• Talent Acquisition Specialist

    Location US-IL-Downers Grove
    Job ID
    Adtalem Global Education
    Talent Acquisition
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    Adtalem Global Education is pleased to announce an exciting career opportunity with our Talent Acquisition Team, Talent Acquisition Specialist. This entry level position will have a strong emphasis on hiring faculty and academic-related positions for Chamberlain University online and at locations across the country from our home office in Downers Grove, ILWe are looking for someone with 1-3 years recruiting experience. 





    • Partners with hiring managers and Talent Acquisition leadership to develop hiring objectives and strategies to meet business needs with an emphasis on hiring for faculty and academic positions
    • Prepares postings, secures approvals, and opens requisitions to initiate the recruiting process
    • Conducts Intake Meetings with hiring teams to discuss candidate profile, specific goals, timelines and service level agreements to be met during the recruitment process
    • Reviews applications and resumes in order to establish a candidate pool that aligns best with the requirements, credentials, skills and abilities as established by the hiring team
    • Conducts thorough, probing behavioral interviews with candidates to assess fit as established by hiring team, assessing subject matter expertise, relevant experience, prior performance, organizational fit, skills, knowledge, and ability
    • Uses talent market expertise, data, and business acumen to educate and influence hiring managers, maintaining close contact with managers to provide regular status updates
    • Sources and recruits top tier talent to meet immediate needs and proactively builds a candidate pipeline through networking and sourcing for future growth demands
    • Follows through with each applicant to ensure regular status updates and disposition information
    • Ensures that applicant records and statistics are properly maintained in the Applicant Tracking System by updating each change in candidate status in real-time as they move forward or are removed from process
    • Extends offers of employment, initiates the hiring process, and supports the candidate & hiring team until the the first day of employment when the onboarding process and background check are complete
    • Assists in compiling reports, makes recommendations on continuous improvement efforts, tracks effectiveness of sourcing methods, cost per hire, budgets, etc.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or other related discipline
    • At least 1-3 years of corporate or in-house recruiting experience
    • Strong sourcing and networking skills to generate and expand a candidate pipeline aligned with current and projected objectives
    • Full life cycle recruiting experience with effective organization, planning, process, time management, and multitasking skills to meet hiring needs
    • Attention to detail, effective time-management skills, agility and the capacity to consistently complete administrative steps associated with the hiring process with accuracy
    • Ability to manage candidate expectations, provide timely feedback, and insure that candidates have a positive recruiting experience
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills including poise, tact and diplomacy
    • Superior verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position
    • Proficiency in using various applicant tracking systems (iCIMS), social media, recruitment tools, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) and other productivity and recruiting tools

    We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


    Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today!

    Who We Are

    The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit adtalem.com.


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