IT Recruiter

Open Systems Technologies   •  

Minneapolis, MN

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 58 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Attend recruiting events and leverage career fair opportunities; participate in industry related meetups and organizational events and develop compelling messaging to attract the desired candidates and reinforce OST’s employment brand
  • Creatively source qualified candidates through a wide variety of channels including internal applicant tracking system, Internet, direct sourcing of passive candidates, employee referrals, professional organizations, networking and social media
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive network of contacts to identify and source qualified IT talent and pipeline for urgent/immediate projects
  • Create pre-screening questions for each unique position based on the needs of the position and pre-screen candidates accordingly in advance of submission to client.
  • Manage the scheduling and logistics of all interviews between candidates and representatives of OST and/or client focusing on a superior candidate and (where applicable) client experience
  • Provide valuable updates to hiring managers, Account Executive and/or Talent Acquisition Team Lead as appropriate, and solicit and utilize feedback to refine strategy as needed
  • Drive recruitment process to ensure candidate decisions are made in a timely manner and manage candidate relationship providing frequent communication throughout the process
  • Extend, negotiate and close employment offers with candidates by selling the organization/project/opportunity
  • Ensure a timely and accurate onboarding process so that employees and consultants are fully prepared for their first day/assignment
  • Update Consultant Agreements as they take on new assignments, extensions, modifications, etc.
  • Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, searches, Account Executive/client interactions and other recruiting activities

Critical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of recruiting experience, preferably a combination of full-cycle recruitment in a corporate environment complimented by some third-party search firm or staffing agency experience
  • Successful track record of creatively sourcing and recruiting highly qualified IT talent for corporate IT positions as well as contract/consulting assignments
  • Demonstrated ability to engage passive candidates to network and generate interest, referrals and additional leads
  • Ability to generate a quality pipeline of IT talent under very tight timelines
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to take initiative and build strong productive relationships
  • Demonstrated successful internet mining and cold callingexperience
  • Exceptional negotiation, consulting and influencing skills
  • Self-motivated / self-starter with the ability to work independently in a dynamic environment of change, challenge, multiple deadlines and competing priorities

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience