UW Human Resources (UWHR) strives to ensure that the University of Washington’s reputation as an employer parallels its reputation as a world-class university, allowing for individuals to achieve their full potential. We believe that every position at UW plays an important role in helping the University achieve its goals and that every employee brings unique value.
Total Talent Management, a unit of UW Human Resources, has an outstanding full time opportunity for a Human Resource Consultant Assistant 2.
Under general supervision, the HRCA2 independently performs a variety of paraprofessional work in human resources, managing temporary employment and supporting Recruiting and Staffing in Total Talent Management. The HRCA2 applies specialized knowledge and uses independent judgment in resolving problems and interpreting and applying established rules, policies, regulations or procedures; and reviews the accuracy of records, exercises decision-making authority and initiates corrections within established guidelines.
Serves as the in-house expert on “all things” temporary. Reviews and classifies position requisitions for all temporary/hourly, fixed duration and professional staff temporary appointments. Reviews requisitions for completeness and accuracy to include:
Appointment length and hours worked per week
Eligibility for employment based on other appointments
Eligibility for employment based on citizenship and criminal history
Candidate meets minimum qualifications
Background checks if required
Explains, interprets and consults with departments on complying with state and University of Washington policy and procedures regarding temporary appointments.
Develops process improvements for temporary appointment procedures and communicates to clients and Operations Unit personnel.
Conducts training and education to clients related to temporary employment process and procedures.
Reviews and ensures accuracy and completeness of related Human Resource documents such as new hire and temporary employment forms.
Determines applicability of background checks on a position-specific basis, and runs checks when required.
Uses excellent writing skills to draft position announcements and post vacancies using UW's applicant tracking system, UWHires.
Assists candidates through email, phone or in person with creation, revision and access of candidate profiles through the UWHires system.
Reviews candidate qualifications and refers eligible candidates to the Hiring Manager.
General Employment Program Support:
Apply knowledge of federal and state law, and regulations as well as provide routine interpretation of bargaining unit contracts, Washington Administrative Code (WAC), and UW policy as these relate to employment/re-employment issues.
Advise managers and Human Resources staff on the legislative and regulatory requirements of the recruitment and selection process.
Provide proactive employment problem prevention through departmental consultation, counseling, and by conducting training through Training and Development courses regarding employment and information sessions.
Frequently handle sensitive and confidential information, ensuring confidentiality of materials.
Participate in special projects, committees, and task forces.
Manage the filing and retention of confidential documents and information.
Participates in employment/recruitment activities including representing the UW in job fairs and other outreach activities.
Four years of office experience including two years of experience in a human resource or related setting OR Equivalent education/experience.
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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.