Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist

The Judge Group

Job Description

Location: Park Ridge, IL
Salary: DOE
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist/ Account Manager

aka- Talent Scouts! 
We apply creative and innovative sourcing ideas to yield tangible recruiting results and are passionate about delivering high quality service to hiring managers
Must have very strong client/customer service skills, attention to detail, follow up skills, someone who is proactive, and with strong communication skills. (They don’t necessarily need experience recruiting for engineering roles, but it would be a nice to have. This role would NOT be recruiting in the tech space.) 

Will lead all aspects of recruiting, which includes developing recruiting strategies, partnering with sourcing specialists on proactive sourcing, coordination and attendance of organizational employees at university recruitment events, and management of internal candidates. In partnership with a team of TA Coordinators, you will also handle on-campus and on-site interviews, and schedule other recruiting events. You will play a meaningful role in building the organizational brand through the development of strategic relationships with key colleges and universities. 
•Drive the execution of the recruitment process, including, but not limited to, creating job postings, reviewing resumes, pre-screening candidates and making recommendations to hiring managers within assigned Central region territory.
(Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland and St. Louis)
•Proactively and continually source, build and maintain effective candidate pipelines and network of diverse talent.
•Manage recruiting steps and statuses in the applicant tracking system (ATS), and the human capital management (HCM) system.
•Build and track recruitment metrics.
•Partner with university relations on management of co-op and internship program events.
•Requires travel to clients within assigned geographical territory, as well as attending campus events during and after normal business hours. 

•Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or a related field, or equivalent experience required

•2 to 5 years of overall recruiting experience required, preferably corporate
•1+ year of university relations and recruiting experience preferred
•Prior experience building candidate pipelines through a variety of sourcing strategies including social media (LinkedIn, etc.), university relations, professional networking, and other talent sourcing methods 

•Superior client service skills
•Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
•Ability to work efficiently as an individual or team member
•Ability to drive recruiting efforts to completion with minimal direction
•Strong leadership, ownership and accountability skills
•Strong organization skills to handle contending priorities as well as work in a fast-paced environment.
•Ability to analyze data and produce staffing metric reports
•Willingness to attend campus events during and after normal business hours
•Willingness to travel approximately 30% depending on the season (heavier travel in the spring and fall) 
•Prior experience with applicant tracking systems, iCIMS or Workday a plus 
•Intermediate Microsoft office skills (Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Word) 

Travel has temporarily been suspended due to the pandemic. All events and interviews are currently performed virtually. Approximately 30% of travel expected post-pandemic, mostly during the university recruiting season.

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