Amherst College invites applications for the Director of Recruitment & Onboarding position. The Director of Recruitment & Onboarding is a full-time, exempt, year round position, job group and level SM-4. Amherst College has profoundly transformed its student body in terms of socioeconomic status, ethnicity, and nationality, among other areas. Today, nearly one-quarter of Amherst's students are Pell Grant recipients; 45 percent of our studentsidentify as domestic students of color. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
Under the direction of the Chief Human Resources Officer, the Director of Recruitment & Onboarding is responsible for the leadership, strategic initiatives, management, and compliance aspects of our recruitment and onboarding programs, policies, procedures and practices. The incumbent is responsible for designing and implementing a recruitment and onboarding strategy that emphasizes the candidate and employee experiences, promotes diversity and inclusion, strengthens the recruiting and onboarding model, supports retention, and promotes the College as an employer of choice.The Director of Recruitment & Onboarding is an active participant in the College's efforts to support a diverse workforce and to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.
Summary of Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Strategy Development and Implementation - Design and implement a recruitment and onboarding strategy that emphasizes the candidate and employee experiences, promotes diversity and inclusion, strengthens the recruiting and onboarding model, supports retention, and promotes the College as an employer of choice. Develop and implement a marketing campaign that communicates a compelling message about what differentiates Amherst as an employer, and capitalizes on best practices and new media tools. Collaborate with key stakeholders across campus, particularly search committees, to develop and deliver effective recruitment and onboarding strategies and services.
Program Management and Operations - Manage the execution of the full cycle recruitment and onboarding processes. Develop and implement procedures for job evaluation and oversee the creation and maintenance of our job description database. Oversee immigration compliance, serve as a consultant and provide training in a variety subjects, develop the framework and conduct/oversee stay and exit interview and design, evaluate, and recommend recruitment and onboarding changes and enhancements based on the needs of the College and regulatory compliance.
Bachelor's Degree, 5 -10 years of direct experience with recruitment and onboarding
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically
Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal, customer service, time management, and project management skills
Experience with HRIS systems, including data input and management
Knowledge and familiarity with employment laws and regulations
Proven success record implementing and managing recruitment and onboarding programsand experience developing and executing recruiting marketing and branding strategies
Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace
PHR or SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification preferred
Interestedcandidates are asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information (email and/or telephone numbers) for three professional references. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. ABOUT AMHERST COLLEGE Amherst College, one of the premier liberal arts colleges in the nation, is located in Amherst, Massachusetts, a town of approximately 35,000 residents in the western part of the state. The college's community is composed of about1,800 students from 48 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and 54 countries around the world, and about 1,000 staff and faculty. The college's scenic 1,000-acre campus includes a 500-acre wildlife sanctuary and the Book & Plow Farm ; three museums: Emily Dickinson Museum , Beneski Museum of Natural History and Mead Art Museum ; and multiple educational and cultural venues and resources through the Five College Consortium. The town of Amherst offers an amazing variety of coffee shops, restaurants and entertainment, and a very active outdoor life. Our vibrant campus, diverse community and beautiful surrounding, makes Amherst College and the Town of Amherst the perfect place to work, learn and live!
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About Amherst College
Amherst College is a private liberal arts college located in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Amherst is an exclusively undergraduate four-year institution and enrolled 1,800 students in the fall of 2013.