Southern Methodist University (SMU) is seeking a dynamic and engaging Human Resource Representative to join the Talent Acquisition and Talent Management (TATM) Team within the Department of Human Resources.
The Human Resource Representative is an integral role supporting the recruiting function, and contributes to the overall success of the TATM Team. This role provides a high level of collaboration to the Human Resource Business Partner (HRBP), including Talent Acquisition and Talent Management.
This position is responsible for providing administrative and project support to the TATM Team, and interacts with various business leaders, business units, employees, and candidates.
Assists with full-cycle of recruitment activities, including, creating SLA's, managing requisitions, placing advertising, managing candidates, conducting background checks, and tracking all activity in the University’s applicant tracking system (ATS).
Provides hiring managers day-to-day guidance and updates on recruitment activities. Reviews and approves selected candidate pools. Screens candidates, as requested. Trains hiring managers on reviewing and managing candidates in the ATS.
Initiates and manages on-boarding process for new hires. Serves as primary contact and provide support for all new hires (staff and faculty). Creates, tracks and ensures completion of new hire documents. Assists with processing new temporary staff and H-1B visas. Facilitates New Employee Orientation, on a rotation schedule.
Serves as primary contact and provide support for applicants via phone and e-mail, including, status of application, troubleshoot issues applying and sending correspondence.
Represents SMU HR at career events/fairs.
Supports TATM departmental operations, including website management, front desk support, etc.
Initiates financial transactions related to the ongoing business of TATM, as needed.
Serves on a variety of cross-functional HR teams. Provides lunch relief and back up support for the Front Desk.
Attends assigned business unit meetings as requested
Other special projects and assignments as needed
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor's Degree and three years of work experience in HR is required for this role. Previous experience specifically in talent acquisition, HRIS and/or ATS systems, and training and on-boarding new employees is preferred.
PHR/SPHR and/or SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certifications are desired.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
The ideal candidate will have strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. A strong customer service orientation is a must. Time management, and organizational/planning skills are required.
Project management skills and a strong attention to detail are also key for this position. Must be an innovative problem solver. A working knowledge of relevant regulations applicable to employment (FLSA, background checks, etc.) and immigration laws and visas are helpful, but not required.
Must have the proven ability to learn new technology and adapt it to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of work processes.
Proficiency in MS Office is required (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.)
Working knowledge of HRIS and ATS (PeopleSoft and Taleo) is preferred.
Experience with web page development/maintenance (Sitecore, Wordpress) preferred.
Reach above shoulders
Sit for long periods of time
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