The Talent Specialist is responsible for sourcing, screening and recommending candidates for NILC positions as well as onboarding new hires. The Talent Specialist will develop and execute recruitment plans and strategies are primary responsibilities to ensure hiring and onboarding goals are met with the best possible talent. The Talent Specialist will assist with new employee success throughout the first 90 days of employment with NILC.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Working closely with the hiring manager and the Assoc Director of HR, drive and manage the entire hiring process for specific roles.
- Serve as a strategic partner for hiring managers and supervisors as they evaluate their teams' talent needs. Assist in the drafting of job descriptions.
- Update and maintain the applicant tracking systems (ATS), ensuring accuracy of data entry and reporting.
- Perform day-to -day recruitment activities including resume reviews, application screenings and candidate screening interviews.
- Draft interview guides for all stages of the interview process.
- Implement racial equity and inclusion strategy for recruitment.
- Manage interview logistics for panel interviews and in-person finalist interviews.
- Ensure timely, effective and professional communications, directly and with hiring managers, team, and candidates throughout the selection process
- Ensure that all candidates have a positive experience applying for and interviewing with NILC.
- Continuous problem solving to improve our hiring and selection tools and processes.
- Partner with administration and operations to ensure new hires have a successful onboarding experience.
- Be a thought partner with Assoc Director of HR to streamline and build practices.
Education and Experience
- 4+ years in talent management or recruitment, preferably in a non-profit advocacy or legal organization.
- Demonstrated ability in creating robust talent pipelines, establishing relationship with external partners and vendors.
- Experience recruiting for a variety of roles and functions within a nonprofit context.
- Commitment to defend and advance the rights and opportunities of low-income immigrants and their loved ones.
- Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS) and related technology.
- Detail orientation, organization, and follow through.
- Demonstrated commitment to, and success in, centering racial equity and inclusion in your work.
- Very strong oral and written communication skills.
- Experience building positive relationships with diverse candidates, team members, and stakeholders.
- Plans and Aligns
- Customer Focus
- Optimizes Work Processes
- Interpersonal Savvy
- Being Resilient
- Instills Trust
- All staff are currently working remotely, and all travel is limited through at least July 2021 due to COVID. In a normal operating environment, the work environment is generally quiet, and in an office setting. Up to 10% of overnight interstate travel may be required; generally, travel is quarterly to the NILC Washington, D.C. office or another location within the US for 3-5 nights.
- Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
- Communicating with others to exchange information.
- Repeating motions, like typing or answering a phone, that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
- Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.
Please submit a cover letter and updated resume. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
The expected salary range for this position is $73,000 and $91,000 and is flexible depending on experience and qualifications.