Job Details

Entry Level
Omaha, NE
Bachelor's Degree
January 12, 2018

Employment Specialist, Human Resources

Company:  University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)

The HR Employment Specialist supports the recruitment, staffing, screening, and referral of Staff and Temp/Part-time positions as well as outreach efforts for UNO.

PLEASE NOTE!! - APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT UNIVERSITY WEBSITE: http://www.unomaha.edu/human-resources/employment/index.php

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

Essential Functions Recruitment:

  • Recruit, screen, and refer applicants for staff positions.
  • Administration of the on-line application and background check system.
  • Confer with hiring managers to understand staffing needs.
  • Assist management with the development and implementation of recruitment strategies.
  • Measure and report the success of recruitment initiatives.
  • Provide counsel to managers and supervisors on a variety of recruitment/employment issues.
  • Oversight of open job postings and follow up to ensure timely handling and closings.
  • Process advertising requests.
  • Process background check orders and communicate results to the department.
  • Coordinate pre-employment physical.
  • Create job list report and print copies as necessary.
  • Attend off-site recruitment programs including job fairs and community outreach events.

Employment Administration:

  • Assists the Manager, Classification & Employment in developing employment policies and procedures.
  • Communicate employment initiatives and strategies.
  • Review and update staff handbook as necessary.
  • In collaboration with the Manager, Classification & Employment ensure the campus adheres to all university employment policies as well as State and Federal regulations.
  • Identify and recommend continuous improvement initiatives, efficient workflows, and technology solutions.
  • Provide HR information on exiting employees including need for exit interview and exit process.

New Employee Orientation/On-boarding:

  • Conduct new employee orientation on a regular basis.
  • Provide on-boarding information/processes for supervisors.

Training:

  • Provide relevant training to the campus community.
  • Assist internal and external customers with technical support for the on-line system.
  • In conjunction with the Manager develop employment training materials.

Committees/Project Support:

  • Serve on campus groups/committees as necessary.
  • Provide support for special projects as requested by the Manager, Classification & Employment, Director of Human Resources, and/or other Business & Finance leadership.

Work Schedule Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00 pm

Additional Duties:

  • Ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • An understanding of applicant tracking technology.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with other employees.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness.
  • Ability to research trends and make recommendations based on best practices or change in State and/or Federal laws.
  • Ability to commit time and effort necessary to ensure customer/manager and employees needs are met.
  • Ability to continuously learn and to pursue self-development through personal study, training and education.
  • Ability to adapt and embrace change.
  • Thorough understanding of university policies and procedures as well as relevant State and Federal laws.

Required Qualifications:

  • Previous recruitment/employment experience or Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Preferred Qualifications Experience in higher education.

Preferred Certification/License:

  • PHR

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly sits; may stand, walk. See, hear, speak and use of hands.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly works indoors. Noise level is low to moderate.

Salary:  $40,100 to $46,000 commensurate with experience

Location: University of Nebraska at Omaha - 6001 Dodge St., Omaha, NE 68154

APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT UNIVERSITY WEBSITE:

http://www.unomaha.edu/human-resources/employment/index.php

The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. UNO is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an E-Verify employer.

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01.23 - Government Affairs January Webinar 2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
02.08 - Squeaky Clean HR Session - Feb 2018
9:00 am - 11:00 am
02.13 - February Member Orientation 2018
10:30 am - 11:15 am

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