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TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST-Contract/ Temporary 6+ months

Company: Sycuan Gaming Center
Location: El Cajon
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

The ancestors of the Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation existed many centuries ago as a community of peoplea Tribe living together, farming, hunting and fishing to survive.

Much has changed since that time. Today the Sycuan Tribe governs its Reservation, owns and operates a Casino and a Golf Resort, and owns a number of other business ventures in the San Diego Region.

One attribute that remains unchanged, however, is Sycuan's sense of community. Sycuan is more than just a business. Sycuan is a community of people working together toward a common goal. Whether you work in our state-of-the-art Casino, our beautiful Resort, or become a staff member in our Tribal Government division, you will be part of the Sycuan family.

Temporary opportunity for 6+ months

Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Purpose:

Recruits, advises and provides assistance to assigned departments

Talent Acquisition Specialist Job Duties and Responsibilities:

(Note: Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at the sole discretion of Sycuan Management at any time)

  • Sources qualified candidates for assigned departments by developing and managing recruitment and sourcing plans to determine the most appropriate candidate sources, composing employment advertisements for review and approval, posting advertisements to internal and external websites and social media, sourcing candidates from the applicant tracking system using keyword searches to identify idle talent in the applicant tracking system, and soliciting and pursuing referrals from applicants and internal referrals. - 25%
  • Engages candidates by attending hiring events, communicating company value to candidates, discussing Sycuan benefits, culture, promoting Sycuan as an employer of choice, preparing candidates for interviews, determining manager availability to conduct interviews, relaying logistical information, interview schedule, and appropriate attire to candidates, contacting final candidates to make job offer, contacting candidates who fail to complete prerequisites to rescind conditional job offer, and ensuring ongoing communicating with candidates via phone and email. - 20%
  • Supports assigned departments by receiving recruitment requests from managers, meeting with the hiring manager to determine specific needs, marking applications for review by appropriate manager in applicant tracking database, regularly communicating with hiring managers to assess current and future hiring needs, evaluating priority of hiring needs, continually evaluating and making recommendations to prescreening and recruitment measures specific to assigned departments, communicating candidates pre-employment requisites status to hiring managers, and notifying hiring managers promptly of any changes or delays. - 15%
  • Screens Applicants for open positions by evaluating candidate applications and resumes to ensure they meet the essential requirements, conducting phone screens and in-person interviews, evaluating phone interviews and online assessments with position requirements, and recommending candidates to other open positions for potential consideration. - 15%
  • Ensures candidates successfully complete employment prerequisites by monitoring and documenting completion of prerequisites, reviewing reference checks conducted by the service provider, reviewing questionable references with hiring manager, coordinating new hire start date with manager and team member, making hiring recommendations based on findings, and ensuring new hire paperwork is accurate and in compliance with legal requirements and company policy. - 15%
  • Maintains Applicant Tracking System by recording applicant status changes, entering team member new hire transactions, generating reports and auditing entries, identifying and researching errors, and making corrections as needed. - 10%

Job Specifications:

Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • 2 years of in house or third party agency recruiting experience
  • 2 years of experience recruiting entry, mid-level, and management level candidates
  • 2 years of experience using Applicant Tracking System


  • Recruiting experience in a Hospitality or Gaming environment
  • Recruiting experience in a Tribal Gaming environment

Skills and Knowledge:


  • Working knowledge and understanding of Federal employment laws as it pertains to recruiting
  • Working knowledge and understanding of State employment laws as it pertains to recruiting
  • Ability to apply knowledge and make sound judgments
  • Ability to interact effectively with a diverse candidate and team member population
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the English language
  • Ability to positively influence decisions
  • Ability to compose, read, and edit written documents in the English language
  • Proficiency with database and word processing applications
  • Ability to complete forms and documents
  • Excellent record-keeping and organizational skills
  • Detail-orientation
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and composure
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and objectivity
  • Ability to provide effective verbal instruction
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal directives and written directions
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Ability to appear for work on time


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Ceridian/ Dayforce
  • Multi-lingual

Supervisory/Managerial Accountability:

Direct: None

Indirect: None

If you enjoy being part of a community dedicated to creating a memorable guest experience, we invite you to explore career opportunities with Sycuan and join our winning team!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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  • Casino, 5485 Casino Way, El Cajon, California, United States of America

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