Friday , April 19 2024

Senate Careers – Placement Manager

Website United States Senate

Job Description:

This is responsible professional and supervisory work administering the activities of the U.S. Senate Placement Office. Work involves serving as liaison to Senate offices to determine their staff selection requirements and to screen and evaluate applicants for vacant positions. The incumbent serves as contact point for U.S. Senate offices’ employment opportunities.This is responsible professional and supervisory work administering the activities of the U.S. Senate Placement Office. Work involves serving as liaison to Senate offices to determine their staff selection requirements and to screen and evaluate applicants for vacant positions. The incumbent serves as contact point for U.S. Senate offices’ employment opportunities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Administers all Placement Office services, programs, activities and operations.
  • Supervises, trains and mentors Placement Office staff; assigns work and conducts periodic performance reviews.
  • Develops and recommends policies and procedures related to Placement Office programs and processes to include technology innovations, modernizations, and best practices.
  • Assists Senate offices with personnel selection by identifying and referring qualified applicants.
  • Provides informational interviews to applicants; ensures that each applicant receives comprehensive information regarding congressional operations and Senate employment practices; critiques resumes and suggests methods for improvement.
  • Screens and evaluates all applicants to assess their competitiveness and qualifications for congressional employment; composes written appraisals of applicants’ qualifications.
  • Manages Senate Employment Bulletin on-line job listings; posts vacancy information online and via social media.
  • Maintains close contact with Senate offices regarding the status of vacancies; provides subsequent referrals as necessary to fulfill requirements.
  • Performs targeted recruiting and outreach activities when necessary.
  • Conducts employment briefings for displaced staff due to election defeat, retirement, or committee realignment participates in federal election cycle events, i.e. orientation of senators-elect and transition staff.
  • Serves on the Sergeant at Arms Human Resources management team; participates in meetings and discussions to provide input regarding HR policies and practices. Serves as an HR representative on interview panels for Sergeant at Arms vacancies

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of modern recruitment and staffing selection principles and practices.
    Knowledge of Senate’s legal employment obligations under the Congressional Accountability Act and applicable employment laws.
  • Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment, including computers, spreadsheets, databases and relevant software/social media, Internet applications.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective guidelines and procedures for Placement Office operations.
  • Ability to understand and describe, or to learn about, the nature of U.S. Senate staff positions and hiring practices
  • Ability to supervise professional and support staff.
  • Ability to exercise discretion to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations
  • Ability to execute responsibilities and provide services in a non-partisan manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.

Job Details:

Company: United States Senate

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Stockton, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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