Talent Acquisition Specialist I/II

USA-NY-New York
1 day ago(1/16/2018 5:14 PM)
Requisition ID
Professional - Human Resources

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.


For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

The Talent Acquisition Group is seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join their team. Our TASs are recognized as internal Talent Advisors, the role could be filled as a TAG Specialist I or TAG Specialist II depending upon experience.


As the Talent Acquisition Specialist:


You will:

•Utilize creative recruitment methods to manage a high volume of job requisitions in a fast paced environment. 
•Conduct intake meetings and partner with front line hiring managers and HRBPs to fill positions timely, while maintaining fair hiring practices.
•Conduct applicant assessments to effectively determine candidate suitability/eligibility for job openings based on selection criteria.
•Recommend and schedule applicants for interviews with hiring managers for related positions.
•Conduct reference checks, extend job offers to candidates, and negotiate compensation packages.
•Document all applicant activity in the applicant tracking system to ensure that all information is current and in compliance with local, State and Federal guidelines (i.e. OFCCP) as per hospital policy.
•Provides continual updates on work progress and challenges to assigned Talent Acquisition Director.
•Attend off-site job fairs and recruitment events.


You are:

•Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
•Passionate about talent
•Adept in behavioral based interviewing techniques
•Familar with a variety of sourcing techniques including LinkedIn Recruiter
•Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple clients.
•Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
•Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.
•Flexible in your approach and demeanor in order to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.
•Able to persuade and influence key partners utilizing employment and external statistics/data


You need:

•A bachelor’s degree
•4+ years of previous experience as a recruiter or sourcing specialist, or Human Resources knowledge is highly preferred.
•Knowledge of Employment and EEO laws and regulations.
•Excellent verbal and written communication.
•Analytical skills and the ability to work in a high pressured environment.
•Strong ATS skills, familarity with iCIMS is a plus
•User knowledge of an HRIS system (Workday preferred)
•User knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Excel skills is a plus.




MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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