Talent Acquisition Specialist (Student & TES)

Auburn University - Auburn, AL
$48,700 - $82,800 a yearFull-time
Position Details Position Information

Requisition Number S2358P
Home Org Name Employment
Division Name Human Resources
Position Title Talent Acquisition Specialist (Student & TES)
Job Class Code
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary The Auburn University Office of Human Resources is excited to begin the search process for a Talent Acquisition Specialist who will specialize in Student and Temporary Employment (TES) positions. This position is responsible for planning and implementing talent acquisition functions that will promote the recruitment of students and temporary employees university-wide.

The Employment Services unit is part of a dynamic and collaborative team within the Office of Human Resources. The mission of Employment Services is to advise university partners on matters related to recruitment, employment searches, and effective hiring practices, and to facilitate all operational processes all while providing elevated and expedient customer service to the campus community and prospective employees.

Why should YOU consider a career with Auburn HR?
  • Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years!
  • Competitive employee benefits + state retirement plan.
  • Tuition assistance for you and your dependents.
  • Generous leave policies (including paid parental leave!)
  • A positive, team-oriented environment.
  • Convenient off-campus location with ample parking.
  • The satisfaction of knowing YOU are a part of providing the premier academic experience at Auburn and the life-changing work our students and employees perform.

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting aub.ie/working-at-auburn.
Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit auburn.edu/inclusion to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Note: Most Auburn University non-faculty salaries are between the lower and upper third of the full salary range.

Essential Functions Develops pools of qualified student and temporary candidates both proactively and in response to posted requisitions. Reviews applicants to evaluate if they meet the position requirements. Conducts pre-screening interviews to assess applicants’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Posts and advertises student and temporary position openings on job sites and via social media, as well as other areas beneficial to finding qualified pools. Seeks candidates with the right combination of experience, education, and skills to fill frequently needed positions and specific departmental staffing needs. Participates in outreach opportunities such as community networking events and career fairs.

Acts as a point of contact for candidates and hiring managers. Builds and cultivates relationships with candidates and hiring managers. Recommends candidates to hiring managers in efforts to fill vacant student and temporary employment requisitions. Assists applicants with application status questions, as well as any technical issues throughout application completion.

Administers the hiring process for student and temporary candidates through an electronic applicant tracking system (ATS). Reviews and processes background checks appropriate for each hire; confirms offer letter completion; ensures accuracy of all submitted hiring information; finalizes hires; and initiates the onboarding process applicable for the individual hire, ensuring compliance with state and federal guidelines, as well as university policy.

Coordinates onboarding documentation for temporary candidates. Completes, verifies, and maintains the I-9 and E-Verify processes, ensuring legal and university policy compliance. Coordinates with the university’s Tax Compliance office for work authorization and legal dates of employment for foreign national candidates, to include re-verifications.

Responsible for overseeing the Graduate Student hiring process: Reviews Graduate Assistantship postings for university and FLSA compliance. Communicates with student applicants throughout the background check process, ensuring completion in a timely manner, as well as resolving discrepancies. Acts as university point-of-contact for questions relating to the graduate hiring processes. Collaborates with the Graduate School on any issues that may arise during the process which warrant further discussion.

Develops and implements special projects and initiatives designed to enhance and support the effective and efficient talent acquisition operations of the Student and Temporary Employment Services unit.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, no specific discipline.
3 years experience in talent acquisition, recruitment, or employment processes. Some experience working for a staffing service/firm is preferred.
Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities
Minimum Technology Skills
Minimum License and Certifications
Desired Qualifications

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Posting Detail Information

Salary Range $48,700 - $82,800
Job Category Human Resources
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
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Posting Date 01/23/2023
Closing Date 02/05/2023
EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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