Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Talent Acquisition Specialist III (senior) in New York, New York

Talent Acquisition Specialist III (senior)

Job Posting Number: 22870

Professional – Human Resources

New York,NY

May 31, 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 2018, 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 Talent Acquisition Specialist III to join their midtown-based team. Our TASs are recognized as internal Talent Advisors to a wide variety of client groups. The Talent Acquisition Specialist III is the most senior of our individual contributor roles.

As the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will:

  • Utilize creative recruitment and sourcing methods to manage a high volume of open requisitions.

  • Conduct intake meetings and strategize with front line hiring managers and our human resources business partners.

  • Conduct applicant assessments and recommend candidates

  • Develop and extend job offers, and negotiate compensation packages.

  • Lead special projects and initiatives

  • Attend off-site job fairs and recruitment events.

You are:

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

  • Passionate about talent

  • Adept in behavioral based interviewing techniques

  • Familar 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 challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, enthusiasm, and a sense of humor.

  • Persuasive and influencial; able to utilize employment and external statistics/data

You need:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • 8+ years of previous experience as a recruiter

  • Internal human resources experience is preferred.

  • Knowledge of employment and EEO laws and regulations.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong ATS skills – we use iCIMS!

  • Advanced Excel and Power Point skills are 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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