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STEPS Staff Support Pre-Employment Screening Office

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title STEPS Staff Support Pre-Employment Screening Office
Requisition Number TE06505
Department Name 3J540:Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $12.50-$14.50
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
High School Diploma
Required Related Experience
3 years of customer service, clerical and administrative support.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
The essential job functions of this position require you to: communicate and work cooperatively with staff, faculty and applicants from diverse backgrounds; abide by University guidelines; maintain confidentiality; prioritize and manage work effectively; provide exceptional customer service; complete work with interruptions; ensure work is detailed, accurate and completed in a timely manner; perform work in a sedentary position, utilizing computer, keyboard, mouse and telephone the majority of the day; and work successfully in a team as well as independently.
Monday-Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm
Job Summary
This position is located in HR Employment’s Pre-Employment Screening office with primary functions that include, but not limited to: coordinating Pre-employment Drug Screens (PDS) and Pre-employment National Background Checks (PNBC) for prospective new hires and volunteers; accurately tracking all communications regarding PDS and PNBC; entering data into appropriate systems to process PDS and PNBC; completing I-9 forms for new hires; contacting University hiring officials to ensure the University is compliant with all HR policies and practices regarding the pre-employment process; communicating with background check vendor when clarification is required; and scheduling appointments to ensure compliance with UK HealthCare protocol.

Another major responsibility of this position is to provide excellent customer service to applicants, prospective new hires, and hiring managers by answering general HR questions as well as providing detailed information regarding the University’s pre-employment screening requirements via phone, email and face-to-face interactions.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
MS Office (Excel Word, Outlook), data entry, SAP, Applicant Tracking Systems
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience in working within a Human Resources Department specifically coordinating pre-employment screening requests. High value in customer service and ability to articulate complex instructions to phone and walk-in customers.
Deadline to Apply 05/29/2022
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: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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Lexington, KY 40507

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