Talent Acquisition Specialist
Hiring now in Cleveland or Columbus, OH
Talent Acquisition Specialist Description
People are our most important resource, and our team makes our educational model different from others. We believe that great team members can be the catalyst for successful transformations of our students. As such, the employees that we recruit and retain are at the heart of the Tech Elevator experience.
We’re looking for a highly skilled Talent Acquisition Specialist to become one of those critical employees, and to help us find our next impactful hires. You should relish the opportunity to tackle the challenge of breaking new ground on our overall talent strategy while being forward-thinking and motivated by continuous improvement. You should be excited to impact the skills of the local workforce by building the team that will help our students make a change in their lives.
Research, Design, and implement the overall recruiting strategy for both local markets and projects across the nation
Partner with management to determine the needs, requirements, and expectations of each role
Stay up to date with current job boards, social networks, and platforms to find talent and plan strategies
Create and release job descriptions and announcements including any changes to the company website
Review resumes, cover letters, and social media profiles and update records in an internal database accordingly
Perform in-person and phone interviews with candidates to assess cultural and role-specific fit while also gaining an understanding of needed compensation
Understand and communicate employer information and benefits
Complete all pre-screening and screening activities for prospective employees, including reference checks and administering company assessments
Make recommendations to the company hiring managers and others involved in the process
Own all the logistics and scheduling of interviews with other team members and prepare and advise candidates beforehand
Manage the interview timeline including setting internal deadlines and communicating with potential candidates throughout the process
Assisting with final offer creation and candidate negotiations
Provide analytical and well documented recruiting reports to the rest of the team
Staying current on the company’s organization structure, personnel policy, and federal and state laws regarding employment practices
Serving as a liaison with employment agencies, colleges, and industry associations to fill specialized contractor needs
Grow and foster high-touch relationships with qualified active and passive talent to pull from as new positions open up
Requirements & Key Traits
Proven work experience as a Recruiter or Talent Acquisition Specialist
Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based)
Hands-on experience with various selection processes
Ability to organize skills assessment (work samples, psychometric and IQ/EQ tests, etc)
Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Candidate Management Systems (CMS)
Hands-on experience with recruiting software, as well as Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS) or Human Resource Management Systems (HRMS)
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Strong decision-making skills
These are the requirements and skills that we've found to be a good fit for this role. If your background is different but you think you're the right person for the job, we invite you to apply!
Regular office hours
Occasional evening and weekend hours
About Tech Elevator
Tech Elevator is an intensive in-person education provider helping individuals and companies acquire in-demand technology skills for the modern workforce.
Through our 14-week, full-time coding bootcamps, we teach students from diverse backgrounds to become software developers while also helping them to build necessary career-readiness skills and career connections through our nationally recognized Pathway Program™.
Founded in 2015 with a focus on quality and care in everything we do, we’re proud of our outcomes which have earned us a leading national bootcamp position based on the job placement rate of our grads through CIRR, the Council on Integrity Results in Reporting (cirr.org).