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Reporting to the Executive Director of Human Resources, the Associate Human Resources Coordinator focuses on a variety of HR functions, primarily on employment; supports the employment process for assigned vacancies; guides and supports the Search Committee Chair through the process; works closely with the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs to provide training to Search Committee members; and works closely with the recruitment team to identify prospective candidates, coordinate recruitment events, and develop strategies for hard-to-fill vacancies.
I. Supports the employment process for assigned vacancies in accordance with University policy and the Affirmative Action Plan; screens applications and refers candidates appearing to meet qualifications and departmental needs; assists and advises department on the hiring process; conducts criminal background checks, when needed; advises departments on selection decisions on an as needed basis; maintains records of review and selection decisions; assures that positions are filled in a timely and efficient manner; and informs other candidates of final results.
II. Counsels employees and applicants regarding job opportunities and employment procedures; and advises supervisors and employees on employment procedures and policies for transfer and promotion.
III. Supports the immigration process if the selected candidate requires U.S. work authorization; and ensures the records are filed appropriately.
IV. Provides training in collaboration with the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs to search committee members on the employment process.
V. Works closely with the recruitment team to identify prospective candidates, coordinate recruitment events, and develop strategies for hard-to-fill vacancies.
VI. Provides outstanding customer service to supervisors, employees, candidates, and prospective candidates; responds to inquiries in a timely manner; and monitors the department email account during the assigned weeks.
VII. Serves as a member of the HR Core Team; and provides ideas and feedback on how Human Resources can improve the employee experience.
VIII. Proactively searches for ways to continuously improve the employment process and aims to maximize the experience for both candidates and search committee members.
IX. On an as-needed basis, serves as a back-up to other members of the HR core team.
X. Assists the Executive Director in developing guidelines for supervisors and employees; and serves as a trainer in a variety of workshops.
XI. Establishes and maintains a positive and supportive working relationship with co-workers and supervisor.
XII. Shows a genuine commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace; and participates in activities and workshops to foster continuous learning.
XIII. Serves as a mandatory Title IX reporter; and takes annual Title IX training as part of the compliance effort.
XIV. Performs other related duties, as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications (When the candidate’s resume meets these qualifications, it will be screened in.)
● Bachelor’s degree.
● A minimum of one year of professional experience in Human Resources, counseling, or a related field.
● Fluency in American Sign Language.
Preferred Qualifications (While not required, it is an advantage for what the position needs.) ● Master’s degree.
● SHRM or HRCI certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (Qualities that will help the incumbent be more successful in the position.)
● Strong ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with discretion. ● Strong ability to understand and support others with compassion and sensitivity. ● Demonstrated inclusive beliefs and values.
● Demonstrated planning and organization skills.
● Excellent writing, signing, communication, and interpersonal skills.
● Demonstrated ability to work with and across University departments, outside constituents and groups.
● Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
Other Important Information:
● All employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and Influenza (flu). They also will be required to submit their vaccination record within the first week of employment. If they cannot be fully vaccinated, they may apply for a medical or religious exemption.
● The successful candidate will undergo a background check that must be cleared prior to working at Gallaudet University.
Gallaudet University is an equal opportunity employer/educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, national origin, religion, age, hearing status, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, source of income, place of business or residence, pregnancy, childbirth, or any other unlawful basis. This policy is in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the District of Columbia Human Rights Act, and other applicable laws and applies to all procedures affecting applicants and employees including, but not necessarily limited to: recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, reassignment, reappointment, tenure, demotion, selection for training, layoff, furlough, and termination, compensation, and all other conditions or privileges of employment.