Job description

Requisition ID: req3119

Job Title: Recruiter

Department: Recruitment & Selection

Location: Columbus Campus

Employment Type: Staff

Employment Status: Board Approved

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit

FLSA Status: Exempt

Compensation Type: Annual

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

Schedule: M-F, 8am-5pm; additional hours as necessary

The College
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education and workforce landscapes.

With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream (ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards innovation and vision. We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a central part of a community that embraces differences and celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define Central Ohio. The CityColumbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences, dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both professionally and personally.

Position Summary
The HR Recruiter develops and implements recruiting plans andstrategies designed to fulfill the college’s staffing needs. The Recruiter isresponsible for recruiting, interviewing and screening potential candidates;and ensuring all steps of the pre-employment process are complete forcandidates who are hired. Also responsible for ensuring a positive andeffective candidate journey as it relates to the overall candidate andonboarding experience at the college.

Core Competencies
Professionalism, Communication, Managing Work, Positive Approach, Continuous Improvement, Quality Orientation, Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Leveraging Feedback, Collaboration, Planning and Organizing


Administers the employment/staffing function of the Collegeby ensuring staffing goals are consistently met through the development andimplementation of best practice recruiting strategies. Recruits, interviews,and screens applicants for the College. Partners directly with Hiring Managersto ensure all requirements are updated, position descriptions are accurate andaccurate screening criteria are established.

Reviews resumes/applications to identify qualifiedcandidates for vacant or new positions, conducts screening interviews and requiredtesting, completes reference and background checks, and forwards qualified jobcandidates to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Responsible for job postings,external advertising, screening interviews and required testing, and trackingthe candidate journey.

As ambassadors for the College, also responsible forrelationships and partnerships with external companies and organizations toimprove the College’s networking, sourcing and prospecting for applicants.


Completes and processes new hire information, schedulespre-employment screenings, works closely with appropriate departmentsconcerning incoming employees, and coordinates with the ProfessionalDevelopment and Retention team on implementation of new hire orientation toensure successful candidate onboarding experience. Ensures employee files arecomplete and forwards all necessary HRIS information for hire to theappropriate area for processing and entry in the HR database in a timelyfashion.


Participates in HR projects, such as researching best practicesrelated to HR issues, policies and programs; develops and produces variousreports; develops staffing and briefing materials; plans, prepares materialsfor, or participates in special events or programs. Assists and/or facilitatestraining specific to the Talent Acquisition department. 


Develops and maintains strategicpartnerships with diverse groups and communities. Contributes to a welcoming,inclusive, and productive work environment where all employees feel valued andable to contribute to their full potential, regardless of their differences.

Attends all required department meetings and training. May be required to be available through a mobile device viavoice and/or data during and outside of normal working hours, at the manager’sdiscretion, and must respond within a reasonable timeframe. Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect andinclusion for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.

The employee regularly exhibits digitaldexterity when entering data into computer, frequently sits for extendedperiods of time, and occasionally stands and walks. Employee occasionallyreaches with hands or arms and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Employeeconverses verbally with others in person and by telephone. Vision demandsinclude close, detailed vision when focusing on computer screen. Employeeoccasionally lifts or exerts force up to 10 pounds.

Typical office environment. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of: federal andstate laws and regulations pertaining to employment; employment law,specifically as it relates to staffing and recruiting practices; recruitingtrends and technologies.

Skill in: research and analysis;sourcing and attracting candidates by using databases, social media and otherrecruiting platforms; excellent verbal and written communication; organization;customer service; conflict resolution; general typing; application of jobsoftware including word processing and spreadsheets; proofreading standardbusiness correspondence and other written documents; customer service; officeorganization; creating functional report formats; verbal and writtencommunications; performing mathematical calculations including addition,subtraction, multiplication, decimals, percentages and fractions.

Ability to: develop andmaintain effective working relationships with associates, vendors, students,telephone users and general public; maintain confidential and sensitiveinformation; use good judgement; perform complex tasks and prioritize multipleprojects; effectively communicate information in oral and written forms;excellent listening skills and participant in collaborative work; develop andmaintain effective working relationships with colleagues and stakeholdersacross the College; effectively work with persons of varying cultures anddiversity; problem solve effectively; exhibit a pleasant public manner andtelephone etiquette; originate correspondence; work independently.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, BusinessAdministration or a related field; or five (5) years of experience in the HumanResources field, specifically in the areas of staffing/recruitment. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.




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Posted: 2/27/2021
Application Due: 5/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time