The Senior Human Resources (HR) Generalist and Recruiter is
responsible for successfully recruiting, retaining, and engaging
staff and faculty, with a focus on building organizational and
managerial capability and aligning HR objectives with University
goals. While overseeing the recruiting and search
process functions for all employees, this position's primary
responsibility will be to act as a project manager to the
recruitment and search process, including, but not limited to:
ensuring position approval; leading interactive and dynamic
recruitment, interviewing, selection, and onboarding processes; and
ensuring a search's compliance with applicable laws and policies to
further the mission and value of Carlow University and its
commitment to diversity and inclusion.
In this position the Senior HR Generalist and Recruiter will
also drive a positive work culture that promotes employee
engagement through creative partnering with administration, staff
and faculty; help interpret policies and procedures; as well as
cultivate internal and external relationships in support of the
University's and HR's recruitment, retention and engagement
Carlow University is a comprehensive Catholic University located
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1929 by the Sisters of
Mercy, Carlow is situated in a culturally rich and diverse urban
setting. Carlow is recognized for educating traditional students
and adult learners for a lifetime of ethical leadership and
- Oversees the
recruiting and search process for all employees from position
approval to recruiting, interviewing, selection, and onboarding, to
include: onboarding new hires, assisting with hiring paperwork, and
processing employment forms and HRIS documentation.
- Consults with
hiring managers on hiring needs, prepares job advertisements for
posting on internal and external job boards, and works with hiring
managers to recruit and screens candidates. Enters new hire
information into the payroll system for all staff and faculty.
- Prepares and
posts open positions on all standard sites, and other sites as
requested; researches and recommends additional sites for job
postings; and keeps metrics of number of applicants from paid job
posting sites and job posting sources of candidates interviewed and
- Assesses and
improves the search process, ensuring search compliance with
applicable laws and policies.
- Partners with
the Assistant Director of Equity and Inclusion to ensure the search
process is actively focused on recruiting a diverse candidate pool
and administering an equitable search process as well as includes
the Search Advocate program as a part of all active staff and
full-time faculty searches.
- Works closely
with the Director of Human Resources on recruitment strategies and
provides reports on active searches on a weekly basis, including
search status, timeline, diversity of candidate pool, and other
metrics as needed.
the onboarding process for all staff and faculty including, but not
limited to: background checks and pre-employment clearances and
testing, ID card privileges, preparation of offer letters,
coordinating: first day orientation, office setup, computer and
network setup, supervisor's role to ensure completion of the
orientation checklist, and conducting campus tours as needed.
creates, and edits University policies and procedures in
consultation with the Director of Human Resources
and reflects an understanding of and commitment to the mission and
core values of Carlow University and the Sisters of
- A Bachelor's
Degree in Human Resources or related field is required. At
least three (3) years of experience in human resources, preferably
in recruiting and/or talent management or some related field
required. Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience
- Demonstrated experience with full cycle recruitment and talent
- Demonstrated experience of partnering with departments and
employee and balancing the broader needs of an organization with
the needs of an employee or department.
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and follow
through to conclusion and exhibit sound judgment relating to
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and
- Computer literacy (e.g., Outlook, Microsoft Office, Excel) and
proficiency with web-based tools and research.
- Prior experience working in a college/university environment is
- Advanced degree in Human Resources or a related field or PHR
Certification is preferred.
- Knowledge of HRIS applications and online recruitment systems
Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest
standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with
integrity, treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward
the University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or
commitment, maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and
Send cover letter and resume to HR6@carlow.edu.
Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting
and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our