Armstrong World Industries Talent Acquisition Specialist Job in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

*Talent Acquisition Specialist *

Job: Human Resources

Primary Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Other Locations:

Employment Status: Full-Time

Travel: 10%

Want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a global manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future?

Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the global leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that can improve how we all live, work, learn, heal and feel. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) has an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team at our corporate headquarters in Lancaster, PA. The Talent Acquisition Specialist position will play a critical role in bringing exceptional talent into AWI. The Talent Acquisition Specialist will focus on college recruitment for internship and entry-level positions, applicant tracking system (ATS) support, employment branding, talent acquisition metrics, and diversity hiring outreach to support the talent acquisition process within the Talent Management team.

Key Responsibilities of the Talent Acquisition Specialist:

  • Owning and communicating the college recruitment strategy to the business and Human Resources Business Partners, along with continuously updating the strategy to meet ongoing business changes

  • Creating and communicating a semi-annual college recruitment scorecard

  • Partnering with business leaders to create, execute and lead college/university relationships and hiring initiatives including yearly planning with functional teams, school selection, career fair coordination and on-site hiring events

  • Leading “Career Cornerstone” and other events to provide education and networking opportunities for new college hires

  • Leading the design and creation of all career fair and college event booths, materials, and other branded documents

  • Leading the deployment of our employer branding strategy throughout our careers site, college recruitment, social media efforts and overall recruitment process

  • Partnering with Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider on sourcing efforts including LinkedIn and talent community outreach

  • Participating in recruitment strategy discussions (RSD) for full-time positions

  • Analyzing new hire, hiring manager, candidate experience, and employee exit surveys for trends and opportunities

  • Reviewing, analyzing and reporting on sourcing successes

  • Creating and communicating a monthly talent acquisition scorecard

  • Annually reviewing Talent Acquisition procedures and updating them as needed

  • Acting as the Equal Employment Opportunity coordinator, supporting affirmative action outreach activities with minority, disability and veteran organizations, and annual review of affirmative action plans

  • Identifying on-campus diversity organizations for recruitment partnerships

  • Tracking system issues and enhancement requests for review/resolution by technical teams

  • Responding to ATS system inquiries, troubleshooting issues, providing ongoing technical and user support, and acting as project lead for ATS system upgrades and fixes

  • Creating and maintaining standard operating procedures and training materials

  • Ensuring applicant tracking process complies with federal employment regulations and reporting requirements

  • Creating and maintaining templates for offer letters, electronic correspondence and ATS home page content

  • Performing monthly requisition closing audits to ensure compliance with employment processes

  • Ensuring ATS properly integrates with other systems (e.g., SAP, drug and background screen vendor)

  • Traveling twice a year to quarterly business reviews with our RPO, along with selected on-campus and plant recruitment events

Required Qualifications for the Talent Acquisition Specialist:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business or another related field

  • 3+ years in one or more HR capacities (generalist, specialist, recruiter, HRIS)

  • Experience with SuccessFactors or other ATS systems

  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills

  • High level of integrity and ability to manage highly confidential information

  • Strong analytical skills in order to manage processes, analyze data, make recommendations, and drive improvements

  • Robust communication and presentation skills

  • Knowledge of employment law and regulations related to hiring and equal opportunity employment

Desired Qualifications for the Talent Acquisition Specialist:

  • Experience leading college recruitment efforts

  • Knowledge of full-time recruitment and affirmative action

Why Armstrong?

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces.

For more than 150 years, we have built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we’re here to serve – our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

Benefits Package

  • Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance

  • Long term disability coverage

  • Vacation and sick time

  • Product discount programs

*Equal Opportunity Employer: *Armstrong World Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact Armstrong employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

Armstrong will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Armstrong, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Armstrong mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Armstrong employees, or to Armstrong’s resume database will be considered Armstrong property. Armstrong will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Armstrong will consider any candidate for whom a Recruiter has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Recruiter free of any charges or fees.

Armstrong will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed Armstrong contract in place specific to the position* for which** the resume was submitted. *

Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Armstrong's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee. No other Armstrong employee is authorized to bind Armstrong to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Recruiters. By submitting a candidate to Armstrong, recruiters agree to be bound and comply with this policy.