1+ months


University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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Req #: 199023
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Job Location Detail: Roosevelt Commons West, Hybrid work 
Posting Date: 11/05/2021 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education. 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

To ensure consideration, please apply by November 21, 2021.  

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty.

The Human Resources department's mission is to support UW faculty and staff in successfully meeting the goals of the University by providing high quality and responsive human resources support to foster an exceptional work environment that encourages, nurtures and recognizes the professional development of University employees.  The department's vision is to create a premier HR organization whose staff members are dedicated to the goal of working together to provide the highest possible quality of services in carrying out its mission.

Total Talent Management, a unit of UW Human Resources, has an outstanding full time opportunity for a Diversity Recruiting Consultant.

Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President, the Diversity Recruiting Consultant is responsible for leading the design, development, and implementation of Diversity and Inclusion focused recruiting and sourcing strategies and programs, as well as providing direct recruiting assistance to designated client groups. The Diversity Recruiting Consultant will collaborate closely with the AVP of TTM, Director of Recruiting, TTM Recruiting Team, and departments to meet the various business needs of the University of Washington through strengthening outreach, recruitment, and hiring practices that focus on diversifying applicant pools and ultimately the staff population.

The Diversity Recruiting Consultant will be required to think analytically and critically, conduct research into best practice recruiting models and outreach methodologies to market UW as an employer of choice to all job seekers. In addition, they will survey materials and concepts with a focus on diversity and inclusion, and apply best practices to daily tasks involving making theoretical and/or subjective judgments. The successful candidate will develop and apply new approaches, document processes and standards, and effectively write and communicate in a concise manner to a variety of stakeholders.

In addition to the above duties the Diversity Recruiting Consultant will partner across Total Talent Management and with HRBAIS to deliver workforce analysis data with strategy that will move the enterprise forward. Collaborates well and is a proactive business partner with all clients.


  • Designs, develops and implements innovative outreach programs using diversity and inclusion best practices in support of UWs strategic initiatives.
  • Researches most recommended methods for full cycle recruitment programs, with a focus on diversity and inclusion.
  • Creates comprehensive recruitment strategies including marketing plans, outreach, trainings and tracking in collaboration with the Recruitment Team.
  • Creates and maintains candidate pools of qualified candidates through frequent contact and notifications of positions. Builds pipelines of qualified candidates.
  • Participates in recruitment events and represents UW within the community.
  • Fosters strong candidate relationships in person, via telephone, email, social media, etc.  Utilizes new technologies as appropriate.
  • Develops social media strategies to position UW as an employer of choice.
  • In conjunction with Director, tracks talent acquisition metrics, provides data, and reports on a regular basis.
  • Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of programs, makes adjustments as needed.
  • Collaborates with hiring departments to create diversity and inclusion plans for recruitments as well as ongoing outreach programs.  Provides guidance and acts as a subject matter expert.
  • Provides training to hiring managers and search committee members on implicit bias and other strategies regarding diversity and inclusion, including inclusion advocacy.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state and local requirements and follows recruitment and selection guidelines.
  • Reviews applications and screens for minimum requirements.
  • Performs general recruiting and recruitment planning, as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Education, Marketing, Communications, Business or related field.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity.
  • Three or more years experience in recruiting including two or more years of diversity focus.
  • Knowledge of current recruiting best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete projects within deadline.
  • Solid knowledge of HR policies and standards.
  • Familiarity with HR databases, applicant tracking systems, and candidate management systems.
  • Familiarity with social media, especially LinkedIn.
  • Demonstrated success utilizing social media to source candidates.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with many levels of personnel, including faculty and other administrators, and professional and classified staff.
  • Ability to use computers and software including: MS Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Experience working in higher education setting.
  • Experience with Workday.


    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.


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    Posted: 2021-11-09 Expires: 2022-02-06

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