Talent Acquisition Associate

Brief Overview:

We are seeking an energetic, friendly, and organized individual with a recruiting and talent acquisition background to join our Human Resources Team as a Talent Acquisition Associate.

Position Description:

Health Resources in Action offers exciting, engaging, and challenging employment opportunities for researchers, facilitators, analysts, trainers, policy specialists, and more. People come to HRiA because of our commitment to social justice and health equity, our wonderful clients and partners, and our dedicated and dynamic staff. People stay at HRIA because of our collaborative approach to problem solving, our friendly work environment, and our commitment to providing employees with challenging and exciting professional opportunities.
Equity & Inclusion are core values of our organization. Our hiring and business practices appreciate the strengths offered through varied backgrounds. As public health practitioners with a social justice focus, we are committed to better understanding and learning from the institutional structures that create disparities among us and our work. We are actively seeking to build a diverse and experienced staff. We provide an energizing and supportive environment in which to work and to build a career.
Reporting to the Human Resources Program Partner of Talent Acquisition, the Talent Acquisition Associate will support the Human Resources team all talent acquisition efforts.
This is a dynamic, fast-paced opportunity with an organization that currently manages around 20 open job positions regularly. It requires a keen attention to detail and an ability to work well and calmly under pressure. This is a full time, exempt position with a hiring salary range of $55,000.00 – $65,000.00 and is based on skills and experience.
The ideal candidate is outgoing, a strong communicator, and comfortable working directly with a growing and diverse employee population. The position affords the chance to work collaboratively with a range of program and administrative staff and offers growth potential for an engaged, self-motivated professional.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Source candidates using a variety of search methods to build a robust candidate pipeline.
  • Develop an understanding of qualifications for assigned positions and conduct initial phone screens or support hiring teams in conducting phone screens.
  • Post new positions in the organization’s applicant tracking system and all external recruitment sites. Update and maintain applicant tracking position to ensure all open roles are closed out and archived appropriately.
  • Work with Human Resources Program Partners on all recruiting and hiring data and reporting.
  • Identify and assist with developing and maintaining partnerships with community-based organizations, colleges, and universities such as coordinating recruitment events and community events.
  • Support coordination of logistics of new hire onboarding including orientation schedule, supplies, new hire office space (when onsite), and technology needs.
  • Maintain all recruiting and job requisition files on the HR drive and work with HR staff on continued streamlining and improvement of files.
  • Contribute HR experience and knowledge to development, implementation, and evaluation of all Human Resources projects as assigned.
  • Support the development of new trainings for the organization’s new hire orientation.
  • Provide technical assistance to staff on HRIS systems, HR forms, and other sites and tools used by the Human Resources department as required.
  • Provide HR perspective on organization committees as assigned.

Candidate Qualifications:

This role requires a strong attention to details and logistics and the ability to operate and find solutions in sometimes unclear, and complex situations. The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
  • 2 – 4 years of talent acquisition and recruiting experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with confidentiality and discretion.
  • Ability to make decisions that are based on specific instructions, standard practices and established procedures which generally require little or no supervision.
  • A knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Advanced skills with the Microsoft Offices Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, MS Teams, and Zoom).
  • Effective and consistent communicator – both oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong project management skills with an excellent attention for detail and accuracy.
  • Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems management.
  • PHR or SHRM-CP certification a plus.
Personal Characteristics:
  • Dedication to social justice and a passion for achieving health and racial equity.
  • A commitment to valuing diversity of thought, backgrounds, and perspectives.
  • Creative thinking and willingness to consider and explore various options for achieving an objective or understanding and resolving a challenge.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of people representing various backgrounds, levels of training, and career stages.
  • The ability to work with grace under pressure.
  • Collegial and outgoing nature with excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
This description is intended to indicate a summary of work duties that will be required in this position. It is not intended to limit, or in any way modify, the rights of any supervisor to assign, direct, and contract work of staff under their supervision. The documented roles and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties, not mentioned, that are of a similar level or difficulty.

How to Apply:

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume online.
HRiA is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

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