As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. The Human Resources department's mission is to support UW faculty and staff in successfully meeting the goals of the University by providing high quality and responsive human resources support to foster an exceptional work environment that encourages, nurtures and recognizes the professional development of University employees. The department's vision is to create a premier HR organization whose staff members are dedicated to the goal of working together to provide the highest possible quality of services in carrying out its mission.Total Talent Management, a unit of UW Human Resources, has an outstanding part time (50% FTE) opportunity for a Human Resource Consultant Assistant 2 (HRCA2).Under general supervision, the HRCA2 independently performs a variety of paraprofessional human resources duties, manages eligibility requirements for personnel assigned to programs working with minors, and supports Recruiting and Staffing in Total Talent Management. The HRCA2 applies specialized knowledge and uses independent judgment in resolving problems and interpreting and applying established rules, policies, regulations or procedures. In addition, reviews the accuracy of records, exercises decision-making authority and initiates corrections within established guidelines. RESPONSIBILITIES:Temporary Employment:Serves as the in-house expert on the Youth Program Registry System and eligibility requirements for youth program personnel. Reviews status of youth program personnel eligibility, processes components of the eligibility requirements, updates and provides on-going monitoring. Reviews background checks for accuracy and determines eligibility based on documented guidelines. Escalates issues as appropriate.Explains, interprets and consults with departments on complying with state and University of Washington policy and procedures regarding youth program personnel eligibility. Develops initial processes and continuous improvements for the eligibility procedures and communicates to clients and Operations Unit personnel. Conducts training and education to clients related to youth program personnel eligibility process and procedures. Reviews and ensures accuracy and completeness of related documents such as release forms and eligibility documents to include background check reports. Determines applicability of background checks on a position-specific basis, and runs checks when required. Assists youth program personnel through email, phone or in person with issues related to eligibility, including access to vendor systems.Processes Pre-Adverse and Adverse Finding process when needed.General Employment Program Support:Apply knowledge of federal and state law, and regulations as well as Washington Administrative Code (WAC), and UW policy as these relate to employment/re-employment issues.Provide proactive problem prevention through departmental consultation, counseling, and by conducting training and information sessions.Frequently handle sensitive and confidential information, ensuring confidentiality of materials.Participate in special projects, committees, and task forces.Manage the filing and retention of confidential documents and information.REQUIREMENTS:Four years of office experience including two years of experience in a human resource or related setting OR Equivalent education/experience. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:Proficient in Excel, Word, Powerpoint.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Duration of position is contingent upon continued funding.Application Process: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 Work 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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.