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Recruitment Specialist (Long-Term Temporary)

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Salary Range: 
$74,796.00 - $91,624.00 Annually
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Job Summary

Are you a dynamic HR professional looking for a new opportunity? Would you describe yourself as a candidate with outstanding communication skills and a creative problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment? If so, this opportunity might be what you’re looking for.

We are actively seeking an experienced Recruitment Specialist committed to supporting KCHA’s goals by championing its greatest asset – it’s people.
The Recruitment Specialist will:

Coordinate and support agency-wide recruitment efforts while working in a fast-paced environment; therefore, organization, resourcefulness, and a strategic mindset will be keys to success.

Have a high attention to detail and outstanding writing and editing skills.

Collaborate with hiring manager(s) to prepare and/or revise requisitions, position descriptions and/or job postings to identify position requirements for posting.

Demonstrate success in this role through proactive communication, teamwork and ownership of outcomes and work.

Enjoy working collaboratively with a charismatic team of HR professionals.

You will have the opportunity to work in a diverse organization committed to building an inclusive culture: one that values excellence, integrity, teamwork, trust, communication, and consistency. If you are a dedicated and enthusiastic HR professional who wants to work hard with a team who laughs a lot, strives to balance conflict and stress with grace and gratitude, and embraces change with open arms, this could be the job for you.  

If our team and this opportunity align with your goals, then we invite your application for this position.

This position is open until filled; however, to ensure consideration applications should be submitted by July 1, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.
King County Housing Authority (KCHA), an independent municipal organization is a high performing nationally recognized leader in affordable housing. To learn more about KCHA and our Mission visit this link.

Essential Functions

Develops job announcements, screens applications, and supports the Recruitment Team in all phases of the hiring process; provides information to employees and the public regarding recruitments.

Manages online applicant tracking and recruitment system to include end-user training, technology enhancements, and reporting recruitment metrics; serves as a subject matter expert for the Applicant Tracking System; troubleshoots user and applicant related customer service issues; sets-up and trains new users with the applicant tracking system.

Retrieves screening materials, prepares recruitment files, and tracks recruitment outcomes upon completion of recruitment process; archives materials according to applicable state retention policies.

Promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion through advertising positions with professional networks, targeted outreach, social media platforms, recruitment events, and partnerships with agencies and other community partners; assists in developing recruitment programs that attract a diverse applicant pool, to include representing at job fairs and networking events.

Builds strong partnerships with managers across the organization; proactively collaborates to assess needs, build plans, and advise on best practices.

Analyzes laws, rules, policies, and practices; assists in developing, evaluating, revising, and implementing recruitment policies and procedures.

Coordinates with temporary agencies and supervisors in the placement of temporary workers for short-term assignments; maintains communication with unions as required by collective bargaining agreement; coordinates seasonal landscaper placements.

Qualifications and Competencies

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree AND

Moderate experience in human resources including recruitment, selection and/or staffing OR

An equivalent combination of experience and education that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Understands technical aspects of the position and continuously builds knowledge, keeping up-to-date on the substantive and procedural aspects of the role and other related compliance areas.

Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), HRMS, and/or HRIS; NeoGov and/or Dayforce strongly preferred.

Clearly and effectively communicates both verbally and in writing by actively listening and sharing relevant information.

Ability to compose and prepare correspondence, assists in designing and producing technical information handouts; technical charts, tables, templates and forms; demonstrated proofreading and editing skills. 

Ability to interpret and explain complex or technical rules, regulations and/or policies and procedures. 

A self-starter who is result-oriented, resourceful, innovative, intellectually curious, and who takes initiative.

Experience utilizing database systems and performing data entry with a high level of accuracy and attention to detail while ensuring compliance with organization policy and state/federal law.

Creates, maintains, updates, enters and retrieves data records by utilizing MS Word, Outlook, SharePoint, and Excel programs and a specialized database system(s).  

Values diversity and possesses an understanding of multicultural and cultural competencies; ability to work effectively and positively with individuals of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

Excellent organizational skills including prioritizing, keeping track of information or work in progress, ensuring accuracy, and multi-tasking; ensures assignments are completed in a timely and effective manner.

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport quickly and authentically within a team and with employees at all levels of the organization.

 Ability to use tact, discretion, and diplomacy when dealing with sensitive or confidential information.

Special Requirements:

Consent to and pass required assessments.

Consent to and pass a criminal records background check.

Position Information and Application Process

Application Requirements:
To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

Complete the online application profile in its entirety.

Upload a cover letter that addresses how your experience and education qualifies you to perform the essential functions listed in the job announcement. (Cover Letter)

Upload a detailed résumé of all educational and professional experience. (Résumé)

Salary & Benefits:
The starting salary range for this position is $74,796.80 - $91,624.00 annually dependent on qualifications and professional experience. The complete salary range for this position is $74,796.80 - $108,452.48 annually. Performance based merit increase opportunities and Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA) are reviewed on an annual basis. A comprehensive health care benefits package for you and your dependents includes medical, dental and vision insurance, life and long-term disability insurance plans, vacation, sick and personal leave, tuition reimbursement, and retirement benefits are also available. For more details regarding KCHA comprehensive benefits, please visit our benefits page.

Work Environment:
After initial onboarding, this position will have the opportunity to work remotely in accordance with the KCHA's flexible work arrangements; however, remote work conditions will be reviewed on a regular basis based on business and program need. Employees must reside in Washington State and having the ability to report to the Central Office in Tukwila will be required. Some local and domestic travel may be required to support KCHA business needs.

Physical Requirements:
Incumbent(s) must be able to meet the physical requirements of the classification and have mobility, balance, coordination, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the functions performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of up to 25 pounds of force; work regularly requires sitting, speaking or hearing, using hands to finger, handle or feel and repetitive motions and occasionally requires standing, walking, reaching with hands and arms and pushing or pulling; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating motor vehicles or equipment and observing general surroundings and activities; work has no exposure to environmental conditions; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Equal Opportunity:
King County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

To Apply: 

Recruitment Specialist (Long-Term Temporary) | Job Details tab | Career Pages (governmentjobs.com)

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 15, 2024
Posting Expiration Date: 
Saturday, August 17, 2024
Job Location Details: 
Tukwila, WA
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