HR & Talent Acquisition Specialist - Swanson Russell (Posted 11/28)


Swanson Russell is looking for an HR & Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Human Resources team. Position is responsible for managing several HR related services including talent acquisition; employment law compliance; and performance management. May also actively support policy development and implementation, employee engagement and retention.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing and maintaining agency-wide talent acquisition sourcing strategy where you are responsible for the entire recruitment life-cycle; specifically, the talent acquisition process, ATS, and community outreach events.
  • Manage and conduct new hire onboarding and internal training on HR processes and programs.
  • Supports management with compliance of all areas of employment law.
  • Assists in managing employee engagement initiatives.
  • Leads the performance management process.
  • Assists in developing new HR policies, practices and procedures.
  • Support other HR functions with the opportunity to take on other general HR activities and projects.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.
  • Experience with ATS systems to leverage data and analytics to help drive insights and performance metrics.
  • Ability to collaborate, influence, and earn the respect and confidence of colleagues and management.
  • Self-motivated with sound judgment and critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated success managing multiple tasks and competing priorities while balancing the need for quality with meeting deadlines.
  • Proficient in computer programs such as MS Office, HRIS applications, payroll programs, and/or other systems to effectively gather, interpret, organize, and present data. Ability and willingness to learn other computer applications.
  • Presentation skills both in individual and group settings
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be a team player.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, respond quickly, deliver results under pressure and maintain confidentiality.
  • Performs other related activities and participates in special projects, as required.
  • Bachelor's Degree and 3-5 years of progressive HR experience.

For consideration, please complete your online application and include your cover letter and resume. Application available at

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