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Human Resources Office
Alumni Hall Annex|
TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Director of Human Resources|
Under general supervision, the
Employment Manager is responsible for the university’s employment and
recruitment functions including all administrative, full-time faculty, staff,
temporary and part-time faculty positions. The position is responsible for
ensuring that the university attracts, hires and retains a highly skilled and
as a resource for all faculty, administrative and staff recruitment and
employment searches for the campus and other university sites. May serve as a
member of various search committees as needed.
support for recruitment and hiring activities for all university locations including
candidates using various sources including active recruitment methods (job
postings boards, recruitment firms, career fairs) and passive recruitment
methods (social media networks, resume databases).
- In consultation
with the Director of Human Resources, design and implement an overall recruitment
strategy for all university positions. Work to highlight the university as a
“Great Place to Work” by emphasizing the unique elements of working at the
university. Review and rewrite narrative on the university to promote key qualities
of the university. Collaborate with external agencies to promote Western New
York as a great place to work and live for relocating professionals.
local and national recruiting plans which include traditional sourcing
strategies and resources, along with the development of new and creative
up with hiring managers and search committees to determine the effectiveness of
recruiting plans and implementation.
strategies for recruitment of passive candidates.
with hiring managers to update job descriptions and job specifications.
- Prepare and post jobs to the appropriate
- Screen candidates’ resumes and job
relevant knowledge, skills, experience and aptitudes.
- Provide metrics, reports and analysis on
the hiring and recruitment functions.
- Recommend changes to the website to
assist in recruiting efforts.
- Act as a point of contact to build
influential candidate relationships for recruitment.
- Responsible for locating temporary
employees when departments submit requests;
- Ensure compliance and accurate input of
salary adjustments, promotion in rank and status changes.
- In conjunction with the Director of HR,
coordinate immigration petitions for Foreign Nationals, working closely with the
hiring department, employee and the Office of the General Counsel.
- Coordinate the new hire orientation on a
semiannual basis for university non-faculty hires and part-time faculty.
- Maintain confidentiality of information (including but not limited to: student and
employee personal information, student grades, etc.), both during and
after their employment with the University. Any question regarding the
confidentiality of material, should be referred to the supervisor. Any
violation shall subject the employee to disciplinary action, up to and
including termination of employment.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
40% Monitors all job opening activities such as
advertising, affirmative action, applicant tracking, application status, job
description accuracy and manages accordingly; maintains affirmative action documentation;
tracks and monitors all paperwork concerning newly hired employees ensuring University
procedures are followed prior to obtaining HR Director's signature; receives and
screens all applications and resumes for open positions.
40% Manage the recruitment process for all job
openings, provide support to search committees, maintains temporary pool for
clerical employees, and is responsible for locating temporary employees when
department submits a request. Manage Colleague
input for hiring all benefit eligible and part-time faculty as well as handles
all status changes, promotion in rank, etc.; secures background checks when
necessary for potential employees.
15% Research and maintain current knowledge of
5% Perform other duties as assigned
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Strong working knowledge of applicant
tracking systems and HRIS programs.
- Excellent interviewing skills, strong
written and oral communication including presentation skills.
knowledge of federal and state laws regarding employment practices; experience
with US immigration law is preferred. Knowledge of Canadian employment
practices is a plus.
strong administrative and documentation skills, detail orientation and
proficiency with reporting tools and databases.
of full-cycle recruiting components including sourcing, engagement, assessment,
candidate relationship management and onboarding.
- Professional, courteous and friendly
manner in dealing with the public and members of the university community.
- Demonstrated commitment to fostering
diversity and equal opportunity.
- Ability to effectively manage highly
The functions of the position are
usually performed sitting, but may involve some amount of time standing. Some amount of stooping, kneeling, bending,
crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer
keyboard, calculator, cutting, labeling, and taping involve extensive wrist and
hand movement. All individuals are
required to be able to perform these movements without significant risk of
injury to themselves or others.
degree in a related field required, Master’s degree preferred. HR certification
to five years of work recruitment experience in a corporate or higher education
space is preferred.
valid New York State driver’s license is required that satisfies both
University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving
a motor vehicle. Must also be able to operate a motor vehicle in Canada
Non Discrimination/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Policy:
NIAGARA UNIVERSITY is an equal opportunity employer. Consistent with our Catholic mission, Niagara University is committed to providing equal employment and educational opportunities and will not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex (gender), national origin, religious preference, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristic, status as veteran or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Ryan Thompson, Esq., Title IX Coordinator, Office for Equity & Inclusion, 716-286-8324, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.niagara.edu/oei, Office Location: O’Shea Hall, B27. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.
Niagara University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A copy of the Student Right to Know Annual Security Report is available at: