The Vanderbilt University People and Engagement group is seeking an engaged and highly motivated Contract Recruiter to join the team for a 5-month assignment to support the University's Summer hiring season.
The Contract Recruiter (temporary, full-time, May 2021 through September 2021) is a short-term, 5-month position, responsible for facilitating the recruitment process for assigned positions at the University. This position sources and attracts highly qualified candidates, provides recruitment support to our customers across campus. While this assignment is anticpated to last 5 months, it may be shortened or extended based on business needs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Proactively build pipelines of Talent based on hiring forecasts, so there are highly qualified candidates available when we need them.
Review and assess passive candidates and applicants' resumes based on skills, knowledge, experience, and culture fit, and conduct behavior-based interviews to present a slate of hirable top candidates to hiring managers for their consideration.
Ensure a smooth, easy and navigable candidate experience.
Seek out passive prospective applicants with various sourcing and outreach techniques such as Boolean searches, solicitation messages and data mining.
Assist with the planning and facilitation of hiring events (events will follow all COVID-19 State, Federal and University protocols).
Strong experience sourcing, building talent pipelines and engaging applicants across different types of roles is critical.
A bachelor's degree and 12 months of directly related experience are strongly preferred.
Expertise in sourcing and influencing passive candidates to consider new employment opportunities is necessary.
Strong customer service skills, with the ability to work and communicate with diverse clients and colleagues, are necessary.
Fluency in social media and digital outreach from a professional perspective is necessary.
Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems and demonstrable experience with Enterprise Resource Planning, HRIS, or other related HR systems is preferred.
Demonstrable experience fostering an employer brand, identifying talent opportunities and solutions through research, sourcing, networking, and having responsibility for a strong candidate and hiring manager experience is necessary.
Experience as a working professional in a large, complex organization is preferred.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.
Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please note, all candidates selected for an offer of employment are subject to pre-employment background checks, which may include but are not limited to, based on the role for which they have been selected: criminal history, education verification, social media review, motor vehicle records, credit history, and professional license verification.
Internal Number: 10000414
About Vanderbilt University
Vanderbilt University is a center for scholarly research, informed and creative teaching, and service to the community and society at large. Vanderbilt will uphold the highest standards and be a leader in the quest for new knowledge through scholarship, the dissemination of knowledge through teaching and outreach, and the creative experimentation of ideas and concepts. In pursuit of these goals, Vanderbilt values most highly intellectual freedom that supports open inquiry, equality, compassion, and excellence in all endeavors.