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Human Resources Coordinator

DATE:  Apr 19, 2021
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  114667
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Human Resources

The HR Coordinator supports key processes within the talent lifecycle including administrative duties, talent acquisition, new hire onboarding, and culture and engagement. 


Reports To: Supervisor,  Corporate Talent Acquisition


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administers key processes within the talent lifecycle, including coordination and recruitment, new hire set-up and ATS administration, “Welcome to Designer Brands” onboarding, weekly/monthly reporting/analytics, and associate recognition and engagement practices. 
  • Provides a best-in-class candidate experience and the highest level of administrative support and service throughout the talent lifecycle.  Job duties may include:
    • social media and corporate communications support
    • unemployment claims and partner referral inbox monitoring
    • compliance poster and P&P maintenance
    • completion of compensation worksheets, candidate data tracking, ATS management, and new hire reporting
    • interview scheduling and candidate follow-up
  • Owns all aspects of the full lifecycle recruitment process for a determined number/category of corporate roles, connecting the organization with top talent.
  • Manages the associate file library (creation, filing, upkeep, and retention). 
  • Supports the execution and management of the Designer Brands onboarding program which has significant business impact that spans across the total enterprise. 
  • Provides workforce management system support as needed (timesheet corrections, missed time punches, PTO edits, etc.).
  • Performs basic to complex analysis of associate data and human resources programs.  Prepares and presents formal analysis and reports to leaders in human resources. 
  • Supports identifying and implementing process improvements for talent related activities that can be leveraged across the enterprise.
  • Responsible for completing Associate Status Forms related to leaves of absence, job changes, and pay changes. 
  • Manages Associate Referral Bonus and Cash Sign-On Bonus payments; submits bonuses for payout per policy for exempt and non-exempt hires.


Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Ensures talent processes are completed effectively and consistently across the Designer Brands corporate enterprise.
  • Must maintain a high level of professionalism, confidentiality, and accountability. 
  • The individual must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be extremely detail oriented, and possess strong Microsoft Office software skills. 
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to multi-task and quickly assess priorities and make adjustments as needed. 
  • Desire to provide best-in-class experience for internal and external business partners. 
  • Willingness to be a positive and proactive team member, ensuring a team-oriented approach to success. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as with other team members. 
  • Evidence of building solid relationships with associates and leaders at all levels of the organization. 
  • Willingness to learn and be coached. 




  • Minimum of two years prior Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, or related experience. 
  • A strong aptitude in technology (ability to navigate multiple applications and learn company specific software) and workflow processes preferred. 
  • Two years’ experience working within an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business or equivalent experience preferred. 


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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