Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Bowling Green, Kentucky




Job Description

Candidate Selection and Experience:

Work closely with Talent Acquisition Coordinators to source candidates and evaluate candidate experience, skills, goals, and competencies to ensure a healthy funnel, fill new hire classes, and protect an exceptional candidate experience.

Plan and execute successful recruitment events supporting targeted needs of the organization (career fairs, realistic job previews, etc.).

Meet established hiring targets, time-to-fill commitments, and 90-day retention goals.

Complete candidate interviews and make hiring recommendations to hiring managers.

Follow-up with new hires to ensure a remarkable employee experience.

Business Partnership and Compliance:

Work closely with hiring managers to understand the requirements and expectations of the job(s). This includes conducting first hand assessment of the position(s) to be filled.

Educate business partners on critical steps in the acquisition process and work with trainers to understand areas of opportunity in hiring.

Partner with HR colleagues and hiring managers to develop creative recruitment and retention strategies for open positions and in anticipation of future workforce planning needs.

Assist in providing clear and concise reporting to business leaders and HR colleagues for tracking progress in sourcing candidates for current as well as anticipated open roles.

Identify proactive action plans when progress in filling roles is lacking and ensure business partners have clear understanding of mitigation plans.

Ensure recruitment processes comply with policies and federal and state guidelines. Properly document and maintain records.

Talent Acquisition Support:

Support Talent Acquisition program development and identify recommendations to continuously improve the recruitment processes and the tools used to ensure optimal performance.

Support multi-site recruitment by working with Talent Acquisition Team and candidates remotely (email, phone, Skype) as well as in-person.

Stay informed of industry trends, competitive employment landscape (including wages), market intelligence, and innovative recruiting techniques to attract and compete in a competitive market.


What you will need:

3+ years experience recruiting in a fast-paced environment, or equivalent experience

Associate degree in Human Resources, Business or equivalent required, B.S. degree with an emphasis in Human Resources preferred

SHRM accreditation preferred

Experience and proficiency with various web-based software applications and applicant tracking systems.

Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills.

Experience and proficiency with various web-based software applications and applicant tracking systems.

Proven ability to source strong talent.

Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills.

Strong customer focus and effective use of a consultative approach.

Strong organizational skill with exceptional follow through and attention to detail.

Strong time-management and prioritization skills, able to multi-task and prioritize competing requirements and meet deadlines.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where requirements are constantly changing. Willingly accepts change and demonstrates a process improvement mindset.

Proven success in an accountability-based culture.

Professional with demonstrated integrity in all business interactions. Honors personal commitments.

Knowledge of recruiting laws and practices.

Possess the accountability and personal responsibility to own and drive results.

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