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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Intren
Location: Union
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Under the direction of the HR Manager, the Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for providing staffing services throughout INTREN, with a focus on acquiring and retaining diverse candidates. In addition to performing full lifecycle recruiting and maintaining excellent relationships with hiring managers, candidates, suppliers, and the community at large, this individual will act as the lead for the areas they support. Scope may include working with suppliers who provide candidates or services through any or all parts of the staffing process. This position will also have the opportunity to lead projects to improve staffing processes and vendor relations.


  • Partners with Regional HR Representatives and leadership to identify staffing needs (sourcing strategy, job specifications, sourcing, interviewing, candidate closing and negotiations, etc.).
  • Manage the entire life cycle of the recruiting process with minimal management guidance.
  • Develop recruitment strategies to attract talented applicants through a consultative approach.
  • Employs proactive sourcing solutions using multiple avenues including but not limited to direct sourcing, employee referrals, industry networking, targeted advertising, college programs, and social media.
  • Develop and maintain networks of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates.
  • Apply knowledge of the company to refer candidates for consideration to the relevant department managers.
  • Build and execute a recruiting plan that focuses on attracting a diverse candidate pool.
  • Job posting optimization where needed to attract candidates.
  • Develop partnerships with local universities, attend diverse conferences, and build a talent pool.
  • Educate the business on recruiting strategies, market data, and talent acquisition processes.
  • Manage the efforts of recruiting process outsourcing, contingency and retained search firms; setting expectations and driving the process.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in Human Resources, Business Management or related field and/or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years professional talent acquisition experience.
  • Experience managing complicated and leadership roles highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to form meaningful partnerships (internal/external) at all organizational levels.
  • Experience managing multiple projects concurrently while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Proficiency with Applicant Tracking Systems and Microsoft Office Products.
  • Ability to multi-task, strong attention to detail, flexibility, adapt to changing requirements/deadlines/situations.

INTREN is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Keywords: Intren, Elgin , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , Union, Illinois

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