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Talent Acquisition Specialist (Temp) 

EOE StatementAscentis is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We are seeking a temporary Talent Acquisition Specialist to work with us through approximately October 2021 in a full-time capacity. The Talent Acquisition Specialist role will manage a diverse range of positions from inception through to completion with responsibility for managing candidate sourcing, interview process and talent selection while closely collaborating with business leaders and HR Business Partners. The Talent Acquisition Specialist plays a key role in hiring top talent that will grow and develop a performance driven culture. 

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What are the general responsibilities of the position?

  • Partner with managers to identify hiring needs and assist in developing job descriptions that articulate the key skills and competencies for candidate success.
  • Lead candidate sourcing efforts, including but not limited to the use LinkedIn Recruiter, referral program, college fairs and networking.
  • Manage relationships with third party recruitment firms and staffing agencies.
  • Enable and train management on best practice methodologies used during the interview and selection process. 
  • Empower managers to implement sourcing, networking and pipeline best practices.
  • Track and communicate recruiting metrics monthly or as needed.
  • Execute the recruiting lifecycle through use of Ascentis Recruiting tool. 
Position Requirements

What are we looking for in a candidate?

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, communications or related field.
  • 5-8 years recruiting for fast-paced tech companies in Twin Cities area
  • Experience with strategic sourcing via resume databases, and professional networks. 
  • Highly proficient in LinkedIn Recruiter, ideally you have managed projects and collaborated closely with hiring managers using LinkedIn Recruiter seats
  • Keen business acumen and understanding of various roles within organizations 
  • Project management, organization and time management skills are essential to position success
  • Strict deadline sensitivity, attention to detail and high-performance quality delivery
  • Strong aptitude for technology and be willing to employ solutions that create greater efficiencies
  • Effective communicator with all departments in a professional manner and strive to provide help and resources wherever possible
  • Thrives in fast-paced, high growth environments
  • Works collaboratively within a team and independently when appropriate
Location Minneapolis  
About the Organization The Ascentis mission is to create innovative products that are easy to use for the often under-served mid-market that cover the full Human Capital Management (HCM) suite. This full suite approach combined with an amazing team equals success!

We at Ascentis firmly believe that a product is only as good as the people behind it. Whether it's platform development, technology maintenance, client support, product management, sales or operations, all of our employees see the direct impact of their work. As a leader and one of the fastest growing 'Software as a Service' (SaaS) companies in the Human Capital Management space, Ascentis focuses on hiring talented and motivated people from diverse backgrounds. If you want to channel your ambition and drive for success, you belong with Ascentis!

Ascentis has grown tremendously over the last 3 years. Recently, we announced a majority recapitalization by global growth equity investor Summit Partners. Summit invests across growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 440 companies in technology, healthcare, life sciences and other growth industries. These companies have completed more than 140 public equity offerings. So, needless to say, we are all extremely excited with where we are headed!


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