The Employment Consultant will proactively build strong relationships with hiring officials and departments throughout the University of Kentucky, including UK HealthCare. This role will provide guidance to hiring officials on job requirements, recruitment strategies, and hiring timelines to ensure desired applicant pools. This position will serve as a coach through training and consultation for targeted hiring departments.
This position will provide a high-level of customer service for hiring departments, including posting job requisitions and approving hiring proposals. The Employment Consultant will research and recommend applicable selection resources and tools to hiring officials. This position will guide hiring officials through the selection process, including providing Targeted Selection interview guides, promoting and conducting search committee orientation and effective hiring practices training, aid in final hiring decision-making process, as well as promote best practices within the University. The Employment Consultant will lead or participate in workgroups and projects to contribute to the continuous improvement of our department services and the hiring processes at the University.
Successful applicants must have superior customer service focus, excellent communication skills, solid professional knowledge of hiring and selection techniques, as well as an ability to quickly gain an understanding of the business operations of distinct units of the University. The ability to successfully influence and manage relationships with hiring officials is required. Must enjoy and excel at collaboration and problem solving. Strong planning and organizational skills, the ability to effectively persuade others, and high emotional intelligence are all keys to success in this position.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
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Required License/Registration/Certification :
Prefer Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field. Prefer several years of experience and a proven track record in hiring and selection coaching or consultation.
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.