Sr. Talent Acquistion Partner

Oak Ridge, TN
Work Type: Hybrid
  • Job Category: Business Administration
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-11165


Job Summary:

Akima Infrastructure Services (AIS), LLC has an established history of contributing to the success of our customer’s mission. AIS is actively seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Partner who can contribute to national security within the project management and business services fields as part of our staff augmentation team supporting the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, TN.

Primary responsibilities of the Senior Talent Acquisition Partner include sourcing, screening, interviewing, and recommending scientific and technical talent for Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The recruiter role provides a unique opportunity for a highly motivated talent acquisition specialist to shape the future of scientific discovery for years to come by attracting top talent to ORNL.

To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops and implements new, innovative sourcing and recruiting strategies.

  • Develops contacts and establishes relationships with local, regional, and national educational institutions, with scientific conferences and organizations, and with campus scientific and diversity organizations to support recruitment efforts.

  • Works with hiring managers to identify current and future staffing vacancies and to assess required talent and skills to meet staffing needs.

  • Identifies and recommends most qualified candidates by applying knowledge of technical roles and market availability.

  • Personalizes the recruitment and selection processes for candidates.

  • Manages the offer process.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ability to understand and articulate technical position requirements with candidates.

  • Create and understand recruiting metrics and in managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects, and client relationships.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks and effectively interact with all levels of an organization.

  • Exceptional telephone, interviewing, and relationship building skills and the ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships.

  • Strong listening, creative thinking, and relationship-building skills with a proven customer focus.

  • Ability to propose and implement ongoing improvements to ORNL’s recruitment efforts.

  • Be positive, courteous, and capable of maintaining a professional attitude under pressure.

  • Possess a proven track record of networking capabilities.

  • Pre-employment Drug Screen - External applicants selected for this position are required to successfully complete a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

  • Medical Exam(s) - Job related pre-placement medical examinations may be required for this position.

  • This position may require the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance from the Department of Energy. If determined as such, this position would be identified as a Workplace Substance Abuse (WSAP) testing designated position. WSAP positions require participation in an ongoing random drug testing program in addition to the pre-employment drug screen.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Human Resources, or other related fields.

  • 15 - 20 years of relevant experience in Recruiting.

  • Thorough working knowledge of recruiting policies, practices, and procedures.

  • Experience in creating and understanding recruiting metrics and in managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects, and client relationships.

  • Experience in current external recruiting policies, practices, and trends.

  • Excellent PC Skills, proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.) with a general understanding of PC operations and applications.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Fifteen or more years of technical recruitment experience in a research or engineering field.

  • Demonstrated experience in team leadership and development.

  • Demonstrated experience filling high demand skill sets, e.g., Cyber Security, Nuclear Engineering positions requiring security clearances.

  • Demonstrated tenacity and ability to meet organizational hiring needs in competitive markets.

  • Recruiting knowledge of OFCCP compliance procedures.

  • Experience with ATS and candidate sourcing using LinkedIn/social media and other data sources.

  • AIRS certification or equivalent sourcing skills.

  • A combination of recruiting, direct sales, and in-house corporate recruiting experience.

  • Experience successfully recruiting into research and science organizations.

  • May be required to obtain company travel card for approved career fairs, conferences, and other events.

Job: Business Administration

Travel: None

Organization: AIS - Akima Infrastructure Services

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: Hybrid

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11165