Washington, DC
Sep 05, 2021
Sep 16, 2021
Human Resources
Full Time
Business Unit Description

AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million that helps people turn their goals and dreams into 'Real Possibilities' by changing the way America defines aging. With staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and promote the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare security, financial security and personal fulfillment. AARP also advocates for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name.

The Human Resources Group aligns policies, procedures, and activities with AARP's mission and strategic priorities. Human Resources does this by partnering with AARP's leaders and employees to assist them in achieving their objectives. We challenge dynamics inhibiting AARP progress and help AARP meet its social and financial objectives.

Join AARP's Talent Acquisition team. Reporting to the Director of Recruiting, you will create and implement innovative and impactful recruiting strategies for AARP businesses, affiliates, and operational disciplines. You will cultivate strong and consultative relationships with their stakeholders and deliver a consistent and compliant recruitment process, resulting in an exceptional experience for hiring managers and job seekers alike. In this role, you will partner with the rest of the TA function, HRG, and AARP business leadership, as well as external partners to meet the organization's current and future talent needs.
  • Execute full life cycle recruiting techniques such as attending recruiting events; performing candidate sourcing and screening; preparing all stakeholders for interviews, including logistics management; gathering hiring team consensus feedback; selling AARP as an employer of choice; delivering, negotiating, and closing offers; initiating pre-hire checks and other onboarding activities; support on special projects as needed.
  • Deliver a consistent, compliant, and consultative stakeholder experience in alignment with TA goals and standards, including partnering with hiring managers to determine the best recruitment and hiring strategy for their needs; developing creative and diverse sourcing strategies; generating, qualifying, and presenting a diverse pipeline of candidates; coaching and mentoring clients on interviewing techniques and strategies; managing the recruitment process; and facilitating a positive pre-onboarding experience.
  • Exceed client expectations by providing a strong service orientation, informed decision-making, and efficiency in delivering quality results.
  • Work with hiring managers to translate job requirements into a marketable, professional, and compliant job advertisement while exhibiting a clear understanding of the business needs.
  • Maintain timely, accurate, updated, and compliant information in AARP's applicant tracking system; accountability for successfully managing, prioritizing, and closing searches against a timeline; and company, client, and candidate confidentiality.
  • Deploy relationship recruitment techniques, including actively participating in enterprise SEERG groups, cultivating internal and external networks to build talent pipelines, educating clients on how to market their opening on social platforms, and promoting the employee referral program.
  • Partner with all Human Resources groups to validate that job postings align with FLSA requirements, AARP's career management strategy, and AARP's compensation and organization design guidelines.
  • Stay current with new industry sources, HR technology and recruitment techniques, HR and recruitment compliance, and privacy laws.
  • BA/BS degree preferred; equivalent HR practical experience considered.
  • HR certifications (SPHR/PHR certification) a plus, not required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of full life-cycle recruitment experience placing entry-level to mid-management professionals in a corporate or agency environment; college recruiting experience a plus.
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems (iCIMS a plus). Demonstrated expertise in MS Office applications.
  • Consultative disposition with the ability to assess the landscape, understand the sense of urgency, challenge, convince and persuade when required, and execute realizing the value of providing unparalleled, sophisticated customer service.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills, with a keen sense of attention of detail.
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a high-paced and changing work environment with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple searches and client relationships.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with hiring managers across the enterprise, fellow recruiters, and the entire Human Resources department.
Compensation and Benefits

AARP offers competitive benefits with a 401(k); 100% company-funded pension plan; health, dental, and vision plans; life insurance paid time off to include company and individual holidays, vacation, sick, caregiving, and parental leave; performance-based and peer-based recognition; tuition reimbursement; among others. Visit for more information.

As a result of the COVID pandemic, all interviews will be held virtually and all non-essential employees will continue to work remotely until further notice.
Equal Employment Opportunity

AARP is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. AARP does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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