Services for the Underserved

  • Talent Acquisition Lead

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Human Resources
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Talent Acquisition Lead will partner with Program Directors, senior leaders in Program & Support Services, and other recruiters to drive cross divisional recruitment efficiencies.  The Incumbent will serve as the subject-matter expert for clinical vacancies and developing talent pipelines for clinical roles, and as such in part, also be instrumental in helping to identify retention strategies for newly hired clinicians.  The incumbent will also be responsible for recruitment of roles within the Support Services function of the organization and for building pipelines and rosters across all program divisions.


    Job Functions:

    • Perform full-cycle recruitment including sourcing, screening, interviewing, and extend and negotiate employment offers
    • Develop and maintain pools/pipelines of candidates for immediate or future consideration
    • Identify employment agencies that specialize in the recruitment of Clinical candidates
    • Establish relationships with Colleges that offer Clinical programs for Campus recruitment
    • Remain current on Clinical publications (social media and print) for job postings
    • Establish trade association and agencies contact list for clinical positions
    • Build and maintain a strong rapport with all managers; routine communication and follow-up is essential
    • Visit all of our program locations, and meet with managers to gain better understanding of recruitment needs
    • Participate in and prepare materials for open houses, career fairs, campus interviews & community days to aid in branding SUS as an employer of choice
    • Remain current with OPWDD/Justice Center regulations by through training and compliance
    • Provide a professional and welcoming atmosphere when sourcing and interviewing candidates.
    • Establish regular touch points with hiring managers and be diligent with follow through
    • Track, maintain, and improve recruitment metrics
    • Lead Recruitment Projects and take on a mentorship role to other less experienced Recruiters and HR Coordinators
    • Supervise work performed by a Recruitment Coordinator
    • All other duties as assigned

    Benefits Overview:
    We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays





    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field.
    • At least five (5) years of recruiting experience in a healthcare, human services, or non-profit field
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Applicant Tracking Systems (iCIMS or Taleo a plus).
    • Knowledge of personnel policy and procedures and federal and state laws regarding employment practices. 
    • Ability to utilize behavioral interviewing techniques, and the principles and practices of recruitment and selection.
    • Effective written and verbal skills with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Strong time management skills and ability to complete tasks quickly, completely, and on-time.
    • Creativity and knowledge to develop non-traditional recruiting strategies.
    • Experience creating and maintaining relationships with hiring managers in order to achieve a strong understanding of the organizational needs
    • Experience with agency-type recruiting and developing pipelines and roster will be an added advantage.



    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.


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