Job ID: 2019-10466 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Human Resources
Princeton University's Office of Human Resources (HR) seeks a talent acquisition specialist for a one-year term appointment. This is an outstanding opportunity for a motivated individual to join our high performing team and contribute to transforming talent acquisition at Princeton University. The talent acquisition specialist performs a wide range of recruitment services in a high touch, high volume recruiting environment to further the University’s efforts to attract and hire exceptional employees who share Princeton’s commitment to excellence and bring a diversity of viewpoints and cultures. The position recruits for a variety of nonexempt roles representing the breadth of staff employed at Princeton.
Conduct full life cycle recruitment for a high volume of nonexempt positions, including unionized positions.
Build and maintain relationships with hiring managers to develop an understanding of their business needs. Advise hiring managers throughout the search process on best practices and University policies and procedures. Consult with labor relations on contract issues.
Manage client and candidate expectations and maintain communication throughout the search process, utilizing a proactive, organized, service-oriented approach to recruitment activities. Provide a positive candidate experience in the recruiting and hiring process.
Update and maintain data in applicant tracking system in timely manner, completing workflow transactions at each stage in recruiting and hiring process. Coach hiring managers and other users on utilization of system and business processes.
Utilize sourcing methods to build pools of qualified, diverse candidates. Represent Princeton at career fairs and events.
Manage job posting process for temporary positions.
Participate in talent acquisition projects and trainings. Lead sessions such as new employee orientation and applicant tracking system training.
Perform other duties in support of talent acquisition team and HR priorities.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
Three–five years of talent acquisition experience in a comparable organization with well-developed HR practices
Knowledge of relevant employment laws and regulations
Experience with robust applicant tracking system, preferably iCIMS, and proficiency with LinkedIn
Excellent customer service, problem-solving, and relationship management skills
Strong team player, collaborator, and contributor
Strong planning and organizational skills to be able to prioritize and multitask
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and at all levels of the organization
Sound judgment, decision making, critical thinking, and analytical skills
Highly professional demeanor along with the demonstrated ability to use discretion regularly in handling confidential matters
Experience with behavioral based interviewing techniques and practices
Knowledge of employment visas (F-1, H-1)
SHRM, HRCI or CUPA certification or other advanced study in HR field
Experience in a unionized environment
Knowledge of PeopleSoft HCM
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
Internal Number: 110783928
About Princeton University
Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering.As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching.Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,200 undergraduate students and 2,600 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.