The Tufts Talent Acquisition Team is part of Human Resources, which helps Tufts University fulfill its mission as a student-centered research university with policies and programs designed to attract, retain, and develop a skilled workforce.
What You'll Do
Working in a highly collaborative Talent Acquisition team, the Talent Acquisition Specialist provides full lifecycle recruitment for a dedicated portfolio and supports recruitment by sourcing, identifying, and screening top talent whilst guiding hiring managers and candidates through the recruitment process.
The Talent Acquisition Specialist:
Works with HR Business Partners and hiring managers to understand client departments’ objectives and ensure the timely identification and selection of qualified, high-quality talent to fill position vacancies
Develops and executes customized and tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating candidate flow, while ensuring that all initiatives reflect Tufts commitment to diversity
Reviews and assesses resumes and credentials in relation to position requirements
Prescreens candidates and presents detailed summaries to hiring managers and other stakeholders
Manages all administrative duties in the recruitment process, including applicant tracking system updates, initiating reference checks and background check process
Utilizes contemporary recruiting and sourcing tools such as job boards, social media, resume databases and search engines to identify active and passive candidates
Provides frequent status updates, information and analyses to hiring managers and other stakeholders
Ensures positive candidate relationship management experiences throughout the hiring process
Extends job offers with wage and salary to potential candidates
Participates in HR projects and continuous improvements to evolve recruiting function
What We're Looking For
Knowledge and skills typically acquired through an Associate's degree and 3-5 years' experience
A passion for recruiting/sourcing and a deep curiosity about people
Solid understanding and demonstrable knowledge of principles and procedures for staff recruitment, selection, compensation and benefits, and personnel information systems
Demonstrable, hands-on experience using contemporary recruiting and sourcing tools such as job boards, social media, resume databases and search engines to identify active and passive candidates
The ability to multi-task and manage relationships with multiple stakeholders with varied needs and timelines
Broad knowledge of sourcing tools, posting placement, markets, social media, and other active methods of reaching candidates, to reach the widest, most diverse pool of candidates
Experience with diversity recruiting and outreach initiatives
Strong knowledge of labor markets, recruiting practices as well as basic employment guidelines
Ability to partner and influence stakeholders to drive hiring goals and program outcomes
Proficiency with ATS system(s), LinkedIn Recruiter and other related platforms
Minimum $62,200.00, Midpoint $77,750.00, Maximum $93,300.00
Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.
This is Tufts.
Tufts is a student-centered research university with a constellation of world-class schools encompassing undergraduate, graduate, professional, and lifelong learning programs. Across the university, students satisfy their intellectual curiosity, jump-start rewarding careers, and unlock bright, promising futures. Through rigorous academics, groundbreaking research, and a commitment to civic engagement and leadership, our community of students, faculty, and staff collaborate across four Massachusetts campuses to build a brighter world (Medford/Somerville, Grafton, Boston-Chinatown, and Boston-Fenway).
Our employees light the way.
Tufts develops innovative solutions for the most complex global challenges of our time through teaching, research, and an unparalleled investment in civic engagement. In administration and operations, in dining centers and in labs, every employee plays a role in our mission for a better, brighter world.
At Tufts, the work you do matters. So do you.
Enjoy flexible and remote opportunities, innovative benefits, and an inclusive, welcoming, collaborative culture that supports you. Develop your skills. Take classes. Advance your career. ...Do work that makes you proud in a community you love. All while taking great care of yourself and the people who matter most.
We’re all in on creating an anti-racist culture of belonging.
Across Tufts, we’ve deepened our commitment to making the university a truly inclusive place. Where every member of our community contributes and feels like they belong. Where diverse perspectives are seen as our strength, and great ideas are always heard. In offices, labs, classrooms, and beyond, we’re doing this work together, knowing it is the foundation of our mission to create a brighter world.
An innovative university needs resourceful people who make things happen.
Here, collaboration isn’t just a buzzword, colleagues actually care, and community means everything. Sound appealing? Come join us. Choose a campus and find the role that fits you. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply.
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