The HR Consultant provides consultation and coaching to hiring managers within assigned divisions/campuses, ensuring consistent application of policies, procedures and guidelines. The HR Consultant will partner with the hiring managers to build collegial working relationships while working towards a common goal of meeting business needs and maintaining compliance, as well as attracting and retaining a well-qualified, diverse workforce.
Description of Duties and Tasks:
The HR Consultant will guide and assist hiring managers and interview committees with the college's hiring process, relevant DHRM and VCCS policies, and applicable state and federal law. The incumbent will advise managers on the usage of NATS, NOVA's Applicant Tracking System (PeopleAdmin). The incumbent will successfully market NOVA to recruit a diverse, well-qualified applicant pool and ensure compliance with EEO/AA, DHRM, VCCS, and college policies in the advertisement, screening, referral, selection and hiring of staff. This position is also responsible for on-boarding new hires in SilkRoad and for facilitating the processing of all employment actions.
Minimum Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in human resources management, business, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of applicable experience, training and/or education. Previous experience as an HR coordinator or demonstrated level of responsibility comparable to a generalist or coordinator. Previous customer service and forward-facing experience.
Post-baccalaureate certificate or master's degree in Human Resources. PHR/SHRM-CP certification. Previous work experience in higher education and/or public sector is preferred. Previous work experience in a fast paced, high volume environment with a decentralized customer base is highly desirable. Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying the Virginia Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) and/or VCCS policies and procedures and experience working with PeopleAdmin is a plus.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.
Internal Number: 32922
About Northern Virginia Community College
Begun in 1964, Northern Virginia Community College offers a quality and convenient educational experience at an affordable price. NOVA is the largest educational institution in Virginia and the second-largest community college in the United States, comprising of more than 75,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. NOVA is also one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries. Located near Washington, D.C., the College includes six campuses. NOVA is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers more than 160 degrees at the associate's level and certificate programs.