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Talent Advisor, Talent Acquisition

American Airlines
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08) 
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 39507 

Intro

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!

Why you'll love this job

The Talent Advisor (TA) reports to Talent Acquisition leadership and is accountable to deliver the best talent with the right combination of skills and experience to drive organizational impact. Talent Advisor acts as talent acquisition consultants to the business and is responsible for advising on the selection of the best candidates. Talent Advisors are accountable to partner with sourcing resources in managing the talent pipeline, while managing the recruitment strategies to support and fill recruiting needs. The Talent Advisor will support the talent acquisition efforts for a business unit or units and/or specific functions and/or geographies. The Talent Advisor acts in an individual contributor capacity and will work closely with the hiring managers and strategic partners.

What you'll do
  • Partners with hiring manager for identified businesses/functions to understand and prioritize job opening requirements, and influences staffing decisions according to business needs.
  • Gains agreement on service level agreements and sets clear expectations with hiring manager.
  • Engages with the Talent Acquisition sourcing partner and facilitates the assessment process with the hiring manager by conducting thorough intake sessions, clarifying staffing needs and responsibilities, and ensuring job descriptions reflect accurate knowledge, skills and abilities required.
  • Gains understanding and visibility of internal job seekers pool by partnering with HRBP’s and/or Talent Management.
  • Establishes best selection process in terms of strategy, tools and participant experience.
  • Utilizes a consultative approach with hiring teams for assessment and selection to best meet the needs of the business.
  • Provides guidance and influence to business leaders to ensure the right people are hired for the right positions at the right time.
  • Acts as a resource to hiring managers on conducting behavioral interviewing, and facilitates selection process and discussion, in order to ensure effective, legal interviewing practices.
  • Manages positive internal and external applicant experience throughout the recruitment process.
What you'll do, continued
  • Influences overall hiring process to achieve timeliness and agreements.
  • Assists hiring manager in developing and gaining approval for competitive offer packages.
  • Facilitates understanding of offer components to gain offer acceptance from the applicant.
  • Responds to talent acquisition needs and inquiries from business leaders, hiring managers, TA leadership, etc.
  • Provides hiring manager accurate and timely update on applicant activity, tracks talent acquisition metrics and reports trends and issues to TA leadership, providing recommendations for improvement
  • Maintains up-to-date applicant records in the applicant tracking system for accurate reporting and analysis.
  • Maintains strong cross functional partnerships with business, hiring managers and other talent acquisition functions.
  • Manages specialty Talent Acquisition projects relative to the supported businesses
  • Closely collaborate with vendors to provide guidance and/or clarification on union contracts, validation of pay scales, follow-up on requisition statuses, and process approvals
  • Conducts recurrent business calls with leaders to discuss high-volume hiring, including strategy and updates
  • Maintains strong cross functional partnerships with Legal, Labor team, and other leaders and TA functions  
All you'll need for success

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • 2 years experience in a recruiting function

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience

  • High-volume recruiting experience, especially in a unionized environment or corporate recruiting experience
  • Airline experience

Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Excellent relationship management skills, ability to establish credibility, and partner with leaders to identify talent gaps, needs, risk and plans for actions
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong customer orientation and influencing skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with competency-based interviews and assessment techniques
  • Strategic, creative and innovative thinking skills, and the ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Knowledge of workforce planning (forecast, identify specific needs, skills, locations, and behaviors) is a plus
  • Prior experience with SuccessFactors or other large enterprise ATS systems is a plus
  • Preferred reporting experience relative to Talent Acquisition performance and metrics
What you'll get

Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer: 

  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more. 
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more
Feel Free to be yourself at American

From the team members we hire to the customers we serve, inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.

Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 39507 

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Posted: 2020-11-19 Expires: 2020-12-21

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