Talent Acquisition Partner

Reports to:  HR Director

Classification:  Exempt

Salary Range: $68k-$78k annually

Title: Talent Acquisition Partner

Summary:

This role will be responsible for full-cycle recruiting including managing ATS, reviewing applications, interviewing candidates, administering pre-employment assessments, coordinating and cultivating a relationship with the hiring managers, onboarding and representing the company to potential employees during the hiring process and recruitment events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Manage end-to-end recruitment process for hiring across the organization, ensuring a
smooth and positive candidate experience.

  • You will be in charge of attracting, screening, selecting, and onboarding qualified team members who fit our company culture and align with our organizational values.
  • Actively engage with managers, provide ongoing status of requisitions and reporting, advise and support managers throughout the hiring process, and close requisitions in a timely manner.
  • Maintain an organized pipeline of active, viable candidates.
  • Negotiates pay rates and closes the candidates in accordance with company goals and expectations.
  • Experience of identifying both passive and active candidates across a variety of attraction channels is essential and as a business partner, you must enjoy hiring for a variety of different roles across business teams.
  • Create job descriptions for all positions in the ATS System.
  • Create and implement employment marketing and branding strategies through social media and networks to attract passive talent.
  • Utilize social media outlets for recruiting purposes.
  • Research trends in technology, competitors, and upcoming career fairs and events.
  • Ability to form recommendations on sourcing strategy based on data insights and observations.
  • Prepare and provide talent acquisition and outreach status reports on a regular basis according to set KPIs.
  • Ability to develop meaningful analysis to drive stakeholder engagement and actions that will positively influence the company’s workforce strategy.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Educational Background & Experience Requirements:

  • Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Management, Communications, Finance, Economics, Psychology or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience within the Talent Acquisition space.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office required (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Transportation industry experience a plus.

Position Requirements:

  • Proven ability to technically evaluate and screen candidates.
  • Strong relationship management skills to identify, assess, and maintain candidates and hiring manager relationships.
  • Consistency and accuracy, strong organizational and time-management skills are without a doubt essential to ensure the success of this role.
  • Experience in supporting remote customers.
  • Experience utilizing applicant tracking systems (ATS).
  • Advanced experience and understanding of leading-edge recruiting techniques and tools including social networking (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook), Boolean searching and traditional networking methodologies.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with universities, technical schools and alternative diversity networks.
  • Strong knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the recruitment and employment function.
  • Experience managing and providing timely feedback to hiring managers.
  • Understanding and compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) principles and other recruiting related compliance requirements is required.
  • Advanced level candidate pre-closing and closing skills with proven ability to determine viable prospects.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be able to innovate, design solutions for candidates, and meet tight deadlines.
  • This requires the ability to work with a sense of urgency and have a strong work ethic.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to go above and beyond to support hiring managers with their staffing needs.
  • Highly motivated and self-starter.
  • Proficiency in troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. 
  • Strong attention to detail.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office
equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands:

This is largely a sedentary role. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and
bend or stand as necessary.

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