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Human Resources Employment Fellow

Apply now Job no: 493811
Categories: Staff
Department: Human Resources

Are you interested in a career or learning more about the Human Resources field? If your answer is yes, and you are exploring job openings in a diverse, fast-paced, dynamic, innovative, and supportive environment, then we have the perfect role for you! The Davidson’s Fellows Program offers priority hiring to recent college graduates from the class of 2021 or 2020 to explore their career interests while learning valuable industry-specific skills. 

The successful candidate will serve as a member of the HR team and provide support primarily in the areas of employment, recruitment, onboarding, and special projects. They will assist in coordinating the work of student employees and manage all social media networking sites. The position is classified as non-exempt (hourly) for Fair Labor Standards Act guidelines.

Come be a part of an exciting, transformational, learning, and fun experience!


Student Employment

Respond to inquiries related to the student employment hiring and application process. • Manage and maintain student employment records. • Coordinate all filing and correspondence to obtain and maintain accurate and complete employment folders for students. • Manage summer offer letters for student employees using DocuSign • Organize programs to promote employment opportunities to the student body. • Respond to inquiries regarding policies and procedures for student employees. • Work with departments to determine their needs for student coverage. • Assist with updating student records in Banner. • During peak employment periods (beginning of fall semester) assist with I9 verifications for student employees.  • Review and approve job postings in Handshake (student career services platform).

Staff Employment & Recruitment

Audit job descriptions in PageUp and answer general questions about job postings and descriptions. • Ensure there is a job description for every available job. • Work with managers to change application statuses and move applicants from one job to another as necessary within the PageUp applicant tracking system. • Upload Faculty references to PageUp. • Manage and respond to employment email mailbox. • Respond to applicant inquiries regarding position status and assist applicants with application process. • Coordinate the hiring process with the HR employment team and/or hiring managers. • Manage social networking sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.) to promote open positions and Davidson as a great place to work.


Liaise with International Student Programs to manage onboarding of International Student employees and track Social Security Card process and presentation to HR.  • Update student I9 and Banner with social security number once it is presented for international student employees. • Assist at new student orientation.

Office Support

Collaborate with HR team to identify, monitor, and schedule work projects/assignments eligible for student assistance. • Assist Office Manager with phone coverage and reception during vacation and time away from the office.  • Assist with departmental mass mailings.

Special Projects

Projects assigned by supervisor based on need and interest of the successful candidate.



Bachelor's Degree

Preference given to Davidson College 2021 or 2020 graduates

Excellent communication skills, including reading, writing, speaking and ability to listen effectively to others.

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines

Proficient with MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

Positive attitude, strong sense of humor, and commitment to working successfully as part of a team dedicated to the mission of the college

Proven ability to honor confidentiality

Strong technology skills and ability to quickly learn new software

Desired Skills:

Interest in pursuing a career in Human Resources

Some knowledge of employment law and/or general human resources functions

Fluency in Spanish would be helpful


To learn more about the Fellows Program, the excellent benefits, training, and development opportunities the program offers click here.  To apply, please submit an application with a cover letter and resume to  Review of applications will begin immediately.

At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.





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