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Specialist, Student Recruitment

Company: American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Title: - Specialist, People Strategy/HRUnit/Department: -Leadership and Operations/People Strategy - HRFLSA Status: - Full-time, ExemptLocation: - This position is located onsite at the APTA headquarters in Alexandria, VA.About APTADo you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?Then you want to work for APTA!APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 150 employees support the association's mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society.Located in Alexandria, Virginia, APTA has outstanding employee benefits, including flexible work schedules, generous retirement contributions, and travel subsidies for employees who choose public and active transportation.SummaryReporting to the Senior Director of People Strategy/HR, this position will be the lead HR staff for general support for association staff. - The successful candidate will have at least 5 years of HR experience in recruitment, onboarding, HR technology, and HR administrative operations. Implements strategies to support organizational priorities with focus on departmental contributions for Association. Prepares for approval compliance requirements and documents and seeks out opportunities for continuous quality improvement in department activities. Is an effective champion of the Association vision, mission and brand.Essential Functions

  • Serve as lead admin for operations for the department
  • Serve as a liaison to staff for general HR information (employee manual, etc.) ensuring smooth communication with employees and timely resolution to their queries
  • Maintain working knowledge of Association's policy and procedures
  • Maintain HR calendar
  • Maintain agendas for team meetings
  • Update and maintain HR records
  • Process invoices in finance system
  • Process monthly credit card statements
  • Update/maintain forms (professional development, gym membership, etc.)
  • Order Business cards
  • Post and manage job postings
  • Coordinate and manage all interview scheduling (from initial to final)
  • Coordinate and manage new hire onboarding: scheduling of orientations/training sessions
  • Coordinate services (Facilities, IT) for new hires and temps
  • Participate in interviews
  • Support and coordinate activities to increase employee engagement
  • Become familiar with and able to respond to employee questions regarding APTA's policies and procedures
  • Recommend updates to, or new, policies
  • Recommend and implement improvements to organization-wide processes
  • Maintain/update HRIS system with changes (staff, documents, job postings, etc.)
  • Demonstrate willingness to grow in the HR profession
  • Participate in professional development opportunities to improve knowledge of HR and employment law (ADA; FLSA; FMLA; DOL policies, etc.)Staff Expectations
    • Upholds and fosters team values
    • Complies with all APTA policies and procedures
    • Performs other duties as assigned to foster the achievement of association priorities Qualifications
      • Associate degree in HR or a related field; bachelor's degree preferred
      • Minimum of 5 years' working experience in a progressive HR role
      • HR professional certification (SHRM-CP, PHR) preferred
      • Must be able to handle confidential information with discretion
      • Strong communication skills - written and verbal
      • Strong interpersonal skills
      • Must work well in a team environment
      • Strong organizational, time management skills, and attention to detail
      • Project management skills a plus
      • Working knowledge of database systems and common HR applications
      • HRIS experience preferred; Paycom a plus
      • Working knowledge of employment law and an active interest in continuing education of sameTravel RequirementsNoneHow To ApplyPlease send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, when applying.Principals only; no agencies; no phone calls, please. Candidates selected to participate in an interview will be contacted by Human Resources.The American Physical Therapy Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.APTA participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information, please visit is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff community.PandoLogic. Category:Healthcare, Keywords:Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA), Location:Alexandria, VA-22305

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