The Talent Acquisition Associate is responsible for managing entry-level recruitment, the annual summer internship program, special projects and providing support to the Talent Acquisition function. The role will also be the super user for the applicant tracking system. She or he will interact with a wide range of employees at all levels as well as external candidates seeking opportunities.
Manage full-cycle recruitment for entry-level staff, and summer internship program
Serve as administrator for applicant tracking system (Workday), the system of record for all recruitment related activity
Manage summer internship program recruitment initiative, which includes managing position postings, attending career fairs, establishing a pipeline with student career development networks and partnering with hiring managers to establish intern need and position descriptions.
Coordinates complex interview scheduling including one-on-one, panel interviews, and video conference interviews, often working with multiple time zones and regional offices
Prepare annual Talent Acquisition metrics report
Support Talent Acquisition team with a wide range of miscellaneous projects including reports and presentations
Maintain strong working relationships with external parties including temporary agencies, search firms, and other vendors
Answers telephone and email inquiries from applicants and general public, providing information on current or possible future job openings, application procedures and application status
BA/BS plus 3 years of Human Resources experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Excellent demonstrated proficiency in the use of office computer applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing online information resources
Effective oral and written communications; ability to maintain confidentiality and the ability to handle communications tactfully and professionally with a high attention to detail
Ability to prioritize work assignments, handle multiple tasks and function independently
Ability to work in diverse teams with shared responsibility and accountability
Experience using Workday recruiting module or other applicant tracking system strongly preferred
ALIGNMENT TO THE MISSION AND CULTURE OF THE FORD FOUNDATION:
Commitment to the Foundation’s mission and core values of equity, fairness, and diversity
Personal qualities of humility, capacity for self-reflection, and a sense of humor
Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues
Action-oriented and entrepreneurial self-starter who can work well independently and in teams
Equal employment opportunity and having a diverse staff are fundamental principles at The Ford Foundation, where employment and promotional opportunities are based upon individual capabilities and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation preference, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established under law.