Technical Recruiter

Employer: Virginia Tech
Job Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
Category: IT/Computers/Networking, Marketing/PR/Advertising, Sales/Biz Dev, Other
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 10/10/2019
Closing Date: 11/27/2019
Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Job Description Virginia Tech's Human Resources Division is building a brand new talent acquisition team. The Technical Recruiter will play an essential role in our goal to attract world class faculty and staff to Virginia Tech. You will have a direct impact on the talent acquisition process and in creating the future of Virginia Tech. This role will execute a comprehensive recruitment strategy to attract and source candidates for a wide range of positions. Partnering with hiring managers and senior staff, the Technical Recruiter will assist in the full life cycle of sourcing and selecting candidates developing marketing approaches, recruitment pipelines and selection strategies. Expectations are to develop and manage a talent pool of both passive and active candidates in order to fill open positions by building community and educational partnerships, attending meetups, job fairs, professional conferences and other networking events, and designing innovative approaches to recruitment including internships and work exposure programs. This position is ideal for a strategic thinker who thrives on identifying solutions, building processes and delivering results.

Required qualifications:
Experience working in a growing organization with accompanying knowledge of creative sourcing techniques to attract awesome talent.
Demonstrated experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Highly motivated and self driven, Can deliver tangible results with a "get stuff done" attitude.
Masters Degree in HR, Business, Communications or other related field OR Bachelors degree with related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working across multiple skill set types.
Experience working in a multi-faceted business or organization.
Experience with the latest social media and technology.
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