Specialist - Talent Acquisition

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Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, US

Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp.

Position Overview:

The primary responsibility of the Specialist – Talent Acquisition is to work as a liaison with specific departments to recruit, interview and place qualified candidates for open positions with The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and The Venetian | The Palazzo Casino Resort’s policies, practices, and procedures. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Effectively recruits for assigned departments by conducting daily interviews and managing assigned requisitions.
  • Maintain a positive rapport with all assigned department heads and managers.
  • Respond in a timely manner to all assigned tasks from department managers.
  • Assist with all advertising and creative recruitment needs for assigned departments.
  • Direct others in completion of a task or assignment. Render advice, and provide expertise or judgment based on information gathered, studied, analyzed or reviewed.
  • Partner with the recruiters and hiring managers to understand the hiring needs, build targeted sourcing plans.
  • Screen and qualify candidates for availability, interest level, salary range, relocation needs, and qualifications.
  • Develop and execute a sourcing strategy to include sourcing passive candidates through networking, cold calling, internet searches, social media, name generation etc.
  • Participate in team meetings and prioritize sourcing efforts based on priority levels of all open positions.
  • Professionally represents and engages candidates in career opportunities.
  • Update job knowledge and recruiting trends by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, and participating in professional organizations.
  • Responsible for maintaining an ongoing knowledge of the business.
  • Provide a top-notch candidate experience.
  • Partner with the recruiters and management to update social presence across various platforms.
  • Stay up to date on current sourcing industry trends and changes.
  • Maintain the employment needs for assigned departments by maintaining paperwork for new hires, rehires and transfers.
  • Assess, evaluate and review data for organizing projects and/or providing direction on activities, tasks or processes in accordance with company guidelines.
  • Arrange timeline to complete tasks and department assignments or projects, and meet the deadlines related to those assignments.
  • Work on actual project or service to help achieve the objectives of the department.
  • Evaluate information to render an opinion or take action based on that information that will impact the department or function.
  • Assist in building applicant sources by researching and contacting job board candidates, internet sites, social networking such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, current database as well as other methods.
  • Search on traditional and non-traditional data sources such as: job boards, internal databases, search engines, social media, web mining and referrals, etc.
  • Write and edit job descriptions; post jobs to career boards and social media sites.
  • Analyze data to drive sourcing decisions and support leaders with information to grow the business.
  • Consistent and regular attendance is an essential function of this job.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Company Standards of Conduct

All Venetian | Palazzo Team Members are expected to conduct and carry themselves in a professional manner at all times. Team Members are required to observe the Company’s standards, work requirements and rules of conduct.

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Additional Duties & Responsibilities:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 21 years of age.
  • Proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States.
  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • 1 year of previous work experience in a recruitment function, preferably in an employment role in the hotel/casino industry.
  • Previous experience recruiting and interviewing applicants, preferably in a hospitality environment.
  • Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.
  • Requires knowledge of all rules, regulations and federal laws related to employment; including proper interviewing procedures and past experience completing I-9 verification forms.
  • 1 year of sourcing and/or recruiting experience in a professional services firm, agency, or in-house recruitment team.
  • Must be able to multi-task during daily interviews to maintain the right balance between recruiting for open positions and assisting assigned departments with daily needs.
  • Background in research and sourcing, including market research, lead generation, and social media.
  • Experience using a CRM and ATS, preferably SuccessFactors or HR Logix.
  • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • A solid understanding of Boolean search string creations is desired.
  • Knowledge of Social Media (Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Nevada Gaming Control Board registration and any other certification or license, as required by law or policy. 
  • Strong ability to create and execute against recruiting plan. ​
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with tact and diplomacy, maintaining the highest confidentiality and professionalism on all matters.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with guests and other Team Members of different backgrounds and levels of experience.
  • Must be able to work varied shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to:

  • Lift or carry 20 pounds, unassisted, in the performance of specific tasks, as assigned.
  • Physically access all areas of the property and drive areas with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Maintain composure under pressure and consistently meet deadlines with internal and external customers and contacts.
  • Ability to interact appropriately and effectively with guests, management, other team members, and outside contacts.
  • Ability for prolonged periods of time to walk, stand, stretch, bend and kneel.
  • Work in a fast-paced and busy environment.
  • Work indoors and be exposed to various environmental factors such as, but not limited to, CRT, noise, dust, and cigarette smoke.


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