Job Description

Come Grow With Us

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.


The Human Resources Onboarding Partner is an integral role that manages and supports candidates through the new hire onboarding process. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, an expert in time management, possess great communication skills and, most importantly, enjoys creating memorable experiences for new employees joining the organization.

While this position is a Phoenix, AZ based role, we are in a remote status, with one in office day per week required. There may be department meetings or training's that require in-person attendance (proper health and safety measures will be followed), in which advance notice will be provided.

What You Will Do

  • Facilitates the onboarding process by coordinating the logistics for new employees, including developing and distributing communications, registration, and confirmation of onboarding events, etc. 
  • Ensures all steps in the new hire process run smoothly and seamlessly; resolves issues as they arise in a timely manner.
  • When necessary, assists with the immigration, relocation, the out-of-town travel, candidate travel reimbursement needs of candidates.
  • Frequently communicates with new employees, managers and HR partners to provide updates about hiring and onboarding processes. Responds to inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Ensures background investigations, I-9 verifications and e-Verify are conducted in accordance with state and federal requirements.
  • Schedules onboarding meetings and/or event details for orientation.
  • Collaborates among key departments that have a role in the onboarding experience such as Learning and Development, Information Technology, Talent Acquisition, etc.
  • Creates and maintains employee files, performs data entry and workflow of new hire information.

What You Will Have

  • A bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, industrial relations, psychology or a related field is preferred.  A combination of relevant experience and education may be substituted.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar administrative HR capacity, preferably handling talent acquisition processes and working in an applicant tracking system.
  • Familiar with federal and state government regulations as related to employment law.
  • Proficiency with MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Detail-oriented with good planning and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated with ability to juggle multiple priorities, work in a fast-paced environment and fulfill commitments while under deadline pressure.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish is helpful but not required.

Application Instructions

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