Human Resources Specialist (temporary) Georgetown University Medical Center)

Human Resources Specialist (temporary) Georgetown University Medical Center)

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Human Resources Specialist (temporary) - Georgetown University Medical Center

Job Overview

The Human Resources Specialist - in a temporary role - provides direct administrative support to the Human Resources operations in the Georgetown University Medical Center, consisting of 15 clinical departments, five Basic Science departments and five centers. Undertaking a variety of Human Resources administrative duties involving a wide range of support activities, the Human Resources Specialist has duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Reviews/audits/processes position descriptions
  • Prepares recruitment requests, schedules interviews, conducts phone screens, administers reference checks, and conducts exit interviews
  • Administers other processes and paperwork relating to the Medical Center's Human Resources operations

Work Interactions

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Human Resources Specialist serves as a resource for all areas of the Medical Center; works with the Human Resources Officers of each sector and department at the Medical Center - sometimes with confidential and/or sensitive e-mails.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field - e.g., healthcare administration, business, or human resources
  • Three to five years of work experience as an HR Specialist or HR Generalist - preference for experience in an academic administrative office [a combination of equivalent work experience and education will be considered)
  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems
  • Familiarity with full cycle recruiting
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving abilities and organizational capabilities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, etc.
  • Experience and commitment to proper handling of sensitive information

Work Mode: Telework. Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position's mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University's mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources Mode of Work Designation.

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Submission Guidelines:

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Need some assistance with the application process? Please call 202-687-2500. For more information about the suite of benefits, professional development and community involvement opportunities that make up Georgetown's commitment to its employees, please visit the Georgetown Works website.

EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.

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