- Working Title :
- Associate Director, Recruitment and Human Resources
- Posting Number :
- Job Category :
- Talent Management
- Salary :
- $55,000 - $65,000
- Reports To :
- Executive Director, Talent Management
- Experience Range :
- 2 to 5 Years
Associate Director, Recruitment and Human Resources
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The Associate Director assists in the efforts of the Recruitment and Human Resources (RHR) team in providing recruitment and liaison support to the Office of University Development, and development teams within various Schools, Colleges and Units. This position assists in the creation, development, implementation and evaluation of recruitment marketing and engagement strategies to help develop and build a national and regional talent pool. The Associate Director also serves as a liaison to OUD departments, and units if requested, on issues related to University and Office policies and procedures, and provides counsel, advice and support on staff structure, recruitment and retention, human resources policies, market review and compensation. In conjunction with the rest of the RHR team, this position develops new systems, strategies, and policies to increase employee effectiveness and retention.
Supervises directly: Shared supervision of work-study students and temporary staff
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
(55%) Responsible for Office of University development and School, College and Unit recruitment and retention. This includes but is not limited to:
* Work closely with hiring manager to clarify the position requirements
* Review and screen resumes and determine interview candidates for assigned open positions
* Conduct first, second, final and informational interviews
* Guide reference check process
* Conduct salary review and provide salary recommendations to assist hiring manager in presenting a competitive and equitable salary offer; make employment offer if appropriate
* Evaluate each search based on feedback from hiring manager and implement recommendations and improvements as appropriate
* Update candidate records in recruiting database
* Maintain contact with HR consultant regarding candidate paperwork
* Partner with the e-communications team to create, evaluate and maintain online hiring resources.
(20%) Partner with the Senior Associate Director in developing a local, regional and national talent pool for fundraising and fundraising support staff within the development community. This includes but is not limited to:
* Conduct pro-active sourcing for senior searches through social networking, industry connections and referrals.
* Attend regional and national conferences.
* Network both internally and externally to identify potential candidates.
* Develop and cultivate relationships with academic programs in fundraising across the country.
* Assist in creation and maintenance of recruiting and marketing plans for administrative, information technology, and financial positions.
* Manage and evaluate Careers in Philanthropy career chat series, in partnership with the Talent Associate. This includes creation and execution of program enhancements.
* Manage and evaluate quarterly electronic newsletter (e-Careers)
* Partner with Development Communications in the content and design of electronic and written communications
(15%) Serve as the RHR Liaison to assigned units within OUD. Provide exceptional, consistent and seamless support to managers requesting recruitment and personnel planning services. This includes but is not limited to:
* Serve as the recruitment, general human resources and employee relations point person.
* As appropriate, provide counsel, advice and support to the manager on staff structure, recruitment and retention strategies, and overall recruitment process support.
* Provide information and education on the creation and maintenance of position descriptions, position market reviews, the mapping of positions to accurate market titles within the university, and compensation matters.
* Responsible for creating and facilitating the training of colleagues in the areas of recruitment and human resources, in partnership with the Senior Associate Director and the Talent Associate.
* Partner with Director and Assistant Director of Training and Education when training needs and opportunities arise in assigned units.
(5%) Oversee annual job description update and review process for the Office of University Development, in partnership with the Recruitment Coordinator. This includes but is not limited to:
* Coordinate with Director of Development Community Learning to assure alignment of the processes of job description updates and annual performance reviews.
* Create, maintain and update resources available to OUD regarding best practice for the creation, maintenance and usage of job descriptions.
* Maintain Shared Drive files for OUD job descriptions.
(5%) Perform special projects and other duties as required or assigned.
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* 3-5 years of human resources, recruiting or organizational development experience required; or the equivalent, transferrable experience from a development or higher education position.
* Demonstrated ability to develop good working relationships with internal and external constituency groups and to work collaboratively with colleagues in a team environment.
* Ability to prioritize work for self and others, strong organizational and interpersonal skills, and adeptness at handling detail; Ability to multitask is key.
* Strong communication skills, both written and oral are essential; the ability to write clearly and concisely for various mediums is desirable
* A high degree of creativity, initiative, and resourcefulness is required
* Ability to maintain highly confidential information on a variety of sensitive subjects
* Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office (including MS Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint), as well as other database, email and calendar-keeping software.
* Ability to travel as needed.
* Familiarity with University systems.
Although the Posting End Date may indicate otherwise, this job may be filled and closed anytime after a posting duration of seven calendar days.
Mission StatementThe Office of University Development maximizes private support for the University of Michigan through high-quality collaboration with the development programs of schools, colleges, and units. We also provide fundraising leadership through the stimulation and facilitation of healthy, productive and life-long relationships with our colleagues, alumni, friends, foundations and corporations.
U-M EEO/AA Statement: The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.