Human Resource Generalist/Recruiter
Posted: July 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionWho we are:
National Louis is a 130+ year old university that has been grounded in the values of innovation, access, and excellence from its inception. As an institution we believe in providing access to educational opportunity and that education is our greatest lever for social and economic mobility. We are a student focused community that is committed to continuous improvement and asks how do we become more “student ready” so that we may better serve our students. We believe that through education we are able to empower change and build healthy communities. Our community works hard in the service of students and supports one another like a family.
What we offer:
At National Louis University we offer our employees an innovative environment to work together and inspire the ideas that will make an impact. As our external environment changes, our employees are provided the opportunities and tools needed to grow both personally and professionally to remain successful. NLU employees and dependents are offered a wide range of benefits, including but not limited to, Health Insurance benefits, Retirement benefits, Paid Time Off and Educational Benefits.
Campus Chicago, IL -18 S. Michigan Ave
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Position Status Full Time
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What you will do:
The Human Resources Generalist/Recruiter will be a key departmental partner in providing support in a variety of capacities to diverse constituents throughout the University. Primarily this position will administer the full-cycle recruitment process for staff, faculty, and adjunct faculty positions and will be instrumental in partnering with college faculty and administration to keep abreast of the needs of the institution. This person will guide recruiting decisions by making and providing proactive solutions. This position requires an extremely perceptive person who is capable of building strong relationships with individuals at all levels within the organization.
Primary Outcomes and Responsibilities:
Actively participates in the full life cycle recruiting process for staff, faculty and adjunct positions throughout the University including the development of job descriptions, sourcing candidates, posting positions, candidate review, conducting interviews, extending job offers, and obtaining appropriate paperwork/approvals of high quality diverse candidates.
Maintain and support a variety of recruiting reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools.
Partners with College Program Chairs/Directors, and hiring managers to actively identifies sourcing strategies and develops and maintains a deep knowledge/understanding of internal needs for the colleges.
Educates. trains and coaches Program Chairs, Program Directors, Content Leads and Hiring Managers on the recruitment and selection process.
Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:
Associate’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or other related field (required)
Minimum of 1-5 years related human resources and/or recruiting experience
Experience managing the full-lifecycle recruitment process
Familiarity with faculty or adjunct recruiting preferred
Adaptability/ Flexibility – Adjusts quickly and effectively to changing conditions and demands. Discusses change as a necessary and inevitable aspect of organizational life as well as an opportunity to learn new things. Has a similar view and approach to potentially stressful situations. Invests personal energy toward accepting and adapting to change that others use toward resisting or resenting it.
Presentation Skills – Comes across as confident and well-prepared when making group presentations.
Relationship Building/ Networking – Builds rapport and develops alliances with a broad range of people. Adjusts communication style to meet the needs of individuals at various organizational levels and to meet the needs of clients. Forms alliances by demonstrating concern and respect for others, as well as by highlighting common interests and aspirations. Leave others feeling that he/she will be a trusted ally and is careful to act in ways that reinforce that trust over time.
Problem Solving – Takes a proactive approach to anticipating and preventing problems. When problems occur, defines those problems, investigates obstacles, gathers relevant information, decides whether solving the problem should be a group decision, generates and analyzes alternate solutions and arrives at a workable solution.