Employment and Recruiting Specialist

Albany, Georgia
Jan 22, 2018
Posting Number: 0600790
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details

Posting Number:


Position Category:

HR/EEO/OD Professional  

Job Title:

Employment and Recruiting Specialist  

Position Code:


Position Type:



Human Resources Management  

Nature of Work:

The Employment and Recruitment Specialist is responsible for Coordinating the employee recruitment and selection process and also serves as administrator of the university's applicant tracking system.  

Training and Experience:

Qualifications include graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree in business, or a related field and 4 - 6 years’ experience in Human Resources, with at least 2 years in a recruiting or employment related position; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; excellent organizational skills and ability to solve problems effectively.  

Testing Requirements:


Illustrative Examples of Work:

Maintains, and actively enhances effective working relationships with university employees, supervisors, and management; 
Assists in the developing and interpretation of policies, procedures, laws, and regulations for hiring purposes; 
Posts position announcements and conducts appropriate testing for selected job titles. 
Trains and assists users in use of the recruiting system; 
Provides guidance and assistance to hiring managers and search committees; 
Reviews applications to determine if the qualification requirements are met, or if disqualifying factors are present; 
Prepares detailed written job descriptions identifying the essential characteristics of positions, or drafts supplementary changes to existing job descriptions necessitated by changes in functions, organizations or qualification requirements; 
Edits descriptions written by department representatives to insure that the duties and responsibilities involved in the position are accurately reflected in the description and are syntactically accurate.
Conducts trainings for faculty and staff on topics relating to hiring best practices 
Provides data and reports as needed, including quarterly diversity reports. 
Responds to and resolves questions and concerns from applicants and employees. 
Interprets and explains HR policies, procedures, laws and standards, or regulations to employees. 
Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities (ADA). 
Performs searches for qualified job candidates, using sources such as computer databases, networking, recruiting firms, job fairs, or employee referrals.  

Posting Date:


Closing Date:
(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)

Open Until Filled



Special Instructions to Applicants:


Funding Source:

General Operating (State)  

Number of Openings:


If Other, please denote the Name of a Grant:


Fringe Benefits:



Commensurate with qualifications and experience  

Physical Demands


Facts About the Institution:

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Remission after six months of employment. 

EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: 

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education.

The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.

The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, B.C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705, Director of Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement:

Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  

Optional Applicant Documents:


Required Applicant Documents:


Application Types Accepted:

Staff Employment Application