HR Talent Assistant/HR Assistant

University of the District of Columbia - Washington, DC

Number of Vacancies: 1
Area of Consideration: Open to the Public
Position Status: Full-Time, Regular
Pay Plan, Series & Grade: DS0058/9
Salary Range: $20.95 - $25.80 hourly
Closing Date: September 20, 2019
Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave. N.W. Washington D.C. 20008
Brief Description of Duties
The HR Talent Assistant/HR Assistant assists with developing, recommending, establishing, administering, and communicating Talent Management programs and procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Administers and coordinates staffing and recruitment activities utilizing the Applicant Tracking System and other technology.
  • Assists in the University's recruitment and placement services. Answers questions relating to appointments, processes and status of job openings and positions.
  • Posts new job openings and attends community and/or diversity organizations, colleges, and local employment driven events and job fairs for presentations, recruiting and promoting our employer brand.
  • Assists with day-to-day human resources transactions and tasks.
  • Under guidance, refers suitable candidates to managers for consideration. May conduct phone screens and reference checks.
  • May lead recruitment and selection efforts and refer suitable candidates for job level appropriate positions.
  • May assist with processing new hire actions and answering inquiries from managers and employees pertaining to HR transactions.
  • Participates and interfaces with classification/compensation to track new and revised positions.
  • Prepares new employee paper work, sets up official employee HR files, coordinates new employee orientation and participates in orienting new employees.
  • Completes I-9 employment eligibility through e-Verify and background checks.
  • Assists with conducting research and verifies records and processes service computation date reports.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Certifies and prepares employment verification forms.
Minimum Job Requirements
  • High School diploma required; Associate's degree preferred.
  • At least three (3) years of progressively responsible staffing or human resources experience or any equivalent combination of experience and education and/or training.
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking and HR Information Systems highly desired.
Information to Applicant
Collective Bargaining Unit (Union): This position is not part of the collective bargaining unit.
Employment Benefits: Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation) and sick leave and will be covered under the University of the District of Columbia' s retirement plan (TIAA).
Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived actual race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, marital status, personal appearance, genetic information, familial status, source of income, status as a victim of an intrafamily offense, place of residence or business, or status as a covered veteran, as provided for and to the extent required by District and Federal statutes and regulations. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veterans preference must submit official proof at the time of application.
Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This position is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).
Residency Preference: The Residency Preference Amendment Act of 1988, D.C. Law 7-203, created a system in which provides that any applicant for employment in the Career or Educational Services who is a bona fide resident of the District of Columbia may claim a residency reference at the time of application. An applicant selected for an appointment based on District residency will be required to submit no less than eight (8) proofs of bona fide District residency. Bona fide District residency must be maintained from the date of appointment to the position for seven (7) consecutive years. Failure to maintain bona fide District residency for the (7) year period will result in forfeiture of employment.
Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.
Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a "satisfactory background investigation" is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.
Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University's EO Policy Statement, please visit: opportunity/.