Recruiter III

Human Resources
Power, Power Generation
Akron, Ohio
Job ID:
Vaishnavi Vadivelu

Our utility client in Akron, OH is looking to hire a Recruiter for a 07-month contract role.


This position is responsible for providing full cycle recruiting and consulting to Client’s hiring managers for all exempt positions. Through the development of strong working relationships with hiring managers, you will be responsible for developing creative sourcing strategies and qualifying candidates for open positions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing resumes and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience, education and knowledge in relation to position requirements.
  • Creating candidate sourcing strategies.
  • Developing job specific pre-screening questions in conjunction with hiring manager’s requirements.
  • Utilizing the e-Recruiting system to manage the recruiting process, capture candidate data and disposition candidates.
  • Conducting phone screens, interviews, and employee benefit overviews.
  • Ensuring recruiting process is in compliance with State and Federal employment laws.
  • Developing and maintaining a network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates.
  • Creating and fostering relationships with diverse industry professionals and organizations to attract candidates to meet Affirmative Action and diversity goals.
  • Serving as Client’s main point of contact for at least one diverse professional organization.
  • Proactively identifying and recommending opportunities for continuous process improvements.
  • Supporting the College Recruiting team by participating in events as needed.
  • Providing ongoing feedback to management regarding successes and opportunities.
  • Providing Hiring Managers with the top qualified candidates via the short-listing process.
  • Providing complete and accurate information to motivate candidates and promote the Client values, strengths, and opportunities.
  • Negotiating salary and benefit terms with candidates.


  • Bachelor’ degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field required.
  • Minimum 7+ years professional work experience required, full cycle recruiting experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience with candidate development using creative sourcing strategies and resume mining.
  • Strong organizational and follow up skills with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Must have outstanding negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems.
  • Excellent presentation skills to highlight Client values, mission, strengths, and opportunities.
  • Broad knowledge of Employment Laws and HR Policies.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Must possess strong team building skills and be a positive contributor in a team environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and internet research.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with a high level of professionalism and motivation.
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain composure in a high-volume, fast paced environment.
  • Proven ability to develop and manage strong relationships with a broad range of individuals.
  • Available to work before and after standard office hours as work requires.
  • Must be able to travel to attend career events and conferences.


Founded in 1957, the Ian Martin Group is North America’s most progressive recruitment and project-staffing firm. As a Certified B Corporation, the company meets comprehensive standards that measure its impact on employees, suppliers, community, and the environment.

Our guiding statement is: “building authentic connections around meaningful work."

The Ian Martin Group specializes in technical recruitment in Engineering, Telecom and IT. We also offer an affordable shortlisting staffing service that allows clients an opportunity to do "empowered hiring."

We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for an initial interview will be contacted.