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Sr. Recruiter – Spectrum Networks, Media Recruiter
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Spectrum News is a series of award-winning 24/7 local news networks. Our mission is to strengthen democracy by providing essential, objective local news to 30 million homes across 34 stations, 12 states, and over 60 markets. From New York City to Los Angeles, and every community in between, our audience relies on us for all the information they need. As we cover topics ranging from politics to weather, we’re committed to telling character-driven stories that truly represent your community.
Who are we looking for to join our team? A deeply passionate, innovative and highly organized individual who is driven to flourish in a competitive, fast-paced environment. A great communicator, with a desire to leverage your knowledge, skills and abilities to identify amazing talent for our Network of People.
JOB SUMMARY Works with Functional Team Leaders and Sr HR Leader to determine hiring requirements. Partners with hiring managers to recruit and select qualified candidates. Analyzes hiring metrics to identify areas of opportunity for improved quality of hire. Recommends process improvements to reduce time to fill metric. Align recruitment practices to employment branding. Ensures compliance with EEO, FCC and AAP requirements.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Works with Senior Leadership and Sr HR Leader to develop comprehensive recruitment strategy
Screens, selects, interviews and evaluates potential candidates including experienced and campus hires
Identifies alternative recruitment methods such as online recruitment methods, professional organizations, technical programs and universities to target technically skilled individuals requiring highly specific industry certifications
Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws related to employment
Provides recommendations in determining recruitment budget to include job fairs, campus events, recruitment tools and vendor fees
Writes and places advertisements and job postings
Identifies opportunities for participation in job fairs, campus recruiting events and handling employment/agency inquiries
Promotes equal opportunity employment by analyzing results of outreach efforts and modifying recruitment efforts based on those results. Implements diversity recruitment initiatives and participates in applicable recruitment conferences and outreach efforts
Communicates hiring process and trains hiring managers on ATS and EEO/FCC compliance; monitors internal staffing compliance with EEO/FCC requirements.
Ascertains applicants' qualifications by conducting interviews, tests, and reference checks, coordinates interview schedule with hiring manager and conducts intake meetings and feedback sessions
Remains up-to-date on latest recruitment technologies, makes recommendations on recruitment sourcing initiatives and advises client groups of latest resources
Utilizes applicant tracking system to maintain accurate and up-to-date recruitment and applicant files and proper disposition of candidates
Manages the recruiting lifecycle to include selection, offer and onboarding process
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner Critical thinking and analytical skills Ability to prioritize and organize effectively Ability to maintain confidentiality of information Demonstrated communications skills Ability to maintain confidentiality of information Ability to analyze and interpret data to identify trends Demonstrated knowledge of recruitment trends and technologies Demonstrated knowledge of staffing and employment practices Ability to work independently Proficiency with MS Office
Required Education Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years Recruiting/staffing experience - 5+
WORKING CONDITIONS Office environment Travel as required
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