Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
As a part of the SCL Office of the Vice President unit, the SCL Human Resources team helps to operationalize the divisional mission, by helping leaders deploy the right people with the right skills at the right time.The SCL-HR team leverages a collaborative and innovative work environment to develop real world solutions to real world personnel challenges, and strives for efficiency and excellence in every aspect of their work.As a team, this group shares responsibility for having meaningful positive impact on staff recruitment, organizational design, HRIS systems management, employee relations activity, policy application, workplace culture, strategic change management, and much more.On this team, passion for people, flexibility in approach and a desire to create a work environment that is authentically fun are the keys to our overall success.
The HR Consultant for Talent Management plays a critical role in leading, organizing, driving workflow and delivering results tied to the division's talent management and recruitment priorities and also works to measure and strategically influence the workplace culture. Supervise the recruiting team and provide guidance and direction to manage sourcing, interviewing and employment processes. This role partners regularly with unit leaders and key stakeholders to develop strategies and internal processes that ensure open positions are filled efficiently, in a compliant manner, and will build diverse and qualified applicant pools. This work typically involves developing and initiating talent management strategies, designing and communicating search process best practices, and serving as the primary recruiter on key requisitions that require strategic focus and/or enhanced HR support. Additionally, this position helps to evaluate, support, coordinate, implement, and (at times) deliver staff training and development programs across the division.
A successful HR Consultant will have a passion for people and a service-minded approach.This role will constantly think strategically, assess current and future external workforce and internal workplace trends, and demonstrate an ability to navigate highly complex and sensitive personnel challenges.The ability to leverage a strong combination of systems acumen, relationship building, policy understanding, and talent assessment skills to serve as an employment brand ambassador and effectively coordinate internal workflow is critical to success in this role.Managing multiple priorities and competing deadlines, staying organized, and communicating key information to stakeholders and team members in a timely and collaborative manner are regular expectations of the position.Demonstrating progress in key metrics such as time-to-fill, vacancy ratios, candidate/employee experience satisfaction, turnover data, candidate pool quality, and client feedback will be key indicators of performance in the role.
Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 3-5 years related experience as a human resource professional focusing in talent acquisition, organizational development, or leadership consulting; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Understanding of complex HR laws, policies, best practices, and procedures that drive internal recruitment and hiring processes.
Demonstrated success in building relationships and a willingness to work collaboratively; both internally as a team member and across a highly diverse set of client/business groups.
Excellent verbal and written communication and team management skills.
Technical Experience: Advanced experience with recruitment/candidate management software, knowledge of sourcing techniques on social media and professional websites, Demonstrated advanced skills and experience with office productivity software including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. including use of advanced platforms to develop products to meet business needs.
Additional education or advanced experience in the field of talent acquisition, talent retention, employment benefits, or employee advocacy.Previous work experience in a union or collective bargaining environment, or experience assisting with employee relations.Advanced experience with recruitment/candidate management software, HRIS databases, and/or payroll management systems.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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Recruitment Specialist III
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