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Recruitment and Employment Specialist

BGSU Office of Human Resources
Bowling Green, OH Full-time
Posted on January 23, 2019

Office of Human Resources


Position Summary

The Employment Specialist supports the staff recruitment, screening, selection of qualified and diverse applicants and related processes for Human Resources.  In addition, the position plans and represents the University at recruitment fairs, and with potential BGSU employee candidates.


Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide operational and technical support for diversity planning and assessment reporting.  Assess the effectiveness of action-oriented programs designed to address under-utilization.  Assists in championing equal employment opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Use the applicant tracking system (HireTouch) to post open positions and manage the applicant flow process. Supports BGSU recruitment efforts by representing institution at job fairs, assists with electronic selection and placement of candidates.  Leverages online recruiting resources and collaborate to solve problems with online tracking system. Build strong relationships and act as a talent advisor for hiring managers and interviewers.  
  • Correspond and communicate with applicants to ensure timely receipt of information, answer questions and resolve issues relating to human resources topics, explain university policies and procedures, state or federal laws. Coordinate with HR team to successfully onboard new hires
  • Analyzes and screens internal and external candidates (e.g. maintain qualified applicant pools, review and evaluate applications/resumes, and may conduct interviews and/or administer and scores tests). Develop metrics and assess key recruitment measures such as time to fill, source of hire, applicants per opening, etc. 
  • Implement focused and targeted staff recruitment activities as needed.  Collaborates and partners with a network of organizations (e.g. civic, social, professional, governmental) to assist in recruiting diverse and qualified staff
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations, policies, and best practices related to recruitment, hiring and employment. Perform other administrative duties as requested.
  • Manages the oversite of the I-9 process for the entire university and is the lead contact for the vendor and all university I-9 system users.  Develops and uses metrics to measure compliance with all aspects of the I-9 system and process

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer programs to include word processing, spreadsheet and database software
  • Online applicant tracking system
  • Federal and state laws pertaining to hiring and equal opportunity employment
  • Take initiative to plan, organization, and coordinator plans
  • Ability to research, develop, and interpret policies and procedures
  • Ability to handle multiple projects
  • Public speaking ability



Minimum Qualifications

Associates degree in Human Resource Management; Business Management; or related field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.  Successful candidate must have Associates degree conferred at time of application.

Also the following experience is required:

  • Two years of recruitment or staffing experience.

Preferred qualification

  • One year or experience with an electronic Applicant Tracking System 
  • One year of experience working with EEO regulations, diversity and inclusion.



Full-time administrative staff position.  Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Administrative pay grade 353. Full benefits package available.


Deadline to apply:   February 7, 2019


To Apply

For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.