Requisition ID R12276

Talent Acquisition Specialist
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We are seeking full-time, part-time, and volunteer Talent Acquisition Specialists to help us with recruiting and mobilization. This person will interact with individuals and get them excited about working in Language Technology to improve language analysis and to accelerate Bible translation.

A Talent Acquisition Specialist works in mobilization and recruiting for Language Technology. They will collaborate with Language Technology Leadership and Product Managers to proactively identify future staffing needs and to actively engage with interested individuals through the process.

Job Description


Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the full cycle recruitment process, ensuring a positive candidate experience
  • Maintains knowledge of job openings and staying current with changing environments and people needs in the organization
  • Complies with government hiring guidelines
  • Provides clients and interested parties with job openings
  • Matches qualified job applicants with appropriate jobs and makes recommendations for hiring when appropriate
  • Conducts interviews with hiring managers to document hiring needs and clarify expectations and prepares job descriptions and requisition forms
  • Facilitates regular communication between internal and external applicants and hiring managers
  • Determines qualified eligible candidates and assesses candidates for consideration
  • Work with Talent Acquisition Manager on strategic plan for the team
  • Work closely together with partner organizations
  • Provide quarterly reports and requested metrics to the Talent Acquisition Manager
  • Be available to travel to recruiting and mobilization events, mission fairs, and job fairs

Minor Responsibilities

  • Maintain recruiting and mobilization publications, displays, and online content
  • Participate in regular project status, planning, partnership, and strategic meetings
  • Be available to travel to meet with the larger talent acquisition team at least once per year
  • Be available to travel biennially to the Language Technology Conference
  • Participate in professional conferences and meetings

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • A servant heart attitude
  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting and mobilization
  • Adaptability and the ability to work collaboratively with a team
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • The ability to make decisions in a timely manner
  • The ability to generate multiple solutions to the problem
  • The ability to quickly pick up technical concepts
  • The ability to work both with a team and independently, and to multitask effectively

Education and Experience:

Talent Acquisition Specialists should have experience in recruiting and mobilization, a good understanding of the work done in Language Technology, and enjoy interacting with new people. A Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or equivalent work experience is preferred, but we care more for a heart and mind that are always learning.

Training and Orientation:

Will complete the initial IT Software Department training program and relevant portions of IT Orientation.

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About SIL

Dallas, TX - Founded in 1934

SIL is a global, faith-based nonprofit that works with local communities around the world to develop language solutions that expand possibilities for a better life.

Our faith inspires and informs our commitment to expand possibilities for people to thrive. We believe all people are created by God and given language as a means for flourishing. Through language, we understand who we are, experience relationships and explore life’s most important questions.