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Contract IT Recruiter
Ref No.: 19-00070
Location: Albany, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/03/2019

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a contract opportunity with our client in Albany, NY for a Contract IT Recruiter

Job Purpose:
Maintains source of technical job applicants by identifying and building applicant sources; implementing recruiting campaigns; preparing reports.

Duties:
* Determines technical recruiting objectives by studying current and projected technical job needs and qualifications; conferring with recruiters.

* Develops potential recruiting sources by preparing research strategies; identifying and qualifying sources, including search engines involving Boolean and flip searches, and x-raying, chat rooms, message boards, organization lists, publications, and home pages, technical colleges and institutes, and job fairs; building personal networks.

* Finds applicants by preparing print advertisements and job board postings; researching, targeting, and cold-calling potential candidates; calling referrals; establishing web browser and Internet access to organization information and job application processes; developing organization web page content; developing rapport with web job posting site representatives.

* Maintains applicant tracking system by entering and updating sourcing, profiling, resume management, matching, tracking, and hiring information.

* Prepares sourcing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

* Updates job knowledge by reading white papers for technical specifics; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; participating in professional organizations.

* Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Skills/Qualifications:
Recruiting, Maintaining Employee Files, Building Relationships, People Skills, Organizational Astuteness, Verbal Communication, Listening, Office Experience - General, Scheduling, Technical Understanding, Judgment

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