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Job Summary

The Employment Manager is a vital member of the Human Resources team responsible for managing the end-to-end recruitment and selection process to ensure the organization attracts, hires, and retains qualified and diverse talent. The manager oversees the hiring and employment procedures for all staff, faculty and student employees. This role involves coordinating recruitment efforts, fostering positive candidate experiences, and maintaining compliance with employment laws and regulations as well as reporting data to the department of labor and administering the conflict-of-interest annual process.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepares and preserves personnel records, organizational charts, accident records, training records, and other human resources data.
  • Work is distinguished from Human Resources Coordinator in that the Specialist is capable of handling more complex aspects of Human Resources Coordinator duties; the Human Resources Specialist requires more in-depth knowledge of personnel programs, company policies, and administrative procedures.
  • Capable of executing at least one of the complex aspects of company human resources programs (Including but not limited to:  salary and benefit administration, recruitment and placement, employee development, employee relations and services, equal employment opportunity, labor relations, etc.)
  • Fills out forms and/or verifies information on forms submitted by employees.
  • Identifies needs for modification or changes in personnel administration.
  • May research, analyze, and integrate data to provide information on human resources programs.
  •  Interview and hire new student clerks as needed.
  • Manages direct report, the Student Employment Specialist and team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Recruitment Strategy:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment strategy to meet the organization's staffing needs.
  • Collaborate with department managers/deans to understand their hiring requirements and establish recruitment plans.
  • Maintain and post job descriptions using the Workday HRIS system.

Job Postings and Advertising:

  • Create compelling job postings and advertisements to attract qualified candidates.
  • Utilize various channels, including job boards, social media, and professional networks, to reach potential candidates.

Candidate Sourcing:

  • Proactively source candidates through networking, talent databases, and partnerships with educational institutions.
  • Build and maintain a diverse candidate pipeline to support current and future hiring needs.

Screening and Selection:

  • Review resumes and applications to identify qualified candidates.
  • Conduct initial interviews, assess candidate qualifications, and recommend shortlists to hiring managers.

Interview Coordination:

  • Schedule and coordinate interviews between candidates and hiring teams as needed.
  • Ensure interviewers are trained in proper interviewing techniques and compliance and maintain interview committee standards.

Candidate Experience:

  • Provide a positive and professional experience for candidates throughout the recruitment process.
  • Communicate with candidates, keeping them informed about the status of their application.

Offer Management:

  • Prepare and extend employment offers to selected candidates.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to negotiate compensation and terms of employment.

Compliance and Documentation:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Ensure that recruitment processes comply with legal requirements and company policies.
  • Keep accurate records of recruitment activities and maintain applicant tracking systems.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).

Work Experience

  • Proven experience in recruitment and talent acquisition, with a minimum of 3-5 years of related experience.
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws, regulations, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.
  • Proficiency in applicant tracking systems and HR software, experience with Workday is preferred.
  • Ability to learn new computer applications quickly and effectively.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with attention to details.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and departments.

Approximate starting salary: $65,000 – $71,000. The wage offered could be above or below range based on education and experience as it relates to the job description.

Physical Demands

Air-conditioned office environment with minimal physical effort required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

As an educational institution affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, BYU–Hawaii prefers to hire qualified members of the Church in good standing, as authorized under 41 C.F.R. § 60-1.5 (a)(6). To be eligible for employment, applicants who are members of the Church must hold and be worthy to hold a current temple recommend and receive a clearance from the Church’s Ecclesiastical Clearance Office. Job applicants must be able to meet these conditions to advance through the hiring process successfully. An expired temple recommend will prevent consideration for hire.

* More information may be requested as you progress through the recruiting process.