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 part-time positions. Duties include conducting background checks, drafting offer letters; 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 Penn State 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 team members to evaluate and streamline processes and develop innovative recruitment strategies to create and develop training, communications, and presentations. Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusive excellence that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusive excellence as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 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. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills; accuracy and attention to detail; functional experience with multiple computer software platforms; 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, complete a web application, and upload your resume for consideration. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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