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Hiring Coordinator, Office of Human Resources, 75691

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 17, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Hiring Department

Human Resources

Job Description

The UMKC Human Resources team is expanding! We are seeking two self-motivated, detail-oriented HR professionals to become members of our team. These full-time positions will coordinate hiring processes for staff and/or academic positions, supporting our goal of attracting a highly qualified, diverse applicant pool, resulting in hires that are focused on the mission, goals and objectives of the department and university. Successful candidates will be organized, responsive problem-solvers with a positive, can-do attitude. Duties include but are not limited to:

Academic Hiring
  • Assists Academic Specialist with initial outreach to search committees and tracks search committee’s process and approvals for Provost and CFO
  • Complete administrative tasks for search committees, including collecting documents, responding to inquiries from search committee members, scheduling meetings and tracking training attendance
  • Provide responsive communication related to status requests to HR Business Partners and leadership
  • Manage approvals and recycles of the Academic/Provost hiring queue
  • Assist with various steps in the hiring process, including entering/reviewing postings, sourcing, and monitoring candidate pools
  • Update hiring and process documents and templates as needed; monitor hiring webpages to ensure there are current documents, templates & information posted and repair broken links
  • Work with departments for questions around HLC faculty credentials
  • Review and approve research contracts and hiring packets in accordance with appropriate timelines
  • Provides back-up as able during Academic Specialist absences
  • Support additional academic initiatives and projects
Administrative Hiring
  • Support the Full-Cycle Recruiting model with external ad placements, screening applicants for minimum qualifications, pool certification requests, scheduling phone and on-site interviews, and reference checks that include criminal background checks and education verification
  • Responsible for timely applicant communication related to phone screens, interviews, status of applications, and sourcing calls, ensuring an outstanding candidate experience
  • Maintain social media content calendar to ensure a consistent UMKC Careers brand
  • Serve as coordinator and administrative support for executive-level search committees
  • Support the onboarding function by drafting offer letters, scheduling new hires for new employee orientation, building annual new employee orientation schedule, including room reservations, materials, and weekly welcome reminder calls to new hires
  • Support additional department initiatives and projects
Minimum Qualifications

An associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent MS Office skills, and comfort with leveraging technology to increase efficiencies
  • Experience in higher education, or other high-volume recruiting/hiring environment
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems or experience coordinating multiple processes simultaneously
Full Time/Part Time

Full-Time, benefits eligible


Starts at $16.92

Application Deadline

Application review will begin immediately. Apply today!

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:
UMKC Statement on Diversity

Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us. Slavic and Native American

For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion

Roos Advocate for Community Change

The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

Annual Report

Multicultural Student Affairs

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