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University Advancement Human Resources has an outstanding opportunity for a Recruiting Partner.
Find a job you love, and you will never work a day in your life! If this is how you feel about your current role as an experienced full-cycle Recruiter, and are ready to take your career to the next level, we may have a great opportunity for you.
Our UW Advancement People and Culture team are hiring an experienced Recruiter to focus on full-cycle recruiting, sourcing strategies, and developing pipelining strategies to attract candidates for fundraising positions along with a variety of other positions in University Advancement, the fundraising arm of the university.
The People and Culture team (PaC) of 10 FTE is committed to building, supporting and retaining an Advancement team of highly engaged, diverse employees in an environment of inclusivity, creativity and excellence. As a member of this team, the Recruiter is responsible for performing recruiting functions to ensure a diverse, qualified candidate pool for all Advancement openings. This position establishes and maintains positive relationships with hiring managers to create and manage recruitment plans. Successful recruitment strategies include sourcing diverse candidate pools, evaluating candidates, creating a positive candidate experience and providing guidance and consultation to hiring managers throughout the sourcing and recruitment process.
In addition to above, you will also be responsible for the following:
• Partnering with Chief Advancement Officers (CAO’s) and Sr. Director of People and Culture to develop a pipeline for fundraising positions.
• Manage a small requisition list of fundraising, IT, and corporate roles.
• Responsible for managing requisition priorities, posting, sourcing, screening and interview slates.
• Ability to partner with clients and manage expectations.
• Desire to collaborate and be a contributing member to our recruiting team.
• Understand interviewing based on experience and competencies.
• Ability to offer and close candidates.
• Understanding of recruitment process flow and ability to manage and work within systems.
Advancement Human Resources manages the human assets of UW Advancement. The unit supports a budget of $62M, over 600 FTE and 50K sq. ft. of office space.
The Human Resources team (UA HR) is committed to building, supporting and retaining an Advancement team of highly engaged, diverse employees in an environment of inclusivity, creativity and excellence. As a member of this team, the Recruiting Partner is responsible for performing recruiting functions to ensure a diverse, qualified candidate pool for all Advancement openings. This position establishes and maintains positive relationships with hiring managers to create and manage recruitment plans. Successful recruitment strategies include sourcing diverse candidate pools, evaluating candidates, creating a positive candidate experience and providing guidance and consultation to hiring managers throughout the sourcing and recruitment process.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
As a member of the Advancement Human Resources team, the Recruiting Partner will work closely with the Recruitment team, led by the Associate Director for Recruiting, as well as other functional teams within Advancement Operations, to provide seamless service to UA units.
Source active and passive candidates though creative and strategic methods including but not limited to employee referrals, networking, networking events, and advanced search tools to ensure all recruitments are seeded with highly qualified, diverse candidates.
Conduct research to deepen understanding of other advancement and fundraising organizations, while maintaining a network of industry contacts.
Develop and execute innovative, effective, and efficient recruitment strategies needed to acquire top talent. Build relationships with student programs on campus, including but not limited to the Career Center, the Student Calling Program, the Ethnic Cultural Center, Campus Job Fairs and the Q Center, to diversify and expand candidate pools. Continue to hone strategies to spread the word about the field of advancement.
Conduct informational interviews with inquiring candidates. Maintain a bank of potential candidates to ensure a diverse pool of applicants. Match qualified candidates with hiring managers throughout UA, including both permanent and temporary vacancies.
Establish and maintain positive relationships with hiring managers to create and manage recruitment plans.
Provide guidance and consultation to hiring managers throughout the sourcing and recruitment process.
Advise hiring managers throughout the recruiting process. Provide training to hiring managers, conduct screening interviews, administer and evaluate candidates during the application process.
Conduct regular follow-up meetings with hiring managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
Policies, Procedures and Administration
In collaboration with the Director and Associate Director, develop and implement UA HR recruiting policies and procedures.
Manage and maintain UA HR metrics and tracking systems.
Evaluate organizational practices in compliance with laws, rules and policies. Develop personnel recommendations in compliance with regulatory requirements while meeting UA operational needs.
Interpret, analyze and disseminate rules, procedures, and policies; identify needs for policy or procedure development and clarification; write guidelines, procedures and policies as necessary.
Prepare appropriate HR documents.
Participate and assist in the development of HR metrics.
Identify and assist in the implementation of continuous process improvements.
Manage special projects as required by the HR Director.
Perform related duties as required.
Other duties as assigned.
Effective communications: Expresses oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communication, i.e., verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc.
Interpersonal Awareness: Builds and maintains positive relationships and actively contributes as a member of working teams to achieve results.
Professional Credibility: Takes responsibility for meeting goals, objectives, obligations, and solving problems while representing the mission, vision and values of the organization.
Critical Thinking: Obtains, analyzes and evaluates information effectively in the face of ambiguity. Makes appropriate decisions based on relevant information and experience.
Ethics and Trust: Models and upholds the values of candor, openness, inclusiveness and honesty despite internal and external pressures. Acts consistently with Washington State ethical guidelines and organizational core values and beliefs.
Valuing Diversity & Inclusiveness: Respects, values and contributes to the UW’s commitment to inclusiveness and diversity.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field and two years’ experience in human resources administration and/or recruiting. Equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may substitute for degree.
Ability to analyze, interpret and apply complex rules and regulations in problem solving and consulting as it relates to employment.
Experience managing the full recruitment cycle.
Intrinsically motivated and able to create innovative ideas to achieve results. Recognizes and seizes opportunities.
Knowledge of alumni relations, development and advancement principles.
Conditions of Employment
Cubicle/Open workspace environment which may result in additional or higher levels of noise and visual distractions.
Occasional evening and weekend work.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready.
Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed