Museum of Science
  • 30-Mar-2018 to 30-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Human Resources - 810
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Talent Acquisition and Outreach Specialist

Museum of Science, Boston



As part of the Talent Acquisition Team, the Talent Acquisition & Outreach Specialist facilitates staff recruitment activities including partnering with hiring managers, posting positions, screening applications, conducting interviews, facilitating the onboarding process, and maintaining the Museum's applicant tracking system in order to hire the best qualified candidates in a timely and efficient manner. This role is also responsible for developing strong external relationships with organizations that serve women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans in order to meet and advance our affirmative action goals and initiatives.


  • Recruit for approximately 200 searches per year for on-going, temporary and seasonal staff
  • Conduct ~15 phone screens per week
  • Conduct ~250 interviews annually
  • Spend 25% of time on outreach initiatives and liaison with 30 different organizations in the community


This position is full-time, 40 hours/week, Monday – Friday.


Vice President, Human Resources


  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree.
  • One (1) year or more of recruitment experience.
  • Demonstrated analytical and organizational skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and other databases.
  • Proven communication skills - both verbal and written– over the phone, in person, and over email.
  • Demonstrated customer services skills and experience externally representing an organization.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.


Non-Exempt (Hourly)


Benefits for full-time, non-exempt (hourly) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 15 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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