HR Coordinator Background Screening HR




The Background Screening Specialist supports the background check screening process and is responsible for researching and executing quality evaluation and resolution of needs. The Specialist will review background checks in compliance with applicable laws and company procedures. The specialist will be the main contact to evaluate criminal convictions in the background check process and provide hiring recommendations to appropriate HR representatives


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                  


  • Responsible for all aspects of assigned background screening adjudications for all business units
  • Evaluates applicant background checks designated as Further Review. This includes but is not limited to:
    •  Validating applicant and associate credentials 
    • Performing an individualized assessment in compliance with legal guidance to evaluate the candidate’s suitability for hire or promotion
    •  Conducting research into candidate qualifications/eligibility by contacting applicant and outside entities such as educational institutions, courts, and other third parties for information
    • Determining whether the background check should be passed or failed o
    • Partnering and advising clients of outcomes based on results of background screening
    • Works directly with vendor and vendor system to accurately track status of background check adjudication, log final resolutions, and ensure service level agreements/vendor performance metrics are being met o
    • Acts as a liaison between the legal department, HR, and the background check vendor to resolve issues and refine processes
    • Responsible for accurate data entry of all background checks in HR Case Management System and accurate reporting of results
    • Partners with Supervisor, and others to make recommendations and seek guidance to ensure compliance with background screening procedures
    • Interfaces with managers, supervisors, and recruiters to interpret and report background check results
    • In partnership with Supervisor, gathers feedback from HR partners regarding the background check process and provides this to the legal team and to the background check vendors
    •  In partnership with Supervisor, recommends operating policy and procedural improvements in relation to background checks to Corp HR counterparts
    • Communicates changes to the background check laws from the legal department to human resources
    • Develops solid knowledge of current background check laws; drafts customized letters and follows process flows as required
    • Represents Company in legal proceedings
    • If needed Coordinates and provides ongoing legal training for turnover in HR positions Maps, monitors and continually enhances the program Implementing legal compliance measures
    • Performs other duties as assigned




  • Accuracy
  • Dependability
  • Customer Service
  • Analysis and Judgment
  • Credibility and Trust
  • PeopleSoft background desirable




  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • Technical Competence
  • Analysis & Judgement
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field required
  • High School degree or equivalent required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Prior experience in business operations preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Strong analytical ability to evaluate complex information and articulate recommendations
  • Must perform efficiently in a high-volume environment, both independently and as part of a team
  • Maintain organization and attention to detail, with ability to multitask and meet competing priorities












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