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Senior Recruiter

First Data Hagerstown, MD

Job Description



Position: Senior Recruiter

Location: Hagerstown MD


About First Data First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company's 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. To learn more about First Data, visit FirstData.com.


Job Responsibilities


The Military/Campus Senior Recruiter is responsible for sourcing and recruiting military-affiliated individuals and recent graduates into First Data's summer internship, early career development programs, and full time job opportunities, via military organizations, various universities, and community colleges. This role requires a highly energetic person who loves to build relationships and is as excited to hire recent grads, veterans, guard/reservist & military spouses as they start / transition into a new career.  If you love the thrill of finding great talent through various sourcing channels, travelling, and meeting new people, then read on!   



  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with military instillations, veteran organizations, universities and community colleges; presenting First Data as an œemployer of choice.
  • Attends various events such as: career fairs, employers panels, resume reviews/mock interviews
  • Sources veterans, guard/reservists, and military spouses for job opportunities through multiple sourcing channels.
  • Supports assigned line of business through sourcing of military-affiliated, university, and community college talent to achieve hiring goals.
  • Achieves sourcing and hiring goals in a metrics driven environment.
  • Evaluates talent/candidates for assigned area of responsibility. 
  • Sources, screens and interviews for candidate's relevant knowledge, skills, soft skills, experience and aptitudes.
  • Presents candidates and guides/assists hiring managers in the staffing process. 
  • Coordinates pre-employment travel, offer process, and new hire experience requirements. 
  • Utilizes staffing technology applications to drive staffing workflow, measure performance and report results.
  • Provides back up assistance to the Military Recruiting team as needed
  • Performs duties under limited supervision, applying a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures



Scope of Job

Complex recruiting issues/activities. Broad training knowledge providing guidance to less experienced recruiting staff. Performs duties under minimum supervision, applying a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures. Interprets the employment strategy and aligns resources and people to meet strategy goals.




Job Requirements

  • Bachelors in Human Resource Management or related field
  • 3+ years sourcing or recruiting experience, full cycle recruitment a plus
  • U.S. Veteran, Guard and Reservists, military spouses encouraged to apply
  • Solid understanding of employment laws and regulations, including those relating to OFCCP
  • Knowledge of military culture including skills translation, rank structure and veteran to civilian transition
  • Sourcing expert utilizing multiple approaches:  multiple social media sites, search strings, networking
  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems (Taleo preferred), MS Office products, and SharePoint
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong decision-making  and critical thinking skills
  • Must be a team player with proven success working in a team environment
  • Travel required 25% or more

 Preferred Requirements

  • Adaptable and flexible to a changing work environment
  • Pro-active in tackling recruiting tactics and strategies
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to build and maintain solid relationships with internal & external clients (employees, candidates, military installations, etc.)


  • Interviewing
  • Staffing, Hiring, Selection
  • Human Resources Consulting
  • Staffing & Recruiting
  • Sourcing Candidates
  • Screening Candidates
  • Diversity Recruiting

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted January 2, 2019
Date Closes February 5, 2019
Requisition 2454131
Located In Hagerstown, MD
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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