Talent Acquisition Specialist, Advancement Administration - University Advancement
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: Clayton, Missouri
Internal Number: JR77853
Are you looking for an opportunity to work with a dynamic team in an environment where you are empowered to grow? Do you love building relationships and finding the best candidates for your hiring managers? Are you interested in supporting the mission and vision of Washington University in St. Louis? If this sounds like you, look no further - University Advancement is hiring a Talent Acquisition Specialist.
The Talent Acquisition (TA) Specialist is a member of the University Advancement Administration team focused on recruitment in the areas of sourcing and ensuring an efficient recruitment lifecycle. This talent professional will be instrumental in creating candidate pipelines by engaging potential candidates through social media and professional networking platforms. This role also serves as primary contact for hiring managers for administrative and technical questions related to recruitment systems, processes, and procedures. The TA Specialist will assist the Manager of Talent Acquisition in developing internal management reports and implementing special projects, programs, and recruitment initiatives.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Source potential University Advancement candidates. Identify and conduct outreach via LinkedIn, job boards, and professional networking groups to build talent pipelines. Review previous applicants in Workday and proactively send resumes to hiring managers for consideration for other University Advancement positions. Champion recruitment approaches that support diversity, equity, and inclusion. Exercise discernment and ability to connect with and refer executive-level talent.
Provide full lifecycle recruitment support throughout the hiring process, in conjunction with the Manager. Conduct informational interviews and assist managers with screening candidates. Field referrals for open positions. Meet with managers regularly to discuss talent needs within their respective teams. Manage and maintain data integrity in Workday, job postings, and career pages on professional sites. Manage postings to job boards outside of Washington Universityâ™s Careers page. Promote open positions through professional social media platforms. Exercise creative thinking and strong problem-solving capabilities in recruiting for challenging or hard-to-fill positions.Â
Initiate ideas on special projects related to streamlining and improving hiring processes, enhancing candidate experience, and promoting Washington University in St. Louis and University Advancement.
Create and update monthly reports for management.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Prior experience working with applicant tracking systems.
Experience in a complex, academic, or large non-profit setting.
Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and other Human Resources Management software (preferably Workday).
Prior experience working with LinkedIn Recruiter, LinkedIn Recruiter Lite, and/or LinkedIn Premium.
Knowledge of using professional sites and social networks.
Ability to work collegially and collaboratively in a team setting, across all levels of the organization.Â
Discretion, sensitivity to others, flexibility, and an ability to partner well with colleagues.
Commitment to excellent customer service and willingness to seek feedback on services provided.Â
Deep commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.Â
Excellent written, oral, and active listening communication skills.Â
Self-motivated, high attention to detail, ability to prioritize work, and excellent organizational skills.Â
Good sense of humor and a positive attitude.Â
Computer literate and competent, especially with Microsoft Office.
College degree and three years of recruitment experience or equivalent education and experience to equal seven years.
$52,000.00 - $88,800.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
If you are unable to use our online application system and would like an accommodation, please emailÂ CandidateQuestions@wustl.eduÂ or call the dedicated accommodation inquiry number at 314-935-1149 and leave a voicemail with the nature of your request.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
Want to Live Near Your Work and/or improve your commute? Take advantage of our free Metro transit U-Pass for eligible employees. We also offer a forgivable home loan of up to $12,500 for closing costs and a down payment for homes in eligible neighborhoods.
WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
We offer 4 weeks of caregiver leave to bond with your new child. Family care resources are also available for your continued childcare needs. Need adult care? Weâ™ve got you covered.
WashU covers the cost of tuition for you and your family, including dependent undergraduate-level college tuition up to 100% at WashU and 40% elsewhere after seven years with us.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the principles and practices of equal employment opportunity and especially encourages applications by those from underrepresented groups. It is the Universityâ™s policy to provide equal opportunity and access to persons in all job titles without regard to race, ethnicity, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.