Rittal is now hiring a Community Liaison Specialist. As the Community Liaison Specialist, you will be responsible for sourcing, attracting and identifying candidates for open positions and hard to fill positions. The specialist will develop working relationships with hiring managers in order to understand their needs and requirements and based on these and the organization's philosophy. You will develop and execute hiring strategies to attract the caliber of individuals required while developing candidate pipelines.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities: Develop and maintain partnerships and solid working relationships with hiring managers to assess, recruit for and fill their talent needs. Develop an understanding of positions, programs and site requirements, developing specific recruiting plans and initiatives. Work with management to develop screening and interview tools, establishing criteria for determining qualified candidates. Use creative and innovative candidate sourcing including but not limited to: job postings, internet recruiting/sourcing, networking, social media, sourcing passive candidates, career fairs, employee referral and college recruiting. Review of the recruiting process and make suggestions to improve processes. Coach hiring management through the overall recruiting process as needed, the recommendation of qualified applicants, follows up with management to determine the effectiveness of the recruiting plans, process and implementation. Follows up with hiring managers to determine the effectiveness of the recruiting plans, process and implementation, making adjustments as might be needed. Establish and maintain partnerships with colleges/universities/schools to tap into upcoming graduates and alumni. Promote our employer brand and create the organization's presence and participate in job and career fairs. Track, monitor and analyze recruiting metrics and market data and barriers. Keep the team up to date on new trends in talent acquisition and the market. Responsible for maintaining and tracking recruiting activity using ATS and preparing reports, as needed.
Qualifications and Experience: Requires a minimum of 4-years of solid and progressive experience in full-cycle recruiting, preferred two years high volume technical (Automation Engineering and EE Engineering) recruiting experience. Previous experience developing relationships in the community with STEM schools, vocations, and universities. Preferred experience would be developing and managing rotational or college programs. Previous experience with employee branding in the community. Requires experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Requires experience recruiting for multiple sites. Excellent communication, organization, presentation and pc/computer skills (including proficiency with Microsoft Office-Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) along with other related software. Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws and regulations impacting recruiting and hiring. Extensive knowledge of online and social media recruiting. Demonstrated experience in sourcing, networking, screening and selection skills.