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Technical Recruiter (Talent Acquisition Specialist)

Technical Recruiter (Talent Acquisition Specialist)

Job Overview:

Responsible for recruiting diverse, high potential Talent for technology and business operations positions within a high volume, ambiguous, fast paced environment. The position requires a high volume of sourcing and interviewing. The ideal candidate MUST be people oriented, extremely organized, and technically savvy in order to manage multiple databases. Must have experience with diverse sourcing techniques, strong attention to detail and have the ability to identify “red flags” during the behavioral interview stage. In this role you will perform full cycle recruiting as needed and maintain excellent relations with hiring managers, candidates, and the community at-large. 

Recruitment Tasks:

  • Full Cycle Candidate management from Initial Identification, Qualifying/Vetting, through Hiring Process, Background Checks, and On-boarding.
  • Review pipeline of potential candidates in our ATS (Applicant Stack), match applicants with job requirements based on candidate work history, skills, education, training and other qualifications
  • Interview applicants to evaluate work history, education, training and job skills
  • Communicate job duties and responsibilities, compensation, work schedules, work environment and other organizational information to candidates
  • Liaison between the candidate, WOS and Clients with regard to interviews
    • Conduct Interview preparation with candidate
    • Coordinate interview schedules
  • Extend offer of employment and completes hiring paperwork
  • Update and retrieve applicant information in ATS
  • Prepare offer letters and initiates background check report processing. Monitors status of the background process, and updates the results in ATS
  • Communicate with applicants on an as-needed basis during the interviewing and hiring phase

Community Engagement and Partnership Tasks:

  • Create and foster relationships with colleges, CBO's and VSO's to build Talent pipeline
  • Attend career fairs, veteran job fairs and on-campus information sessions as needed
  • Stay engaged with applicant pool by fostering good relationships and building strong and trusting partnerships

What You Bring:

  • Experience: 2-4 years of recruiting/ sourcing in staffing industry. Fast paced scaling experience a must. You have expertise in both traditional and advanced talent sourcing techniques.
  • Bachelor's degree in Organizational Psychology, Behavioral Psychology, Computer Science or related field.
  • Exceptional communications skills: You love listening and communicate in a way that engages people to work with you.
  • Ownership: You are independent, know how to focus on what matters, and committed to delivering.
  • Make it happen approach: You love challenges and find solutions to tough problems. You reinvent and try new things, not afraid to fail- and value the learning in each experiment.
  • Data Driven: Data and metrics shape your strategy for pipeline building, messaging to prospects and decision making.
  • Passion for learning: You’re great at research and are curious about learning new industries, roles, and working methodologies.
  • Detail-oriented: You’re on top of all moving parts, see the entire hiring picture and able to shift priorities as needed for the business.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in various sourcing techniques including cold calling, ATS, web, research, job fairs
  • Self-Starter, track record of working in home-office or onsite with little supervision
  • Independent, motivated, highly organized with a consistent, dogged approach to recruitment.


  • Compensation is based on experience (however keep in mind this is not a senior position)


  • Morningside Heights (Manhattan), New York

No calls. No staffing agencies. Candidates will only be considered if they have relevant prior recruitment experience. If you do not have any recruitment experience please do not apply as you will not be considered for the role.

About WOS

Founded in 2005, Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS) is a leading 501(c)(3) nonprofit committed to developing the skills of untapped talent from underserved and veteran communities through partnerships with organizations dedicated to diversifying their workforce. Utilizing a scientifically-based model derived from research conducted at Columbia University, we recruit, educate, train, and place high-potential candidates with leading organizations around the world. To date, WOS has served 5,300+ individuals through partnerships with more than 65 corporations in 60+ locations worldwide. For more information, visit