Specialist, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Specialist, Talent Acquisition Job Description

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Specialist, talent acquisition provides trainings for new commers & "first time managers" regarding recruitment tools & policy, interviewing, communication with candidates, using social media.

Specialist, Talent Acquisition Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Individually own full cycle of recruiting/interviewing, assessment and selection process
Develop continuous sourcing strategies to include networking, cold calling, career fair participation, local college/university relationship building and other creative methods for attracting and maintaining a continuous pool of talented candidates
Prepare managers for the interview and selection process to ensure appropriate criteria is used for candidate search, efficient interviews, and appropriate feedback, including effective behavioral based interviewing techniques
Build effective pipelines by utilizing the Applicant Tracking System, universities/colleges and vendor resources
Recruit and build relationships with candidates for the Summer Internship program
Assist in managing the campus recruiting strategy and identifying creative approaches to campus recruiting support activities
Act as a liaison and manage communications with campus career service offices to facilitate campus recruiting activities
Work closely with program manager and lines of business to provide status updates on candidates
Participate in the planning of onsite and offsite Internship recruitment events
Assess all contingent workforce for cultural fit prior to submitting to hiring managers

Specialist, Talent Acquisition Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Specialist, Talent Acquisition

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, AIRS, SPHR, SHRM, HR, CA, GPHR, CP, SCP, CUPA

Education for Specialist, Talent Acquisition

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the specialist, talent acquisition job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Human Resources Management, Acquisition, Psychology, Communication, Marketing, Communications

Skills for Specialist, Talent Acquisition

Desired skills for specialist, talent acquisition include:

Relationship management
Federal and New York state laws regarding employment practices
JCAHO
Personnel policy and procedure
Assessing
Networking
Qualifying
Interviewing
Legally defensible sourcing
Record maintenance and metric management

Desired experience for specialist, talent acquisition includes:

Ability to build relationships in different countries/different cultures
English—very good command of written and spoken English
At least 2 years’ experience in Recruiting Processes would be a plus
Manage the entirety of the talent acquisition process inclusive of job analysis, job description development and maintenance, sourcing, prescreening, offer generation, and candidate on boarding
Identify passive external candidates screen high potential employees for success in an organization
Manage the full cycle recruiting process for multiple positions across all business units

Specialist, Talent Acquisition Examples

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Specialist, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of specialist, talent acquisition. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Use a variety of sourcing and attraction channels to identify, attract and engage with the best possible candidates and drive direct sourcing
  • Use effective screening and selection techniques
  • On-going candidate management
  • Motivate and provide logical support to campus recruiting teams
  • Qualify resumes, evaluate and process all candidates through our ATS tool (Jobvite), document all candidate evaluation information
  • Assists with the employee referral process by fielding employee referral submissions, conducting referral phone interviews, and submitting qualified referrals to the hiring managers and/or recruiting team
  • Prepare and implement strategies using multiple techniques including online and internal databases, employee referrals, college recruitment
  • Own the Staffing / Talent Acquisition process
  • Manage Compensation function including job banding, job evaluation
  • Provides full-cycle recruiting and onboarding support including conducting initial phone screens, scheduling interviews with the business line, soliciting feedback from both the hiring manager the candidate and preparing and extending offers
Qualifications for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask and perform under tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office and ATS systems (Taleo preferred)
  • Fluent in Italian and English, French appreciated
  • Minimum 4+ years of progressive experience in a TA position is required
  • Boolean proficiency
  • Able to work in a competitive, fast paced environment
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Specialist, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a specialist, talent acquisition. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Provides ongoing status of candidates and interviews, advising and influencing managers throughout the hiring process and closing requisitions
  • Assumes active role in orientation and onboarding of new associates in Corporate office
  • Partners with hiring managers to ensure they are familiar and fluent in HR specific systems related to talent identification
  • Develop sourcing plans specific to job opportunities building a bench of diverse talent by researching and contacting community services, colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, social media, and internet sites
  • Stay abreast of and support affirmative action efforts by analyzing utilization statistics and assist in developing diverse recruitment plans
  • Generate reports of employment activity for assigned area as required (time to fill metric, cost to fill, requisition load)
  • Understand the needs of both internal and external customers to ensure that our systems and processes continue to support our talent strategy and deliver an exceptional experience
  • Build close partnerships with your internal customers and help their business grow by developing and delivering the best solutions for attracting candidates
  • Develop a sourcing strategy for your openings
  • Manage your own portfolio of candidates and internal customers
Qualifications for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Strong expertise and success in recruiting technology sales
  • Demonstrates attention during discussions, being considerate of others’ opinions and asking clarifying questions
  • Experience using social media for recruitment
  • Able to work autonomously, while championing team work
  • Master / Degree with minimum 2 years working experience or equivalent
  • A team player who is mature, full of drive and enjoy striving for results      
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Specialist, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a specialist, talent acquisition. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Develop strong understanding of the business and roles
  • Work within assigned TA metrics and client needs
  • Promote our job opportunities, campus events, and recruitment related news on Glassdoor, themuse.com, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Develop relationships with hiring managers and hiring teams to recruit and other entry level requisitions as assigned
  • Arrange phone and in-person interviews between candidates and hiring managers and their teams
  • Perform additional tasks, projects and responsibilities as assigned
  • Being responsible for the on-boarding process the introduction of new hires into the company
  • Participate as a member of the talent acquisition team HR programs and projects in support of business objectives
  • Provide direct support to the hiring team throughout the hiring process
  • Assist on a variety of projects related to staffing and sourcing
Qualifications for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Be a proactive member of the Human Resources team to complete projects and other miscellaneous duties as assigned
  • A bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, industrial relations, psychology or a related field is required
  • An equivalent combination of relevant work experience and education/training may be substituted upon hiring manager’s approval
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with high-volume, life-cycle recruiting for a variety of job classifications
  • Prior experience with Workday Recruiting and sourcing through social media or other applicant tracking systems required
  • Prior talent acquisition/human resources experience in higher education is preferred
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Specialist, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of specialist, talent acquisition. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Work collaboratively within team to develop marketing campaigns, employee referral methodologies, social media and web outreach
  • Attract, develop and maintain a “ready now” candidate pool through such means as continuous review of resumes, cold calling recommended external candidates, and career fairs
  • Screen candidates to ascertain fit to available position using behavioural and competency based interview methodologies
  • Identify and partner with appropriate resource(s) to implement pre-hire assessment testing
  • Position Requirements Development
  • Candidate Interviews and Assessment
  • Selection Program Design
  • Selection Decision Making
  • Talent Acquisition Program Strategy
  • Talent Acquisition Message Design
Qualifications for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Experience in a high recruiting volume and open concept office
  • Knowledge of local legislation regarding recruitment and employment requirements
  • Minimum of 5-7 years experience recruiting in high volume, fast paced environment
  • Anticipates opportunities and concerns
  • Strong follow-through on commitments
  • 3+ years’ experience in Human Resources (in a manufacturing environment preferred)
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Specialist, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a specialist, talent acquisition. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for specialist, talent acquisition
  • Assist Manager with special projects
  • Source, screen, assess and present candidates
  • Maintain and develop internal data base to track and tag internal and external candidates
  • Establish a strong sourcing process to ensure a great candidate experience
  • Benchmark sourcing activities with other companies
  • Collaborate with HR Business Partner/Recruiter and line managers
  • Define search strategy and target lists
  • Ensure efficient sourcing processes
  • Candidate communication
  • Issue contracts for final candidates
Qualifications for specialist, talent acquisition
  • 1-5 years of work experience in a professional and fast paced environment
  • 1-2 years of recruiting or sales experience is a plus
  • Positive attitude, professional demeanor, and competitive spirit
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, and organize work effectively, work on several open requisitions simultaneously
  • Experience with various sourcing strategies in a recruitment environment, including
  • Three or more years of progressively responsible work experience, preferably in sales, recruiting or related field

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