Human Resources Coordinator, University Libraries [R0130848]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas   Las Vegas, NV   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on June 1, 2022
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The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for a Human Resources Coordinator, University Libraries [R0130848]



Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution comprised of approximately 30,000 students and more than 3,600 faculty and staff. To date, UNLV has conferred more than 152,000 degrees, producing more than 130,000 alumni around the world. UNLV is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an R1 research university with very high research activity. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.


Here at UNLV, we have come together and created one of the most affirmative and dynamic academic environments in the country. UNLV sits in the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of the nation’s most diverse universities for undergraduates. The university has ranked in the top ten since the rankings debuted more than a decade ago. We continue to show our commitment to serving our wonderfully diverse population and building the future for Las Vegas and Nevada.


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The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity and inclusiveness as well as participate in maintaining a respectful, positive work environment.



As a strong partner in research and student learning, UNLV Libraries fosters critical thinking and lifelong learning at one of the nation's fastest-growing universities. University Libraries comprises the Lied Library and four branch libraries and we are a gateway to more than 80,000 electronic journals, 1.2 million volumes, and 1.4 million e-books. We welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to join our growing organization of over 120 experienced faculty librarians, professionals, and staff members.



The successful candidate will demonstrate support for diversity, equity, and inclusiveness as well as leading a respectful, positive work environment. The University Libraries' values begin with our belief that everyone deserves a welcoming, inclusive, and equitable environment where they are treated with respect and dignity. The Libraries extends its commitment to diversity and equity in employment and especially welcomes applications from women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who contribute to diversification. 



The University of Nevada Las Vegas offers a generous annual and sick leave package, medical and dental benefits, supplemental voluntary benefits, tuition assistance, and wellness programs. Visit our benefits page for a full listing.



The Human Resources Coordinator reporting to the Libraries Director of Human Resources is responsible for classified and student employee recruitment and transactions including recruitment logistics, HR transactions, on boarding and orientations and training and resources. The position will manage the recruitment and hiring logistics for classified, student and temporary employees starting with the vacancy announcement and ending with the offer, hiring stages and on boarding.  The incumbent will provide on-going support and guidance to recruitment committees, hiring supervisors, committee chairs, and candidates while supporting the Libraries commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.



  • Coordinate and facilitate new classified, student employee, and temporary employee onboarding activities.
  • Liaison between Libraries Human Resources and new classified, student, temporary employees.
  • Ensures new classified employees are scheduled for the campus new employee/benefits orientation, and Libraries new employee orientation; co-facilitates the Libraries new employee orientation.
  • Conducts new employee check-ins throughout first six months of employment.
  • Assists with planning, coordinating and facilitating initial classified interview committees and provides recruitment training.
  • Updates and maintains recruitment and classified interview committee resources including existing and future LibGuides.
  • Responsible for student employment including maximizing work study award usage, maintaining student employment database, application, job descriptions, and webpages.
  • Maintains working knowledge of state and campus classified and student recruitment processes and requirements including best hiring practice and attends annual diversity training.
  • Accurately and timely processes classified, student and temporary employee transactions in Workday.
  • Maintains working knowledge of Workday and remains proficient with processing business processes in Workday and attends training, as needed or requested.
  • Libraries HR Liaison and member of the Student Employment Leadership Group ensuring the group is compliant with the committees charge, Libraries HR and Libraries Leadership direction.
  • Supports and participates in the Libraries All Staff appreciation and recognition library events planning and implementation.
  • Supports as a back-up to the Libraries HR unit when needed.



Per the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Emergency COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy, all NSHE employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious waiver request.  All candidates for employment must have this information on file with Human Resources prior to their start date. Information about how the policy applies to new hires is now available on the COVID-19 Employee Vaccine Mandate webpage.  



This position requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with 3 years of comparable recent professional experience, and professionals at all stages of their career are encouraged to apply. Credentials must be obtained prior to the start of employment.


  • Competence and sensitivity in working at a university in which students, faculty, and staff are broadly diverse with regard to many facets of identity, including but not limited to gender, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
  • 3 years of recent related experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff (written and verbal)
  • Proven record of influencing without authority
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Experience using HCM/HRMS applications. i.e., Workday Proficient using Google Mail and Google Drive
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and timeliness
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and follow through to completion
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent customer service skills




  • Experience working in higher education in employment/recruitment/human resources, academic or administrative support, or
  • Experience working in the Workday software environment processing Human Resources transactions and recruitment, or
  • Professional in Human Resources Certification – SHRM-CP or PHR



This is a full-time, 12-month, Administrative Faculty position at a Grade B. Minimum salary is $48,000.  Salary is competitive with those at similarly situated institutions and dependent upon the labor market. The position is contingent upon funding. For more information on salary ranges please visit UNLV Salary Range.


In addition, University Libraries is committed to and helps fund professional development opportunities: each position receives an annual allotment for professional development activities. Residents of Nevada enjoy no state income tax.  Home to many major annual conventions, Las Vegas is one of the best-connected cities in America and the nearest major city to several of the nation’s richest natural treasures.  In addition to the world-renowned Las Vegas Strip providing a variety of culinary and entertainment opportunities, Las Vegas is home to five professional athletic organizations and continues to expand local cultural opportunities, including the internationally recognized Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  To learn more about living in Las Vegas visit our guide at



Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, emails, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. References will not be contacted until the search chair notifies you in advance.


Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.


Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin on June 15, 2022. Materials should be addressed to Human Resources Coordinator, Search Committee Chair, and must be submitted through Workday, as we do not accept emailed materials. For assistance with the application process, please contact UNLV Libraries Human Resources at (702) 895-2286 or



UNLV employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at UNLV and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the job requisition number, <“R0130848”> in the search box.


If you complete an application outside of the internal application process, your application will be returned and you will have to reapply as an internal applicant which may delay your application.



UNLV is committed to assisting all members of the UNLV community in providing for their own safety and security. The Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report compliance document is available online.



The University of Nevada - Las Vegas (UNLV) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age (40 or older), disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race (including hair texture and protected hairstyles such as natural hairstyles, afros, bantu knots, curls, braids, locks and twists), color, or religion (protected classes). Discrimination on the basis of a protected class, including unlawful harassment, which is a form of discrimination, is illegal under federal and state law. Where unlawful discrimination is found to have occurred, UNLV will act to stop the unlawful discrimination, to prevent its recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible. 



The University of Nevada, Las Vegas, does not discriminate on the basis of sex in any education program or activity that it operates.  Non-discrimination on the basis of sex is mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.) and the corresponding implementation regulations (34 C.F.R. Part 106).  The University’s commitment to nondiscrimination in its education programs and activities extends to applicants for admission and employment.  Inquiries concerning the application of these provisions may be referred to:  Michelle Sposito, J.D., Title IX Coordinator, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Box 451062, Las Vegas, NV 89154-1062, Frank and Estella Beam Hall (BEH) Room 553, Telephone: (702) 895-4055; Email:, or to The Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education, U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20202-1100; Telephone: 1-800-421-3481 FAX: 202-453-6012; TDD: 1-800-877-8339; Email:; or to both.  


Information pertaining to the University’s grievance procedures and grievance process, including how to report or file a complaint of sex discrimination, how to report or file a formal complaint of sexual harassment, and how the University will respond can be found online at the Office of Equal Employment & Title IX webpage.

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