Division of Enrollment Management University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The Division of Enrollment Management (EM) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, (UT) invites applications and nominations for our Human Resources Specialist position. UT is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
UT is the state's flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling more than 28,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains in beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, UT fulfills its access mission through a commitment to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. The EM division comprises more than 150 full-time staff who serve our students through the following departments and functions: Undergraduate Admissions, International Recruitment, Transfer Center, One Stop Student Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, EM Communications, and the Veterans Resource Center. This position will serve all departments in EM working closely with our accounting specialist and reporting to the business manager.
Functions and Responsibilities:
Review, update, and draft position descriptions for new and existing positions working in conjunction with Human Resources (HR), departments, and business manager. Review and edit position announcements to ensure continuity across EM and with position descriptions. Submit position announcements for posting to UT jobs site and consult with department head to determine advertising needs. Provide guidance on the hiring process including explanation of recruitment-related policies and procedures. In collaboration with department head, business manager, and UT HR Office, enter job offers for new hires, process hiring paperwork, ensure compliance with I-9 and background check completion, and coordinate start/orientation date with candidates. Conduct salary and organizational structure benchmarking research. Initiate IRIS terminations, employee transfers, and facilitate exit process to ensure all requirements are met. Responsible for updating organizational charts as part of hiring/exit process. Assist with development and assessment of EM employee orientation and on-boarding process. Track vacancies and searches in progress providing reports upon request. As needed, serve as back-up support for time entry, travel booking, processing travel requests/expense reports, and various administrative assignments.
Internal Number: 179406
Our primary mission is to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. As the preeminent research-based, land-grant university in the state, UT embodies the spirit of excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, creative activity, outreach, and engagement attained by the nation’s finest public research institutions.