Strategic Recruitment Specialist

Strategic internal recruitment role, Wide range of employee benefits available, Support high profile senior recruitment.

(HE07) $89,399 to $99,987 per annum plus an employer contribution of 9.5% superannuation will apply

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed term position available immediately for 12 months.

As a result of increased recruitment activity within the University, we require a fixed-term Strategic Recruitment Specialist to work closely with senior managers to identify and attract high performing individuals to the University of Adelaide.

Using your previous high touch candidate management and recruitment experience, you will proactively manage and drive all aspects of the recruitment life cycle including working with external providers, facilitating candidate and stakeholder meetings and contract term negotiations.

This role plays a key part in our customer focused Senior Appointments team and you will work closely with colleagues who are also supporting high profile senior recruitment in the University. You will develop and maintain credible working relationships across the University at all levels, modelling a professional and responsive, performance driven culture. You will also play an important part in the development of a talent pipelining strategy to underpin future recruitment and will support the delivery of HR Process improvements including the fostering of innovative approaches to recruitment service delivery.

To be successful you will need:

  • Demonstrated high-level interpersonal skills to enable effective communication with and negotiation across a large complex organisation with a diverse range of academic clients, and in particular current and potential senior staff.
  • High-level written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact with senior staff in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Proven ability to build relationships and a commitment to and, demonstrated experience in, providing excellent customer service.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks against competing demands and to effectively manage priorities.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaboration - offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging: high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

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Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Application close 11.55pm, 1 April 2021.

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


22/03/2021 $0 Adelaide 1 Human Resources & Recruitment
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