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Human Resources Position Open

    May 2, 2023

    The University of Virginia’s College at Wise invites applications for an HR Recruitment Specialist, R0047138 in the Office of Human Resources.  Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, this position will primarily support the department in its faculty and staff recruiting efforts.  Duties include creating job requisitions in the HR system; placing employment ads in appropriate sources; ensuring the maintenance of accurate and concise records and reports concerning all phases of the recruitment process; scheduling and participating in faculty and staff interviews; meeting with search committees; participating in the department’s onboarding process; and other duties as assigned.

    A Bachelor’s degree is required, along with experience working in one or more human resource areas, preferably employee recruitment.  Bachelor's degree with at least two years of exempt-level experience, or a Master's degree with at least one year of exempt-level experience. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and organizational skills; the ability to provide exceptional customer service; and the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality. This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

    To apply, please visit and complete the online application process and include cover letter and three references with contact information.   
    Employee fulfills duties as a “responsible employee” under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.  A Responsible employee includes any employee:  who has the authority to take action to redress sexual violence; who has been given the duty of reporting incidents of sexual violence or any other misconduct by students to the Title IX Coordinator or other appropriate school designee; or whom a student could reasonably believe has this authority or duty.

    UVA Wise is committed to helping the campus community provide for their own safety and security.  The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report containing information on campus security and personal safety, including alerts, fire safety, crime prevention tips, and crime statistics is available at  A copy is available upon request by calling 276-328-0190 or 276-376-3451.

    UVA Wise is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, military status, and family medical or genetic information. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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