Job Description Summary Reporting to the Manager of Talent Acquisition, the Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist leads the recruitment function for staff positions. The position works in a highly collaborative manner with Human Resources Business Partners and hiring managers to understand the clients' objectives and staffing needs, and to develop and execute customized sourcing and recruiting strategies generating a pipeline of qualified candidates for current and future nonexempt and exempt staff positions. This position handles the full life cycle of the recruitment process. The position works closely with hiring managers in creating skilled and diverse candidate pools, and assists in making the best hiring decision for each search. The position also acts as Bentley's representative at diversity job fairs and external networking events. This position serves as a lead and coordinates the work of the Talent Acquisition Specialist.
Works with the Manager of Talent Acquisition and HR Business Partners on the continuous evolution of the recruitment delivery model, focusing on best in practice recruitment, value add to the community, and expertise in finding and attracting top tier candidates.
Serves as a lead and coordinates the work of the Talent Acquisition Specialist and ensures that the workload is distributed evenly.
Works closely with the Manager of Talent Acquisition on all diversity initiatives involving recruitment, including but not limited to; job fairs, diversity goals and recruitment strategies, creating diverse candidate pools, etc.
Assist with the faculty hiring process as needed.
Works with the Manager of Talent Acquisition in managing vendors such as CSI, Skill Survey, LinkedIn, etc. as well as Temporary Placement Agencies.
Conducts intake meetings with hiring manager(s) to discuss the position, the ideal candidate, advertising venues and recruitment strategies, and processes for the search.
Will run various reports and metrics as they relate to Talent Acquisition including Diversity in conjunction with the Manager of Talent Acquisition.
Develops appropriate screening criteria and assess resumes and applications to pre-screen for hiring managers.
Conducts initial phone screens to assess candidate skills, experience, salary requirements, availability, and interest.
Interviews candidates as requested by hiring managers and all finalist candidates as selected.
Provides verbal or written feedback regarding candidates to hiring managers and other stakeholders.
Performs all necessary background checks for finalist candidates.
Ensures that all recruiting processes are documented, consistent and efficient, and followed properly.
Ensures that all successful candidates are on-boarded properly.
Works with HR Business Partners and hiring managers to understand client departments' objectives and anticipates staffing needs.
Develops and executes tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating candidate flow to meet overall recruiting goals.
Utilizes contemporary recruiting and sourcing tools such as job boards, social media, resume databases and search engines to identify active and passive candidates.
Generates and maintains a pipeline of qualified candidates organized by skill set for current and future opportunities.
Working closely with the Manager of Talent Acquisition and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, ensures all recruitment and sourcing initiatives reflect Bentley's commitment to diversity and are aligned with the overall Affirmative Action plan.
Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of recruiting and sourcing experience with an in-house recruiting team.
Experience using online Applicant Tracking Systems is a must. 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.
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.
Typical office environment and requires frequent sitting and use of a computer and keyboard.
Position may require some night and early morning hours to accommodate hiring manager and candidate needs.
Ability to travel to meetings, conferences and career fairs to represent the University.
Bentley University requires references checks and may conduct other pre-employment screening.
Bentley University strives to create a campus community that welcomes the exchange of ideas, and fosters a culture that values differences and views them as a strength in our community.
Bentley University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, building strength through diversity. The University is committed to building a community of talented students, faculty and staff who reflect the diversity of global business. We strongly encourage applications from persons from underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities, covered veterans and those with diverse experiences and backgrounds.
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About Bentley University
Bentley University is one of the nation's leading business schools, dedicated to preparing a new kind of business leader and one with the deep technical skills, the broad global perspective and the high ethical standards required to make a difference in an ever-changing world. To achieve our goal, we infuse our advanced business curriculum with the richness of a liberal arts education. The results are graduates who are making an impact in their chosen fields and turning their passions into success stories. Located on a classic New England campus just minutes from Boston, Bentley is a dynamic community of leaders, scholars and creative thinkers.