Company: University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Location: Fayetteville

Job Summary

The Human Resources Analyst works with the Recruitment and Workforce Management team to serve the campus in the areas of recruitment and talent management.

Detailed Job Description

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Recruitment and Workforce Management, the Recruitment Analyst will primarily work with position postings and applicant tracking. This position will also provide assistance, as needed, in the areas of background checking, performance management, and temporary staffing.

Regular, reliable and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

About the Company

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • The formal educational equivalent of a bachelor's degree in human resources, public administration, or a related field
  • At least two years of human resources experience

Applicable equivalencies may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant certification in human resources (i.e., SHRM, PHR, HRCI)
  • Experience working in recruitment and staffing
  • Experience working with an applicant tracking system
  • Experience working at an institution of higher education

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of human resources
  • Ability to interpret and apply state and agency/institution policies and procedures governing human resources
  • Ability to review, prepare, and present oral and written information and reports
  • Ability to analyze information and recommend appropriate action
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse group of employees
  • Ability to work in a technological environment demonstrating proficiency in word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications


As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

Travel Requirements


Additional Information

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:
Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.