MANAGER OF TALENT ACQUISITION AND ENGAGEMENT
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or University with a Masters degree or higher AND two years of full-time (or the equivalent part-time) paid experience working in human resources and which must have significantly involved recruitment as a primary function; OR
(B) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered College or University, with a Bachelor's degree AND four years of full-time (or the equivalent part-time) paid experience working in human resources and which must have significantly involved recruitment as a primary function; OR
(C) Graduation from a regionally accredited College or University, or one accredited by the New York State Board of Regents to grant degrees, with an Associate's degree or satisfactory completion of at least sixty (60) college credit hours of study AND six years of full-time (or the equivalent part-time) paid workexperience working in human resources and which must have significantly involved recruitment as a primary function; OR
(D) Any combination of education and experience equal to or greater than that specified in (A), (B), or (C) above.
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS:
This position exists in the County Human Resources Office and involves the performance of a wide array of complex professional and technical work involving civil service and human resource activities across all program areas within the department. However, the primary role will be implementation and management of a comprehensive talent acquisition and retention program aimed at attracting a diverse pool of highly qualified candidates for employment at all levels of the organization. The incumbent is required to be knowledgeable, and maintain a current knowledge of all types of web-based recruitment resources, as well as various social media tools (including but not limited to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) to achieve the recruitment goals. The employee will also be required to provide training on the importance of diversity and creating inclusive work environments, as well as direct mentorship to various department heads and hiring managers. The employee may be cross-trained on a variety of human resources programs and initiatives, including, but not limited to: new hire orientation and on-boarding; training and development; policy and compliance; reward and recognition; performance management; progressive discipline; labor relations; and other related work as assigned. An incumbent in this class is responsible for learning all aspects of Civil Service Law and the administration of related programs and processes. The work is performed under the general administrative direction of the Commissioner or Deputy Commissioner of Human Resources. Upon completion of probation, the employee is expected to exercise a high level of autonomy and independent judgment when planning and carrying out the details of his or her work. The employee may be assigned lead work groups, projects or to coordinate and supervise the work of subordinate staff in the department. The incumbent will perform all related duties as required.
Location/Region: Ithaca, NY