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General Dynamics Information Technology Talent Acquisition Specialist Senior REMOTE in Los Fresnos, Texas

Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Job Family: Talent Acquisition

GDIT is looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist Senior that will lead the strategic partnership between recruiting and our business leaders. You will have the opportunity to develop and deliver a talent acquisition strategy that identifies and engages the top talent in the market. You’ll manage a team with responsibility for portfolio management across a large and complex business group. You will innovate and drive process changes through trust and transparency with managers and by providing the critical feedback necessary to grow our business.

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist Senior , you must develop and execute proactive recruitment strategies in collaboration with your team and hiring managers. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring strategies are aligned to the business objectives and GDIT's imperatives with a customer-centric focus on the candidate experience.

A day in the life:

  • Reviews resumes, advertising responses and employment applications. Interviews and screens applicants for technical competence, applicable background and skills, individual goals and ability to fit in the organization and function effectively

  • Coordinates the conduct of reference checks and evaluates reference data concerning previous employment record

  • Makes employment recommendations based on information developed through interviews, reference checks, applications and resumes

  • Acts as internal staff consultant for line and staff management on employment matters

  • Assists managers in evaluating applicant qualifications and selection of most qualified candidates

  • Gathers, prepares, and analyzes a variety of employment data relating to advertising effectiveness, turnover, minority employment, recruiting campaigns and related items as required

  • Participates in and formulates basic recommendations in the development of short and long range manpower and employment objectives considering such factors as corporate growth objectives, manpower availability, employment lead time requirements and the like

  • Develops advertising campaigns, determining ad placement and coordinating advertising schedules in appropriate media

  • Plans and conducts college recruiting programs

  • Establishes and maintains contact with a variety of potential applicant resources including search firms, governmental agencies, college placement centers, trade schools, and related organizations

  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.

  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

  • Provide a high-level consultative approach to hiring managers regarding strategy, collaboration and solution for their book of business.

  • Understand the intricacies of their program and environment dynamics through building and maintaining relationship with hiring managers and recruiters.

  • Develop innovative strategies using research in the latest recruitment trends to provide recommendations to management on how to optimize and integrate these trends into daily practice.

  • Actively manage Key Performance Indicators by developing and analyzing key metrics to ensure the goals are met and/or exceeded.

  • Develop an effective pipeline of key talent by working with HR Business Partners and Resource Managers to create short and long-term forecasting models and workforce hiring plans.

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5+ years of recruiting experience; OR in lieu of degree, 9 years of relevant experience is required

  • Significant Technical recruitment experience with demonstrated success in attracting and retaining CLEARED candidates

  • Motivated self-starter; results-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Thought-Leader with creative solutions to make immediate impact

  • Subject Matter Expertise in using traditional, social media and other niche sourcing tools

  • Knowledge and past use of a web-based applicant tracking system (such as Workday) candidate workflow and dispositioning with EEOC and OFCCP compliance

  • Experience recruiting for highly cleared government contracts highly desired

  • Ability to be organized and able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, rapidly-changing environment

  • Ability to provide reporting and analytics on staffing status and provide analytic updates to management and customers

  • Proficiency using MS Office with advanced skills in Excel and Power Point

It would be nice, but not required:

  • The ability to obtain a security clearance

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.