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    This position is located in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)/Operations Division/Office of Human Capital in Washington, DC, and is responsible for developing innovative recruitment, outreach, marketing, and hiring strategies to attract and retain a highly qualified, diverse, and competent workforce for the CFPB.

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    This position is also open under 19-CFPB-208-MP for all candidates who are: 1. Within the local commuting area and are current or former federal employees qualifying as Status Candidates, Federal employees currently serving on a VRA,  CTAP/ICTAP eligible, eligible for special hiring authorities (e.g., the Schedule A appointment for persons with disabilities, or covered by an Interchange Agreement); OR  2. Individuals, no matter where you reside, who are VEOA eligibles; OR  3. Land Management employees eligible through Public Law 114-47.

    As a CN-53 Talent Acquisition Specialist you will:

    -Design, develop, and implement targeted, but flexible recruitment and outreach strategies based on the Bureau’s staffing and workforce plans including:

    • Create and implement the campus recruiting strategy in line with entry level and developmental programs. Determine mix of campus events, virtual events, and other outreach activities to attract a diverse and well qualified pool of applicants.
    • Create and implement the online strategy to build the Bureau’s employment brand among diverse, well qualified, passive job seekers. Online strategy will include social media, database mining, job advertisements, and other emerging outreach strategies.
    • Attend recruitment events and ensure Bureau representation at all registered events. Provide training to Bureau employees who are participating in recruiting events.
    • Source and attract candidates for highly specialized, difficult to fill positions such as senior level executive positions as well as high volume hiring efforts, such as Examiner hiring.

    -Work closely with Staffing Consultants, hiring managers, and senior CFPB managers, developing and implementing innovative human resource approaches that result in the employment, and retention of the best qualified employees.

    -Represent the “face of the Bureau,” i.e., market the Bureau as an “employer of choice.” This includes participating in the design, development, and promotion of an effective marketing brand and “selling” the Bureau through a variety of selected media, forums, networks, and career fairs, etc., that serve to motivate potential candidates to apply, including maximizing the use of social media.

    -Participate as a senior member on ad hoc cross-functional teams tasked with identifying new recruitment strategies and flexibilities that will close skills gaps identified in the Bureau’s workforce and succession plans. Summarize findings and recommendations and present to senior CFPB staff.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/545012200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.