HR Specialist -University Talent Acquisition &Employer Branding – Pittsburgh, PA

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HR Specialist, University Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding
Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.

Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA


Are you driven by matching people’s capabilities to organizational needs and providing a stellar candidate experience?

Would you like to manage employer branding initiatives, including social media influence, advertisements, career fair involvement, and to get Hydro’s name to potential candidates?

Then have a closer look at this opportunity to join our People Resourcing team in Hydro North America! We are hiring an HR Specialist to fill a role which combines two related fields: University Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding.

This role offers a dynamic mix of operational and strategic activities, and you will be exposed to and work with extensive parts of Hydro, candidates and external partners. Your main stakeholders are hiring managers at all levels of the organization, HR Business Partners and Communications.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

College Recruiting:

Develop and manage our college recruiting program
Develop university relationships for Hydro as a potential employer, incl. internship and co-op placement
Develop strategy for attracting underrepresented talent
Plan and execute university recruiting events with schools, organizations and Hydro Ambassadors

Student Programs:

Develop, implement and administer the Hydro Internship Program in North America
Ensure a stellar experience for our interns throughout the recruiting and onboarding process
Lead the coordination and planning of batch interview days, including logistics, programming, communications, etc.
Drive the standardization and development of Hydro’s group recruitment processes (summer temps, apprentices and graduates)

Employer Branding:

Develop and own the national employer branding plan in co-operation with HR BPs
Become the brand manager for Employer Branding activities, working with the Communications team and Global HR to ensure success
Develop and roll-out an internal & external employer branding communication strategy
Develop, plan, coordinate, and execute employer branding content on multiple media platforms, including, but not limited to: Facebook/Workplace, YouTube, Instagram, etc.
Perform other tasks and duties as assigned from time to time

Education and Work Requirements:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within HR, Business and/or Marketing/Communications
1-3 years of previous work experience within recruitment and/or employer branding activities
Project management experience is considered an advantage
Experience with high-volume recruitment coordination experience is desired
Understanding of University Recruiting standards

Demonstrated abilities:

Ability to continuously seek and strive for improvements in processes and the work you do
A proven service mindset and customer orientation
Ability to prioritize effectively and maintain high accuracy and thoroughness in your work
Ability to build internal and external networks, create trust and communicate well with people at all levels of the organization.
Strong presentation skills

Additional Information:

This position offers excellent opportunities to develop as an expert within Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding. You will be exposed to a broad range of managers and employees, and build an extensive network across the organization, as well as outside of Hydro.

You may expect travelling in this position (approx. 30 days/year).

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Hydro in North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer where all phases of employment are based strictly upon the qualifications of the individual as related to the work requirements of the position. This policy is applied without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other category protected by law.

If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application, please let us know by completing the form below or by calling +1 (412) 643-3602.


Posted on: Jul 15, 2021
Location: Moon Township, PA, US, 15108 City of Industry, CA, US, 91748 Spanish Fork, UT, US, 84660 Elkhart, IN, US, 46514 Sidney, OH, US, 45365 Connersville, IN, US, 47331 Monett, MO, US, 65708 Cressona, PA, US, 17929 Magnolia, AR, US, 71753 The Dalles, OR, US, 97058 North Liberty, IN, US, 46554 St.Augustine, FL, US, 32086 Mountain Top, PA, US, 18707 Phoenix, AZ, US, 85043 Rosemont, IL, US, 60018 Gainesville, GA, US, 30504 Delhi, LA, US, 71232 Rockledge, FL, US, 32955 Portland (OR), OR, US, 97211
Department: People Resourcing
Business Area: Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity: Hydro Extrusion USA LLC
Job Type: Permanent

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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Job Category: Human Resource
Educational Job Opportunities: Full Time
Job Location: pittsburgh PA
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