Human Resources Specialist (Recruiting and Sourcing Specialist)
Penn State University
The Pennsylvania State University Human Resources Shared Services seeks a Recruiting and Sourcing Specialist to manage job vacancies for full-time and part-time staff, academic, and technical service positions. Duties include posting positions in the job vacancy system, and identifying potential candidates via a variety of strategies including external advertising, networking, conducting queries within resume databases, direct sourcing, research, internet recruiting, and job fairs; pre-screening applicant pools for minimum qualifications, providing salary analysis, conducting background checks, drafting offer letters, and closing positions once filled; provide guidance to hiring managers and HR professionals on recruitment policies, procedures, and best practices; investigate, analyze, and resolve recruitment-related issues; ensure compliance with University policy and applicable State and Federal laws; and investigate and resolve routine to intermediate inquiries, coordinating with respective departments and referring complex situations to appropriate contact. The position will collaborate with Talent Acquisition/ Part Time Recruiting team members to evaluate and streamline processes and develop innovative recruitment strategies to create diverse high-quality candidate pools based on current and future University needs; and develop training, communications, and presentations. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills; accuracy and attention to detail; strong customer service skills; a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality; the ability to work effectively as an individual contributor and as part of a team; and a strong commitment to fostering diversity and equal opportunity. The ability to develop positive relationships with peers, hiring managers, and prospective applicants is essential. If you are a detail-oriented, customer-focused individual who enjoys working with others, please read the description below, complete a web application, and upload your resume for consideration. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.