Talent Acquisition Technical Sourcer

The College Board

New York, NY; Reston, VA

Full time


Oct 21

The College Board, the national education organization, is conducting a search for a Talent Acquisition Technical Sourcer. 

About the role

The Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist supports all professional and internship recruitment efforts for the College Board. The Specialist will build a pipeline of top technical and non-technical candidates through researching and sourcing for candidates across multiple disciplines, such as: technology, finance, marketing and communications, legal, talent, etc. This person will report to the Executive Director, Talent.

Responsibilities of the role

  • Be part of the consultative recruiting planning sessions with key stakeholders to establish expectations/timelines for the recruiting process and create a desired candidate profile.
  • Find and advertise roles in high yield places, including but not limited to, internet job boards, niche sites, and non-traditional sources.
  • Find creative and unconventional ways to help us build a diverse top of funnel for technical roles.
  • Lead and prioritize effort to diversifying our prospect pipeline.
  • Evaluate initial resumes and ensure that only top candidates move forward in the formal interview process.
  • Maintain and manage applicant tracking system to ensure clean, accurate, usable data always.
  • Be our competitive intelligence expert, stay up to date with news in the tech startup space and propose new innovative ways to engage with the talent we are seeking to hire.
  • Make informed data driven decisions that build efficiencies into the sourcing process.
  • Create candidate engagement campaigns and nurture College Board talent community.

Qualifications needed for the role

  • Associate/Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree preferred.
  • Passion for finding incredible, diverse talent.
  • Strong understanding of technical lingo (Full stack, DevOps, Front end, Security, AWS, etc.).

Preferred skills and attributes for the role

  • Excellent organizational skills with a high attention to detail
  • Ability to problem solve.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Ability to communicate with and work well with others; ability to influence and motivate others.
  • Ability to flex and do what is best for the team and organization.
  • Strong bias to action; takes initiative, loves getting things done.
  • Strong achievement-orientation and desire to ‘win’.
  • Experience with tracking systems; Workday preferred.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite/ Strong knowledge of technology (Boolean search logic, Outlook, Web, Excel, PowerPoint and Word),

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