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University of Oregon Recruitment Specialist/Interim Recruitment Specialist in Eugene, Oregon

Recruitment Specialist/Interim Recruitment Specialist

Apply nowJob no:524307

Work type:Officer of Administration

Location:Eugene, OR

Categories:Administrative/Professional, Administrative/Office Support, Human Resources

Department:Human Resources

Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing

Salary:Salary range starts at $16.83/hr (starting full time annual equivalent $35,000/yr)

Compensation Band:OH-OA03-Fiscal Year 2019-2020


Application Review Begins

Application review will begin immediately; apply by July 30, 2019 to ensure consideration

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please upload a current resume and a cover letter that addresses how your skills and experience meet the minimum and preferred qualifications. In your cover letter, please indicate if you are interested in the interim position, ongoing position, or both.

Include 3 professional references that can speak to your skills and abilities in your online application. Applicants will be notified prior to references being contacted.

Department Summary

The Office of Human Resources serves as a strategic partner with the university community and delivers a variety of services and programs that underscore a commitment to inclusiveness, respect, fairness, and accountability. This position serves as a member of the Talent Acquisition team, a unit within the Office of Human Resources. The Talent Acquisition team provides support for faculty and staff recruitment, classification and compensation, and international employment functions. The Talent Acquisition team is focused on customer service and continuous improvement as we attract, recruit, and retain talent for the University.

Position Summary

Talent Acquisition is searching to fill two Recruitment Specialist positions, one ongoing position and one interim, one-year position. Both positions are an excellent opportunity to work on a strong, creative, and collaborative team, learn about higher education HR matters, and support a broad group of HR partners on campus in their recruitment and hiring needs.

The Recruitment Specialist serves as a key member of the Talent Acquisition team within the Office of Human Resources by providing support in the execution of recruitment transactions, consultations, and processes. The Recruitment Specialist will provide technical guidance to hiring authorities and unit-based HR partners about recruitment processes and systems. This position will ensure that recruitment processes are followed and centrally held recruitment records, including central data systems, are updated and maintained.

The Recruitment Specialist will initiate and maintain standard communications with departments and applicants as needed and answer questions referred from the HR Service Center or that come directly to the Talent Acquisition team. This position will provide administrative support to projects within the Talent Acquisition portfolio, to include conducting and compiling research, preparing reports or correspondence, compiling data and creating visual data representations, updating search records for recruitments and layoff placements, preparing materials from templates, updating resources such as process maps and online instructions, and other related tasks as needed.

The Recruitment Specialist will triage and assign incoming communications and transactions for assigned client groups and may perform limited recruiter functions as backup for vacations or other absences. This position will monitor reports and conduct outreach to ensure that active recruitments continue to progress through all phases of the recruitment lifecycle. This includes position description development, job ad creation and posting, monitoring applicant statuses, validating search records, reviewing offers, and tracking new employee setup. The Recruitment Specialist will also manage completion of temporary employee hiring.

Minimum Requirements

• Three years of relevant experience;


• Bachelor's degree plus one year of relevant experience.

Professional Competencies

• Excellent customer service skills.

• Demonstrated ability to complete varying volumes of detail-oriented work timely and with appropriate sense of urgency.

• Excellent organizational skills.

• Experience using Microsoft Office Suite.

• Ability to build and maintain relationships and work effectively with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

• Proficient written and oral communication skills.

• Demonstrated commitment to high standards of work product, confidentiality, and integrity.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in a Human Resources office or department.

• Experience with applicant tracking or similar system(s).

FLSA Exempt:No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us atuocareers@uoregon.eduor 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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Advertised:16 Jul 2019Pacific Daylight Time

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