• Talent Acquisition Specialist I/II

    Job Locations USA-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/27/2018 4:44 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 28th 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 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    Do you enjoy the thrill of matching accomplished people with amazing opportunities? Are you passionate about talent? And looking to join a dynamic team of impactful individuals?


    We are seeking a Specialist to join our Talent Acquisition Group. Our TASs function as internal Talent Advisors. We will fill the position as a TAG Specialist I or II depending upon the experience you bring.

    You will:

    • Utilize creative recruitment methods to handle 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 assess 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
    • Provides continual updates on work progress and challenges to assigned Director.
    • Attend off-site job fairs and recruitment events.

    You are:

    • Capable of building strong partnerships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
    • Adept in behavioral based interviewing techniques
    • Familiar with a variety of sourcing techniques including LinkedIn Recruiter
    • Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple clients.
    • Ambitious and eager to pursue new opportunities, and tackle 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 or equivalent experience
    • 3+ 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 fast-paced environment.
    • Strong ATS skills (we use iCIMS)
    • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills, advanced Excel are 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.  


    Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Stay in touch!

    Register now to join Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Talent Community to receive inside information on our organization and new job opportunities.