Are you passionate about education and Tech? Do you have an interest in human resources? Have you had experience in recruiting?

We are currently in search of a Human Resources Specialist for a Higher Education Organization. The position is based in San Jose, CA. This is a temporary, full-time assignment.

ORGANIZATION TYPE: Higher Education Organization
POSITION TITLE: Human Resources Specialist
DURATION: 3-4 months (with possibility to go permanent)
HOURLY PAY: $18-20/hour 

Is This Your Dream Job? Assisting Senior Management, you will have a sharp eye for details as you review resumes and cover letters, assist with onboarding new employees, and scheduling in-person interviews. You will be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and will work collaboratively on projects among a small staff. This is an ideal position for someone interested building their human resource skills, has experience screening and sourcing new hires, and is self-motivated.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 1+ years of recruiting and administrative experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Strong computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office and Adobe
  • Comfortable managing a database and working independently
  • Flexible, friendly personality with strong time-management skills; strong judge of character

How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Supporting recruitment process from beginning to end and ensure a high level of professionalism at all times
  • Source candidates, utilizing resources such as LinkedIn to identify top candidates
  • Scheduling interviews between potential candidates and internal hiring managers
  • Conducting initial phone screens, reference checks, and assisting with background checks
  • Supporting staff members at all levels and have a strong understanding of office culture


We’d love to hear from you.

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to tcheney@cnpstaffing.com with “Human Resources Specialist” in the subject line.

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