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The MITRE Corporation Talent Advisor (Contract) 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 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)

  • 7+ years of Recruiting/Talent Acquisition experience

  • At least 2 years working in a Corporate HR function

  • 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

  • Proven ability to recruit and support technical requisitions, preferably within areas of Cyber, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Engineering, Life Sciences

  • Exceptional communication skills; written and verbal consulting with managements and business partner

  • 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 candidate to have a minimum of the following clearance(s):

    This requisition requires the hired candidate to have or obtain, within one year from the date of hire, the following clearance(s):

    Subject to all federal and state laws, rules and regulations, MITRE requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. MITRE will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are legally entitled to an exemption under applicable laws so long as it does not create an undue hardship for MITRE and/or does not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the employee or others in the workplace.

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