• Recruiter

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 4 months ago(9/18/2018 10:58 AM)
    Job ID
    full time
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    The Recruiter is responsible for the full cycle consultative recruitment of non-exempt and exempt positions throughout the Institute. The Recruiter functions independently, exercises sound judgment and utilizes critical thinking to resolve the most complex and difficult scenarios with minimal assistance. 


    • Develop strong working relationships with hiring managers 
    • Use comprehensive data to develop recruiting strategies
    • Research and recommend sources for active and passive recruitment 
    • Use social networking and professional sites to source candidates
    • Generate applicant pools, screen, assess, and interview applicants
    • Check references and evaluate for suitability
    • Provide recommendation for selection of hires
    • Determine and negotiate salary offers
    • Partner with local colleges to promote appropriate opportunities
    • Consistently communicate the status of open positions with hiring managers
    • Advise hiring managers of compliance with employment laws and regulations
    • Partner with HR Business Partners to resolve complex hiring issues
    • Maintain an organized system for maintenance of all position and applicant files
    • Maintain accurate information of sourcing activity, and resources of current and for future recruitment activity
    • Identify possible solutions to complex issues
    • Other duties as required



      • A minimum of 2-5 years in a recruiting role 
      • Recruiting experience in a high volume environment
      • Experience in healthcare, academic research or related industry preferred
      • Excellent communication and customer service skills 
      • Experience providing consultation to hiring managers on recruitment strategies and candidate selection 
      • Superior organizational skills 
      • Works independently and accurately 
      • Prioritizes workload and follow through with minimal supervision
      • Knowledge of recruitment trends 
      • Experience developing and executing recruitment strategies
      • Good knowledge of state and federal employment/labor laws and practices
      • High computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point, Applicant Tracking Systems)
      • Bachelor's Degree preferred

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.


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