Talent Acquisition Specialist

Location
California, United States
Posted
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Feb 2019
Ref
81256
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Imagine a world without search engines such as Google or social platforms like LinkedIn or Instagram. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants, discovery of genes responsible for various diseases, and research to cure illnesses. All of these advances, and more, are a direct result of Stanford’s prominent faculty, researchers and alumni, who have revolutionized the way we live and enriched the world. Supporting this mission is Stanford’s dedicated 16,000+ staff, who come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere.

Job Purpose

Consult with hiring managers and local HR staff in developing recruiting strategies for creating pipelines, candidate sourcing, job posting/advertising, diversity outreach, resume reviewing, and candidate screening and interviewing. Lead small to medium sized University-wide talent acquisition projects and programs.

Core Duties

  • Consult with hiring managers and local HR staff to determine basic requirements and qualifications of positions to develop job postings, candidate profiles, and selection criteria.
  • Provide guidance and tools to managers, including how to conduct interviews and extend offers.
  • Cultivate pools of diverse potential candidates for future openings.
  • Refer searches to external employment agencies and manage vendors, as needed.
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation is maintained concerning all phases of the recruitment process, including equal employment opportunity statistics, and is in compliance with state and federal laws, contractual obligations, and university guidelines.
  • Recruit from and/or conduct job fairs, as needed.

* - Other duties may also be assigned

To be successful in this role, you will have: 

  • Minimum five years of full-cycle recruitment experience and experience managing a variety of recruiting programs
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex projects and multiple deliverables simultaneously
  • Proven experience in developing strong relationships in order to gain support and achieve results
  • Successfully achieved results through strong project management skills, a results orientation, and strong follow through
  • Made effective decisions in difficult situations with little input from others
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Highly-developed interviewing skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of state and federal employment laws applicable to the hiring of employees, including affirmative action and equal employment opportunity requirements.
  • In-depth experience with web-based systems and recruiting sources, including the internet, social media, warm/cold calling, referrals, events, networking, publications, industry groups/associations, and job fairs.
  • Proficiency with applicant tracking systems and Microsoft Office Suite.

Certifications and Licenses:

None

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sit, use a telephone.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 11-20 pounds.
  • Rarely writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Occasional travel.
  • Flexible work hours including weekends and evenings.

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.