Employment Consultant

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Apr 17, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Employment Consultant will proactively build strong relationships with hiring officials and departments throughout the University of Kentucky, including Chandler and Good Samaritan Hospitals. Provide direction to hiring officials regarding job requirements, recruitment strategies, and hiring timelines to ensure desired applicant pools. Serve as a "high touch" coach through aggressive training and consultation for targeted hiring departments.

This position will research and recommend applicable selection instruments and tools to hiring officials. Guide hiring officials through the selection process, including providing Targeted Selection interview guides, promoting and conducting search committee orientation/effective hiring practices training, and aid in final hiring decision-making process. Monitor and report on individual unit hiring success rates as well as promote best practices within the University.




Job Title
Employment Consultant

Requisition Number
RE13983

Working Title


Department Name
3J540:Employment

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
43

Salary Range
$17.89-28.64/hour

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

BA



Click here for more information about equivalencies:
http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

3 yrs



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

The essential job functions of this position require you to: communicate and build working relationships with staff, faculty and candidates from diverse backgrounds; abide by University guidelines; maintain confidentiality; prioritize and manage work effectively; provide exceptional customer service and positively represent the university; ensure work is detailed, accurate and completed in a timely manner; perform work in a sedentary/standing position for long periods of time; interact with individuals from various levels throughout the university and work successfully in a team as well as independently.



Shift

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm; additional hours may be required based on departmental needs.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

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 & manage relationships with hiring officials is required. Must enjoy & excel at collaboration & problem solving. Strong planning & organizational skills, the ability to effectively persuade others, & high emotional intelligence are all keys to success in this position.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Prefer Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field. Prefer several years of experience & a proven track record in hiring & selection coaching & consultation. Experience with Targeted Selection is a plus.



Deadline to Apply
04/30/2018

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.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience during which you were responsible for hiring & selection consultation services for a large organization.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience during which you were responsible for developing & sharing hiring success metrics.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  3. * Please indicate the number of years of paid work experience during which you were responsible for providing training, presentations and/or formal coaching to others.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 2 years
    • More than 2 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Please describe your role & scope in any previous position(s) responsible for providing hiring & selection consultation you have held in the past. Please include the size & type of the organization, your involvement in the hiring process & resources available to you in that position(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please describe a significant success you achieved in a strategic staffing plan or a high volume hiring project. Please include sufficient detail to clearly communicate the scope of the project, your role and the end result.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

    PI102044819

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