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Temporary Sourcer

City Of Alexandria Virginia
Alexandria, VA
Closing date
Aug 15, 2022

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Temporary Sourcer

The City's Department of Human Resources is looking for a highly skilled Sourcer to become one of the important resources on our Talent Acquisition team. This individual will help us find talented candidates for various positions in support of our business needs. The ideal candidate has a passion for finding candidates others cannot, is a creative, research-oriented, problem solver, with excellent relationship building skills, and is enthusiastic about helping individuals find promising careers.

As a member of our team, a Sourcer works closely with our Talent Acquisition Analysts to develop strategies to find and attract candidates for our organization. We’re passionate about delivering an awesome candidate experience, and that starts with the first conversation with a candidate.

The Role:
Your primary responsibility will be to build a robust candidate pipeline of talented applicants throughout the DMV area

  • Build and maintain strong candidate pipelines through research and passive outreach for mission-critical roles within the organization
  • Manage multiple requisitions at once
  • Attract and assess top candidates through sourcing strategies and efforts
  • Create, organize, simplify, and manage pipelines
  • Regularly communicate results, priorities, and challenges with the team
  • Collaborate with teammates to develop and execute strategies that will meet the talent demands
  • Interact with potential candidates personally or online, and schedule interviews with HR staff members
  • Maintain candidate databases and uses ATS to track and manage candidate workflow
  • Utilize internal and external posting and sourcing platforms to create, track, and manage candidate pipelines
  • Communicates with Analysts and Departments for available positions and their requirements
  • Manages candidate interview schedule
  • Maintains social media and professional networks to interact with potential candidates
  • Develops database for current and future hires
  • Crowdsources potential candidates
  • Performs other duties as needed.

About the Department
The Department of Human Resources is made up of a dedicated team of professionals working to support the strategic direction of the City government through the recruitment, development, and retention of a high quality workforce capable of delivering public services in a complex and stimulating community environment. Through thoughtful planning and the diligent execution of work, the Department of Human Resources focuses on the critical needs of our dynamic organization and its employees.

Minimum & Additional Requirements

Associates Degree; three years of experience in human resources management; completion of college-level courses in human resources administration public and business administration or a related field and familiarity with large systems processing transactions, records and documents that meet compliance standards and area subject to audits; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Knowledge in MS Office and database systems such as an ATS
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills


The City of Alexandria is an award-winning, innovative, and progressive local government that brings together elected leaders, residents, businesses, and staff to foster a thriving community.  We are an independent, full-service city, providing the services typically operated by both counties and cities in areas such as public safety, transportation, human services, parks and recreation, planning, and administration. We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities in a variety of fields, with the resources and expertise to succeed.  In Alexandria, employees are our most important asset, and we work hard to create and support a culture that delivers excellence through the shared values of respect, integrity, teamwork and continuous improvement.

Our employees have access to excellent medical, dental, vision, life insurance and other benefits.  Alexandria provides a defined-benefit pension and offers six weeks of paid parental leave to employees who become parents through birth, adoption or foster care.

We offer a robust wellness program, interdepartmental rotation program, tuition assistance funding and professional development program that helps employees obtain the knowledge, skills, qualifications and experience to enhance their professional and personal growth.

With a population of approximately 160,000 and a land area of 16 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Located on the Potomac River across from Washington, D.C., Alexandria is known for its beautifully preserved 18th- and 19th-century architecture, charming waterfront, high-tech economy, vibrant retail and restaurant corridors and diverse neighborhoods. We are a unique and historic community, and we continue to innovate for the 21st century.

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