Talent Acquisition Business Partner

Massachusetts, United States
07 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

TALENT ACQUISITION BUSINESS PARTNER, edX, to recruit, facilitate the hiring process, and partner with edX leaders to build effective teams. Responsibilities include gathering, reviewing, and analyzing job requirements and organizational needs; sourcing, screening, interviewing, and evaluating candidates to identify top performers; creating detailed hiring plans with managers that consider new hires, team health, and company goals; understanding and representing the edX culture throughout interview and initial ramp-up; leading and facilitating collaborative feedback meetings; leading candidates through the hiring process while creating long-term relationships with candidates and hiring managers; and extending and negotiating competitive and equitable offers in line with MEPA and edX’s compensation philosophy. EdX is a fast-paced edTech start-up in Cambridge with a mission of providing access to education. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: at least two years of successful tech recruiting experience; a commitment to process improvement; strong time management and organizational skills; and ability to meet hiring targets, ensure that managers are always in sync, and work in a fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate is solutions focused, willing to collaborate, and able to problem solve while managing multiple priorities and managing a full-cycle recruiting desk.  A bachelor’s degree, direct recruiting experience in a software company, experience with diversity recruiting strategies and inclusion programs, and experience with Greenhouse or a similar ATS would be plusses.  Job #16697-P


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