Recruiting Coordinator

Southern Company, Atlanta Georgia, US

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Southern Company is a leading producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy, and we approach each day as a vital step in building the future of energy. At Southern Company we are always looking ahead, and our innovations in the industry-from new nuclear to deployment of electric transportation and renewables -help brighten the lives and businesses of millions of customers nationwide.

The Southern Company Talent Acquisition organization is seeking to hire a highly professional, fast-paced, well-organized, full-time Recruiting Coordinator to support our recruiting efforts. Your success in this role will depend upon your passion around full-life cycle recruitment while emphasizing a positive candidate and hiring manager experience. A big part of this role will be to support the recruitment team at each stage of the process with a focus on the administrative functions while allowing the recruiter to focus on direct sourcing, screening, and consulting. This individual will use their knowledge of recruiting and customer service experience in a high-volume environment to partner with the Recruiting Consultants throughout the recruitment process.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Maintain ownership and support of the full-life cycle recruitment process and hiring expectations for assigned customer groups.

Build strong relationships with the various line and functional clients to ensure the ability to influence, guide and drive the recruiting process.

Work closely with the Recruiting Consultants to meet hiring needs and ensure that hiring is consistent with business goals/expectations; requisition creation, increase candidate flow, screen candidates, redact resumes, process hires, and partner with the team to develop strategic solutions that will attract and acquire high quality, diverse candidates.

Participate in career awareness events such as career fairs, informational sessions and interview preparation programs with local community groups, Technical Colleges and military bases.

Perform work in compliance with applicable federal, state and local regulations pertaining to equal employment opportunity, immigration and company policy per management direction.

Interact with various levels of candidates, human resources and hiring managers to support recruiting needs

Coordination of testing efforts

Telephone screening candidates in support of recruiters, supervisors and hiring managers

Participate as an objective representative during interviews in support of recruiters, supervisors and hiring managers periodically


Education Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Communications, Marketing or related discipline preferred

Experience Requirements:

Minimum 3 years of experience providing support in an HR environment

Experience supporting the full-cycle recruitment process for high volume, non-exempt and exempt level positions (preferred)

Excellent consultative, strategic thinking, problem solving, influential and interpersonal skills

Demonstrated ability to engage, consult and partner with both external and internal clients.

Previous participation in technical colleges and community at-large recruiting events (preferred)

Advanced skills with Applicant Tracking Systems (Taleo a plus), Oracle HCM, Microsoft Word, and Excel preferred

Disclaimer:This information describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job. The description is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of duties, responsibilities and qualifications required in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified disabled individuals for performance of essential duties and responsibilities

Southern Company (NYSE: SO) is America's premier energy company, with 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity and 1,500 billion cubic feet of combined natural gas consumption and throughput volume serving 9 million customers through its subsidiaries. The company provides clean, safe, reliable and affordable energy through electric operating companies in four states, natural gas distribution companies in seven states, a competitive generation company serving wholesale customers across America and a nationally recognized provider of customized energy solutions, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for excellent customer service, high reliability and affordable prices that are below the national average. Through an industry-leading commitment to innovation, Southern Company and its subsidiaries are inventing America's energy future by developing the full portfolio of energy resources, including carbon-free nuclear, natural gas, renewables and energy efficiency, and creating new products and services for the benefit of customers. Southern Company has been named by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer, recognized among the Top 50 Companies for Diversity by Diversity Inc, listed by Black Enterprise magazine as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity and designated a Top Employer for Hispanics by Hispanic Network. The company has earned a National Award of Nuclear Science and History from the National Atomic Museum Foundation for its leadership and commitment to nuclear development and is continually ranked among the top energy companies in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. #LIGPC2009621PDN-993d7b7a-fe4f-4962-9518-c58501452612