The UMKC Human Resources team is expanding! We are seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented HR professional to become a member of our talent management team. This full-time position will coordinate hiring processes for staff and academic positions, supporting our goal of attracting a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool, resulting in hires that are focused on the mission, goals and objectives of the department and university. Successful candidates will be organized, responsive problem solvers with a positive, can-do attitude. Duties include but are not limited to:
Monitor all phases of full-time academic job posting and hiring workflows to provide transparency to the overall process, follow up as needed for clarification, approval signatures, and status updates
Provide responsive communication related to status requests to HR Business Partners and Leadership
Track approval and status of posting and hiring requests, and update the posting and hiring tracking system accordingly
Leverage technology to increase efficiency and transparency of the various posting and hiring workflows
Support the Full-Cycle Recruiting model with external ad placements, screening applicants for minimum qualifications, pool certification requests, scheduling phone and on-site interviews, and reference checks that include criminal background checks and education verification
Responsible for timely applicant communication related to phone screens, interviews, status of applications, and sourcing calls, ensuring an outstanding candidate experience
Maintain social media content calendar to ensure a consistent UMKC Careers brand
Serve as coordinator and administrative support for executive-level search committees
Support the onboarding function by drafting offer letters, scheduling new hires for new employee orientation, building annual new employee orientation schedule, including room reservations, materials, and weekly welcome reminder calls to new hires
An associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Experience in higher education, or other high-volume recruiting/hiring environment
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field
Excellent MS Office skills, and comfort with leveraging technology to increase efficiencies
Experience with PeopleSoft or other applicant tracking systems
Full Time/Part Time
$16.92 - $20.00, commensurate with education and experience
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
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Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.
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Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.