The HR Consultant provides consultation and coaching to hiring managers within assigned divisions/campuses, ensuring consistent application of policies, procedures and guidelines. The HR Consultant will partner with the hiring managers to build collegial working relationships while working towards a common goal of meeting business needs and maintaining compliance, as well as attracting and retaining a well-qualified, diverse workforce.Duties and Responsibilities
The HR Consultant will guide and assist hiring managers and interview committees with the colleges hiring process, relevant DHRM and VCCS policies, and applicable state and federal law. The incumbent will advise managers on the usage of NATS, NOVAs Applicant Tracking System (PeopleAdmin). The incumbent will successfully market NOVA to recruit a diverse, well-qualified applicant pool and ensure compliance with EEO/AA, DHRM, VCCS, and college policies in the advertisement, screening, referral, selection and hiring of staff. This position is also responsible for on-boarding new hires in SilkRoad and for facilitating the processing of all employment actions.Minimum Qualifications
Bachelors degree in human resource management, business or a related field, or an equivalent combination of applicable experience, training and/or education. Previous experience as an HR Generalist or Consultant or demonstrated level of responsibility comparable to a generalist or consultant.Preferred Qualifications
Post-baccalaureate Certificate or Masters degree in Human Resources.
Previous work experience in higher education and/or public sector is preferred.
Previous work experience in a fast paced, high volume environment with a decentralized customer base is highly desirable.
Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying the Virginia Department of Human Resources Management (DHRM) and/or VCCS policies and procedures and experience working with PeopleAdmin is a plus.
The ideal candidate has knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, compensation, negotiation, and personnel information systems; has knowledge of principles and procedures for providing customer service, including needs assessment, meeting quality standards for service and evaluation of customer satisfaction; and possesses knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resource modeling, leadership techniques and coordination of people and resources.
To be successful, the candidate must have demonstrated success in consulting and client management skills; be detail oriented and well organized; possess strong critical and analytical thinking skills, reading comprehension skills to understand and interpret written policies and procedures, highly effective communication skills; and the ability to perform work consistently with accuracy and close attention to detail.
Position requires proficiency in the usage of a PC, software applications, and standard office equipment; and adept knowledge of MS Office, HRIS systems, and Applicant Tracking systems.
The ability to research and resolve complex issues; articulate complex topics; prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; exercise discretion and ensure a high level of confidentiality; and the ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations with faculty, staff, students and the general public are key.
For consideration, please apply by March 12th.
Previous applicants need not apply.
The selected candidates offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealths
Statement of Economic Interest.
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