Talent & Acquisition Specialist

Job Title: Talent & Acquisition Specialist
The purpose of this position is to source, attract and interview prospective employees alongside the department hiring manager. Additionally, this role acts as point of contact for external hiring events including but not limited to job/career fairs. The incumbent will also assist with other duties and special projects related to staffing as assigned.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop comprehensive, effective recruitment strategies and business models that will increase the Board’s exposure resulting in a pipeline of talent.
  • Advertise job vacancies both internally and externally when needed.
  • Actively partner with business leaders to identify anticipated openings due to growth, risks, and succession needs.
  • Lead all recruitment marketing strategy and execution, including oversight of the Board’s career website and advertising placements.
  • Support and coach all hiring managers in the efforts to provide a diverse applicant pool.
  • Review job applications to identify high-potential candidates.
  • Develop, analyze and report on metrics that measure the Board’s performance in diversity sourcing, hiring and retention from various channels.
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local regulations concerning employment and the interviewing and hiring process. Maintain required pre- and post-offer documentation. Meet departmental record keeping standards and all compliance objectives including requisition process, background verifications and commitments in the offer letters.
  • As needed participate in interview panels to provide insight and employment law best practices.
  • Craft job offer letters.
  • Bachelor’s Degree and one year related experience required.
  • Human Resources Certification (i.e. Generalist Certification, PHR, SPHR,) preferred.
  • Experience working in a retail preferred, but not required.
  • Experience in Human Resources related to recruitment required.
  • Experience in Paycor or other comparable HRMS systems preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of Human Resources administration, including but not limited to recruiting, job boards, applicant tracking systems, benefits administration and performance management.
  • Ability to remain calm and focused in uncomfortable work situations and ability to uphold confidentiality in the highest regard.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, communication, and interpersonal skills with proven ability to establish positive working relationships with peers, managers and business partners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to carry out assignments using own initiative and general instructions.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to multitask and perform tasks with a sense of urgency.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Hands-on experience with candidate sourcing and evaluation
  • Experience interviewing candidates and organizing skills assessment centers.
Ability to speak, read, and write English in a capacity sufficient to perform the tasks of the position. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Ability to create routine reports, business correspondence. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information to top management, employees, and the general public.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The incumbent reports to the Human Resources Director.
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