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Higher Ed Administrative Careers - Human Resources
Reporting to the Director of Talent Acquisition, the Recruiter will be responsible for owning and managing the full recruitment cycle for staff positions at all levels within the University. Responsibilities include serving as a talent partner with various levels of leadership to proactively identify hiring requirements. Identifies talent, conducts initial interviews, and manages candidates through the interview process. Works with hiring managers to develop and recommend recruiting strategies to ensure positions are filled in a given time frame. Consults with hiring managers on staffing and recruitment policies, ensures compliance with Federal, State, and APU guidelines. Updates applicant tracking system and other systems, prepares and places job postings across appropriate media. Coordinates and performs reference and background checks. Seeks to ensure a positive candidate and new hire experience. Facilitates New Employee Orientation.
Required Education * Bachelor’s degree required.
Required Experience * 2 plus years of HR recruitment or relevant experience. * Higher education background a plus. * Knowledge of diversity hiring initiatives.
Primary Duties/Essential Functions * Establishes recruiting requirements by meeting with or scheduling phone calls with managers to discuss recruitment needs. * Attracts applicants by placing job advertisements using job boards and specialty sites. * Experience with social media forums, attend career fairs, and develop other creative methods to locate talent. * Determines applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications and makes appropriate recommendations. * Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants, analyzing responses, comparing qualifications to job criteria. * Evaluates applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications. * Highlights organization attractiveness by emphasizing APU benefits and other perks. * Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation; enforcing regulations with managers. * Updates job knowledge by reading professional publications and e-newsletters; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations. * Regular, punctual attendance as required by the supervisor based on department needs. * Performs other duties as required by the supervisor.
Skills * Strong recruiting and interviewing skills. * Effective people and communication skills. * Employment law knowledge. * Results driven professional. * Experience in recruiting or human resources. * Organized with attention to detail.
Mental Demands * In agreement with the purpose and goals of Azusa Pacific University in providing a Christian-based higher education for its students.
Physical Demands * Requires repetitive motions and sitting at computer keyboard. * Hearing and speaking on the telephone. * Able to conduct business at other offices on campus. * Able to lift, bend, grasp, reach, lift up to 20 lbs. occasionally.
Visual Demands * Computer monitor and reading.
Environment * Pleasant office setting, comfortable temperature. * Able to climb stairs, office does not have an elevator.
Technologies * Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google applications, spreadsheets, databases and presentation software. * Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems and HRIS preferred. * Familiar with professional social media platforms such as Linked In.
Azusa Pacific University is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Internal Number: S723
About Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. As a leading Christian university in California, Azusa Pacific University grounds rigorous academics on a solid spiritual foundation. With an intentional focus on scholarship, faith integration, diversity, and internationalization, APU provides high-quality academic programs within a tight-knit community of disciples and scholars. APU is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as an R2 Doctoral University, recognizing APU’s high level of research activity. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report.