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Talent Acquisition Specialist I

Company: Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Location: Lansing
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Job PurposeThe Talent Acquisition Specialist I is responsible for the recruitment and selection of top talent in order to meet Jackson's diverse hiring needs. Responsibilities include providing high-level client service to key stakeholders in an effort to identify, attract and evaluate both active and passive candidates for entry and mid-level positions. The Talent Acquisition Specialist serves as a key partner to the business; effectively consulting with clients to understand hiring needs, present qualified candidates, and provide hiring recommendations and solutions. Promotes Jackson's reputation as a "best in class" employer, emphasizing core values critical to the continued success of the company.Essential ResponsibilitiesPerforms full-life cycle recruiting responsibilities which include: sourcing, screening, interviewing, evaluating and hiring potential candidates for entry and mid-level positions.Effectively manages details in the recruiting process to ensure a positive experience for both candidates and clients (e.g. scheduling of interviews/testing, providing interview and recruitment materials, soliciting/providing feedback in a timely and professional manner, etc.).Works closely in partnership with hiring managers to identify business needs and position requirements; provides effective recruitment strategies based on job requirements.Utilizes appropriate sourcing tools/techniques to meet recruitment needs (e.g. social media networks, advertising, employee referrals, employment agencies, associations, and recruiting events).Develops pipeline of talent for frequently filled, ongoing openings.Screens/interviews candidates to identify and evaluate pay requirements, skills, experience and fit within the company.Evaluates candidate qualifications against requirements of open positions to determine a match.Provides feedback to hiring managers based on criteria used in the evaluation process; provides recommendations as appropriate.Communicates company benefits and employment opportunities to candidates in the recruiting process.Collaborates with HR Business Consultants and management to ensure appropriate communication and coordination across business functions.Prepares job postings, in alignment with HR partners, to post to on online recruitment sites.Ensures proactive communication with key stakeholders, sharing updates, challenges and opportunities, while providing recommendations and solutions.Other DutiesPerforms other duties and/or projects as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesExcellent client service orientation; ability to provide high level client-focused support in collaboration with business partners to accomplish recruiting goals.Knowledge of the full life cycle recruiting process; strong interviewing and candidate evaluation skills.High level of detail orientation; effectively manages details for all activities that occur throughout the recruiting process.Strong verbal/written communication and consulting skills.Ability to effectively consult, manage customer expectations and build strong relationships.Ability to identify and utilize a wide range of sourcing techniques - online social networking (e.g. LinkedIn), internet tools, professional associations, external recruitment firms, etc.Strong time management skills with the ability to generate a high volume of qualified candidates and fill positions within tight timeframes.Highly motivated with the ability to proactively identify hiring solutions for business needs.Ability to project a positive and professional image for Jackson.Solid organizational, multi-tasking and problem solving skills.Strong ability to work independently and effectively as part of a team.QualificationsBachelor's Degree or equivalent experience and education. required.1+ years of recruiting experience required.Experience supporting high volume hiring preferred.Experience with applicant tracking systems (e.g. Workday, Taleo, etc). preferred.University/college recruiting experience preferred.We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Jackson is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. The Company subscribes to and endorses federal and state laws and regulations relating to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, legally-recognized disability, marital status, legally-protected medical condition, citizenship, ancestry, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other factor not related to the needs of the job. The Company is committed to a policy of equal opportunity. Company facilities and campuses are tobacco-free environments.

Keywords: Jackson National Life Insurance Company, Lansing , Talent Acquisition Specialist I, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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