24 days old

Employment Consultant Senior

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Employment Consultant Senior
Requisition Number RE32309
Working Title
Department Name 3J540:Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

4 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
The essential job functions of this position require you to: communicate and build working relationships with staff, faculty and candidates from diverse backgrounds; abide by University guidelines; maintain confidentiality; prioritize and manage work effectively; provide exceptional customer service and positively represent the university; ensure work is detailed, accurate and completed in a timely manner; perform work in a sedentary position; interact with individuals from various levels throughout the university and work successfully in a team as well as independently.
Typically Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; additional hours may be required based on departmental needs.
Job Summary
The Employment Consultant Senior provides leadership, consultation, and a high-level of customer service to support staff hiring efforts within UK HealthCare. The primary responsibilities include:
Supervision – Supervise Employment Consultants and Employment Specialists who support UK HealthCare’s hiring efforts. This will include hiring, coaching, and performance management.

Consulting – Serve as the lead hiring and selection consultant for UK HealthCare. Proactively build and maintain strong working relationships with hiring departments to provide resources and tools to support recruitment and selection. This can include coaching, training, developing search specific resources, and recommending hiring best practices. Partner with hiring officials and UK HealthCare leadership to assist in meeting the University’s strategic plan and diversity goals. Lead trainings on general hiring principles, unconscious bias, and other selection best practices.

Service Development and Organizational Improvement – Contribute to the continuous improvement of the department’s services by actively leading projects and work groups. Focus on process improvements in both department and University hiring processes.

Customer Service – Provide exceptional customer service directly to hiring officials to support staff posting and hiring processes. Ensure overall turnaround times are meeting customer expectations. Use resources to problem solve all escalated issues and seek to eliminate any and all hiring barriers for the hiring department and applicants.

Compliance – Collaborate with appropriate employment team members and hiring departments to ensure all posting and selection requirements are adhered to as outlined by University policies and procedures, relevant state and federal employment laws, and department standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate must have the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships, effectively influence, coach and train hiring departments and provide leadership and problem solving. This individual must possess professional knowledge of hiring and selection techniques and quickly be able to gain an understanding of the business operations of distinct units of the University. The successful individual will deliver superior customer service focus, have excellent communication skills (written and verbal), attention to detail, planning and organization, information monitoring and analysis and presentation skills. We are seeking a collaborative, innovate individual with a strong respect for diversity and high emotional intelligence which are all keys to success in this position.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field. Prefer several years of experience and a proven track record in hiring and selection coaching and/or consultation. Experience with Targeted Selection is a plus.
Deadline to Apply 06/26/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-10

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