Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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Senior Technical Recruiter

Location: Livermore, CA
Category: Administrative/Management
Job ID: 102462
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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for an experienced and talented Senior Technical Recruiter.  You will collaborate with hiring managers to provide customer-focused consultation and guidance, develop creative recruitment strategies and campaigns and conduct sourcing activities to identify top talent in a research and development environment and will also support HR activities and strategic initiatives, and deliver exceptional operational services in support of the scientific mission of LLNL.  This position is in the Staffing and Employee Engagement Division.
Essential Duties
- Provide advanced consultation to hiring managers regarding hiring needs and develop recruiting strategies for complex and challenging technical positions to fully understand the position and identify best fit.
- Serve as a knowledge leader on recruiting trends and methodologies and make recommendations to management on the development and implementation of a broad array of recruitment strategies.
- Actively and extensively source viable candidates utilizing job boards and social media websites for a variety of positions, with considerable focus on positions across the scientific and technical disciplines.
- Identify and utilize creative sourcing options to develop recruiting leads and drive applicant flow to applicable Laboratory positions.
- Develop interview questions and conduct phone screens that address key competencies of job requisitions, and pre-qualify active and passive candidates.
- Review job listings to develop marketing language to post to external sites.
- Develop interview guides for hiring organizations that identify skills and competencies for the job requisition.
- Research latest recruitment trends and provide recommendations to management for optimizing and integrating these trends into daily routines.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience recruiting scientific and technical positions in a high-volume rapidly changing research and development environment.
- Advanced knowledge of recruiting standard methodologies that result in effective sourcing and applicant pool development.
- Proven success utilizing recruitment technologies and social media, such as LinkedIn Recruiter, and applicant tracking systems such as PeopleSoft.
- Experience advising senior management and developing and implementing recruitment strategies that include marketing plans and customized campaigns while assuring compliance of federal and state regulations as well as organizational policies.
- Experience establishing and developing network resources with colleagues and/or professional organizations with an emphasis on diversity.
- Advanced verbal and written communication skills, excellent customer service skills and the ability to effectively explain, advise and influence potential applicants and internal clients
Desired Qualifications
- Experience sourcing for positions in the areas of Computer Sciences and Information Technology.
- Experience using MS Office applications, recruiting systems such as Talemetry, and data analysis tools.
- Experience delivering training programs, such as behavioral-based interviewing.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.

Anticipated Clearance Level:  Q (Position will be cleared to this level). Applicants selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.

About Us
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.5 billion, employing approximately 6,000 employees.
 LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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