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Talent Acquisition (TA) Manager II

Overview

Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is seeking an experienced Talent Acquisition (TA) Manager II to support the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Located in a remote, highly secure area of southern Nevada, the NNSS is a premier outdoor, indoor, and underground national laboratory. It is a preferred location for experiments supporting the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)’s nuclear weapons Stockpile Stewardship Programs, national defense programs, and national security research, development, and training programs, as well as vital programs of other federal agencies.

About NNSS: Click Here for NNSS

***This position will be in Las Vegas Nevada area***

What Your Job Will Be Like

The Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) is the Nation’s premiere high-hazard, high-consequence, high-value, and secure test and experimentation site that provides users a modern, responsive, technologically advanced and cost-effective suite of infrastructure resources and capabilities that directly sustain the nation’s security posture.

The Talent Acquisition (TA) Manager will provide overall leadership for the Talent Acquisition function including staff management, full lifecycle employment, recruiting all levels of personnel for numerous locations, talent-related university and outreach programs, and business consulting. The successful candidate will take ownership of and continuously improve a recruiting strategy that includes a high level of service and employment satisfaction as we grow. Experience managing and mentoring high-functioning talent acquisition teams is a must, driving operational excellence and enhancing individual performance. You should have experience understanding business growth strategies, providing input from a resourcing perspective, and developing and implementing strategies to attract, engage, and retain talented people to support the business. This is a hands-on role based in our North Las Vegas Nevada Office.

Mission Support and Test Services, LLC manages and operates the Nevada National Security Site(NNSS) for the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Learn More About MSTS: Click Here for MSTS

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

Must be able to lead, energize and influence a wide spectrum of people internally and externally to execute talent strategies.

Apply subject matter expertise with internal and external workforce trends to evaluate workforce plans, identify gaps, and propose solutions to management.

Provide a high level of energy, a powerful work ethic, and open participative hands-on approach to execution of duties and roles.

Motivate, develop and lead department staff; mentor and consult with others as a talent acquisition subject matter expert.

Responsible for the development and execution of a strategic plan linked to our MSTS/NNSS mission, vision, and goals in partnership with business leadership and Finance and Project Planning partners.

Add value by enabling, advising, and influencing the implementation of both core and strategic future talent staffing solutions that fulfill the needs of the business.

Stay abreast of trends and workforce availability, identify potential opportunities and gaps, gather relevant insights to stay at the forefront of talent best practices, and recommend marketing strategies to target skilled candidates nationwide.

Develop appropriate processes, policies and practices to manage talent acquisition throughout the organization.

Foster strong working relationships with Human Resource leadership team colleagues and NNSS leadership teams.

Provide oversite of the Talent team programs to include the Student Program and year-round internships, University Outreach programs and partnerships, and talent pipeline programs.

Manage or implement diversity recruiting initiatives where appropriate to create and maintain an environment of equal employment opportunity and competitive advantage.

Ensure a comprehensive branding and communications strategy is in place to support employer branding and the MSTS value proposition, in partnership with Public Affairs.

This is a results-oriented position that resolves issues and demonstrates success.

Design and develop effective measurement and evaluation processes to monitor talent effectiveness and organizational capabilities; enable the reporting and communication of analytics, statistics, metrics and trends to evaluate the effectiveness of talent programs to all relevant stakeholders.

Participate actively in National Nuclear Security Administration joint recruiting activities.

Manage staff performance process, expectations, and reviews.

Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions; managing recruitment-related support activity expenditures and contracts.

Maintain knowledge of applicable laws and regulations and ensure legal compliance.

Perform other duties assigned by Management.

Qualifications

Qualifications We Require:

Due to the nature of our work, US Citizenship is required for all positions.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent training and experience, plus a minimum of 14 years of related and progressively responsible experience within corporate talent acquisition functions, with demonstrated leadership of recruiting teams; five (5) or more years of this experience must be directly related to recruiting and sourcing highly technical/engineering positions.

Previous high-tempo full-time recruiting and sourcing experience.

Three (3) years of relevant demonstrated leadership of talent teams.

PHR, SHRM-CP, or other recognized Recruiting Certifications preferred.

Previous experience with the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, or U.S. Government Contract Industry preferred.

Previous experience in Corporate level talent management preferred.

Experience recruiting in multiple geographic locations.

Demonstrated experience developing and implementing resourcing strategies to meet workforce plans and needs.

Ability to foster positive relationships, speak persuasively, and communicate successfully verbally and written, in person and remotely, and at all levels.

Must have strong consulting skills and the ability to positively influence, motivate, and coach at all levels.

Ability to effectively deal with conflicting deadlines, frequent interruptions, and multiple tasks with minimal supervision.

Ability to work non-standard working hours to meet organizational requirements may be required.

Ability to identify and engage professionals at all levels and from a range of disciplines.

Proven success applying proactive recruiting strategies using non-traditional recruiting methods.

Hands-on experience developing and maintaining talent pipelines across disciplines.

Ability to change recruitment directions and priorities proactively based upon changing business-critical needs.

Experience using Recruiting Platforms, with specific proficiency in LinkedIn Recruiter.

Ability to demonstrate familiarity with multiple applicant tracking systems (ATS); experience with iCIMS or Oracle HCM is desired. Any experience with ATS migration and implementation is a plus.

The primary work location will be at the Losee Road facility in North Las Vegas, Nevada.

Work schedule for this position will be 4/10’s, Monday – Thursday (subject to change).

Pre-placement physical examination, which includes a drug screen, is required. MSTS maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.

Must possess a valid driver's license.

MSTS is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants offered employment with MSTS are also subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment. In addition, Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2, “Personnel Security”. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Department of Energy Q Clearance (position will be cleared to this level). Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4, “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a Federal background investigation, required to participate in subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709, “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.”

MSTS 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, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Annual salary range for this position is: $140,753.60 - $225,201.60.

Starting salary is determined based on the position market value, the individual candidate education and experience and internal equity.

Other Details: Ability to obtain a HSPD-12 Personal Identity Verification credential under the Department of Energy Order 206.2, ‘Identity, Credential, and Access Management,’ and Supplemental Directive NNSA SD 206.2, ‘Implementation of Personal Identity Verification for Uncleared Contractors.’

ABOUT MSTS: Our VISION is to be the user site of choice for large-scale, high-hazard, national security experimentation, with premier facilities and capabilities below ground, on the ground, and in the air.

Our 2,750+ professional, craft, and support employees are called upon to innovate, collaborate, and deliver on some of the more difficult nuclear security challenges facing the world today. In this environment, the best ideas need to be voiced and every opinion matters. As such, MSTS places great value on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and is committed to a diverse and equitable workforce, with an inclusive culture that values and celebrates the diversity of our people, talents, ideas, and perspectives.

MSTS offers our full-time employees highly competitive salaries and benefits packages including medical, dental, and vision; both a pension and a 401k; paid time off and 96 hours of paid holidays; relocation (if located more than 75 miles from work location); tuition assistance and reimbursement; and more.

MSTS is a limited liability company consisting of Honeywell International Inc. (Honeywell), Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (Jacobs), and HII Nuclear Inc.

NNSS COVID-19: https://www.nnss.gov/pages/nfo/WorkingForMSTS.html

Background Check Drug Screening Information: MSTS is required by Department of Energy (DOE) directive to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants offered employment with MSTS are also subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.

In addition, Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship, at least 18 years of age. Reference DOE Order 472.2 , “Personnel Security”. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Department of Energy Q Level Security Clearance: Reviews and tests for the absence of any illegal drug as defined in 10 CFR Part 707.4 , “Workplace Substance Abuse Programs at DOE Sites,” will be conducted. Applicant selected will be subject to a federal background investigation, required to participate in subsequent reinvestigations, and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified matter. Successful completion of a counterintelligence evaluation, which may include a counterintelligence-scope polygraph examination, may also be required. Reference 10 CFR Part 709 , “Counterintelligence Evaluation Program.”

EEO: MSTS 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, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. MSTS is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

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