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Job Req ID:  62996

Talent Sourcing Specialist

The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today’s brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers. Want to join our team? We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY’s diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve. In return, we offer employees the opportunity to be part of the Johns Hopkins community and to take advantage of our generous benefits package, which includes affordable health-care options and tuition assistance for employees and their families. We are seeking a Talent Sourcing Specialist  (Talent Acquisition Specialist).


The main purpose of this casual/seasonal role is to use thoughtful and creative candidate sourcing best practices to successfully execute the strategic vision of CTY’s talent acquisition function. CTY hires more than 1600 seasonal and other-part-time staff each year. This position will support the casual/seasonal staff recruitment needs of CTY’s summer, online and international programs as well as other CTY business units, as needed. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of and ability to execute direct and indirect recruitment methods.


NOTE:There are multiple positions available
This position is not benefits eligible

This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship


Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform high-volume candidate sourcing using Boolean searches, online job boards, social networking, cold-calling, email sourcing and programmatic advertising in order to engage passive candidates and establish a robust talent pipeline etc.
  • Engage and build strong partnerships with educator associations, colleges/universities, CBOs, workforce development groups and other like organizations to develop fertile, high-volume talent pipelines for current and future recruitment initiatives.
  • Utilize internal applicant tracking system (SuccessFactors) to initiate recruitment marketing campaigns, manage active job requisitions, create talent pools, evaluate and recommend qualified candidates.
  • Maintain sourcing activity reporting tools for CTY HR team, hiring managers and leaders to ensure adherence to established targets, metrics and goals.
  • Participate in weekly recruitment meetings with CTY hiring managers to serve as a recruitment consult regarding hiring needs as well as to provide updates and feedback on sourcing activities.
  • Work closely with Sourcing Consultant to effectively prioritize sourcing tasks, review performance metrics, receive coaching, and ensure sourcing methodologies with hiring profiles and ultimately meet hiring needs.
  • Remain abreast of new recruitment best practices and technology that can be advantageous to CTY’s candidate sourcing efforts. 
  • Ensure daily activities meet all of the standards and practices required by Johns Hopkins University and CTY in addition to federal employment laws and regulations.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology or other related field from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • One year of related recruiting/sourcing experience.
  • Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years or more experience in a high-performance recruiting/sourcing team environment, where targeted candidate sourcing metrics were in place.


Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Prior experience sourcing candidates from multiple markets for academic and academic support roles such as Adjunct Faculty, K-12 Educators, Teaching Assistants, Residential Assistants or roles in Allied Health strongly preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills with both client and customers. Flexibility in adapting to and responding quickly to changing priorities and deadlines with a high sense of urgency.
  • Familiar with employment law related to pre-employment screening, OFCCP and other regulations that impact the sourcing and hiring process.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and work appropriately with highly sensitive information.


Technical Qualifications/Specialized Certification:

  • Experience with applicant tracking systems. Prior SuccessFactors, TALEO, iCIMS and or Salesforce experience a plus.
  • Able to work in a digital environment requiring strong technical skills (MS SharePoint, Box, Formstack, Zoom Meeting, Skype, MS Teams, MS Project, Excel & PowerPoint etc.)


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
  • Occasional movement about the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, various workstations, etc. including movement from floor to floor-using elevators and stairs.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and printer. Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery.
  • Frequent communication with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations verbally and in writing.
  • Position also requires a degree of mobility common to working in an office environment; bending, kneeling or standing during events and presentations may be required.


JHU Equivalency Formula:  30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.  Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. 


Classified Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Working Title: Talent Sourcing Specialist 
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/03/OF 
Starting Salary Range: $19.82 - $27.27 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Hours Vary/27 hrs week 
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt  
Location: Telecommute 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Human Resources 

Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.


Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/ and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.


The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work.  Your recruiter will advise accordingly.


The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.


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