Technical Sourcer

Mar 09, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Technical Sourcer

Stanford University

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About Stanford University
Imagine a world without Google, LinkedIn, Netflix, or Instagram. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants, discovery of genes responsible for various diseases, and research to cure illnesses. All of these advances, and more, are a direct result of Stanford's prominent faculty, researchers and alumni, who have revolutionized the way we live and enriched the world. Supporting this mission is Stanford's dedicated 16,000+ staff, who come from diverse educational and career backgrounds. We are a collaborative environment that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement. At Stanford, we seek talent committed to excellence, driven to impact the future of our legacy, and improve lives on a global sphere.

The Talent Management & Workforce Strategy (TM&WS) team seeks aSourcer for a six month fixed term positionto achieve our mission to attract, develop, and retain a diverse and talented workforce that supports the University. Our team is passionate about connecting the right talent to strengthen our Stanford community while enriching career growth. We are a supportive, diverse group rooted in achieving results to advance the Stanford community. We operate in a vibrant environment, where each member contributes to the strategic plan of the University.

This newly created position needs a self-starter to build our newly developed Hard-to-Fill, High Volume and CriticalPrograms! If you are highly motivated, up for a challenge, tech savvy, enjoys engaging your network, and are thoughtful about everything recruiting, this could be the career opportunity for you!

This challenging position requires you to:
  • Source and develop a pipeline of candidates with the focus in technical, administrative and financeareas through multiple channels (e.g., internal database, Internet sites, referrals and networks, etc.).
  • Screen resumes and interview candidates.
  • Engage with top talent to create dynamic candidate pipelines across schools and units throughout the University.
  • Serve as an expert for creating talent pool(s) by understanding the competitive landscape and hiring needs within Stanford.
  • Provide market intelligence to solve candidate pipeline challenges.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to deeply understand technical requirements of the position, the function and how it fits into the organization.
  • Leverage your technical business knowledge to develop meaningful recruiting strategies, which promotes Stanford's brand.
  • Deliver detailed metrics reporting to drive continuous process and strategy improvement.
  • Other duties may also be assigned


    Education & Experience:

    Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proven track record or achievement and success.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Highly-developed interviewing skills
  • Through knowledge of state and federal employment laws applicable to the hiring of employees, including affirmative action and equal employment opportunity requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience with web-based systems and recruiting sources, including the internet, social media, warm/cold calling, referrals, events, networking, publications, industry groups/associations, and job fairs.
  • Proficiency with applicant tracking systems and Microsoft Office Suite
    Why Stanford University is For You
    We provide market competitive salaries, excellent health care and retirement plans, and a generous vacation policy, including additional time off during our winter closure. Our unique perks align with what's most important for you:
  • Freedom to grow. As one of the greatest intellectual hubs in the world, take advantage of development programs, tuition reimbursement plus $800 you receive annually towards skill-building classes, or audit a Stanford course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues.
  • A caring culture. Climb our rock wall at one of our exercise facilities and participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes. We know family is important and offer family-oriented benefits and caregiving support.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. Create an avatar and participate in virtual reality adventures or join one with fellow staff on Stanford vacations!
  • Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computing, cell phones, outdoor recreation, travel, entertainment, and more!

    We pride ourselves in being aculturethat encourages and empowers you.

    Job: Human Resources
    Location: Human Resources Services
    Schedule: Full-time
    Classification Level: I

    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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