Associate Talent Acquisition Specialist
Associate Recruiter


Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Patterson Companies

The Recruiter is responsible for recruitment efforts that bring high-quality, diverse talent to Patterson Companies. To accomplish this, you will work closely with business leaders, Human Resource Business Partners and Sourcing Specialists to understand hiring needs so you can effectively execute recruitment strategies that ultimately land top talent. As a member of the Talent Acquisition team, you will also play a role in the development and enhancement of best-in-class talent acquisition processes and strategies that lead to the branding of Patterson Companies as an employer of choice.


  • Acts as the primary point of contact for all recruiting initiatives within assigned area (geographic and/or functional)

  • Builds and maintain strong relationships with Patterson business leaders

  • Consults with business leaders, HR, and Sourcing Specialists to determine specific hiring needs and develop a recruitment plan (including job description, talent attraction strategy, screening/qualifying procedures, selection process, value proposition, etc)

  • Partners with Sourcing Specialists to develop a talent attraction strategy

  • Promotes diversity and inclusion, and an equitable work environment for all employees

  • Advocates and drives for best-in-class candidate experience

  • Manages candidates in an online applicant tracking system (ATS)

  • Maintains current knowledge of business, marketplace, legal and recruitment trends and requirements

  • Ensures recruitment processes are compliant with federal and state legislation and regulations

  • Drives talent acquisition process improvement

  • Performs additional duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in recruiting or staffing required
  • Demonstrated capability in recruiting for a wide variety of roles, levels and geographic locations
  • Ability to quickly and accurately assess/evaluate talent
  • Experience supporting diversity recruiting initiatives preferred
  • Working knowledge of applicant tracking systems (iCIMS preferred)
  • Ability to partner with all levels of management in the organization
  • Strong work ethic and motivation to achieve results and meet goals and deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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