Ref No.: 18-08383
Location: Philadephia, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 2 Years
Start Date: 08/06/2018
Position Description Under general supervision, fulfills the Authority’s staffing needs by strategically sourcing job postings, coordinating and conducting interviews, evaluating applicants, and making hiring recommendations to hiring managers; executes retention programs and processes personnel related transactions; and performs other related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class; employees may be assigned duties which are not listed below; reasonable accommodations will be made as required. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement and is subject to change at any time by the employer. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: • Determine appropriate sourcing methods including print ads, Internet, employment agencies, colleges, recruitment agencies, job fair, etc.; • Screens applicants for assigned job postings; coordinates the scheduling of interviews among hiring panel; assertively guides the interview process to ensure integrity throughout; • Provides hiring recommendation based on interview discovery and suitability for position; • Complies with and ensures other Authority employees compiles with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices, laws and regulations, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Title VII, Age in Employment Discrimination Act, Americans with Disability Act, etc., as well as Personnel Policies and applicable sections of the Union Agreements; • Maintains contact with potential candidates throughout process; • Enters applicant information into the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) accurately and timely; initiates and executes entire hiring process from need identification through hire; • Conducts new hire orientation process; presents information on organizational structure, culture, and policies; facilitates the complete and accurate completion of all new-hire paperwork and retention in appropriate location; • Coordinates alternative staffing methods with Unions where partnering agreements exist; • Processes personnel related transactions in the HRIS, including, but not limited to, promotions, demotions, and transfers; • Prepares reports on employment activities and task progress; • Communicates and disseminates information to management and staff on operational and organizational policy and procedures related to the employment process; • Stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the fields of recruitment, retention, and employment; • Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues and PHA information; AND • Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Skills Required Required Knowledge of: • PHA organization, operations, policies and procedures; HR Manual and Union Contracts. • HUD Regulations; Standard Operating Procedures. • Theory, principles and practices of contemporary recruiting organizations. • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment, including business correspondence, record-keeping systems and office equipment. • Federal and state employment law governing human resources recruiting efforts for a public sector organization. • Professional phone etiquette protocol. Required Skill in: • Assuring compliance with regulations and collective bargaining agreements governing human resources operations. • Effective interviewing techniques. • Exercising diplomacy, tact, and good judgment consistently. • Interacting with people of different social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds. • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with applicants, sourcing partners, co-workers, management, union representatives, employees and the general public. • Operating a personal computer utilizing standard and specialized software. • Effective verbal and written communication. LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: • Possession of a valid Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Driver's License may be required. • Training or certification as a PHR/SPHR is preferred.
Skills Preferred
Experience Required At least 2 years of previous related Recruiting experience.
Experience Preferred
Education Required Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Administration or a related field
Education Preferred
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