Staffing Specialist

Boston, MA 0210902111

Posted: 10/10/2018 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Human Resources/Training Job Number: 82241

A top healthcare organization in Boston, MA is seeking a Staffing Specialist to join their team. In this contract role, you will serve as the point of contact for managers and applicants throughout the hiring process. The ideal candidate will be able to partner with hiring managers and other members of the HR team to develop effective and efficient recruitment strategies. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Staffing Specialist:
  • Develop and implement effective recruiting strategies in a fast-paced, matrixed, and geographically disparate organization
  • Drive the staffing lifecycle: sourcing, screening, interviews, selection, references, background checks, and offers of employment
  • Establish and maintain solid working relationships with hiring managers of all different levels from front line managers to senior leaders
  • Recommend recruiting best practices, provides advice and counsel throughout the process
  • Partner with hiring managers to scope job description to gain a solid understanding of not only the skills and educational requirements, but also to determine the qualities and attributes of a successful candidate for the specific team and/or department
  • Leverage all available resources to identify and recruit the very best candidates, including networking, referrals, direct sourcing, social media outlets, job boards and databases and internal Applicant Tracking System
  • Assist managers with hiring decisions and negotiations
  • Ensure internal and market equity
  • Monitor market for subject matter area and update managers and HR leadership on changing market conditions
  • Participate in various recruitment-related events, workforce development initiatives, and HR sponsored events/initiatives as needed
  • Improve organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices, monitoring job offers and compensation practices, emphasizing benefits and perks

Requirements for the Staffing Specialist:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • Minimum of 2 years of recruitment experience
  • Experience with healthcare (clinical staff) and/or IT recruiting required; healthcare IT preferred
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting for healthcare, IT, and or healthcare IT staff.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Employment Laws
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and success with a wide range of sourcing techniques, including networking, referrals, direct sourcing, social media outlets, job boards and resume databases and proficiency with internal Applicant Tracking Systems.
  • Substantial experience with common Microsoft Office products (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) required
  • Experience with PeopleSoft ATS preferred
  • Ability to be flexible in serving a diverse customer base with varied needs
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Sharp business acumen and political savvy
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive situations tactfully
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines

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