Talent Acquisition Specialist

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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Communications Electronics (CE) is a Baltimore based Telecommunications company who takes pride in its mission to use wireless technologies to connect people in the moments that matter.  With over 120 employees and growing, CE is uniquely positioned to provide mission critical wireless communication services to customers in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Northern Virginia and Central Pennsylvania.


The Talent Acquisition Specialist (TAS) position is responsible for meeting all aspects of the fulfillment of positions throughout the company. A key component will be the responsibility for strategically and proactively building a talent pipeline to support the growing recruiting needs and branding Communications Electronics as the employer of choice.  The TAS will own the full life-cycle recruiting: recruiting, screening and recommending placement of candidates to multiple locations, hiring managers and supervisors.  Managing and developing recruitment best practices and providing on-going support and training to managers and supervisors is critical.  This position must possess considerable skill in interviewing techniques, a good knowledge of all standard and specialized functions in the company, and a basic understanding of the company’s organizational structure. Extensive knowledge of personnel policy and procedure and federal and state laws regarding employment practices.  The TAS must exhibit CE Core Values and ability to engage in a collaborative environment.

Core Competencies and Key Attributes

  • Exhibits and Embraces CE Core Values
  • Communication; Enthusiastic and Cheerleader of CE
  • Relationship Management; Personable and Approachable
  • Leadership & Strategic Navigation
  • Strong Business Acumen

Experience, Skills and Abilities

  • 5-7 years’ experience
  • Effectively manage workload of approximately 15 open positions across multiple locations
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Leadership & Strategic Planning
  • Organized
  • Industry (or similar) Knowledge
  • Recruit using a variety of outside resources (social media, job fairs, etc.)
  • Leverage and support CE Marketing presence
  • Intermediate IT skills with Applicant Tracking System (ATS) experience

 Essential Functions

  • Directly partners with organization’s leaders and management team to understand and grow talent pipelines and recruit for key positions
  • Coordinates with hiring manager(s) to determine best recruiting process for position(s)
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders to develop and deploy organization-wide recruiting and sourcing strategies that identify and secure a highly talented workforce and scale to support the organization’s continued growth
  • Administers and oversees recruitment strategies to include: social media, company website, job boards, career fairs, community networking events, print media, and other relevant advertising/branding efforts related to recruiting
  • Establishes strong relationships with external talent sources including colleges and universities, trade schools, especially those with specialized programs. Coordinate career fairs, college visits and special networking events
  • Responsible for providing a positive end-to-end candidate experience (from sourcing to on-boarding) and enthusiastically communicate the CE core values and mission statement
  • Acts as liaison with area employment agencies and advertising agencies
  • Screens and interviews applicants; continuously work to improve the selection process by implementing new tools, interview guides, assessments, interview training with the end goal of improving the overall candidate selection results
  • Coaches and guides hiring manager through recruiting process to facilitate quality hire in timely manner
  • Coordinates appropriate assessments and reference/background checking and employment verifications
  • Extends verbal and written contingent job offers and assists with orientation of new employees
  • Maintains employee referral program
  • Develops and maintains an excellent relationship with internal and external clients to ensure achievement of staffing goals
  • Manages candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS) and provides reports on employment activity
  • Works with hiring manager(s) to ensure compliance with all federal/state laws and regulations, including affirmative action plan compliance
  • Maintains memberships and affiliations with trade/professional organizations related to industry

Communications Electronics promotes an atmosphere where people can offer ideas that positively impact the business and provides a pathway for career and personal growth.  Our robust benefits package includes Healthcare, 401k, PTO, tuition reimbursement and opportunities for personal enrichment.  We also encourage and sponsor multiple community service and outreach activities throughout the year.

To apply: https://communicationselectronics.applytojob.com/apply/hyJOTMrPmv/Talent-Acquisition-Specialist

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as a disabled or other eligible veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other category covered by applicable law.



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