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Senior, Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • 7500 E. Columbia Street, Evansville, Indiana, United States, 47715


Enjoy working on-site at Shoe Carnival's corporate office located in Evansville, Indiana!


The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for sourcing, attracting, interviewing, and hiring associates primarily to support recruiting for Shoe Carnival's store operations positions.


  • Contributes to overall success of Shoe Carnival's recruitment strategy by recommending process and system enhancements.
  • Analyzes and distributes recruitment marketing reports to include social media feedback, ATS statistics, programmatic advertising and Career Site statistics to help drive recruitment decisions.
  • Builds and maintains a candidate pipeline of qualified management level store associates.
  • Develops a pool of qualified and diverse candidates through multi-media marketing, hiring events, community involvement and networking with professional associations.
  • Partners with Store Operations hiring managers to understand their requirements and acts as a trusted source of best practices and advice.
  • Recruits and performs talent acquisition activities such as sourcing candidates, resume & phone screens and candidate interviews.
  • Provides candidate summaries and makes recommendations on most qualified candidates for the position.
  • Extends verbal & written employment offers to selected candidates while providing the appropriate notification to the remaining candidates.
  • Troubleshoots ADP Recruiting Management issues and responds timely to internal and external recruiting questions.
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with cross-functional teams to advance and support recruiting strategies.
  • Manages social media pages to include content creation, company updates, and comment/review maintenance.
  • Manages open and filled requisitions to ensure consistent and accurate job advertisements.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Marketing, or related field required.
  • 5-7 years of experience Recruiting with a proven record of success in the continual development of talent pipelines, sourcing potential candidates, and implementing recruiting metrics to drive decision-making required.
  • SHRM-CP and/or other related certifications preferred.
  • Knowledge of Human Resource policies, procedures, and governmental regulations required.
  • Experience developing and executing recruitment marketing and branding strategies required.
  • Strong creative and technical writing skills.
  • Strong computer skills to include Word, Excel, and Outlook, including databases to connect with and reach out to potential candidates.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, with ability to keep information confidential.
  • Excellent interviewing, networking, and communication skills, including verbal, written, and interpersonal.
  • Strong ability to analyze, identify, and understand critical issues and information to guide the recruiting strategy.


Total Rewards:

The Shoe Carnival, Inc. Total Rewards program offers eligible associates highly competitive benefits, including the following:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation & Sick Time)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, Disability, and Voluntary Benefits
  • Fitness Membership Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Employee & Family Discounts
  • Relocation Opportunities

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