Classified Title: Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F/8:30 to 5:00 pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 03-MD:Eastern High Campus Department name: 10001552-Talent Acquisition Personnel area: Johns Hopkins University
The Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876, was America’s first research university, the first in the Western Hemisphere based on the European research institution, with a mission both to teach and to advance human knowledge through discovery. Its establishment revolutionized U.S. higher education; today, it remains a world leader in education, research and patient care. The university is named for its initial benefactor, Baltimore merchant Johns Hopkins, whose $7 million bequest the largest U.S. philanthropic gift to that time was divided evenly to finance the establishment of the university and The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Today, the university enrolls more than 21,000 full-time and part-time students on four academic campuses in Baltimore, several buildings in the Dupont Circle section of Washington, D.C., a campus in Montgomery County, Md., and facilities throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The university also has centers in China and Italy.
Johns Hopkins University’s Central Talent Acquisition team is currently looking for a results-oriented Talent Acquisition Specialist to provide a wide range of HR support and consulting services to faculty and staff hiring managers. Services include full lifecycle recruitment, discussion and evaluation of new hire compensation, and providing overall outstanding customer service. The successful candidate will embrace and advance the university's HR mission of attracting, developing, retaining, and engaging a high-performing workforce in support of excellence in the university's mission, while promoting diversity, equity, civility, and respect.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the job:
Manages the recruitment and selection process for assigned departments. This includes planning, recruiting, interviewing, hiring and onboarding.
Ensures that the employment process meets all required university standards and practices as well as employment laws and regulations.
Partners with hiring managers to identify ideal candidate skills and experiences to develop a recruitment strategy.
Writes and edits ads and postings in collaboration with hiring officials.
Sources and researches passive candidates via online searches, networks, forums and other creative techniques to attract talent.
Screens employment applications and recommend qualified candidates.
Conducts interviews with applicants.
Communicates expectations, feedback and status updates to candidates and hiring managers.
Verifies, interprets, and evaluates references and credentials.
Supplies and discusses relevant information on job applicants with the responsible hiring manager for their consideration and decision.
Interprets compensation policy and procedure and counsels managers regarding internal equity and related issues as part of the hiring process.
Calculates and recommends salary offers, within established guidelines.
Manages the offer process, including negotiating and communicating offer information, compensation and benefits.
Supports new employee onboarding.
Continually analyzes, refines and enhances every aspect of the recruitment process. Shares information on trends in talent acquisition with senior management.
Stays abreast of best practices in talent acquisition, hiring regulations and visa processes as needed.
Represents the university at job fairs, career days, campus visitations and community outreach activities and other sourcing activities.
Assists university employees seeking positions as a result of reductions in force.
Works on special employment/HR projects as needed.
Minimum of three years of talent acquisition experience that demonstrates a progressive and pro-active approach to the recruitment of talent (Additional related experience may substitute for required education to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula). Knowledge of employment laws (including FLSA, FMLA,) recruiting procedures, compensation practices, diversity recruitment, HR reporting and record keeping required. Knowledge of benefits administration and immigration regulations strongly desired.
Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology or other related field required (Additional education or experience may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula).
Special skills and knowledge:
Strong influencing and negotiation skills needed to be able to provide appropriate counsel and advice.
Creativity, innovation and resourcefulness needed to develop recruitment strategies.
Strong analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, judgment, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.
Must have proficiency working with the web, databases, Microsoft Office, job boards, social media, applicant tracking systems and electronic mail.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
Successful experience sourcing active and passive candidates.
Must have the ability to work collaboratively with others.
Handle various HR issues and concerns effectively while maintaining confidentiality.
Ability to research, analyze and interpret data.
Demonstrate strong initiative and energy, as well as a cooperative spirit.
Relevant professional certification such as Certified Internet Recruiter, Certified Staffing Professional, Professional Recruiter Certification and/or PHR/SHRM-CP preferred.
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.
During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.
The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.
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Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.