Associate Recruiter (Temporary)

Pearson - Bloomington, MN3.8

Full-time
**Description**

As the global leader in electronic testing, Pearson VUE (www.pearsonvue.com) validates the skills and knowledge of millions of individuals every year. Our customers’ high-stakes certification, licensure, admissions and other credentialing exams help people advance in technology, government and professional careers, as well as attain educational growth. Pearson VUE offers proctored exams through the world's largest network of test centers in addition to testing in online and unproctored environments.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pearson VUE is looking for a temporary Associate Recruiter to assist with fast paced, high volume recruiting. The duration of this assignment is slated to last approximately 5 months (anticipated assignment from March 2019 through July 2019).

The Associate Recruiter plans, develops and implements recruitment staffing strategies for high volume positions within assigned areas. The Associate Recruiter works closely and in cooperation with generalists and the recruiting team, managers and hiring management to determine critical staffing needs. Assures that all open, approved positions are posted appropriately and job requisitions are closed when positions are filled.

+ Responsible for posting accuracy, updating and maintenance of job opportunities on Pearson job board.

+ Reviews candidate resumes and interviews applicants to obtain work history, education, training, job skills and salary requirements, to provide information about both Pearson VUE and the position.

+ Coordinate screening and interviewing of candidates by hiring managers, and when necessary works with third party agencies to identify and recruit potential contract placements.

+ Utilizes on-line recruiting sources to identify and recruit talent.

+ Closes completed requisitions.

+ Prepares and ensures all the paper work and document files are completed for onboarding.

+ Communicates with functional department managers and Human Resource Director on recruiting and sourcing strategy, forming and clarifying descriptions of opening positions, and reporting recruiting progress.

+ Other duties as assigned.

**Qualifications**

+ BA in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field preferred.

+ 1 to 3 years of related recruiting experience.

+ Some high volume fast paced recruiting or staffing agency experience strongly preferred.

+ Knowledge and understanding of application tracking systems and life-cycle recruiting a plus.

**Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: **

+ Excellent Communication skills including consultation, collaboration and influence are a must.

+ Strong sourcing skills with demonstrated success utilizing current on-line sourcing techniques, networking and building pipelines.

+ Comprehensive behavioral based interviewing and candidate assessment skills.

+ Strong consultative skills to support hiring managers and candidates.

+ High attention to detail and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.

+ Advanced experience with Microsoft Office and Windows applications.

+ Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems, Taleo preferred.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

**Primary Location: ** US-MN-Bloomington

**Work Locations: ** US-MN-Bloomington-5601 Green Valley 5601 Green Valley Drive Suite 220 Bloomington 55437

**Job: ** Human Resources

**Organization: ** Assessments VUE

**Employee Status: ** Fixed Term

**Job Type: ** Standard

**Shift: ** Day Job

**Job Posting: ** Jan 31, 2019

**Job Unposting: ** Ongoing

**Schedule: ** Full-time Temporary

**Req ID: ** 1900573

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.