The Human Resources Intern willprovide support to the development and classification of position descriptionsfor Vanderbilt University Information Technology positions. The ideal candidatewill be familiar with basic Human Resources competencies, have excellentwritten communication skills, and will be comfortable working with all levelswithin the organization.
TheHuman Resources Intern will work alongside VUIT's HR team. This team provides HRsupport to 300+ full time employees and approximately 80+ student workers. This team works closely with the university'sCentral HR team acts as a liaison between the two departments.
Key Functions and ExpectedPerformance:
Reviews existing jobdescriptions for the department and makes recommendations for description contentto assure descriptions accurately describe the position.
Researches similarpositions in the industry to assist hiring manager with content creation.
Assures all jobdescriptions are complete and consistent in formatting.
Interfaces withemployees to review and or update major duties and responsibilities, KSAs, andother requirements.
Works with Vanderbilt'sCentral HR and Compensation team to assure all current descriptions are appropriatelyclassified.
Organizes descriptionsfor storage and publication to VUIT's staff website.
Upon completionof the internship, the intern will:
Develop a strongunderstanding of how Human Resources functions in a Higher Education setting
Become proficient injob description development
Get the opportunity to work on 'real' HR projects alongside our HR team
Achieveboth professional and personal growth as you buildthe necessary skills to start a successful career in Human Resources
Experience and Education:
Current undergraduate Junior/Senior, orgraduate student
Human Resources or Communicationsconcentration preferred
Ability to communicate effectively in writingand verbally
Exceptionalinterpersonal skills, positive attitude with a high level of contagious energy
Exceptional organizational skills
Ability towork independently with strong follow-up skills
Proficiencywith Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
About Vanderbilt Benefits
Vanderbilt University offers a competitive, flexiblebenefits package including health, dental, vision, life, accidental death &dismemberment, disability insurance, paid time off, and a 403(b) retirementplan with employer match. Vanderbilt offers tuition assistance to employees,spouses, and dependent children.
VanderbiltUniversity, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a top-15 private researchuniversity offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professionaldegrees. Vanderbilt is situated on a 330-acre campus near the thriving citycenter, serving more than 12,000 students and employing almost 7,000 facultyand staff. The university's students, staff, and faculty frequently citeNashville and the surrounding area as one of the many perks of being a part ofthe Vanderbilt community. Vanderbilt University is a place where your expertisewill be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is aplace where your diversity is sought and celebrated. Vanderbilt was recentlynamed as one of ‘America's Best Large Employers’ and the top employer inTennessee and the Nashville metropolitan area in 2018 (Forbes).
Commitmentto Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Vanderbilt University is committed to achieving thegoal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff, andstudents. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our campusvalues.
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About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.