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Recruitment Assistant

Central New Mexico Community College
SJC Main Campus - Farmington

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$19.65 per hour, 20 hours per week

Flexible work schedule can be discussed with candidates selected for an interviewCompensation Type:

Non-ExemptEmployment Type:


NE08Position Summary

This position assists in the department’s recruitment functions and provides service-orientated support at all levels of the organization throughout the hiring process and other related operations.

As a Platinum Family Friendly New Mexico Business, San Juan College is dedicated to maintaining a workplace with policies that allow employees and their families to thrive. Below are some of the benefits offered for part-time, regular employees:

Tuition waiver
Free SJC Gym Membership
Free Library services
Public Employee Pension Plan (NMERB)
Optional 403 (b) Tax Deferred Annuities, 457 and Roth Plans
Employee Assistance Program
Legal Shield
Paid sick leave and paid winter break


  • Assists with HR Recruitment processes including answering telephones and greets visitors; provides information and assistance; helping customers with application related questions and concerns. Provides front desk assistance.

  • Assists with interview material collection process including sending hiring manager binders and ensuring materials are returned timely.

  • Manages job postings on external websites.

  • Assists with verifying new hire paperwork for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with established College policies and procedures and applicable state and federal regulations prior to setting up new positions and employees in the payroll system.

  • Manages background checks for continuing staff and ensures legal and internal processes compliance.

  • Assists Talent and Compensation Analyst with scheduling and set up of new employee orientation sessions.

  • Assists with maintaining the Applicant Tracking System and employee records as related to the hiring process; assists with onboarding tracking.

  • Administers special projects as directed by the Vice-President of Human Resources and Legal Activities and the HR Compliance Officer.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of employee recruitment and hiring principles and regulations.

  • Knowledge of college policies and procedures.

  • Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs.

  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.

  • Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

  • Demonstrated customer service skills.

  • Skill in working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.


The HCM Officer assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and compliance of the final results.


Guidelines include the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII and IX, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, other state and federal employment laws, board policy, the employee handbook, and college and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.


  • The work consists of varied recruitment and administrative duties. Frequent interruptions contribute to the complexity of the position.

  • The purpose of this position is to provide support for the college’s human resources recruitment operations. Success in this position contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of those operations.


  • Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, students, other human resources professionals, job applicants, and members of the general public.

  • Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, or to provide services.


  • The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.

  • The work is typically performed in an office.




  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.

  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/ internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.

The following REQUIRED documents must be submitted with application in order to be considered. Upload all required documents under the Application Questions 2 section for "Additional Documents Required".

  • Cover Letter (Required)
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) or Resume (Required)
  • List of 3 Supervisor References. (Required)
  • Letters of Recommendation (Optional)

This position will remain open until filled with the first review of applications occurring on July 2, 2024.

EEO STATEMENT: San Juan College is dedicated to providing equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin. disability, age, genetic, veteran's status, or on the basis of any other category protected under federal, state and local laws.

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