Posted in Consultant 20 days ago.
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Term Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
The Term Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant will actively recruit for a myriad of departments across Harvard's Central Administration representing a diverse portfolio of administrative, academic, business, and artistic units. The successful candidate will provide comprehensive support and consultation to hiring managers on all aspects of the recruitment and hiring process including hiring strategies, data-driven analytics, coaching and guidance on best practices and sourcing trends. Responsible for recommending and executing talent acquisition strategy to ensure successful candidate searches within identified time frames. Provide labor market assessment/analysis to hiring managers including market conditions, candidate availability, and other benchmarks. Maintain strong partnership with department leaders in assigned areas to ensure a clear understanding of business needs.
This role will be able to create a positive candidate experience (for both internal and external candidates) throughout the recruiting process. Coach and advise hiring managers on interviewing techniques and legal issues regarding hiring practices. Maintain and coordinate advertising/marketing strategies. Provide training to hiring managers, search committees, and stakeholders as needed. Ensure compliance with Harvard University policies, state and federal laws relating to recruitment and hiring. Represents Central Administration client groups at conferences and various career events.
This role will proactively develop and maintain a pipeline of highly qualified talent that are available to present to hiring managers, cultivates candidate pools and manages candidate engagement using contemporary and "high-touch" methods. Identifies and develops sourcing and networking strategies and utilizes social media platforms to advertise, find talent, and communicate with potential candidates. This person also ensures that recruitment plans demonstrate measurable commitment to diversity and supports Central Administrations' diversity recruitment goals/initiatives by participating in and promoting programs that attract qualified candidates from underrepresented groups. Maintain and build relationships and partnerships with national, state, local, community-based, and professional organizations. Uses affirmative action plan and labor market information to identify strategic diversity recruitment sources.
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