours daily
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function
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