Please note: State agencies that contact job applicants do not usually request personal or financial information via text message or over the phone in connection with your response to a job posting. If you are contacted for such information by these methods, or any other method, please verify the identity of the individual before transmitting such information to that person.

Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/16/24

Applications Due03/05/24

Vacancy ID151440


AgencyTeachers' Retirement System

TitleTalent Acquisition Specialist-Sourcing Specialist

Occupational CategoryOther Professional Careers

Salary Grade18

Bargaining UnitNone listed

Salary RangeFrom $68249 to $85234 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Unclassified Service

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 4 PM

Flextime allowed? Yes

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County Albany

Street Address 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany


Zip Code12211

Minimum Qualifications Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant professional experience
An associate degree and five years of relevant professional experience

Duties Description Job Duties

The duties of the Talent Acquisition Specialist-Sourcing Specialist- will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Coordinate and meet with hiring managers to identify qualifications and selection criteria.
Support the Sourcing Lead with the interview process including the training and selection of search committee members, attending interviews, and guiding the candidate experience for recruitment as a participant and NYSTRS ambassador
Source potential candidates through online channels (e.g. social platforms and professional networks)
Provide general information on NYSTRS benefits and company culture to prospective candidates
Manage respective candidate pools to ensure qualified candidates remain engaged in current or future opportunities
Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments, and in-person interviews
Review candidate information, including resumes and contact details, using our Application Tracking System to assist with sourcing efforts
Assist and coordinate employer branding initiatives alongside the Talent Acquisition Sourcing Lead and Recruitment Marketing Specialist that supports diversity, equity, and inclusion hiring goals
Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events and serve as a secondary liaison for all college activities, including in-person and virtual attendance of fairs, seminars, and presentations
Assist with the coordination of the summer internship program and the Investment Fellowship post-graduate program
Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates
Collaborate with the Recruitment Marketing Specialist and Talent Acquisition Sourcing Lead on developing content for attracting applicants based on organizational needs and strategic focus

Additional Comments Position Summary

The Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist will support the sourcing, attracting, and interviewing of prospective employees for NYSTRS that align with organizational needs and initiatives. Additionally, the incumbent will service hiring managers and search committees through the full recruitment life cycle in partnership with HR staff. This position will work closely with department management, HR management, and the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) team to successfully execute both short and long-term recruitment priorities and initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications

MA degree in Human Resources and Organizational Psychology, or a similar relevant field; will substitute one year of professional work experience.
Experience and/or knowledge of the NYS Civil Service Systems
Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluations
Excellent understanding of recruitment processes and candidate selection methods
Hands-on experience with application tracking systems like Clear Company, Workday, Handshake, etc.
Experience with program development, coordination, implementation and assessment
Demonstrated ability to network and establish professional relationships with internal and external customers
Outstanding organizational and time management skills, including the ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload and adjust accordingly
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and customer service experience
Impeccable written, verbal, and presentation skills, with sharp attention to detail
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Creative thinker and proactive problem solver
Demonstrated experience working in a team environment
Strong computer skills, including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, and the ability to learn quickly

Please note: 2024-2025 salary schedules will be shared as soon as they are available.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Christine DiPierno

Telephone 518/447-2906

Fax N/A

Email Address


Street 10 Corporate Woods Drive

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12211


Notes on ApplyingPlease do not email a resume and cover letter for consideration. In order to be considered, you must navigate to our applicant portal, Clear Company, and submit your application to the posting. The link to the posting is:

Printable Version