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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Childrens Square U.S.A. Council Bluffs, IA


Recruits qualified talent to all positions within the organization. Manages the applicant tracking system to ensure timely interviews, offers, onboarding, and retention strategies.


  1. Build relationships with prospective applicants, local businesses, news media, churches, community volunteers and leaders to promote the agency as a great place to work.
  2. Coordinate, plan, schedule, facilitate or oversee recruitment events including career fairs, on-campus open interviews, and job fairs.
  3. Identify, coordinate and participate in recruitment opportunities. 
  4. Work independently and in conjunction with other staff, community partners, and volunteers to develop and implement an on-going recruitment campaign to attract people interested in becoming an employee.
  5. Pursue leads and inquiries from parties interested in becoming employees or interns using phone, email, direct contact and mail.
  6. Responsible for immediate follow-up to all inquiries from prospective applicants.
  7. Work with the Development Department in recruitment and fundraising activities.  
  8. Assist in special events and projects aimed at retention of employees.
  9. Serve as a role model in carrying out the Children’s Square U.S.A. mission as evidenced by the following behaviors: 
  • Is an effective team member, encouraging teamwork and interdependence 
  • All actions reflect the values and principles of Children’s Square U.S.A.
  • Demonstrates ethical behavior
  • Supports other members of the management team and their work 
  • Speaks positively of Children’s Square U.S. A. process and programs to other staff and outside consumers
  • Communicates directly with internal and/or external customers to assure proper resolution of concerns and satisfaction of inquiries


  1. Perform other duties as may be requested by the supervisor. 
  2. Complete training necessary to perform position. 


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field preferred. High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two years’ experience in recruitment, sales, or marketing.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential information, act in an ethical manner, and interact cooperatively and effectively with clients and others.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license, good driving record and automobile insurance that meets agency policy.
  • Ability to work days, evenings and some weekends as needed.
  • Ability to follow and consistently implement policies and procedures of Children’s Square USA.


  1. Corrected vision and hearing within normal range.
  2. Clean driving record.  Able to drive during day and evening hours
  3. Flexible work schedule, including evening work. 
  4. Professional appearance, demeanor and dependability.
  5. Bending, lifting, carrying, walking, climbing stairs, ability to move from building to building and travel to other sites for service delivery
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Date Posted May 10, 2023
Date Closes June 9, 2023
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department Human Resources
Function Talent Acquisition
Job Type Full-time Employee
Shift Custom
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 13-1071.00 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists
Zipcode 51503
Name Lindsey Yank
Address N 6th St and Ave E
City, State and Zip Council Bluffs, IA 51503
Phone (712) 828-7459

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • Free Parking
  • Nursing Facilities
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Sick Leave
  • Achievement Awards
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Human Resources Concepts
  • Recruiting and Selection
  • Recruiting Concepts
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Excellent Communication

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