Talent Acquisition Analyst / Recruiter

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The Opportunity:

It’s an exciting time to advance your career as a Recruitment Professional.  At Multnomah County, we are continually shifting and evolving our services to meet the needs impacting our community. We want people on our team who are equity driven creative self-starters, who have human resources fundamentals and are ready to make an impact in our community.

Are you ready to take the next step?

As a Talent Acquisition Analyst / Recruiter, you will put into practice equity informed recruitment and selection efforts to support the County’s hiring needs across multiple departments. We are hiring two limited duration positions that will join our centralized Talent Acquisition team. You will have the opportunity to enhance your HR experience in the public sector – learning the County’s recruitment process, our applicant tracking system (Workday), and how we operationalize equity practices in our work.  This will prepare you to partner with department HR teams and managers throughout the organization to plan and execute full cycle recruitment efforts.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Plan and execute full cycle recruitments by learning and operationalizing the interconnections of equity informed recruitment practices with personnel rules, civil service processes and collective bargaining agreement obligations.
  • Use an online applicant tracking system (Workday) to post job announcements and manage applicants throughout the selection process.
  • Implement equitable selection and hiring practices that reduce barriers to candidates and promote a workforce centered on Safety, Trust, and Belonging.
  • Partner with hiring managers to build comprehensive sourcing plans, clarify required job skills and competencies, and use the best selection strategies and techniques for each job. This includes writing job announcements and developing interview questions/selection criteria.
  • Promote Multnomah County as an employer of choice by providing excellent customer service to applicants, including keeping them informed of their status throughout the recruitment process and answering applicant’s questions, concerns and/or complaints.
  • Coordinate and assist in countywide recruitment projects including supporting the development of diverse candidate pathways with community outreach and partnerships to ensure that a diverse, qualified and engaged pool of candidates is available for every vacancy.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is an emerging and creative HR Professional who is knowledgeable and passionate of equitable and inclusive hiring best practices
  • Has a solution-oriented approach to problems and can put into action creative new strategies for success
  • Is able to manage workflow efficiently and effectively by prioritizing and multitasking
  • Has a high level of technological proficiency and can navigate new and complex systems with ease

To Qualify:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.

Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Bachelor’s degree – in lieu of a degree we will consider equivalent related experience
  • Two (2) years human resources or recruitment experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders, candidates and staff

Preferred Qualifications/Transferable Skills*: 

  • HR Certificate (SHRM CP/SCP, PHR, etc)
  • Experience in equitable hiring practices and applying an equity framework in process and decision making
  • Experience embracing social media for recruitment and selection, including experience making short videos and other deliverables in creative storytelling marketing

*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experiences that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.

Screening and Evaluation:

Application Packet: The application packet consists of the following documents. Please ensure that you upload these documents in your online application.

  • A completed online application
  • An uploaded resume covering relevant experience and education. Please be sure your resume includes the following for each employer: name of employer, location, dates of employment, your title, a brief summary of your responsibilities, the number of employees under your supervision
  • An uploaded cover letter that expands on your resume and describes the ways that your personal and professional experience supports your candidacy for the position and how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications

Note:  The application, resume and cover letter should demonstrate your work experience/skills and how it is related to those shown in the Overview and To Qualify sections of the job announcement. Please be thorough, as these materials will be scored and determine your eligibility to advance in this recruitment process.

The Selection Process: For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page. We expect to evaluate candidates for this recruitment as follows. The selection process is subject to change.

  • Initial review of minimum qualifications. We may do an additional preferred review to identify those highest qualified
  • Phone interviews
  • Panel interviews
  • Professional Reference Checks

Additional Details: 

These classified management limited duration positions are not eligible for overtime and are expected to last until June 30, 2024 pending board approval.  These positions are eligible for routine telework, however the incumbent must reside in Oregon or Washington. The onsite work location for this position is at the Multnomah Building:  501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR  97214. This recruitment may be used to fill other positions.

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don’t just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran or protected veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO Know Your Rights poster is available for your reference. Multnomah County is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. We request priority protected veteran referrals.

Veterans’ Preference: Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans’ preference. Review our veterans’ preference page for details about eligibility and how to apply.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act: We gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact the recruiter below in advance to request assistance. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may contact the recruiter through the Telecommunications Relay Service by dialing 711.

Application information may be used throughout the entire selection process. This process is subject to change without notice.

Disclaimer: This announcement is intended as a general descriptive recruitment guide and is subject to change. It does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

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