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Recruiter - Contract/Associate

Plano, TX, United States

Job ID: 7109

Date published: 1-Nov-2018


 The Recruiter I is accountable for the full life-cycle of recruitment for one or more clients, with a focus on meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations as identified by Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and ensuring a positive and efficient experience for prospective candidates. Typically, responsible for one or more client accounts with a low volume of open requisitions variable upon required skillset as defined by the client.


·          Determines or is provided with staffing needs of one or more clients and identifies, engages and recruits qualified candidates from the candidate pipeline.

·         Analyzes client requirements and qualifies candidates by conducting telephone and/or face-to-face interviews according to identified qualification standards.

·         Selects candidates using discretion and independent judgment and prepares and delivers candidate presentations for clients.

·         Enters and tracks candidate data in various electronic systems and runs standard reports as required.

·         Maintains effective, ongoing relationships with candidates throughout the full life-cycle of recruitment, in addition to candidates who are in between assignments.

·         Fields general, straight forward inquiries from candidates and hiring managers; escalates inquiries to senior team members and/or management as necessary.

·         Assists with coordinating logistics for recruiting events, such as job fairs, open houses, and invitation-only events.

·         Collaborates with team members to develop and maintain a unified approach to talent sourcing and recruitment.

·         Proactively establishes and maintains beneficial business relationships through networking with industry contacts, association members, trade groups, employment groups and/or social media.

·         Initiates requisitions and/or assist with facilitating appropriate approvals for requisitions.

·         Schedules candidates for telephone and/or face-to-face interviews and orientations.

·         Administers pre-employment activities, including, but not limited to, coordinating forms, applications, offer letters and expense reports, drug testing, background and reference checks, and security clearance validation.

·         Coordinates the preparation of and/or assist with the distribution of new hire informational packets.

·         Audits candidate files to ensure required records are completed and entered into the appropriate electronic systems.

·         Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


·          High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of zero (0) to two (2) years of agency and/or corporate recruiting experience.

·         Bachelor’s degree with previous experience utilizing Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and/or Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) is preferred.


·         Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing.

·         Ability to proactively establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organization.

·         Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously while meeting assigned deadlines.

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle highly sensitive/confidential information.

·         Ability to function effectively with or as part of a team.

·         Ability to demonstrate critical thinking based on in-depth data, substantiating information, considering/respecting of other's input, personal values and ethics.

·         Ability to demonstrate effective customer services skills.

·         Ability to utilize market research tools and techniques.

·         Ability to identify and/or document existing and new trends as well as evaluate and predict their impact on the organization.

·         Ability to understand, interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations.

·         Knowledge of and the ability to apply the principles, best practices, and standards of the full life-cycle of recruiting.

·         Proficient with Microsoft Office products, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

·         Proficient with electronic recruiting resources, such as customer relationship management (CRM) tools, applicant tracking systems (ATS), and job boards.


Results Driven

Strives to achieve results & meet or exceed expectations, effectively overcoming obstacles and setbacks.

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Customer Orientation

Seeks to build & effectively service valuable external & internal customer partnerships.

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Problem Solving & Analysis

Actively handles problems, proposing effective solutions that are coherent with the analyzed information.

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Embracing & Adapting to Change

Has the ability to recognize & accept the need for change. Modifies own behavior & approach accordingly to achieve desired outcomes.

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Self-Management & Development

Takes responsibility & ownership of him/herself & understands the impact of own actions & their affect on others.

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Communicates in a clear & concise way, adapting according to the purpose, audience & situation. Is open to receiving communication.

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Works with & contributes to a team environment to work toward a common goal.

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Relationship Management

Identifies, builds & maintains sustainable relationships with others.

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Leading & Managing People

Supports, develops & effectively manages others (individual and team) to achieve outstanding levels of performance. Acts as a positive role model, inspiring and empowering others.

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Strategic Planning

Has an in-depth knowledge of his/her area of specialization or business. Understands the market in which the organization works, anticipates trends and is able to create and communicate a vision, strategy & operational plan.

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Change Management

Proposes and leads organizational changes at all applicable levels, supports understanding, acceptance and implementation in his/her area of responsibility.

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