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Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Coordinator

George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Salary commensurate with experience and educational background
Closing date
Nov 15, 2022

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Talent Acquisition and Human Resources CoordinatorThe George Mason University Libraries' Administration Office invites applications for the position of Talent Acquisition and Human Resources Coordinator.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:Under the general supervision of the Libraries' Human Resources Officer the Talent Acquisition/HR Coordinator assists with liaison responsibilities to the University's Office of Human Resources & Payroll, and provides Human Resources support to the University Libraries in a variety of complex, on-going activities, special projects, services and outreach initiatives. Coordinates with and supports to the Human Resources Officer, the Assistant Dean for Administration, and the Dean of Libraries and University Librarian across a broad span of personnel and compensation activities encompassing all categories of employees in the University Libraries. Responsibilities:Responsibility for Classified staff searches, hiring and onboarding processes; assisting with Professional and Administrative faculty searches; responsibility for Wage employee hiring (student and non-student); performing employee separation/termination processes; and assisting with related personnel activities of the Libraries organization.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Applicants should bring the following knowledge, skills, and abilities to this position:Working knowledge of State and University human resource policies/procedures for recruiting, hiring and compensation;Advanced computer skills in Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Office 365, Internet and e-mail;Demonstrated communication skills, both written and oral;Demonstrated project management experience;Experience with applicant tracking systems PeopleSoft, Handshake, PeopleAdmin;Experience with HRIS employee management systems;Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills, including ability to manage and train employees;Ability to manage multiple projects with competing priorities, meet deadlines, and exercise good judgment;Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with job applicants, Administrative and Professional faculty, Classified staff, graduate and undergraduate students, and other members of the University Community;Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills; andAbility to work both independently and as part of a team and understand own work and its impact on the work of the University Libraries as a university unit.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent combination of related education and human resources experience; andSome (generally 2+ years) minimum experience in a people oriented position.Preferred Qualifications:Experience interacting in an academic environment with a diverse clientele; andExperience in administrative support to include Human Resources and Compensation experience.The George Mason University library system, comprised of a large central library and three other distinctive libraries, is located on three campuses in the Northern Virginia-metropolitan Washington, D.C., region. One of Virginia's leading academic research libraries, Mason Libraries continues to gain steadily in national stature as it transforms in all areas that are key to a 21st century research library-innovative technologies and services, expert library faculty and skilled staff members, growing collections, publishing, modern facilities, and transformational partnerships. Visit us at for more information.

For full consideration, applicants must apply at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Review of applications will start on October 5, 2022.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.


George Mason University is a university with three campuses, each with a distinctive academic focus that plays a critical role in the economy of its region. At each campus, students, faculty, and staff have full access to all the university's resources, while duplication of programs and support services is minimized through the use of technology. In addition to the main campus in Fairfax, the university has campuses in Arlington and Prince William Counties.

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