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Recruitment Consultant

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Jul 19, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
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Recruitment Consultant

Job no: 527435
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Human Resources, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Department: University Human Resources
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: Salary range starts at $51,000 per year; commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2020-2021
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins
June 7, 2021; open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a current resume, a cover letter that explains how you meet the minimum qualifications, and the names and contact information for 3 professional references. Candidates will be notified prior to contacting references.

Who We Are
The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to strategically partner with the university community as a comprehensive, innovative, and results-oriented department modeled on the very best human resources practices. We deliver a variety of services and programs, which underscore a commitment to inclusiveness, respect, fairness, effective service delivery, and accountability. We strive to be proactive, consultative partners meeting the needs of employees and operations across the institution and to lead efforts to attract, retain, develop, and engage world-class faculty and staff. Human Resources is a unit in the Finance and Administration portfolio. Finance and Administration is a vibrant and varied portfolio serving all aspects of campus life. Our employees perform a wide range of functions including offering essential financial tools and support to the university's many departments, providing key resources to employees, and keeping campus safe, clean, accessible, and beautiful.

Working in UO Human Resources provides a unique opportunity to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. We strive to be champions for building and supporting a community that reflects a rich variety of racial and ethnic, socioeconomic, gender and sexual orientation, disability, cultural, and intersectional identities. We encourage applications from those whose experience has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion, from individuals who have been historically marginalized and currently underrepresented in higher education, individuals who may have taken time off for family reasons, or who have achieved excellence in non-traditional pathways outside of higher education.

The Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources supports the University's efforts to attract, hire, and retain world-class faculty and staff. We provide guidance, consultative support, and transactional assistance, as well as create tools and resources for all stages of recruitment and hiring. In providing these essential services, we are committed to collaborative relationships with our campus partners, responsiveness to candidate needs and trends, continuous improvement, creative solutions, and compliance. In 2021, our most important strategic objectives are improving our focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and reducing implicit bias in recruitment and selection. If you want to make a difference during a time of organizational change, this might be the opportunity for you.

What will you do as a Recruitment Consultant?
You'll support an assigned group of campus departments by offering expertise, tools, and resources regarding their unique recruiting and hiring needs. You'll advise your partner units on search planning, recruitment outreach, selection methodologies, hiring processes, and onboarding activities. Although we don't source or interview candidates for our assigned groups, you'll serve as an occasional resource to applicants, answering inquiries about employment at the University and application procedures.

You'll consult with a wide variety of internal customers, from department-based HR representatives and front-line managers to senior leaders. You will help department HR representatives ensure that searches are planned and conducted effectively and efficiently. You'll also maintain and clearly communicate procedures and practices, including best use of the MyTrack talent management system for job postings, candidate review, search documentation, and offers.

If you like project work, there's plenty of opportunity to build and implement. Current projects include revamping our model recruitment processes and tools, partnering on search advocacy, building awareness of and addressing implicit bias, and business process improvement. You'll be a subject matter expert, representing a center of excellence: designing, developing, and delivering training, and monitoring our policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable University policies, laws, and regulations.

As representatives of the Talent Acquisition team, all of our recruitment consultants promote best practices in interactions with all constituents, reflecting the values of the University and aligning with our institutional commitment to maintain an environment of inclusive excellence for all members of our community.

This position assists and acts in a confidential capacity; the ability to handle confidential material appropriately and maintain an institutional perspective is critical.

Who are you? (Minimum Qualifications)
You have either a bachelor's degree plus two years of professional human resources experience OR an equivalent combination of education and transferable experience equaling 4 years.

We welcome applications from candidates with diverse professional backgrounds, and we acknowledge that the professional competencies for this role can be developed through a variety of ways.

For success in this position you will have... (Professional Competencies)
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships and work effectively with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent problem solving and customer service skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the highest standards of work product, confidentiality, and integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and follow processes.
  • Demonstrated good judgment on when and how to deviate from processes and/or identify and escalate issues
  • Expertise using productivity software such as Microsoft Office

    It's great, but not required, to have... (Preferred Qualifications)
  • Familiarity with recruitment functions, such as recruitment outreach, position description/vacancy announcement development, classification, FLSA, and candidate evaluation/selection
  • Experience using HRIS and/or a Talent Management System
  • Current PHR or SHRM-CP certification
  • Experience with applying collective bargaining agreements to recruitment and compensation matters
  • Experience in higher education

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    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 at or 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.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at

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