Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

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The Talent Acquisition team is responsible for sourcing, assessing, and driving the selection of talent to support the organization. We invest time working with our leaders in learning about the business and understanding their talent needs in order to build and sustain our amazing culture.

The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist identifies top talent for the organization, uses strong selling skills to highlight the benefits of joining the organization, works within budgets and processes to coordinate employment offers and helps successfully transition new employees into the job and culture.

  • Leads recruiting activities as assigned, works closely with hiring manager to define job requirements, and sources a diverse slate of candidates for consideration.
  • Leverages the company's HRIS (Workday) to manage requisitions, candidate screening, selection, and hiring processes. Ensure all documentation is accurately completed including drug-screening process and background investigations where appropriate.
  • Works closely with HR Leadership and Business Leaders to create talent acquisition strategies based on business goals, succession planning inputs, and anticipated turnover.
  • Actively involved in immigration administration with the HRBP and legal team members
  • Coordinates Talent Acquisition vendor relationships including search firms, contracting firms, and any vendors related to TA such as background checks, etc.
  • Participates in onsite and off-site recruiting activities & events including career fairs.
  • Actively develops and engages in key recruiting strategies to meet diversity goals for the organization.
  • Brings an outside-in view of leading best practices in Talent Acquisition. Joins networking groups, attends conferences and seminars as appropriate, and integrates learning into continuous improvement.
  • Partners with the Talent Acquisition team on strategies that support our employer branding efforts

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree. Prefer an HR or related field of study but not required.
  • 5-7 years of direct recruiting experience in a fast-paced, professional corporate and/or agency setting. A wide range of experience with different functions is preferred, technology recruiting experience is required.
  • Shows a clear passion for finding talent and an ability to effectively communicate and influence career choice decisions.
  • Ability to respond with urgency, focused on meeting and exceeding customer needs with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skill in using LinkedIn, and other social networking tools to directly source candidates.
  • Experience in managing vendor relationships such as search firms, contracting firms, background check companies and similar external recruiting partners.
  • Excellent partnership skills. Ability to effectively work with hiring managers to source, screen, evaluate and hire talented new staff members within organizational policies and budgets.
  • Experience with orientation and on-boarding of new employees to ensure a smooth and transition into their new role.
  • Experience with Workday or related HRIS systems.
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OCLC operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Dublin, OH. OCLC was founded in 1967. It has 1211 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 33 open jobs at OCLC, click here.
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