Employment & Training Specialist
We have an amazing opportunity for an HR pro to facilitate the recruiting, onboarding and training of our future talented and passionate employees. If you enjoy the thrill of high-volume recruiting and are as passionate about the oceans as we are, this opportunity may be for you. Where else can you see little blue penguins or watch sea lions frolicking on your way to a meeting? Our Recruiter plays an integral role in attracting top talent to support our mission and fulfills the following responsibilities: 1. Work closely with hiring managers to understand recruitment needs. Develop customized recruitment strategies in response to departmental needs that include proactive and creative outreach utilizing internal and external markets, social media and other recruitment resources. 2. Post/communicate open positions. Utilize applicant tracking system to review and manage applications. Conduct screening interviews and identify top candidates. Serve as liaison to candidates, communicating status updates regularly. 3. Provide advice and recommendations to hiring managers; guide them through the hiring process and provide coaching on interview techniques and related legal requirements. Guide managers in evaluating finalists and selecting the most qualified candidate(s). 4. Review and streamline, as needed, all NEAq recruiting, hiring and on-boarding practices and processes. Ensure effective use of technology and compliance with related employment laws. 5. Track, analyze and report affirmative action data. Update Affirmative Action Plan using and establish goals annually. Communicate plan, goals and analysis to managers and facilitate goal achievement. 6. Conduct the new hire orientation program and work with hiring managers to facilitate the on-boarding process. 7. Assist with customer service, Sexual Harassment Prevention and other supervisory training programs. 8. Serve on the Diversity Council. Implement diversity initiatives that support affirmative action hiring goals and other projects related to creating and maintaining an inclusive work environment. 9. Serve on the Engagement Committee; play an active role in committee initiatives geared towards ensuring high standards of visitor and staff engagement at NEAq. Assist with planning and facilitating Engagement Committee training initiatives and staff events. 10. Conduct exit interviews. Collect data and follow up with managers to create remediation plans as needed. 11. Collaborate with members of the human resources team to provide a high level of service to staff and managers and assist with other HR generalist responsibilities including, but not limited to, employee recognition, communication and resolution of employee relations issues.
Minimum Training and Experience
A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years of experience in a high volume, full life cycle recruitment function required. Experience in a Human Resources department, exposure to generalist duties and experience conduction training programs required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities ·Strong working knowledge of applicable Federal and state employment laws and Human Resources best practices related to staffing, employee relations, affirmative action and training. ·A commitment to providing a high level of service to all stakeholders, demonstrating approachability and openness. ·Proven success in building engaging working relationships through trust, collaboration, and direct communication. ·Ability to communicate clear and concise information to employees at all levels of the organization in verbal, written, electronic, and other communication formats. ·Capable of prioritizing work duties for maximum efficiency and working independently to maintain service levels. ·Proven ability to source and attract diverse talent. Knowledgeable about affirmative action requirements and plans preferred. ·A high level of initiative and creativity, as well as intuitive problem solving skills. ·Ability to effectively manage projects from beginning to end. ·Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Applicant Tracking Systems and HRIS.
Opportunities like this don’t come along every day so check out all the details on our website and apply online today! http://neaq.applicantpro.com/jobs/
New England Aquarium is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer as defined by the EEOC.
September 01, 2015
high 40s to low 50s range