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Senior Technical Recruiter (Remote Option) Job ID 2022-1780 24 views

Job Summary

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is seeking a full-life cycle Senior Technical Recruiter to join our Human Resources team. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position and is eligible for full benefits. This position is eligible to work fully remote, partially remote, or fully onsite.  Are you interested in supporting the most accomplished ocean science and engineering minds shaping our understanding of the ocean, our planet, and life on Earth?  For nearly a century, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has been one of the best known and most trusted names in ocean science, engineering and exploration.  In fact, WHOI is the world’s largest, private, non-profit ocean research institution.


The Technical Recruiter will primarily support the recruitment of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Engineering, Scientific, and Information Services (IS) positions to find qualified talent with a special interest in sourcing of qualified diverse candidates.  In addition, this position may recruit for other more general positions at the Institution as directed.

Essential Functions

  • Professionally represent and market the Institution in keeping with the mission of the Institution and HR team at all times
  • Support the diversity and inclusion mission of the Institution
  • Support the recruitment process for assigned openings with a mind to budgetary constraints and benchmarking of positions at this non-profit academic research institution
  • Collaborate with HR Talent team to build effective sourcing strategies and execution to include identification of best match employers, associations, institutions and academic institutions to mine for candidates
  • Build and maintain network of passive candidates through proactive market research and ongoing relationship management using LinkedIn and other candidate sourcing venues
  • Develop effective position-specific sourcing and assessment strategies that has a focus on optimizing the diversity of our applicant pools
  • Manage customer/partner expectations, including identification of sites, education and certification backgrounds and organizations to target for sourcing as well as who NOT to target
  • Recommend ideas and strategies that will contribute to the long-range success of the Institutions recruiting goals
  • Maintain OFCCP, EEO, HIPAA, AAP and other compliance
  • Accurately maintain data in Applicant Tracking System through timely entry of applicant disposition and recruiting notes
  • Maintain and keep confidential all aspects of candidate data and Institutional business
  • Deliver quality candidates for assigned positions
  • Develop and target career development contacts at sought after educational institutions

Education & Experience

  • 8+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience on a variety of jobs at all levels
  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • Technical recruitment experience is required with preferred focus on hiring robotics, software and electrical engineers
  • Experience recruiting for ocean engineering and underwater robotics is a plus
  • Must have experience infusing diversity strategies into the search process to increase diversity of applicant pools
  • Successful track record in hiring of technical and non-technical positions
  • Demonstrated experience sourcing and hiring senior-level Engineering talent
  • Experience building and utilizing a variety of effective sourcing plans and tools
  • Highly networked and a connector of the best opportunities to the best talent
  • Ability to autonomously manage and prioritize a large job req load
  • Commitment to creating an excellent candidate and customer experience
  • Strong communication, organizational and negotiation skills
  • Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision

Special Requirements

WHOI is a federal contractor required to comply with Executive Order 14042. As such, WHOI has enacted a Mandated COVID19 vaccination policy effective December 8, 2021 where you must register your vaccination status in order to begin your employment. The registration process entails confidentially submitting a vaccination card and/or your vaccination status or requesting to engage in the interactive exemption process for either a medical or religious reason.

Physical Requirements

This position is mostly sedentary in nature with a high degree of computer, zoom and phone work. The occupational requirements for this position are the ability to work for long periods of time on the computer, working with and around other individuals as well as alone, hearing and talking. Physical duties are subject to change.

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  • Company Address 266 Woods Hole Road Woods Hole, MA 02543
  • City Woods Hole
  • Location Massachusetts
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