Entergy Campus Relations Program Specialist in New Orleans, Louisiana

Date: Apr 14, 2018

Location: New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Entergy

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including nearly 9,000 megawatts of nuclear power.

Entergy delivers electricity to 2.9 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of approximately $11 billion and more than 13,000 employees.

Learn more about our Corporate, Utility, Nuclear, Power Generation, Gas & Transmission businesses here: http://www.entergynewsroom.com/about-us/ .

Primary Location: Louisiana-New Orleans

Job Function :Human Resources

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1.00

Req ID: 78743

Travel Percentage :50% to 75%

Job Summary/Purpose:

Entergy is strengthening its sourcing and recruiting relationship with targeted 2 and 4 year schools. This position will lead the execution of this relationship referred to as the Campus Team, serve as the Talent Sourcing school relationship subject matter expert and provide facilitation between key Business Unit Leaders and school representatives.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Execute the Campus Team strategy.

  • Partner with universities and campus recruiting teams to build strategic recruiting plans that enable Entergy to meet its business plans.

  • Act as the company’s lead and point of contact with the school(s).

  • Develop relationships with on-campus career services and graduate placement organizations.

  • Interface with the Human Resources Manager of Talent Management.

  • Serve as a subject matter expert on Entergy’s recruiting message, interviewing techniques and OFCCP compliance.

  • Develop key performance indicators and provide data analytics based on the company and school strategy.

  • Assists in developing sourcing strategies with Business Unit leaders for desired degree programs.

  • Provide and coordinate logistical support through the Sourcing Team Event Coordinator.

  • Travel to schools for tactical business needs to establish, promote, and maintain the company and school relationship.

  • Support school events in person to help source for the co-op, internship and professionals openings on an as needed basis.

  • Identify new opportunities to expand presence on campus (panels, events, sponsorships).

  • Maintain an understanding of competitor’s recruitment programs and offer packages.

  • Routinely markets and sells the Entergy brand to prospective candidates. Annually revise on-campus branding tools to reflect hiring goals and candidate needs.

  • Maintain industry and professional sourcing acumen by networking with industry colleagues.

  • Represent Sourcing and participate with HR Programs at State Energy Workforce Consortia meetings.

  • Attend Center for Energy Workforce Development (CEWD) task session, conferences and regional meetings.

  • Maintains and up-to-date knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.

  • Foster relationships with students throughout the year to support hiring initiatives.

  • Must be solution oriented, self-motivated, understand the market in which sourcing is needed, have excellent verbal and written communication skills and great interpersonal skills to assist with relationship building with hiring managers, business leaders and school representatives.

Minimum education required of the position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred (Human Resources, Business Administration, Management or related field) or equivalent work experience.

  • MBA or graduate level degree desired.

Minimum experience required of the position:

  • Position title: HR Representative, Sr

  • 6+ years of relevant HR experience with a bachelor’s degree; 10+ years of relevant HR experience without a bachelor’s degree

Preferred experience:

  • College Relations or College Graduate Placement Center experience.

  • Sourcing and recruiting from within an industry sector.

  • Sourcing through the use of social media

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

  • Travel 50-60% (Frequent travel, with heightened travel requirements during peak recruiting seasons (January-April; August-September)

  • Strong interactive and verbal communication with professional educators and business leaders.

  • Presentation skills.

  • Prioritizes work, effectively handles multiple tasks simultaneously, takes initiative, possesses sound reasoning and problem solving skills, functions as a team member as well as works independently, develops and conducts presentations to management.

  • Ability to confidentially manage sensitive records of the company. Working knowledge of MS Office including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to work with minimum supervision as well as with a team. Ability to handle multiple and time sensitive projects.

  • Proficient in HRIS applications including reporting and data entry. Applicant Tracking System experience is preferred. SuccessFactors experience is a plus.

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EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

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