The Talent Acquisition Specialist will collaborate with hiring managers in attraction, selection and hiring decisions using organizational knowledge combined with solid recruiting expertise.
Actively participate and guide the recruitment process for each open position to include advertising and posting, candidate selection, interviewing, offer extension, and background checks
Develop and implement talent acquisition strategies to achieve excellence in metrics focused on quality of hire, time to fill and diversity of applicant pools.
Provide advice on Talent Acquisition to business partners and align strategies with the client unit goals.
Maintain and analyze recruitment metrics to drive continuous improvement and to ensure the achievement of desired goals.
Ensure recruiting and hiring practices follow EEO guidelines and regulations, ensure all transactions in the recruitment process are in compliance with UR policies and practices.
Provide support to hiring managers and HR Business Partners to ensure proper development of recruitment skills and competencies, i.e. interview techniques, applicable employment laws, etc.
Function as a super user of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and integrate technology resources into all appropriate TAS processes, procedures, and relationship management. Coach hiring managers on using the system to more efficiently and effectively implement hiring practices.
Develop tools and techniques to assist the organization in meeting staffing and placement needs.
Finalize content for job postings and advertisements in coordination with hiring managers.
Work with the Compensation Specialist to address classification and pay related recruiting issues.
Support the policies, procedures, services, improvement targets, and metrics of Human Resources.
Using a variety of strategies, including networking, social media, employee referrals, job fairs, etc. develop and nurture potential candidates for positions throughout the University.
Partner with HR colleagues to ensure new employees are successfully added to our employment systems in order to receive proper pre-employment communication and onboarding materials
Must possess excellent oral/written communication, marketing, presentation, interviewing and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of various recruiting techniques, and experience in online/social media recruiting.
Knowledge of selection and staffing strategies, programs, and hiring tools
Relevant industry knowledge
Ability to thrive in high-volume, fast-paced work environment
Demonstrated ability to build relationships with internal customers
Ability to work independently under general supervision
Proven ability to communicate and effectively "sell" an organization's value proposition
Bachelor's degree preferred or at least 3 years equivalent work experience
Minimum 2 years of recruitment experience
Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems
Higher education experience preferred
Internal Number: req2166_1618860102
About University of Richmond
About UR: At the University of Richmond, we’re creative, inclusive, and determined. We’re Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There’s only one place like Richmond.
UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE