Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist - 33716 in Dayton, OH at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 7/28/2020

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    Dayton, OH
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Job Description

At Alion, we understand the competitive nature of DoD and Government Contract recruiting. The best and brightest may not be actively searching for employment. This is where your valued sourcing skills and expertise could make a difference. We are seeking a Talent Acquisition Sourcer to build and maintain a network of high demand potential candidates through proactive market searching, and to drive on-going candidate relationship management. 

Position Summary: 
This position will be responsible for sourcing technical and non-technical positions for open job opportunities as well as building a pipeline for upcoming contract awards. Responsibilities include qualifying, pre-screening candidates; follow-up with candidates and recruiters. This position will also represent the company at job fairs and develop career invitational and recruiting events. 


  • Proactively conduct research and investigate new resources to create innovative sourcing strategies.
  • Strong focus on sourcing passive candidates through networking, cold calling, complex internet searches and research. 
  • Source active candidates from on-line databases, contact lists, internal databases, job boards, social networks, college recruitment and employee referrals.
  • Act as a search expert for a functional area(s) by understanding functional hiring needs, position specifications and search requirements.
  • Screen candidates for availability, interest level, visa status, salary range, relocation needs, and basic qualifications.
  • Documents status and results all of candidate searches and maintains in an organized fashion.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. 


  • Bachelor's degree in related field plus 2-4 years of experience in talent sourcing or recruiting.
  • Ability to source candidates from various job boards: ClearanceJobs, Indeed, LinkedIN, Dice, Etc.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for equivalent work experience.
  • Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

  • Working knowledge of the recruiting functions and life cycle with some exposure to practical basics of recruiting.
  • Functional ability to work with Microsoft Office products and applicant tracking systems.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required. 
  • Must be able to work independently and support recruiting team members as necessary. 
  • Familiarity with OFCCP regulations.

Security Clearance: None

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