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Talent Advisor, Operations Talent Acquisition

Talent Advisor, Operations Talent Acquisition

Date:  Aug 9, 2022

Location: DFW Headquarters Building 8 (DFW-SV08)   
Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 61556 



Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities, both at work and during your time off? Join our American Airlines family, and you’ll travel the world, grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you’ll tackle challenges with flexibility and grace, learning new skills and advancing your career while having the time of your life. Feel free to enrich both your personal and work life and hop on board!


Why you'll love this job


  • ​This job is a member of the Talent Team within the People/HR Division.

  • Responsible for delivering the best talent with the right combination of skills and experience to drive organizational impact.


What you'll do


  • ​Partners with hiring manager for identified businesses/functions to understand and prioritize job opening requirements, and influences staffing decisions according to business needs
  • Gains agreement on service level agreements and sets clear expectations with hiring manager
  • Engages with the Talent Acquisition sourcing partner and facilitates the assessment process with the hiring manager by conducting thorough intake sessions, clarifying staffing needs and responsibilities, and ensuring job descriptions reflect accurate knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Gains understanding and visibility of internal job seekers pool by partnering with HRBP’s and/or Talent Management
  • Establishes best selection process in terms of strategy, tools and participant experience
  • Utilizes a consultative approach with hiring teams for assessment and selection to best meet the needs of the business
  • Provides guidance and influence on business leaders to ensure the right people are hired for the right positions at the right time


What you'll do


  • Utilizes a consultative approach with hiring teams for assessment and selection to best meet the needs of the business
  • Provides guidance and influence on business leaders to ensure the right people are hired for the right positions at the right time
  • Acts as a resource to hiring managers on conducting behavioral interviewing, and facilitates selection process and discussion, in order to ensure effective, legal interviewing practices
  • Manages positive internal and external applicant experience throughout the recruitment process
  • Influences overall hiring process to achieve timeliness and agreements
  • Assists hiring manager in developing and gaining approval for competitive offer packages
  • Facilitates understanding of offer components to gain offer acceptance from the applicant
  • Responds to talent acquisition needs and inquiries from business leaders, hiring managers, TA leadership, etc.
  • Provides hiring manager accurate and timely update on applicant activity, tracks talent acquisition metrics and reports trends and issues to TA leadership, providing recommendations for improvement
  • Maintains up-to-date applicant records in the applicant tracking system for accurate reporting and analysis
  • Maintains strong cross functional partnerships with business, hiring managers and other talent acquisition functions
  • Provides leadership and mentoring to other Talent Advisors on the team
  • Manages specialty Talent Acquisition projects relative to the supported businesses


All you'll need for success


Minimum Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • 2 years' experience recruiting for open positions
  • 1 year reporting experience relative to Talent Acquisition performance and metrics


Preferred Qualifications - Education & Prior Job Experience

  • ​​Knowledge or experience working with represented groups


Skills, Licenses & Certifications

  • Excellent relationship management skills, ability to establish credibility, and partner with leaders to identify talent gaps, needs, risk and plans for actions
  • Ability to demonstrate a strong customer orientation and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of employment law, corporate recruitment practices
  • Ability to lead
  • Knowledge of competency-based interviews and assessment techniques
  • Ability to think strategically; creative and innovative thinking skills, and the ability to exercise sound judgment
  • Knowledge of workforce planning (forecast, identify specific needs, skills, locations, and behaviors)
  • Knowledge of SuccessFactors or other large enterprise ATS systems


What you'll get


Feel free to take advantage of all that American Airlines has to offer:


  • Travel Perks: Ready to explore the world? You, your family and your friends can reach 365 destinations on more than 6,800 daily flights across our global network.
  • Health Benefits: On day one, you’ll have access to your health, dental, prescription and vision benefits to help you stay well. And that’s just the start, we also offer virtual doctor visits, flexible spending accounts and more.
  • Wellness Programs: We want you to be the best version of yourself – that’s why our wellness programs provide you with all the right tools, resources and support you need.
  • 401(k) Program: Available upon hire and, depending on the workgroup, employer contributions to your 401(k) program are available after one year.
  • Additional Benefits: Other great benefits include our Employee Assistance Program, pet insurance and discounts on hotels, cars, cruises and more.


Feel Free to be yourself at American


From the team members we hire to the customers we serve; inclusion and diversity are the foundation of the dynamic workforce at American Airlines. Our 20+ Employee Business Resource Groups are focused on connecting our team members to our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders, helping team members reach their full potential and creating an inclusive work environment to meet and exceed the needs of our diverse world.

Are you ready to feel a tremendous sense of pride and satisfaction as you do your part to keep the largest airline in the world running smoothly as we care for people on life’s journey? Feel free to be yourself at American.


Additional Locations: None
Requisition ID: 61556 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Relationship Manager, Operations, Customer Service

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