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Manager, Talent Acquisition

Company: IMG College
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Learfield IMG College is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. The Learfield IMG College suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed Learfield IMG College Directors' Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: "build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others."

We are actively seeking candidates for the position of Manager - Talent Acquisition based out of our Corporate office in Plano, TX. This is an individual contributor role that will operate as the TA lead for all recruiting across our 4 corporate offices. You will report to the Senior Manager-Talent Acquisition and be responsible for setting and executing the strategic agenda for all staffing initiatives associated with our growing Sports, Media and Tech businesses. You will identify, interview, evaluate and hire exceptional candidates across multiple disciplines including - Finance/Accounting, Marketing, Social/Digital, Broadcast Operations, Human Resources, Sales, General Administrative, etc. You will have a heavy role in guiding hiring managers and candidates through the selection process, with extra care being placed on delivering a "white glove" service to your clients/candidates. You will proactively develop and nurture passive talent pools in order to execute the near and long-term recruiting vision at Learfield IMG College. If you're interested in combining your passion for talent acquisition with love of sports, we'd love to speak with you!

What you'll do...

  • Partner with senior department heads and hiring managers to develop and execute recruiting strategies for the designated role and market. These positions will mostly sit in our 4 corporate offices - Plano (TX), Atlanta (GA), Winston Salem (NC) and Jefferson City (MO).
  • Execute sourcing strategies by identifying passive and active potential candidates through the use of Boolean searches, LinkedIn, user groups, professional and social networking, candidate referrals, web sourcing and ATS searches.
  • Partner with business leaders and DEI team to define and generate highly diversified candidate pipelines based on the needs of their individual teams and businesses
  • Understand and follow all OFCCP guidelines through the recruitment process
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of Learfield IMG's business and culture in order to successfully articulate to candidates why we are a leading Employer of Choice
  • Influence key stakeholders via recommendations based on data/analytics, market knowledge, and labor trends to drive hiring decisions
  • Train new hiring managers on the TA process and systems to ensure process integrity is maintained
  • Thoroughly vet and assess all candidates presented to hiring manager, which will include face to face, phone, and/or video while leveraging behavioral based interviewing techniques
  • Organize and lead the post-interview debrief/consensus session with interview teams
  • Advise hiring managers on candidate compensation and collaborate to extend offers
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate data integrity in ATS.
  • Lead and/or participate in various HR and TA projects to drive business function capabilities across the enterprise

Our ideal new teammate will have

  • Minimum 4+ years of combined experience in the executive search and corporate TA space, preferably recruiting across multiple disciplines and geographies.
  • Past experience in corporate functions recruitment within competitive talent markets is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully creating diverse talent pools through community outreach and networking.
  • Strong advisory skills that allow you to confidently offer sound recommendations to those you serve and push back when required
  • Advanced time management, organization and prioritization skills
  • Exceptional problem solving and decision making skills; independent thinker and operator
  • A competitive spirit and a passion to deliver exceptional results to all stakeholders
  • Mature interfacing and influencing skills at the Executive level
  • Experience building and maintaining strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Desire to do more than "just fill jobs", including coaching others, proactively improving processes, leading projects, etc.
  • Strong recruiting systems knowledge around various sourcing platforms, ATS/CRM optimization, performance metrics design and leveraging data to draw insights
  • Advanced knowledge of OFCCP and US Citizen & Immigration guidelines
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, Communications, Marketing, etc. or equivalent recruiting experience is required

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

Learfield IMG College is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity


Keywords: IMG College, Plano , Manager, Talent Acquisition, Other , Plano, Texas

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