A staffing coordinator has many responsibilities in managing an office. Intelligence, communication and organizational skills, as well as an ability to work with different types of people, are desirable skills for people applying for this job.
A staffing coordinator can fall under different job titles which includes employment, recruitment or placement specialist/recruiter; administrative assistant; administrative coordinator; administrative or office manager; human resources coordinator; customer service representative; and executive assistant. Staffing coordinator jobs are available in any type of office or management field.
The staffing coordinator must be able to do the following job functions:
- The staffing coordinators are in charge of managing staff.
- They interview and test job applicants, as well as schedule and promote job opportunities, particularly in temporary work agencies.
- They provide daily reports to supervisors, and manage accounts for staff.
- The staffing coordinators must have the ability to work in fast-paced environments and work well under pressure.
- Since a staffing coordinator will be creating relationships between staff and clients, they must be capable of handling rigorous demands.
- A staffing coordinator should also have good written and oral communication skills, since a large part of her duties will be communicating with both staff and clients, sometimes in person and sometimes over the phone, as well as writing daily reports to supervisors.