Recruiter (senior level)

Location
California, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Employment Opportunities - Workday

Overview of RAND

 

RAND staff are creative, independent thinkers with intellectual curiosity and a strong interest in making a difference in the world through public policy research. The nearly 1,200 members of RAND's research staff represent nearly every academic field and profession, from engineering and behavioral sciences to medicine and economics. More than half of them hold Ph.D.'s, and most others hold M.A.'s, M.D.'s, or J.D.'s. The many other professionals at RAND have specialized knowledge in a number of unique fields and are also critical to RAND's success. Commitment to multidisciplinary collaboration that has been RAND's hallmark from its earliest days.

 

We're seeking a talented recruiter to join our team who has a history of success in filling critical positions and shaping next-level recruitment methodologies. If you are passionate about joining an organization that is focused on making the world a better place and a team that is committed to attracting world-class research talent, read on:

 

 

Position Description

 

The senior-level recruiter will play a key role in helping to source, attract and hire talented researchers, leaders and other specialized professional roles that enable research and analysis. This position will partner with colleagues to enhance proactive recruiting strategies, sourcing and talent pipelines in order to attract specialized talent to RAND. The successful candidate will be experienced at sourcing unique professional and technical skill profiles in a variety of areas.

 

As part of our active commitment to increasing the diversity of our workforce, the person in this role will help us in our current work to refresh and strengthen our diversity outreach strategies and to increase the consistency of our recruiting processes.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with key internal stakeholders (hiring managers and HR colleagues) to obtain an understanding of current and future staffing needs, and partner to develop effective recruitment strategies to attract outstanding talent.

  • Identify and utilize appropriate targeted sourcing and research tools; including online searches, social media, networking, and targeted campaigns to proactively source candidates and build diverse candidate pools.
    -- Utilize knowledge of multiple recruiting sources (beyond LinkedIn Recruiter) and advanced sourcing techniques to identify talent.

  • Review, update and assess candidate applications submitted online through WorkDay, RAND’s HCM system.

  • Screen candidates and facilitate interview and hiring decision-making process with hiring teams, while ensuring a high level of candidate engagement and positive candidate experience.

  • Partner with internal colleagues to create, measure and report on data-driven recruitment strategies.

  • Contribute to recruiting strategy development and outreach efforts and develop strong relationships with key external partners to help build a robust pipeline of diverse candidates.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to advance our recruiting processes.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of sourcing, engaging and recruiting highly educated academic, technical and/or research talent for professional and leadership roles preferably in a research, technology, education or consulting setting.

  • Proven knowledge of labor markets, contemporary recruiting practices and effective social media recruitment tools.

  • Demonstrated cultural competency and past success in sourcing and attracting diverse talent for a variety of professional roles.

  • Experience working in an organization(s) with well-developed recruitment practices and measurement, with a commitment to diversity.

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.

  • Ability to both work independently and to collaborate and partner effectively with others at all levels.

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy, with an analytical mindset.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required; proficiency with WorkDay is preferred.

  • Certification in recruiting or diversity recruiting is a plus.

  • Experience/exposure to recruiting in federal contractor environment is a plus; knowledge of OFCCP regulations is helpful.

 

 

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field; advanced degree is a plus.

 

 

Experience

  • Six (6) or more years recruiting experience with at least 2 years of in-house experience.

  • Four (4) or more years of sourcing experience in building diverse pipelines and attracting diverse talent.

 

 

Location

Santa Monica, CA

 

 

Special Note

On a temporary basis, the selected candidate initially will work remotely due to the pandemic; eventually, the regular schedule will accommodate working from home a few days per week with the balance of time spent in the office.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/vet

Employment Opportunities - Workday

Overview of RAND

RAND staff are creative, independent thinkers with intellectual curiosity and a strong interest in making a difference in the world through public policy research. The nearly 1,200 members of RAND's research staff represent nearly every academic field and profession, from engineering and behavioral sciences to medicine and economics. More than half of them hold Ph.D.'s, and most others hold M.A.'s, M.D.'s, or J.D.'s. The many other professionals at RAND have specialized knowledge in a number of unique fields and are also critical to RAND's success. Commitment to multidisciplinary collaboration that has been RAND's hallmark from its earliest days.

 

We're seeking a talented recruiter to join our team who has a history of success in filling critical positions and shaping next-level recruitment methodologies. If you are passionate about joining an organization that is focused on making the world a better place and a team that is committed to attracting world-class research talent, read on:

 

 

Position Description

The senior-level recruiter will play a key role in helping to source, attract and hire talented researchers, leaders and other specialized professional roles that enable research and analysis. This position will partner with colleagues to enhance proactive recruiting strategies, sourcing and talent pipelines in order to attract specialized talent to RAND. The successful candidate will be experienced at sourcing unique professional and technical skill profiles in a variety of areas.

 

As part of our active commitment to increasing the diversity of our workforce, the person in this role will help us in our current work to refresh and strengthen our diversity outreach strategies and to increase the consistency of our recruiting processes.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with key internal stakeholders (hiring managers and HR colleagues) to obtain an understanding of current and future staffing needs, and partner to develop effective recruitment strategies to attract outstanding talent.

  • Identify and utilize appropriate targeted sourcing and research tools; including online searches, social media, networking, and targeted campaigns to proactively source candidates and build diverse candidate pools.
    -- Utilize knowledge of multiple recruiting sources (beyond LinkedIn Recruiter) and advanced sourcing techniques to identify talent.

  • Review, update and assess candidate applications submitted online through WorkDay, RAND’s HCM system.

  • Screen candidates and facilitate interview and hiring decision-making process with hiring teams, while ensuring a high level of candidate engagement and positive candidate experience.

  • Partner with internal colleagues to create, measure and report on data-driven recruitment strategies.

  • Contribute to recruiting strategy development and outreach efforts and develop strong relationships with key external partners to help build a robust pipeline of diverse candidates.

  • Collaborate with colleagues to advance our recruiting processes.

 

 

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of sourcing, engaging and recruiting highly educated academic, technical and/or research talent for professional and leadership roles preferably in a research, technology, education or consulting setting.

  • Proven knowledge of labor markets, contemporary recruiting practices and effective social media recruitment tools.

  • Demonstrated cultural competency and past success in sourcing and attracting diverse talent for a variety of professional roles.

  • Experience working in an organization(s) with well-developed recruitment practices and measurement, with a commitment to diversity.

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills.

  • Ability to both work independently and to collaborate and partner effectively with others at all levels.

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy, with an analytical mindset.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite required; proficiency with WorkDay is preferred.

  • Certification in recruiting or diversity recruiting is a plus.

  • Experience/exposure to recruiting in federal contractor environment is a plus; knowledge of OFCCP regulations is helpful.

 

 

Education Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field; advanced degree is a plus.

 

 

Experience

  • Six (6) or more years recruiting experience with at least 2 years of in-house experience.

  • Four (4) or more years of sourcing experience in building diverse pipelines and attracting diverse talent.

 

 

Location

Santa Monica, CA

 

 

Special Note

On a temporary basis, the selected candidate initially will work remotely due to the pandemic; eventually, the regular schedule will accommodate working from home a few days per week with the balance of time spent in the office.

 

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: race/color/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/vet

 

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