As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University
affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive
campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human
community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons
who represent the breadth of human difference. The university
encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to
apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity
Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed
to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and
reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a
diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300
undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all
students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global
Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus,
noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50
miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley,
about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and
New York City. For more information, please visit https://www.susqu.edu
The Employment Specialist is
responsible for developing and implementing inclusive recruitment,
retention and employee relations practices for faculty and staff.
Key aspects of this role include analyzing information and
implementing improvements in workforce planning, recruitment,
retention and employment policies, procedures and practices. This
role also leads the student employment process with the goal of
helping to meet the labor needs of the campus community while
providing a meaningful work experience for students. This role will
collaborate with all members of HR and campus partners to drive our
mission to attract, retain, and develop our workforce.
- Implement inclusive recruitment and retention strategies for
staff and student workers.
- Partner with the Chief Inclusion & Diversity Officer in the
development of inclusive recruitment and retention practices.
- Ensure that University employment policies and procedures are
compliant with applicable laws, regulations, and institutional
- Partner with the Career Development Center, Student Financial
Services, and HR staff to integrate all aspects of student
employment into one comprehensive program.
- Manage the recruitment process from the position justification
through the verbal & written offer.
- Ensure accurate records, reports and other written materials
related to employment are updated regularly and shared with key
stakeholders. Examples include but are not limited to creating
postings, offer letters, and managing job description and
- Partner with the Director of Compensation & Benefits in
communicating our employment value proposition to faculty, staff
- Partner with Assistant Director of HR for Orientation and
- Track metrics and measure outcomes, for example, time to fill,
offer acceptance rates, net hire ration, and first year
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Student focus: Striving for high student satisfaction, going
out of our way to be helpful and pleasant, making it as easy as
possible for the student rather than our department or the
- Inclusive culture: Demonstrating a commitment to creating an
inclusive culture that embraces differences such in gender, sexual
orientation, race, ethnicity, social class, marital and parental
status, disability, age, religion, gender identity or expression,
geography, and national origin.
- Collegiality: Being helpful, respectful, approachable, and team
oriented, building strong working relationships and a positive work
- Initiative: Taking ownership of our work, doing what is needed
without being asked, following through.
- Efficiency: Planning ahead, managing time well, being on time,
being cost conscious, thinking of better ways to do
- Quality/Compliance: Achieving a standard of excellence with our
work processes and outcomes, honoring University policies and all
- Coachability: Being receptive to feedback, willing to learn,
embracing continuous improvement.
Education High School Diploma and 5 years of
experience, or Associates degree plus 3 years of related experience
or a bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience required.
ExperienceThe required education and experience or
a combination of education and experience listed above should be in
a relatable field such as DE&I, talent attraction, selection,
and retention with an emphasis on the candidate and employee
PHR/SPHR and/or SHRM-CP/SCP preferred.
Special Instructions to the Applicant:
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Number of Months: 12 months
Other Number of Months:
Work Schedule/Hours per Week:
Open Until Filled: No
Anticipated Start Date:
Posting Number: AH00907
To apply, visit https://jobs.susqu.edu/postings/2891