Job description


San Diego County - District Office

Transforming lives through learning isn't just the vision of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. It happens every day with our 30,000 students who take the first step in their higher education, become trained for a new career, or learn knowledge that transforms their world perspective.

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District honors a diverse academic community and fosters equity mindedness across our institutions. As such, the District is committed to eliminating achievement gaps among different student groups by promoting a culture of appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusivity, and social justice, and continuously examining our processes and practices through an equity lens.

The District provides an excellent health and welfare benefits package to its employees. We take care of our employees and have continued to offer medical, dental and vision coverage to eligible employees and their dependents at no charge for any of the plans we offer.

Become a part of this dedicated team in beautiful San Diego County!

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Job Summary
Application Deadline: Monday, June 21, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

NOTE: Application materials that are submitted on the last day of application and are timed out will not be accepted.

Department: Human Resources
Location: District Services

Months worked out of the Year: 12 months

Work hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hours may vary.

Shift Differential: None

Starting Salary Range: CL-30; $3,622 (Step A) or $3,830 (Step B)
Based on experience

Anticipated Start Date: August 2, 2021

Job Description

The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District seeks talented and dedicated candidates to apply for our Senior Recruiter position. The Senior Recruiter position will provide HR professionals with an opportunity to add to or enhance their recruiting experience for their HR portfolio. This position provides an opportunity to develop within HR. A successful candidate has great communication and people skills and has the ability to guide people through an intricate process.


Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, incumbent is responsible for coordinating assigned personnel functions in support of the recruitment, selection and retention of academic/classified personnel according to district policies and procedures; perform complex and technical duties and provide a variety of technical information and assistance.


Prepare and process documents necessary for the recruitment, hiring, separation, transfer, and other related employment services business.

Interpret academic and classified personnel policies and procedures.

Determine statistical information, maintain and manage accurate records, conduct required analyses, and prepare complex reports.

Coordinate recruitment workshops, and other special events independently, including preparing and researching background materials, setting up appointments and meetings.

Process applications for academic/classified employment ensuring material are complete and selection committee timeline are met.

Schedule and coordinate recruitment meetings; conduct training for committee chairs and selection members on recruitment/hiring process in compliance with Federal and State Labor Laws and District Policy and Procedures,

Work with and maintain online applicant and employee records, ensuring that data is entered accurately and timely; schedule applicant interviews.

Prepare and distribute job announcements ensuring that appropriate recruitment efforts are undertaken to solicit qualified applicants.

Maintain recruitment records and reports.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with all levels of the organization and the public.

Provide orientation for new employees assuring the completion of appropriate forms; assess transcripts, assure proper college accreditation, and evaluate experience to establish minimum qualifications and salary placement.

Provide specialized, technical and procedural information and training to academic and classified staff, other employees, outside agencies and general public regarding District policy, minimum qualifications, salary placement, employee contracts, Education Code, etc.

Coordinate the academic/classified evaluation process ensuring that appropriate timelines for evaluations are followed.

Maintain personnel records and related files and documents of academic and classified staff in compliance with state employment regulations, immigration laws and District policy.

Prepare various agenda materials requiring Governing Board approval.

Assist in the revision of personnel procedures and forms; compile and prepare statistical reports.

Compose correspondence, researching, writing, editing and formatting materials. Prepare and type documents required in the recruitment/hiring process.

Maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Coordinate and organize multiple complex projects; analyze problems and determine appropriate course of action.

Make decisions in accordance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures and apply them to problem situations; resolve problems.

Inspect documents, forms, records, reports, correspondence, memos, and other materials for accuracy and completeness; process a variety of forms and documents according to established procedures.

Operate a personal computer including various software packages to enter and retrieve data, using keyboarding skills in an efficient and effective manner consistent with requirements of the position.


Train and provide work direction to part-time staff.

Perform related duties as assigned.



  • Applicable sections of State Education Code and other applicable laws.
  • Standard employment practices, regulations and procedures in order to process requirements for recruitment, hiring, separation, and other related employment services business.
  • Human resource/payroll online systems.
  • Personal computers and software, including word processing, spreadsheets and database management.
  • Research and statistical methods.
  • Record retrieval and storage systems.
  • Office practices, procedures and equipment, including telephone techniques and etiquette.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Oral and written communications skills.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Basic research methods.
  • State and Federal employment laws; Education and Government Code.


  • Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Operate human resource online systems.
  • Operate personal computers and software, including database management.
  • Research, write, edit and format materials, including complex reports.
  • Disseminate information to, and communicate with the public and all organizational levels.
  • Coordinate and organize multiple complex projects with continual interruptions and/or changing priorities.
  • Provide statistical information, maintain accurate records, and conduct required analyses.
  • Manage and organize records, analyze data, determine appropriate course of action.
  • Coordinate events and schedule meetings, workshops, etc.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Plan and organize work to meet schedules and timelines; work independently with little direction.
  • Train and provide work direction to staff.

EDUCATION: Two years college-level coursework or equivalent in business administration, public administration, personnel management, or a related field.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum two years of increasingly responsible experience in a human resources office environment or similar environment. Educational setting preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Human Resources environment subject to constant interruptions and frequent interaction with management, faculty, staff and the public.

Additional Information


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Application Materials:

1) A complete and current resume

2) 1-2 Page Cover letter addressing how you meet the requirements of the position.

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Under Federal Law, employers are required to verify that all new employees are eligible for employment in the United States. Prior to appointment to a position, you must present acceptable proof of your identity and authorization to work in the United States.

GCCCD is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Title IX employer.

Applicants who are protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act and who require accommodations for completing the application process or interviewing should notify the Human Resources Department by calling (619) 644-7679.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful fingerprint clearance. A processing fee plus Live Scan fee will be required.

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The Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District, a two-college district in eastern San Diego County, has been providing a high-quality education to the region since Grossmont College opened its doors in 1961 and Cuyamaca College began operating in 1978. The district is tied closely to the suburban and rural communities that it serves, providing a $1 billion economic impact to the region through its payroll, purchasing, and spending by students and alumni.

The district has a strong commitment to diversity and equity with a student population representing a broad variety of backgrounds, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, cultures and abilities. The district strives to provide an educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding, and respect that ultimately also benefits the global community.

The colleges offer more than 150 degrees and certificates in a wide range of programs. Both colleges have signature programs that have become well-renowned. Grossmont College is recognized for its top-notch Administration of Justice, Culinary Arts, Nursing and Allied Health and Theatre Arts programs, while Cuyamaca is known for its Automotive Technology, Ornamental Horticulture, Environmental Health and Safety and Water/Wastewater Technology programs.

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Posted: 6/1/2021
Application Due: 6/1/2033
Work Type: Full Time