Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Contract Recruiter in New York, New York

Contract Recruiter

Job Posting Number: 21270

Professional – Human Resources

New York,NY

April 5, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2017, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

The Talent Acquisition Group is seeking a Contract Recruiter to join their team on a temporary/contract basis.

In this role, you will:

Provide expertise for full life cycle recruiting by managing requisitions, creatively sourcing, screening candidates for high volume .

  • Conduct applicant assessments to effectively determine candidate suitability/eligibility for job openings based on selection criteria.

  • Document all applicant activity in our ATS to ensure that all information is current and in compliance with local, State and Federal guidelines (i.e., OFCCP) as per policy.

  • Provide continual updates on work progress and challenges to assigned Talent Acquisition Leader.

You are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.

  • Passionate about talent

  • Adept in behavioral based interviewing techniques

  • Familiar with a variety of sourcing techniques including LinkedIn Recruiter

  • Capable of anticipating and balancing the needs of multiple clients.

  • Action-oriented and eager to embrace new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.

  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals.

  • Flexible in your approach and demeanor to align with the shifting demands of evolving circumstances.

  • Able to persuade and influence key partners utilizing employment and external statistics/data

You need:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • 2+ years of previous experience as a recruiter sourcing specialist

  • Knowledge of Employment and EEO laws and regulations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.

  • Analytical skills and the ability to work in a high pressured environment.

  • Strong ATS skills, familiarity with iCIMS is a plus

  • User knowledge of an HRIS system (Workday preferred)

  • User knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. Advanced Excel skills is a plus.


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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