San Jose, CA
Mar 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 24500
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Code: 1176
Department: University Personnel


Classification: Confidential Administrative Support II
Salary Range: $4,233 - $9,237/month
Anticipated Hiring Range: $5,000 - $5,500/month
FLSA Status: Exempt

San Jos State University offers employees a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on programs available, please visit

About the Position

Reporting to the Senior Director of University Personnel, and taking work lead direction from the Recruiting and On Boarding Lead, the Recruiter is responsible for managing the full cycle of recruitment for Staff and Management vacancies, including all aspects of pre-boarding and on boarding, within the guidelines of campus and system wide policies including the CSU Collective Bargaining Agreements. The incumbent is also responsible for conducting classification and compensation reviews for new and vacant Staff and Management positions, including setting hiring salary ranges under limited supervision. The incumbent works closely with campus managers and staff to provide solutions and ensure smooth transitions and consistency across the campus. The incumbent is also responsible for maintaining classification and compensation equity and for managing various recruiting and on boarding projects.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree or professional training program (or equivalent work experience) specific to the position and directly related work experience, or a combination of education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position

Three (3) years of relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree

Experience working with recruiting, class/comp and on boarding functions; Experience in higher education; Experience with PeopleSoft Recruiting modules; Experience working in a collective bargaining environment; Experience working with Affirmative Action reports and processes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

-Strong knowledge of Human Resources methods, procedures and practices.
-Strong knowledge of Recruiting and On Boarding methods, procedures and practices.
-Strong knowledge of Classification and Compensation methods, procedures and practices.
-Strong knowledge of software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases.
-Proficient with PeopleSoft HR.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Excellent customer service and public relations skills.
-Strong analytical skills.
-Strong organizational and project management skills.
-Strong skills in the collection, evaluation, and interpretation of data to develop sound conclusions and make appropriate recommendations.
-Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive communications with employees and external agencies.
-Ability to make decisions in situations where guidelines do not exist.
-Ability to define problems, establish facts, collect data, draw conclusions and to effectively present information when responding to questions from internal and external customers.
-Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective.
-Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative facilitation skills to gain consensus.
-Ability to use ingenuity and innovation to conceive new approaches and solutions to address complex problems and issues.
-Ability to assess, formulate, and evaluate the impact of recommended or implemented policies from a strategic and operational perspective.
-Ability to analyze compensation data, draw conclusions and make decisions.
-Ability to work with and interpret collective bargaining agreements.
-Ability to understand and apply CSU classification standards.
-Ability to handle multiple work priorities, organize and plan work and projects.
-Ability to ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of all operations functions.
-Ability to interpret technical procedures or regulations related to typical recruiting, classification/compensation, and on boarding processes.
-Ability to analyze and research problems using PeopleSoft and other applicable databases.
-Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships within a diverse multicultural environment.

Posting Date

March 17, 2018

Application Screening

Application Screening begins April 3, 2018.
Applications received before that date will receive first consideration.

This position is open until filled; however, applications received after screening has begun will be considered at the discretion of the university.

Required Application Material:

Letter of interest
Complete SJSU Online Employment Application

Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.

Note To Applicant

Every applicant who reaches the final level of interviews will be required to complete a background check. The standard background check includes: criminal check, employment and education verification. Depending on the position, a motor vehicle and/or credit check may be required. All background checks are conducted through the university's third party vendor, Accurate Background. SJSU will pay all costs associated with this procedure. Evidence of required degree(s) or certification(s) will be required at time of hire.


All San Jos State University employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.


Equal Employment Statement

SJSU is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability.

It is the policy of SJSU to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities who self disclose.

Contact Information

One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0046

Phone: 408-924-2250
Email: [email protected]


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