The HR Specialist supports hiring and new employee programs for Gonzaga University. This position performs professional work overseeing a range of administrative functions related to recruiting operations, onboarding, and customer service. This position helps hiring managers and search committee chairs with hiring, onboarding, and related programs for staff, faculty and administration. Incumbent proactively contributes to creating and maintaining Gonzaga University as a welcoming and inclusive environment for all through effective implementation of recruitment and onboarding processes.
Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of progressively responsible experience in recruiting operations, human resources or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Demonstrated strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office products and Applicant Tracking Systems.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to deal effectively with all levels of faculty, administrators, and staff.
Demonstrated ability to maintain professional standards of confidentiality.
Ability to handle difficult and confidential matters with good judgment, tact, and diplomacy.
Able to manage a high volume of activity in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity and the university's mission, vision, and values.
Builds and maintains positive relationships and actively contributes as a member of working teams to achieve results.
Obtains, analyzes, and evaluates information effectively in the face of ambiguity. Makes appropriate decisions based on relevant information and experience.
Respects, enforces, values, and contributes to Gonzaga University's commitment to inclusiveness and diversity.
Process improvement oriented and able to simplify complicated processes.
Able to anticipate market trends and be effective in facilitating and managing creative processes to achieve results in self and others.
Generate hiring and onboarding reports in a timely manner.
At Gonzaga we don’t just state our mission. We live it every day as a Catholic, Jesuit, and humanistic University. It is the reason we exist and the foundation for our purpose: educating students for lives of leadership and service. From students to faculty and staff members, everyone here knows what we stand for – and they know how valuable our mission is to the success of our institution. Our competitive benefit packages are part of Gonzaga’s commitment to care for the whole person. Packages include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, tuition benefits, and other University-provided benefits. We also provide numerous resources which help bring balance to the complexities of work and personal life through our work/life and wellness programs.