Talent Acquisition Specialist
Job Details
FPHNY Corporate - New York, NY
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Human Resources
Talent Acquisition Specialist

The Fund for Public Health in New York City (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across New York City.


The Talent Acquisition Specialist will research, develop, and implement effective recruiting and staffing strategies to attract and retain a diverse pool of qualified and capable talent for the organization. As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will work closely with our hiring managers through each step of the process while offering a positive and engaging candidate experience for all talent. You will also partner with other HR functions, such as HR Generalist, Payroll & Benefits Manager, and HR Coordinator to ensure effective recruitment and onboarding experience for all talent. 



  • Coordinate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs and candidate selection criteria.
  • Collaborates with hiring managers to identify and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions and hiring criteria.
  • Provide input to ensure that teams consist of diverse, qualified individuals.
  • Identifies and implements efficient and effective recruiting methods and strategies based on the available role, industry standards, and the needs of the organization.
  • Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
  • Place and update all job postings in various Medias including internet/intranet sites,
  • colleges, social networks, community boards and staffing partners. Assist with leading employer branding initiatives.
  • Screens applications and selects qualified candidates.
  • Schedules interviews; oversees preparation of interview questions and other hiring and selection materials.
  • Assists with the interview process, attending and conducting interviews with managers, directors, and other stakeholders.
  • Respond timely to internal and external applicant situations, and applicant requests as required.
  • Collaborates with the hiring manager and/or other human resource staff during the offer process, identifying and recommending salary ranges, incentives, start dates, and other pertinent details.
  • Maintain applicant tracking system, recruiting reports and other staffing
  • administration functions as needed.
  • Collaborate with HR Generalist, to ensure new employee onboarding process is engaging and that processes are followed and accurate.
  • Attends and participates in college job fairs and recruiting sessions.
  • Give presentations at colleges, attend student group meetings, and increase college
  • awareness of the company before and after career fairs.
  • Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations, and company policies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelors degree in Human Resources or related field, or equivalent work experience, required.
  • At least three years experience in full-cycle recruitment and hiring process required.
  • Strong understanding of staffing principles, laws, and procedures and a solid working
  • knowledge of recruitment/employment programs.
  • Proven ability to communicate and effectively sell an organizations value proposition.
  • Strong customer service, negotiation skills and ability to interact with employees at all levels
  • throughout the company.
  • Creative in brainstorming and proposing new ideas and solutions to existing problems.
  • Self-starter with excellent time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with good negotiation tactics.
  • Ability to create and implement sourcing strategies for recruitment for a variety of roles.
  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Familiarity with laws, regulations, and best practices applicable to hiring and recruitment.
  • Proficient with or the ability to quickly learn applicant-tracking software or other recruitment systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • HR Certification (PHR or SHRM-CP) preferred.
  • SHRMs Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential a plus.

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Salary range is $65,000 to $80,000
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) eligible employer
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy
  • Medical, dental, and life insurance with low or no employee contribution
  • A retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution
  • Flexible spending medical and commuter benefits plan
  • Generous and flexible work from home policy with up to three days working at home
  • Fun hybrid office environment and passionate team
  • Fun all staff events all year round
  • Meaningful work at an organization striving to advance health equity and social justice

Hybrid schedule: Three days remote and two days in office.


All new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.


To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position here. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.

The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.