Talent Acquisition Specialist in Oak Brook, IL at Athletico

Date Posted: 1/19/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mission Statement and Core Values

Athletico’s sole purpose is to provide exceptional, progressive, and cost-effective fitness, performance and rehabilitative services through personalized care that emphasizes education and prevention of future injury.  This is accomplished through building on our core values of patient/client satisfaction, accountability, teamwork and continuous improvement, which are the foundation for our unique culture.

Position Summary

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for effectively recruiting top talent for the Company.  They will partner with hiring managers in order to understand staffing needs, develop workforce planning initiatives and develop strong pipelines to reduce time to fill for all positions. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identify hiring needs & quality candidates in partnership with hiring managers
  • Assist with development of recruitment strategies
  • Work with Marketing to increase company brand awareness among potential recruits and professional relationships
  • Manage full life cycle recruitment process
  • Develop innovative, creative and pro-active sourcing strategies to develop high quality active and passive candidate pipelines.
  • Informed of workforce trends and innovative recruitment techniques
  • Attends career fairs and other recruitment events

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with colleges & universities and diverse professional organizations.
  • Review results of background checks and communicate issues accordingly
  • Design and develop ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies
  • Oversee maintenance of Company ATS and Onboarding system
  • Counsel hiring managers on best practices for interviewing
  • Ensure that recruitment and employment activities are in compliance with government regulations
  • Manages special projects as needed



Job Requirements/Specifications

Education and Experience:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • High school diploma required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of recruitment and direct sourcing experience preferred
  • Healthcare and Physical Therapy recruiting experienced preferred


Essential Qualifications:   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Expert knowledge in all full lifecycle recruiting components
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of job market, current trends and sourcing strategies
  • Knowledgeable of the principles, practices and procedures related to recruiting and onboarding

Athletico provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.   This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.