The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.University Advancement is committed to creating an environment of inclusiveness where every person feels welcomed and valued. We believe that attracting and retaining diverse staff is crucial to serving the communities where our employees and students work and live.University Advancement Human Resources (UA HR) manages the human assets of UW Advancement. The unit supports a budget of $62M, over 600 FTE and 50K sq. ft. of office space.The Human Resources team is committed to building, supporting and retaining an Advancement team of highly engaged, diverse employees in an environment of inclusivity, creativity and excellence. As a member of this team, the Human Resources Interim Recruiter is responsible for performing recruiting functions to ensure a diverse, qualified candidate pool for all Advancement openings. This position establishes and maintains positive relationships with hiring managers to create and manage recruitment plans. Successful recruitment strategies include sourcing diverse candidate pools, evaluating candidates, creating a positive candidate experience and providing guidance and consultation to hiring managers throughout the sourcing and recruitment process.UA HR has an outstanding opportunity open for an Interim Recruiting PartnerDuties and ResponsibilitiesAs a member of the Advancement Human Resources team, the Interim Recruiting Partner will work closely with the Recruitment team, led by the Director for Human Resources, as well as other functional teams within Advancement Operations, to provide seamless service to UA units.SourcingSource active and passive candidates though creative and strategic methods including but not limited to employee referrals, networking, networking events, and advanced search tools to ensure all recruitments are seeded with highly qualified, diverse candidates.Conduct research to deepen understanding of other advancement and fundraising organizations, while maintaining a network of industry contacts.Develop and execute innovative, effective, and efficient recruitment strategies needed to acquire top talent. Build relationships with student programs on campus, including but not limited to the Career Center, the Student Calling Program, the Ethnic Cultural Center, Campus Job Fairs and the Q Center, to diversify and expand candidate pools. Continue to hone strategies to spread the word about the field of advancement.Conduct informational interviews with inquiring candidates. Maintain a bank of potential candidates to ensure a diverse pool of applicants. Match qualified candidates with hiring managers throughout UA, including both permanent and temporary vacancies.RecruitingEstablish and maintain positive relationships with hiring managers to create and manage recruitment plans.Provide guidance and consultation to hiring managers throughout the sourcing and recruitment process.Advise hiring managers throughout the recruiting process. Provide training to hiring managers, conduct screening interviews, administer and evaluate candidates during the application process.Conduct regular follow-up meetings with hiring managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.Policies, Procedures and AdministrationIn collaboration with the Director and Associate Director, develop and implement UA HR recruiting policies and procedures.Manage and maintain UA HR metrics and tracking systems. Evaluate organizational practices in compliance with laws, rules and policies. Develop personnel recommendations in compliance with regulatory requirements while meeting UA operational needs. Interpret, analyze and disseminate rules, procedures, and policies; identify needs for policy or procedure development and clarification; write guidelines, procedures and policies as necessary. Prepare appropriate HR documents.Participate and assist in the development of HR metrics.Other DutiesIdentify and assist in the implementation of continuous process improvements.Manage special projects as required by the HR Director.Perform related duties as required.Other duties as assigned.Key CompetenciesCoreEffective communications: Expresses oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communication, i.e., verbal and written, one-on-one and group, etc.Interpersonal Awareness: Builds and maintains positive relationships and actively contributes as a member of working teams to achieve results.Professional Credibility: Takes responsibility for meeting goals, objectives, obligations, and solving problems while representing the mission, vision and values of the organization.Critical Thinking: Obtains, analyzes and evaluates information effectively in the face of ambiguity. Makes appropriate decisions based on relevant information and experience.Ethics and Trust: Models and upholds the values of candor, openness, inclusiveness and honesty despite internal and external pressures. Acts consistently with Washington State ethical guidelines and organizational core values and beliefs.Valuing Diversity & Inclusiveness: Respects, values and contributes to the UW's commitment to inclusiveness and diversity.
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.