Talent Acquisition Specialist Advisor

Clearance Level
Talent Acquisition
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ100823

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

At GDIT, our people are our business. We pride ourselves on the work our innovators do to support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the world. We wouldn’t be successful without our ability to attract new talent to join our team.

We’re looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist Advisor that will build strategic partnerships between recruiting, GDIT Centers of Excellence and our business leaders. You will have the opportunity to deliver top talent in the market. You will innovate and drive process changes through trust and transparency with managers and by providing the critical feedback necessary to grow our business.

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist Advisor, you must develop and execute proactive recruitment strategies in collaboration with your hiring managers. In addition, you will be responsible for ensuring strategies are aligned to the business objectives and GDITs imperatives with a customer-centric focus on the candidate experience.

A day in the life:

  • Reviews resumes, advertising responses and employment applications. Interviews and screens applicants for technical competence, applicable background and skills, individual goals and ability to fit in the organization and function effectively
  • Makes employment recommendations based on information developed through interviews, applications and resumes
  • Acts as internal staff consultant for line and staff management on employment matters
  • Assists managers in evaluating applicant qualifications and selection of most qualified candidates
  • Gathers, prepares, and analyzes a variety of employment data relating to advertising effectiveness, turnover, minority employment, recruiting campaigns and related items as required
  • Participates in and formulates basic recommendations in the development of short and long range manpower and employment objectives considering such factors as corporate growth objectives, manpower availability, employment lead time requirements and the like
  • Develops advertising campaigns, determining ad placement and coordinating advertising schedules in appropriate media
  • May coach and review the work of less-experienced professionals.
  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelors Degree and 8+ years of recruiting experience
  • In lieu of degree, 12 years of relevant work experience is required
  • Experience recruiting cleared positions such as TS/SCI and Poly
  • Motivated self-starter; results-oriented and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated success in working with a team in a virtual environment
  • Aptitude in adopting and utilizing research tools such as social media and other niche sourcing tools
  • Aptitude in learning a web-based applicant tracking system utilizing and performing daily requisition hygiene / candidate workflow and dispositioning with EEOC and OFCCP compliance
  • Ability to be organized and able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented, rapidly-changing environment
  • Ability to provide reporting and analytics on staffing status and provide analytic updates to management and customers
  • Proficiency using MS Office including Excel and Power Point and Microsoft Teams
  • Familiarity with Zoom
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.