Daily Archives: March 7, 2016

New job openings at the Univ. of Memphis

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The University of Memphis invites applicants to visit our website to review & apply for our current open positions.

The University of Memphis, a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents System, is a metropolitan research University with six colleges and four professional schools. The University enrolls approximately 21,500 students, 4,700 in graduate programs. Our faculty and staff number approximately 2,500. The University consists of 237 structures totaling 6.2 million square feet on 1,606 acres at 8 locations.

Compensation for our positions is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Current vacancies include:

  • Locksmith II
  • Coordinator, Accounting
  • Custodian
  • Assistant Director, Residence Life Facility
  • Administrative Associate
  • Accountant III (Payroll Office)

For a complete list of current vacancies including job requirements and to apply for open positions, please visit https://workforum.memphis.edu/. For assistance, contact Human Resources at workforce@memphis.edu 

Applicants must apply on-line to officially be considered for any of these positions.

The University of Memphis, a TBR institution, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action University.  Appointments will be based on merit as it relates to position requirements without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, handicap or veteran status.

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Human Resources Recruiter – Goodwill Memphis


Memphis Goodwill is seeking a Fulltime Human Resources Recruiter! Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this and other amazing opportunities by visiting our Memphis Goodwill Website at http://www.goodwillmemphis.org.  Select Careers->Corporate Opportunities->Recruiter. Applicants MUST complete profile and attach resume. Select Careers->Corporate Opportunities->Recruiter. Applicants MUST complete profile and attach resume.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Human Resources; the Recruiter will be responsible for Recruitment, Talent Acquisition and Onboarding of Memphis Goodwill Team Members. Ideal candidates should have at minimum 3-5 years’ experience in high volume Recruitment and Talent Acquisition.


1. Conducts screening and selection actions from beginning to end. This includes but is not limited to posting, screening and interviewing candidates for open positions and referring the most qualified internal and/or external candidates to the hiring manager for interview. Keeps candidates and hiring managers updated on the hiring status
2. Performs all appropriate pre-employment background checks, schedules pre-employment drug screening, MVRs and education checks when applicable and.
3. Collects and validates all documentation related to the hiring process.
4. Coordinates New Hire Orientation with hiring managers, and provides instructions and confirms attendance for new hires.
5. Identify sources and forums to recruit applicants including hosting and participating in job fairs, ad placement, social media, online job boards, etc.
6. Extend written and/or verbal job offer to candidates in conjunction with hiring managers.
7. Creates partnerships with other community-based organizations to maintain a sufficient applicant flow.
8. Maintains applicant log according to departmental procedure and in keeping compliant with legal guidelines.
9. Maintains and update job descriptions prior to posting vacant positions…
10. Assists in preparing EEO-1, Veterans 100 Reports, and Affirmative Action Plan.
11. Reports new hire to the appropriate government agency, including e-Verify.
12. Establishes internal business relationships and effectively communicates with all levels of management.
13. Ensures compliance with OFCCP guidelines in the preparation of the annual AAP.
14. Perform other duties as assigned.


1. Sitting, bending, light lifting as needed.


1. Office environment as well as occasional retail, processing or contract environments.


1. Ability to work well under tight timeframes with a sense of urgency.
2. Typing, spelling, grammar, and proofreading.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal customer service, problem-solving, and negotiating skills.
4. Strong insight and ability to assess character and viability of candidates and exercising discretion accordingly.
5. Internet recruiting.
6. Operating office equipment (copy machine, telephone equipment, etc.).
7. Practical knowledge of screening, interviewing and reference check procedure.
8. Strong organizational skills.
9. Attention to detail.
10. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
11. Perform day-to-day responsibilities independently and with minimum supervision. Ability and flexibility to work on multiple tasks.
12. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with visitors, team members and team leaders.
13. Handle position in an efficient, organized, and courteous manner.
14. Maintain a positive, friendly attitude and a clean, neat, well-groomed appearance.


1. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, clients, and other personnel or applicants in a business environment.
2. Ability to handle confidential information.
3. Ability to effectively relate to people with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds.
4. Ability to work with other staff in a team environment.


1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred. Additional course work in various HR disciplines a plus.
2. Minimum of 3-5 years previous staffing experience required, preferably in the retail, environment.
3. Experience using Ultipro or other Human Resources Software.
4. Computer literate in basic office software i.e., Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher etc.
5. Experience developing behavioral-based interview questions


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Agape #iConnect Job Fair 3-10-16

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Please join Agape Child & Family Services, New Direction Christian Church, Maximus, and Right Resource Management, LLC and MANY local employers on Thursday, March 10, 2016 for a community job fair.

The event will be held at New Direction Christian Church: 5777 Winchester Road, Memphis, TN 38115, from 9 a.m. to 3 pm.

Resume assistance with JobLINC and Workforce Investment Network will be provided from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The event is aimed at connecting applicants to employers with current opportunities at a location within their community. Through this event, we desire to strengthen economic stability and community revitalization for the families we serve. Hickory Hill residents are invited, but anyone from the Memphis area is also invited to attend.

This event is free of charge for all attendees.

Attendees should dress for success, be prepared to be interviewed on the spot, and must have a current Driver’s License from Tennessee, Arkansas or Mississippi.

Recruiters will be present from:
• ABM Government
• Central Defense
• Central Defense Security
• Durham School Services
• FedEx Express
• Kruger
• Lowes
• Makowsky Ringel Greenberg, LLC
• Manpower
• Maximus
• Memphis Area Transit Authority
• Memphis Urban League
• Minact/Job Corps
• ResCare (Resource)
• Right Resource Management Group, LLC
• Simos – Hacks Cross
• Staffline – Hickory Hill
• Shelby County Government
• SunTrust Banks, Inc.
• Southwest (Resource)
• WIN – Phyllis Brunson, Roderick Woody

For more information contact Jerrod Gunter at 901.333.6821 or Agape’s Twana Whitlock at 901.323.3600 x22.

Based in Memphis, TN, Agape Child & Family Services is a Christian-based, non-profit organization committed to providing children and families with healthy homes. Agape serves Memphis through community restoration, homeless services, mentoring, adoption, foster care, maternity services and counseling.

For more information on Agape Child & Family Services or to find out how you can become part of the effort to adopt, foster, mentor and support the families and children in our community, call 901.323.3600 or visit http://www.agapemeanslove.org.

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SIMOS Job Fair 3/9 in Frayser

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by | March 7, 2016 · 9:26 AM