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Talent Acquisition Consultant

Dartmouth College
Hanover, New Hampshire 03755
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Position Purpose

The Talent Acquisition Consultant will work to fill assigned vacancies within specific divisional and department units. Incumbent will work closely with hiring managers and stakeholders to anticipate and respond to hiring needs including training, conducting interviews, qualifying candidates, and ensuring a compliant hiring process. This position will also be responsible for sourcing, identifying and screening highly qualified talent for hard to fill positions across campus.

Key Accountabilities


  • Provides consultation to hiring managers on all aspects of the hiring process, including hiring strategies, recruitment cycle timing, coaching and guidance on best practices and sourcing trends
  • Responsible for recommending and executing talent acquisition strategy to ensure a successful candidate search within identified time frames
  • Provides Job Scoping and Labor Market Assessment/Analysis to hiring managers including market conditions, candidate availability, other benchmarks, etc.
  • Maintains strong partnership with department leaders in assigned areas to ensure a clear understanding of business needs
  • Creates a positive candidate experience (for both internal and external candidates) throughout the recruiting process
  • Coaches and advises hiring managers on interviewing techniques and legal issues regarding hiring practices
  • Maintains and coordinates advertising/marketing strategies
  • Provides training to hiring managers, search committees, and stakeholders as needed
  • Conducts reference checks, communicates status of selection process to applicants, and manage ATS workflow process
  • Represents Dartmouth at conferences and various career events
  • Supports a multitude of projects related to recruitment and retention of staff
  • Ensures compliance with Dartmouth policies, state and federal laws relating to recruitment

Sourcing and Networking

  • Develops and maintains a pipeline of highly qualified talent that are available to present to hiring managers. Cultivates candidate pools and manages candidate engagement using contemporary and “high-touch” methods
  • Identifies and develops sourcing and networking strategies
  • Utilize social media platforms to advertise, find talent, and communicate with potential candidates

Diversity Competencies/Behaviors

  • Ensures that recruitment plans demonstrate measurable commitment to diversity
  • Supports Dartmouth diversity recruitment goals/initiatives by participating in and promoting programs that attract qualified candidates from underrepresented groups
  • Maintains and builds relationships and partnerships with national, state, local, community-based and professional organizations to further Dartmouth's diversity and inclusivity goals
  • Use affirmative action plan and labor market information to identify strategic diversity recruitment sources
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and/or experience
  • Three plus years of recruiting experience
  • Familiarity with a broad range of employment categories
  • Experience building strong business relationships with key stakeholders and decision makers
  • Strong networking skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated use of social media and internet sourcing for recruitment
  • Familiarity with electronic applicant tracking system
  • Strong sourcing and networking skills
  • Demonstrated project planning and management
  • Experience in higher education

For additional information and to apply, please visit https://searchjobs.dartmouth.edu/postings/50679

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Employment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.


Dartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.



Posted: 2019-06-19 Expires: 2019-07-19

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