Department Name: 3J510:Human Resources Administration
The Staffing Specialist will collaborate with Medical Group and Ambulatory Services leadership to support the hiring and the onboarding processes. Responsibilities include: providing consultation on best practice and coordinating the hiring process from point of position request entry through onboarding of the new employee; customer service through the delivery of effective communications to hiring managers and hiring process coordinators regarding proper procedure and timelines in all areas of Employment; compliance through assurance that all assigned position requests and/or Employment requisitions are successfully completed per department standard operating procedures (SOP), related UK policy and procedures and relevant state and federal employment laws and through Organizational Improvement and Professional Development initiatives.
We are seeking an individual with initiative, superior customer service focus, team orientation, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships, and expertise in the full Microsoft Office Suite. A successful candidate will also have HR professional knowledge, the ability to multi-task with a strong emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail. Solid time management, problem solving, critical thinking, follow-through, and planning and organizational skills are all critical to success in this position and a high level of drive for inclusitivity and adherence to the principles of confidentiality and diversity are a must.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Degree in Human Resources or related; significant work experience in human resources with a focus on the hiring processes including new hire onboarding.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.