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Talent Acquisition Partner (Recruiter) - Denton, TX

  • October 08, 2019 7:14 PM
    Message # 7923766
    Heather Jones (Administrator)

    City of Denton

    Job Posting

    Title:                                     Talent Acquisition Partner (Recruiter)

    Department/Division:       Human Resources/Talent Acquisition & Development


    Definition:  Works within established City guidelines and values to develop innovative approaches to help departments attract, select and retain employees. Also works with other HR employees/teams to support department initiatives.

    Essential Functions:

    •          Works collaboratively with hiring managers throughout the City to understand business objectives, conduct needs analyses, and determine staffing needs and opportunities.
    •          Works with departments to establish candidate requirements, update job descriptions, create competency-based job success profiles and hiring plans, and submit requisitions for open positions.
    •          Develops interview questions, processes and strategies that are legally compliant and consistently lead to quality hires. Trains and supports hiring managers to ensure proper interviewing techniques, participating in interview panels as necessary.
    •          Coordinates the seasonal hiring process; partners with departments to ensure adequate timelines are set for advertising/hiring, special in-processing sessions are scheduled, and overall, ensure a well-managed system is in place to process the large volume of applicants.
    •          Works with local educational institutions to establish and administer City internship and volunteer programs.
    •          Seeks out and attends career events, job fairs, and community networking events, establishing contacts with local college campuses, universities, and/or community organizations.  
    •          Demonstrates creative sourcing skills using traditional and non-traditional techniques to advertise position openings. 

    ·        Partners with the Public Affairs Department to research and develop advertising/branding pieces and engage in community outreach to further recruiting efforts and build the City brand.

    •          Establishes and maintains constant Social Media presence in order to post open positions and brand the City as an employer of choice. 

    ·         Facilitates training classes on hiring/interviewing topics; trains and coaches supervisors in hiring practices and the use of the City’s hiring system; assists in other training courses as needed.

    ·         Regularly communicates with City employees and outside citizens in regards to open positions, personnel records, and/or requests for information.

    •          Collaborates with members of the Human Resources team to ensure a consistent candidate experience and that recruiting resources are being leveraged across the organization effectively.

    ·         Analyzes long term leave data for trends and opportunities for improvements.  Provides long term hiring aggregate information and reports as requested.

    ·         Displays high standards of ethical conduct and confidentiality.

    ·         Ability to make discretionary decisions and handle administrative duties.

    ·         Demonstrates ability to acquire understanding and absorb new information rapidly.

    ·         Demonstrates consistent logic, rationality and objectivity in decision-making.

    ·         Ability to work independently

    ·         Regular attendance

    Minimum Qualifications / Acceptable Equivalency:

    •          Bachelor’s Degree, plus 5 years experience in employee Human Resources, hiring/recruiting, or related field.


    ·         Any combination of education, experience, and certifications that will provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in this position.

    Core Competencies:                                                          

    ·         Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

    ·         Operates effectively, even when things are not certain or the way forward is not clear.

    ·         Attracts and selects the best talent to meet current and future needs.

    ·         Builds partnerships and works collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

    ·         Builds strong customer relationships and delivers customer-centric solutions.

    ·         Skilled at developing and delivering multi-mode communications that conveys a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.

    ·         Recognizes the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

    ·         Effectively builds formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization.

    ·         Maneuvers comfortably through complex policy, process, and people-related organizational dynamics.

    ·         Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations.

    ·         Sees ahead to future possibilities and translates them into breakthrough strategies.

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