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Talent Acquisition Consultant

Date Posted:  Sep 24, 2021
Requisition ID:  266962

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204


Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.

At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of a role


About the Indiana State Personnel Department (INSPD):

As an agency operating a shared services model, we provide the executive branch of state government with top-notch HR services. INSPD has a dedicated team of human resources professionals working in many capacities, including director-level, generalists, and specialists in each discipline of human resources. Joining our team will open the door to many opportunities for lateral and upward mobility.



Salary for this position may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

The Talent Acquisition Consultant will partner with hiring managers and Human Resources Generalists to create effective strategies for filling positions across varied functional areas.  The Talent Acquisition will assist in the development and implementation of division initiatives and hiring process improvements. 

A Day in the Life:

  • Provide extensive high-level recruitment assistance to assigned state agencies by leading and executing all efforts to support agency hiring needs; 
  • Serve as a full life cycle recruiting consultant that requires the ability to identify and attract top-quality, diverse individuals through creative recruiting solutions, cold calling, networking, referrals and advertising; 
  • Build relationships to effectively gauge needs and influence hiring decisions with assigned agency human resources team and hiring managers; Consult with management to identify and recommend the most qualified candidates and solutions; 
  • Devise and execute comprehensive workforce staffing plans to forecast agency staffing/headcount needs; develops and executes comprehensive sourcing plans to create a candidate pipeline 
  • Educate and train state staff and applicants on employment program guidelines, purposes and policies within the SPD 
  • Represent Indiana State government at career events across the state, including at colleges and universities 
  • Serve as a technical consultant for assigned programs and SAP SuccessFactors Recruitment Solution.  

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Results-oriented, problem solvers, consultative, creative, and collaborative.  
  • Experienced in full life cycle recruitment and familiar with a shared services Human Resources operation. 
  • Able to manage multiple projects with overlapping deadlines. 
  • Able to initiate and maintain extensive networking relationships both within and outside of State Government to assist with recruiting efforts.  
  • Able to research, investigate and analyze specific topics related to program areas and produce reports for management as needed. 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role does not provide direct supervision to direct reports.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages 
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan) 
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution) 
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match 
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options 
  • Group life insurance 
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits 
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off 
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs 
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years 
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program 
  • New Parent Leave 
  • Free Parking 
  • Free LinkedIn Learning 


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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