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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Company: Vitalant
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

If You Are Passionate About Finding GREAT TALENT -We Want YOU!

Our Mission is to SAVE LIVES! Come Join our AWEsome Team!

For More Information about this Position Contact Tricia Dodson 804-539-0041


Under limited supervision, this position is responsible for attracting, sourcing, evaluating, and securing human capital to fill open positions within Blood Systems.


Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.

Assures quality customer service to all customers.

Maintains good attendance and punctuality per the absence policy.

Provides direct full life-cycle staffing activities for all positions by analyzing staffing trends and attrition along with business needs by sourcing, screening, and recommending qualified candidates for open positions. Ensures full attainment of staffing targets.

Assesses all job seekers expressing interest in the posted positions, identifying qualified candidates for pre-screening interviews, conducts phone screens and measures candidates against a specific job profile, and recommends candidates to hiring leaders for in-person interviews.

Sources talent by using electronic job boards, career fairs, social media, and other sourcing avenues to develop a pool of qualified candidates to fill vacancies within Blood Systems.

Evaluates quality and quantity of pipeline and identifies and implements process improvements. Meets with hiring leaders to develop customized sourcing strategies for each unique position.

Evaluates Affirmative Action goals to ensure EEO standards are met; conducts outreach calls to diversity agencies in their specific marketplaces regularly, and tracks and monitors diversity recruiting and sourcing activities.

Works closely with hiring leaders to ensure that they are knowledgeable about the recruitment process. Collaborates closely with leaders in learning and utilizing the interviewing model. Schedules intake/engagement meeting with hiring leaders to discuss position details, ideal candidate profiles, and realistic turn-around times on screening, interviewing, and presenting qualified candidates.

Delivers a positive and efficient hiring process to candidates, hiring leaders, and HR personnel experience by demonstrating effective communication skills and providing accurate, complete, and timely information.

Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.


Knowledge/ Education

High School graduate or GED required.

Bachelor's degree preferred.

Knowledge of Human Resources policies, practices, and procedures, including an understanding of legal and OFCCP recruiting requirements required.

Knowledge of behavioral interviewing skills as well as negotiation/selling skills required.




Three years of related experience required.

Experience with applicant tracking systems required.

Experience in interviewing and recommending/selecting qualified candidates based on targeted skills and abilities in a fast-paced environment required.


Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.

Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Must have proficient computer skills.

Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active team member.

Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills.

Able to organize, prioritize, and execute a variable workload and multiple priorities.

Effective oral and written communication skills.


Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.

For more EEO information about applicant rights click here

For information about Pay Transparency rights click here

Our organization participates in E-Verify, for more information click here

All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.



Keywords: Vitalant, Mount Prospect , Talent Acquisition Specialist, Other , Mount Prospect, Illinois

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