Senior Talent Acquisition Lead
Alexandria VA Contract Nov 17, 2022

Employment Enterprises, Inc. is currently working with a government entity that provides municipal services near the nation's capital. We’re seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Lead to partner with Hiring Managers and Departmental Recruitment Coordinators to strategize and execute on hiring plans to bring top talent into the organization. You will proactively source candidates through a variety of channels, with a sense of urgency, to meet monthly hiring targets.

Senior Talent Acquisition Lead Responsibilities:

  • Drive the full-cycle recruiting process to get the best talent hired efficiently
  • Influencer vs Order Taker, have strong negotiation and communication skills, as well as strong written skills
  • Ability to attract passive candidates through effective messaging and the ability to build and maintain an effective working relationship with senior-level hiring managers and peers.
  • Handles full lifecycle recruiting for assigned searches beginning with a kick-off meeting with the hiring manager to discuss process and strategic approach
  • Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs; executes agreed upon recruiting strategies
  • Perform searches for qualified candidates according to relevant job criteria, using computer databases, networking, Web-based recruiting resources, cold calls, media, recruiting firms, and employee referrals Evaluates the resumes of prospective candidates and determines degree of skill match
  • Recommends or declines appropriately and forwards qualified candidate resumes to the hiring manager for review Tracks candidate activity from initial resume submittal to hire in the applicant tracking system (ATS)
  • Conducts initial employment screening interviews by e-mail, phone, face-to-face, or other platforms
  • Coordinates all interview logistics and interfaces with candidates effectively during the recruiting and evaluation process
  • Coordinates receiving and evaluating of interview feedback and advises hiring supervisor in the final selection process
  • Advise managers and employees on staffing policies and procedures
  • Collaborates with the HR Manager, Compensation & Benefits in making salary offers
  • Checks references, verifies educational credentials, and coordinates background investigation of selected candidate; negotiates and makes verbal and written offers of employment
  • Manages the on-boarding process of each new hire recruited and coordinates the scheduling of orientation and other on-boarding meetings
  • Works with colleagues to prepare weekly reports to monitor recruitment activity, tracks vacant positions, recruiting strategies/sources, and costs
  • Continually networks and builds contacts in key functional areas to assist in future recruitment activities
  • Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA);
  • Participates in various projects

Senior Talent Acquisition Lead Qualifications:

  • Two years of college
  • Completion of college-level courses in human resources administration, public/business administration, psychology or a related field
  • At least one year of experience in Human Resources; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

What we offer:

  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Medical and dental benefits for qualifying professionals
  • Flex spending account
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurance


“Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Employment Enterprises, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, assign, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, U.S. Veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law.”