Recruiting Specialist

    • Rockville, MD

The HR Specialist will be responsible for life-cycle recruiting for entry level and/or mid-level positions for the company. Incumbent is expected to stay current with recruiting best practices and to make recommendations on the relevancy to the vision/mission of the Company’s recruitment strategy. This position will also assist the more senior staff with life-cycle recruiting for experienced professional and/or middle-management positions.

Actively leads hiring managers through needs definition to hire.

Sources a diverse slate of candidates for mostly non-managerial positions including exempt and non-exempt openings, administrative positions, along with college, intern and extern positions.

Partners with HR Relationship Managers and line management to plan/implement cost-effective sourcing strategies that identify and deliver top talent to the organization in an efficient and timely manner.

Proactively sources, screens, interviews and places qualified candidates through traditional, social media, and other creative methods with oversight from the Director of Talent Acquisition and Mobility and/or the HR Program Manager.

Builds a vibrant network to ensure a continuous pipeline of top talent through proactive market research and ongoing relationship management.

Supports cost-containment conscious efforts in recruiting; continually seeking new sourcing options and developing creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer.

Conducts pre-screen interviews of potential candidates, measured through high offer-to-interview ratios.

Represents FINRA at campus and professional job fairs. Also may coordinate and/or lead these events. May be responsible for maintaining the ongoing relationship with the university or professional organization.

Utilizes behavioral interviewing techniques to accurately screen and assess candidates and assists hiring managers with developing, delivering and assessing interview questions.

Ensures appropriate interview documentation is completed. Enters all required candidate, recruiting activity and reporting information into ATS (Taleo) while adhering to FINRA policy and protocols, inclusive of OFCCP guidelines and regulations.

In conjunction with HRRM’s and Diversity/Work Life Group, guides managers to ensure FINRA hiring supports EEO guidelines and AA goals.

Assists with research and recommendations for best practice methods in Recruiting.

Other Responsibilities

Education/Experience
•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 4 years progressive Human Resources experience (with at least two years as a Recruiter) in a corporate environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Education towards an advanced degree and/or HR Certifications, such as PHR/CP, is a plus.
•Experience working with Applicant Tracking Systems and major job boards.
•Proven experience managing recruiting projects (Campus Recruiting, Employee Referral programs, etc.) and/or events (Open Houses, Job Fairs, Conferences, etc.), is a plus.
•Must be extremely organized, detail and results-oriented, client-focused, and able to multi-task, meet deadlines, and adjust to changing client demands.
•Strong communication (verbal, written & listening) skills and the ability to interact successfully with all levels of the organization.
•Demonstrated ability to execute recruiting strategy, including: employer promotion in the marketplace, job postings/advertisements, client & candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.
•Strong phone interviewing skills, with the ability to discern core competencies as they relate to the position requirements in order to evaluate and refer the best candidates to hiring managers.
•Ability to work well both independently and as part of a team, with high energy level, professional integrity and demonstrated leadership.
•Strong technological skills, including use of online recruiting sources/searches and professional social media sites in recruiting.
•Ability to grasp industry and company challenges and translate into why they are important to our business.
•Working knowledge of key company and industry metrics. And strong knowledge of current industry trends.

Work Conditions
Normal office conditions. Extended hours and travel may be required.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume. A writing sample may be required as part of the submission.

The information provided above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work of the position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

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In addition to a competitive salary, comprehensive health and welfare benefits, and incentive compensation, FINRA offers immediate participation and vesting in a 401(k) plan with company match. You will also be eligible for participation in an additional FINRA-funded retirement contribution, our tuition reimbursement program and many other benefits. If you would like to contribute to our important mission and work collegially in a professional organization that values intelligence, integrity and initiative, consider a career with FINRA.

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As standard practice, employees must also execute FINRA’s Employee Confidentiality and Invention Assignment Agreement without qualification or modification and comply with the company’s policy on nepotism.

Search Firm Representatives

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal state or local laws as appropriate, or upon the protected status of the person’s relatives, friends or associates.

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