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Job ID: 185175

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Tufts University


Date Posted May 6, 2022
Title Talent Acquisition Specialist
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Department The Trustees of Tufts College
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources
 
 

Overview

The Tufts Talent Acquisition Team is part of Human Resources, which helps Tufts University fulfill its mission as a student-centered research university with policies and programs designed to attract, retain, and develop a skilled workforce.


What You'll Do

Working in a highly collaborative Talent Acquisition team, the Talent Acquisition Specialist provides full lifecycle recruitment for a dedicated portfolio and supports recruitment by sourcing, identifying, and screening top talent whilst guiding hiring managers and candidates through the recruitment process.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Works with HR Business Partners and hiring managers to understand client departments’ objectives and ensure the timely identification and selection of qualified, high-quality talent to fill position vacancies
  • Develops and executes customized and tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating candidate flow, while ensuring that all initiatives reflect Tufts commitment to diversity
  • Reviews and assesses resumes and credentials in relation to position requirements
  • Prescreens candidates and presents detailed summaries to hiring managers and other stakeholders
  • Manages all administrative duties in the recruitment process, including applicant tracking system updates, initiating reference checks and background check process
  • Utilizes contemporary recruiting and sourcing tools such as job boards, social media, resume databases and search engines to identify active and passive candidates
  • Provides frequent status updates, information and analyses to hiring managers and other stakeholders
  • Ensures positive candidate relationship management experiences throughout the hiring process
  • Extends job offers with wage and salary to potential candidates
  • Participates in HR projects and continuous improvements to evolve recruiting function


What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills typically acquired through an Associate's degree and 3-5 years' experience
  • A passion for recruiting/sourcing and a deep curiosity about people
  • Solid understanding and demonstrable knowledge of principles and procedures for staff recruitment, selection, compensation and benefits, and personnel information systems
  • Demonstrable, hands-on experience using contemporary recruiting and sourcing tools such as job boards, social media, resume databases and search engines to identify active and passive candidates
  • The ability to multi-task and manage relationships with multiple stakeholders with varied needs and timelines
  • Broad knowledge of sourcing tools, posting placement, markets, social media, and other active methods of reaching candidates, to reach the widest, most diverse pool of candidates

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with diversity recruiting and outreach initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of labor markets, recruiting practices as well as basic employment guidelines
  • Ability to partner and influence stakeholders to drive hiring goals and program outcomes
  • Proficiency with ATS system(s), LinkedIn Recruiter and other related platforms

 

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.


 
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