Overview

POSITION SUMMARY

The Staffing Specialist supports the successful operations of the recruitment and staffing function for the California campus through managing the full cycle recruitment process for all assigned open positions. The Staffing Specialist works together with the Staffing team to ensure that all open positions are filled on an expedited basis by qualified candidates who will become valued members of the CIA Team.

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Manages the recruitment process for assigned open positions within the CIA’s organization, including positions at the California campus, and other campus locations as required. Conducts full cycle recruitment, including but not limited to the following:Prepares job descriptions and requisitions for open positions;
Posts open position advertisements in various venues;
Reviews applicant profiles to ensure they meet position minimum requirements;
Conducts phone and video screenings;
Conducts in person interviews;
Organizes and evaluates appropriate testing for candidates;
Obtains feedback from hiring managers and other interviewers;
Makes hiring decision in conjunction with hiring manager;
Prepares salary recommendation for the approval of the Director of Human Resources;
Conducts reference and background checks;
Prepares offer paperwork for successful applicants;
Schedules applicants for start date and makes arrangements for orientation; and
Completes all applicable paperwork to begin the hiring and on-boarding process.
Manages the data entered into the recruitment / applicant tracking system, including updates on all current open positions and screening status of applicants, and ensures all data is complete and accurate.
Performs audits of data in the recruitment / applicant tracking system to ensure accuracy and completeness. Prepares reports on recruitment activity and metrics, and disseminates on a regular basis.
Manages the on-boarding functionality in the Access HR system for employee new hires.
Provides back-up support to the recruitment function for student employees, including on-boarding new student employees.
Conducts research and provides recommendations to the Manager regarding the latest trends in recruitment, selection, staffing, advertisement / posting venues, talent management, recruitment metrics and other areas of interest.
Coordinates interview schedules for search committees and candidates, which may include booking facilities, making travel arrangements, disseminating invitations and assisting invitees.
Manages Human Resources special projects as assigned.
Provides backup reception and general phone coverage for the HR office.
Any and all other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Associate’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field, or significant work experience in lieu thereof.
Experience:

A minimum of 2 years of progressive Human Resources experience; one (1) of which must have been in recruitment or staffing capacity.
Experience with an internet-based applicant tracking system required.
Must have an advanced skill level in Microsoft Excel, and experience with developing reports.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree preferred
PHR preferred
Experience with the UltiPro HR system an asset.
REQUIRED SKILLS

Requires a high level of service responsiveness to internal customers and effective partnership with hiring managers and human resource colleagues.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment, and maintain collaborative relationships with all members of the human resource team.
Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in handling sensitive human resources issues with confidentiality and discretion.
Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills required. Must have demonstrated ability in organizational, time management, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
Must be adaptable, dependable, with the ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.
Must have a proven, consistent track record showing the ability to work with all levels within an organization.
Display a high level of energy and self-motivation.
Strong administrative experience with exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to organize the work of others.
Ability to take copious notes and transcribe / prepare documents on the fly.
Strong computer experience required which must include abilities to work effectively with MS Office suite products i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.May need to work weekends or evenings as required to complete or execute upon assigned projects.
WORKING CONDITIONS

May need to work weekends or evenings as required to complete or execute upon assigned projects.
Travel to other campus locations may be required.
At The Culinary Institute of America, it is important to us that we support our employees with a substantial and meaningful package of benefits.  We believe in supporting our employees with benefits to assist with work life balance.

Benefits are offered based on the position type and status. Benefits offered may include

At The Culinary Institute of America, it is important to us that we support our employees with a substantial and meaningful package of benefits.  We believe in supporting our employees with benefits to assist with work life balance.

Benefits are offered based on the position type and status. Benefits offered may include;

Medical and prescription drug plan
Dental plan, Vision plan
Insurance: Life, Home, Auto, even Pet!
Short – and long-term disability plans
Generous paid time off programs, including paid holidays
Retirement savings plan 403(b) with company contributions
Employee assistance program
Tuition assistance programs
And more!

About The Culinary Institute of America

The Culinary Institute of America is looking for diverse, talented, and passionate people whom embody our values of excellence, leadership, professionalism, ethics, and respect for diversity.  Here at the CIA, you will find a supportive workplace and tools to help you achieve professional and personal growth.  We offer a wide variety of career opportunities, all of which contribute to the CIA’s mission of providing the world’s best professional culinary education.  Our employees are essential to the fulfillment of this mission, lending their passion, professionalism, skills, and knowledge to help the CIA maintain its position as the world’s premiere culinary college.