Talent Acquisition Specialist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-761101
    • Job Location: Plano, TX
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

About Ribbon (Nasdaq: RBBN)

We deliver global real-time communications software and network solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors. We engage deeply with our customers, helping them modernize their networks for improved competitive positioning and business outcomes in today’s smart, always-on and data-hungry world. Our innovative, end-to-end solutions portfolio delivers unparalleled scale, performance, agility and automation and includes optical and packet networking, core to edge IP solutions, UCaaS/ CPaaS cloud offers, and leading-edge software security and analytics tools.

To learn more, visit rbbn.com

Position Title: Talent Acquisition Specialist 

Location: Plano, TX 

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for sourcing, screening and recommending candidates for Ribbon positions as well as onboarding new hires. This person must understand, model and represent the Ribbon employment value proposition. He or she will identify opportunities to build applicant pools, establish trust and partnerships with the managers, identify potential “fit” through effective interviewing and testing, effectively administer the interviewing and onboarding process, and ensure a positive new hire experience. Developing and executing recruitment plans and strategies are primary responsibilities to ensure hiring goals are met with the best possible talent. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA and other regulations, as appropriate.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Consult with leaders, hiring managers and human resources team on position descriptions, requisition creation, compensation and sourcing strategies.
• Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
• Continuously develop networks/partnerships to actively build database/pipeline of candidates and the Ribbon company brand.
• Recruit and perform talent acquisition activities such as resume & phone screens, candidate interviews, recommend final selection of applicants and close qualified candidates.
• Arrange pre-employment testing, background & references screenings. Evaluation and input of our current vendors
• Place and update all job postings in various Medias including internet/intranet sites, colleges, social networks, community boards and staffing partners.
• Represent the company at recruiting events (i.e., college job fairs), providing company/job information and interviewing applicants.
• Communicate with managers and employees regularly to promote the RIbbon referral program and internal opportunities.
• Create offer letters, maintain applicant tracking system, recruiting reports and other staffing administration functions as needed.
• Conduct new employee onboarding, ensuring process is engaging and that processes are followed and accurate.
• Respond timely to internal and external applicant situations, and applicant requests as required.
• Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting efforts.
• Position may require work responsibilities outside of normal business hours from time-to-time.
• Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
• 5+ years of human resources, talent acquisition and interviewing experience preferred.
• Strong understanding of staffing principles, laws, and procedures in the US and Canada, and a solid working knowledge of recruitment/employment programs.
• Demonstrated knowledge of various recruiting techniques, and experience in online/social media recruiting.
• Proven ability to communicate and effectively “sell” an organization’s value proposition.
• Must possess excellent oral/written communication, marketing, presentation, interviewing and interpersonal skills.
• Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), internet, Workday, and Applicant Tracking Systems.
• Strong customer service, negotiation skills and ability to interact with employees at all levels throughout the company.
• Self-starter with excellent time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
• Strong work ethic and sense of integrity, trustworthiness and ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.


Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.'

US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.