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Interim Recruitment/Classification and Compensation Specialist

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Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Administrative/Office Support, Human Resources

Department: Human Resources
Appointment Type and Duration: Interim (OA), Limited
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Compensation Band: OH-OA03-Fiscal Year 2018-2019
FTE: 1.0

Four (4) total positions available

Application Review Begins
Application review begins immediately; apply by December 31, 2018 to ensure consideration.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a current resume, a cover letter detailing how your skills and experience meet the qualifications for the position, and contact information for three (3) references.  If you have a specific interest in one position over the other, please note this in your cover letter.

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Department Summary
The Office of Human Resources serves as a strategic partner with the university community and delivers a variety of services and programs that underscore a commitment to inclusiveness, respect, fairness, and accountability. This position serves as a member of the Talent Acquisition team, a unit within the Office of Human Resources. The Talent Acquisition team provides support for faculty and staff recruitment, classification and compensation, and international employment functions. The Talent Acquisition team is focused on customer service and continuous improvement as we attract, recruit, and retain talent for the University.

Position Summary

Recruitment Specialist:
Reporting to the Senior Recruiter, the Recruitment Specialist serves as a key member of the Talent Acquisition team within the Office of Human Resources by providing support in the execution of recruitment transactions, consultations, and processes. The Recruitment Specialist will provide technical guidance to hiring authorities and unit-based HR partners about recruitment processes and systems. This position will ensure that recruitment processes are followed and centrally held recruitment records, including central data systems, are updated and maintained.

The Recruitment Specialist will initiate and maintain standard communications with departments and applicants as needed and answer questions referred from the HR Service Center. This position will provide administrative support to projects within the Talent Acquisition portfolio, to include conducting and compiling research, preparing reports or correspondence, compiling data and creating visual data representations, preparing materials from templates, updating resources such as process maps and online instructions, and other related tasks as needed.

The Recruitment Specialist may triage and assign incoming communications and transactions as backup or for assigned client groups and perform limited recruiter functions as backup for vacations or other absences. This position will monitor reports and conduct outreach to ensure that active recruitments continue to progress through all phases of the recruitment lifecycle. This includes position description development, job ad creation and posting, monitoring applicant statuses, validating search records, reviewing offers, and tracking new employee setup.

Classification and Compensation Specialist:
Reporting to the Senior Compensation Analyst, the Classification and Compensation Specialist (CCS) serves as a key member of the Talent Acquisition team within the University's Human Resources department. This interim role is a 12-month, benefits-eligible position with the possibility of extension, depending on funding resources and operational needs.

The CCS will provide research, analytical, and administrative support to the Classification and Compensation team within University Talent Acquisition. The position will maintain and manage project tracking tools, documentation, and correspondence related to position evaluations for recruitment, promotions/reclassifications, and other pay actions. The CCS will perform related updates in HR’s data systems and tracking mechanisms. The CCS will respond to or triage and assign communications from general email accounts or voicemail boxes to other members of the Talent Acquisition team. The CCS will monitor and maintain web pages for Classification and Compensation.

The CCS will also coordinate the hiring of non-agency temporary employees, including advising units on processes and policies related to temporary hires. They will confirm that temporary appointments are consistent with requirements and complete temporary hire documents.

Both positions assist and act in a confidential capacity to the Chief Human Resources Officer and administrative staff who formulate and effectuate management policies during collective bargaining as defined in ORS 243.650. They may retrieve and organize strategic information in response to union proposals during collective bargaining.

Minimum Requirements for both positions
• Bachelor's degree plus one year of relevant experience 
• Three years of relevant experience.

Professional Competencies for both positions
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Demonstrated ability to complete varying volumes of detail-oriented work timely and with appropriate sense of urgency.
• Excellent organizational skills.
• Experience using Microsoft Office Suite.
• Ability to build and maintain relationships and work effectively with colleagues, faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds.
• Proficient written and oral communication skills.
• Demonstrated commitment to high standards of work product, confidentiality, and integrity.

Preferred Qualifications
Recruitment Specialist:
• Experience in a Human Resources office or department.
• Experience with applicant tracking or similar system(s).

Classification and Compensation Specialist:
• Prior experience developing content and/or publishing updates to websites.

FLSA Exempt: No

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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