The Recruiter will partner with hiring managers and search committees university-wide to attract talent to Montclair State University and fill critical and high level positions. He/she will ensure the day to day recruitment needs of the University are being met.
**NOTE** This is a Part-Time position with a minimum of 15-20 hours per week. Responsibilities:
Manage the full cycle recruitment process (source, interview, schedule, reference check, offer, etc.)
Develop the appropriate recruitment strategy in order to source and attract qualified candidates to meet the hiring needs of the departments
Partner with university leaders and search committees by consulting and providing guidance throughout the entire life cycle of the recruitment and hiring process
Source and research passive candidates via online searches, networks, forums and other creative techniques to attract talent
Partner with Classification and Compensation to determine the appropriate salary range for the positions
Schedule and conduct interviews to identify top qualified candidates (phone, on-site and Skype)
Coordinate travel arrangement for candidate interviews, where necessary
Create job postings using the iCIMS Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and update and track job/candidate status
Assist and make recommendations to enhance job descriptions to attract talent
Advertise job postings on appropriate websites (MSU, HigherEdJobs, LinkedIn, etc.) and make recommendations on other niche sites
Partner with colleagues within Human Resources to ensure a smooth on-boarding experience for new hires with respect to new employee orientation, benefits, payroll, etc.
Conduct reference checks and submit background checks to third party vendor
Complete/generate EEO reports to ensure compliance with Affirmative Action federal/state laws and regulations, where appropriate
Perform other duties as assigned, including special projects
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 3-5 years of talent acquisition experience that demonstrates a progressive and pro-active approach to the recruitment of talent
Strong negotiation and candidate closing skills
Experience with application of modern methodologies such as use of social media to attract/source high quality talent and an Applicant Tracking System (ATS); experience with Workday is a plus
Self-starter with a strong work ethic and team first mentality
Strong communicator with the ability to influence and persuade across all levels, exercising a high degree of confidentiality, professionalism, poise and tact to accomplish objectives
Must have strong organizational skills, high level of attention to detail and excellent follow through
Ability to think outside of the box from traditional recruitment strategies
Demonstrated commitment to the value of diversity and inclusion and knowledge of Affirmative Action and OFCCP regulations
Ability to translate experience to the higher education environment
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe principle functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
Internal Number: V-1372
About Montclair State University
With a proud history and a vibrant future, Montclair State University is one of New Jersey’s most diverse and dynamic institutions of higher education. One of four public research institutions in the state, Montclair State is designated a Research Doctoral 3 University by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.
Located 12 miles west of New York City on a 252-acre suburban campus which boasts modern, state-of-the-art facilities complemented by green spaces, public plazas and striking Spanish Mission architecture, the University offers a comprehensive undergraduate curriculum with a global focus; a broad variety of superior graduate programs through the doctoral level; and a highly productive, dedicated and diverse faculty and student body.
The University’s 10 colleges and schools offer more than 300 undergraduate and graduate majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs, and with more than 120 student organizations and 18 NCAA Division III athletic teams for men and women, Montclair State offers its students a comprehensive college experience.
Montclair State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution with a strong commitment to diversity. Additional information can be found on the MSU website at montclair.edu