CRJ

Talent Acquisition Specialist

US-MA-Boston
ID
2017-3378
Type
full-time
Boston
MA

Overview

At CRJ we change lives and strengthen communities by advancing policy and delivering individualized services that promote safety, justice, and inclusion.

Responsibilities

To manage full life cycle recruiting for CRJ to identify, attract and recruit best talent that align with and meet key business priorities and talent strategy.  

 

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain overall recruitment strategies to achieve and support desired strategic goals of HR and CRJ.
  • Conduct in-depth screens and assesses potential candidates for level of interest, qualifications, compensation and convert hard to find passive talent through your understanding of the business and employee value proposition
  • Provide appropriate coaching and guidance on the interviewing and selection process to all hiring managers, leveraging expertise with industry best practices and available resources
  • Create talent pipelines for high demand positions through appropriate sourcing channels (ATS, resume databases, professional networking, vendor partners, social media, etc.)
  • Maintain pipeline of high-quality candidates by fostering long-term relationships with them for current and future opportunities by fully utilizing our Applicant Tracking System
  • Help to develop alternate channels of sourcing to provide a continued pipeline of candidates:  College Recruiting, Internship program, Transitional Employment Organizations (HELP, Career Collaborative, Military, etc.)
  • Participate in talent acquisition related events (i.e. job/career fairs, networking events)
  • Review reference and background check information on final candidates
  • Consult with managers throughout the selection process and provide assistance in identifying top candidate by leveraging all available information (i.e. PI assessment, references, etc.)
  • Review, approve and ensure delivery of candidate offer letters and new hire paperwork in addition to updating and maintaining appropriate databases
  • Assist in tracking, reporting, and analyzing recruiting metrics; provide specific reports as requested
  • Provide additional support during Sr Talent Acquisition Specialist and Talent Acquisition Coordinators' absence

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree with a concentration in human resources, business or related field, preferred
  • 1-3 years of proven full cycle recruiting experience in either an agency or a corporate environment with proven ability to handle and manage high volume recruiting
  • Deep understanding of the full-cycle recruitment process (from sourcing to onboarding)
  • Polished communication and presentation skills
  • Superb client and change management abilities
  • Someone who holds the candidate and hiring manager experience in high regard, and can demonstrate agility and patience through difficult situations  
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to identify the best talent  
  • Must be responsive and focused on the quality of hire while maintaining a sense of urgency to meet hiring manager needs
  • Ability to take ownership and accountability for projects
  • Familiarity with OFCCP regulations preferred

 

Technical Competencies:

  • Strong skills with Microsoft Office, ATS applications and on-line recruiting tools

 

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