Job Location:
Columbia, South Carolina


Responsible for effective and efficient recruitment activities to provide proactive sourcing and networking for professional, managerial, and operational positions within the organization. Takes a consultative approach, working closely with management to define the business needs and build both position requirements and ideal candidate profiles.


We are seeking a motivated Talent Acquisition Partner to provide strategic consultation with and tactical delivery to leadership to define business and talent needs for our organization.  The Talent Acquisition Partner is responsible for effective and efficient recruitment activities to provide proactive sourcing and networking for managerial and executive level positions.  Additionally, the Talent Acquisition Partner will lead and/or participate in organizational-wide projects to propel workforce strategies and initiatives.

  • Develop staffing plans and pipelining of active and passive talent to generate qualified candidate pools, conduct in-depth screens, and assess for levels of interest, qualifications and salary expectations. 

  • Utilize sourcing skillset and pipeline building capabilities to attract, influence, and convert passive talent across multiple geographies and networking platforms.

  • Build partnership with key stakeholders to fully understand business drivers and proactively anticipate talent needs. 

  • Provide strategic support, day-to-day coaching and functional leadership to hiring team through the selection process. 

  • Identify and research talent trends and market changes to influence and build talent recruitment plans.

  • Utilize recruitment tools such as the Human Capital Management (HCM) system for workflow tracking, candidate disposition, offer extension, and new hire documentation. 


Required Education: Bachelor’s degree, OR, 4 years of human resources related work experience may be substituted for 4-year degree.

Required Experience: 4+ years of Human Resources or consulting, to include experience working with and influencing management or customers. 2+ years of full lifecycle and sourcing (experience can be concurrent).

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to influence leaders across various disciplines and lines of business.    

  • Analytical capability, with the ability to create, measure, and scale as appropriate to each unique business need. 

  • Natural problem solver with a proclivity to seek out data and trends internally and externally to meet business needs.   

  • Good judgment skills. 

  • Ability to think independently and proactively provide well though-out decisions.   

  • Effective customer service, organizational, and communication skills.  

  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information with discretion.

  • Current knowledge of applicable federal/state laws relating to employment (Title VII, ADA, EEO).

Required Specialized Training:  Experience with building recruiting plans using business needs and market intelligence.  Experience using recruiting metrics and data.  Networking experience with exposure to social media and sourcing techniques. 

Required Software and Tools: Microsoft Office. Experience with applicant tracking systems (ATS), Human Capital Management System (HCM), advanced Excel or databases used to track, search, retrieve and organize candidate, customer or client data.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources/Human Resource Management or Business Administration

  • Experience: Recruiting for, and partnering with, senior-level executives.

  • Software and Other Tools:  Working knowledge of Workday HCM

  • Licenses and Certificates:  PHR, SPHR, AIRS, CIR, CDR

Work Environment: Typical office environment. Some travel between office buildings. Some out of town travel. Occasional transport of materials.


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