Senior Talent Management Specialist

  • Challenge Unlimited, Inc.
  • Alton, IL
  • Apr 17, 2019
Human Resources

Job Description

Challenge Unlimited, Inc.

Alton, IL
Admin Building

Do you have a passion for giving people the tools to succeed?

Senior Talent Management Specialist provides recruitment and employee relations support that further our mission to help people who have different abilities to receive work support and development as neededachieving the highest level of independence possible.

Talent Management Promotes the mission and core values of the company by recruiting top candidates who support our Companys mission and display our Company values. Works in close coordination with managers at assigned sites to identify and support the talent needs of the site. Locates and documents where to find ideal candidates (i.e., active advocates, online job sites, etc.), creates and places job postings, manages candidate pools, identifies candidates who meet hiring criteria, conducts interviews, analyzes responses, matches qualified candidates to available jobs, and forwards qualified candidates to Hiring Managers for employment consideration in a timely manner. Builds a pipeline for future roles/job openings. Manages entry- and mid-level employee and client candidate searches. Follows up with hiring managers on hiring decisions. Extends conditional job offers, coordinates pre-hire background checks, and communicates with candidates on ultimate hiring decision. Ensures timely, meaningful new-hire orientations take place. Promotes an effective Company culture that embodies our Company values to achieve optimum performance levels and achieve goals and objectives.

Employee Relations Support Maintains good communications and positive relationships with site managers to promote employee satisfaction; provides information, counsel and resolution strategies to employees and supervisors regarding employment-related issues and inquiries; reinforces Human Resources policies, programs, and operations to ensure consistent handling of people-related issues throughout the workforce as well as compliance with existing and proposed federal and state laws/regulations affecting human resources management. Includes periodic site visits and timely phone and email communications.

Operations Client Relations Maintains good communications and positive relationships with assigned clients to promote employee satisfaction. Support assigned clients by assisting clients with work skills and behavior to improve performance and prepare for competitive community employment, monitoring client progress and gathering feedback from work site supervisors, maintaining information updates on clients with company supervisory staff and funding agencies, advocating on behalf of the clients, and assisting clients in resolving issues. Completes annual operations client performance reviews in a timely manner. Schedule and coordinate meetings with clients, guardians (if applicable), and other pertinent individuals to review progress and establish goals and objectives. Makes recommendations as to clients suitability to participate in a SourceAmerica program. Includes periodic site visits and timely phone and email communications.

Active Advocates Network by building and maintaining active advocate relationships with agencies who can refer candidates with disabilities to our organization, acting as the first point of contact for applicants (incl. recruiting events, job fairs, networking events, etc.). Represents CU and RO as Employers of Choice through knowledge of our employer branding, in-depth understanding of our business, and knowledge of the labor market, competitors and general recruiting trends and intelligence.

Administrative Support Fulfill administrative and record keeping responsibilities by assisting with, monitoring, and providing direction on Talent Management Specialists performance in areas of recruitment, case management, and other direct responsibilities; acts as department primary contact and trainer on electronic client recordkeeping system. Documents services provided to clients. Ensures assigned client files are up-to-date, securing annual medical documentation substantiating the clients participation in the SourceAmerica program; support managers and clients when clients transition out of the program. Prepare progress reports and chronological notes; maintain all pertinent applicant and interview data in the ATS; perform reference and background checks as needed; assist with orientation or other training as requested; and perform special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements
  • Understanding of contemporary and best practice recruitment practices and relevant talent management processes
  • 1 year volume recruitment experience gained within an agency or corporate environment
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to relate effectively with a wide range of people, positively influence outcomes and obtain co-operation
  • Well organized with the ability to plan work, cope with conflicting work pressures, establish appropriate priorities and meet deadlines
  • Well-developed customer relations skills and a commitment to providing quality service and implementing continuous improvement
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Well-developed negotiation and presentation skills
  • Support overall effectiveness of the business by modeling behaviors consistent with company values
  • Excellent level of computer literacy (Word, Outlook and ATS)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.


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