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The MITRE Corporation Talent Acquisition Advisor in Bedford, Massachusetts

Why choose between doing meaningful work and having a fulfilling life? At MITRE, you can have both. That's because MITRE people are committed to tackling our nation's toughest challenges—and we're committed to the long-term well-being of our employees. MITRE is different from most technology companies. We are a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth. If this sounds like the choice you want to make, then choose MITRE—and make a difference with us.

At MITRE, our Talent Advisors own the end-to-end recruitment life cycle and partner with our National Security hiring teams on a seamless hiring experience. The successful candidate will be closely aligned to a specific business unit to understand their hiring needs and develop appropriate sourcing and attraction strategies. Additionally, provide guidance on all aspects of the hiring and selection process, as well as ensure an excellent candidate and new hire experience.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Acts as a business partner and advisor to the business units’ leadership team, requiring a thorough understanding of the business units’ work, strategic goals, and challenges related to attraction, sourcing, and hiring talent

  • Ensures an inclusive interview process and unbiased selection for all positions under their scope of responsibility

  • Executes and tracks their business units’ recruitment strategy and ensures timely delivery against hiring targets

  • Leverages sourcing tools, events, marketing, academic partnerships, and social opportunities to drive candidate engagement, sourcing, and talent pipelines

  • Holds stakeholders accountable for the interview and hiring process, as well as OFCCP compliance

  • Builds relationships and communicates consistently and proactively throughout the recruitment process to ensure all participants are well informed

  • Delegates and leads the work of their respective coordinator, ensuring an excellent candidate and hiring manager experience

  • Provides market data on supply, demand, marketing/job posting performance, pipeline strength and sourcing bottlenecks

  • Actively sources against their open requisitions using online tools

  • Participates in student, diversity, and talent events to turn prospects from those events into leads/applicants

  • Communicates at the line level on business process changes or change management efforts when necessary

  • Acts as a MITRE Brand Ambassador in all areas of their role (internally, externally, and online)

    Education, Experience, Knowledge, and Skills Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (or equivalent in combined education and experience)

  • 5-7 years of Recruiting/Talent Acquisition experience

  • At least 2 years working in a Corporate HR function with National Security experience

  • 3+ years’ experience sourcing (Big plus if you have experience finding in-demand technical and cleared talent)

  • Experience managing and prioritizing high volume requisition loads

  • Exceptional communication skills; written and verbal

  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills, adept at engaging and serving as a consultant to all levels of management and leadership

  • High emotional intelligence

  • Experience with ATS and HCM systems required, preference for Workday experience

  • Professional services, technology, and/or government contractor industry experience highly preferred

This requisition requires the following clearance(s):


Salary compensation range and midpoint:

$75,300 - $115,700 - $156,200 Annual

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