Sr. Recruiter, Executive Recruitment

Orlando, Florida
Jul 20, 2022
Sep 18, 2022
HR, Theme Park

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the strategic recruitment of highly specialized talent from traditional and emerging platforms by actively maintaining and utilizing a wide array of tools, tactics and networks to effectively source top talent for exempt leadership roles within Universal Orlando and Universal Parks & Resorts. Develop, maintain and enhance both the candidate and hiring team experience by providing resources, guidance and expertise throughout the professional recruitment process. Manage full-cycle recruitment to include sourcing, screening, interviewing, selection, negotiation, and onboarding.


  • Establish and maintain relationships with Hiring Managers to understand unique business needs in order to proactively and effectively source candidates via internet, database mining, and implementation of targeted sourcing strategies. Use Boolean Logic, cold calling, networking and referral promotion to generate robust and diverse candidate pools. Proactively monitor professional staffing progress against open requisitions to determine alternate recruitment avenues to support the business.
  • Develop and execute individualized strategic talent acquisition action plans by identifying and clarifying hiring specifications and competencies for each professional role. Apply behavioral based interviewing and other techniques to identify the best qualified candidate pool. Utilize strong decision-making and negotiation skills to acquire top leadership talent.
  • Consult and partner with Hiring Managers in raising standards, ensuring the comprehensive evaluation of candidates and providing direction for any recruitment/staffing issues, policies and processes by providing counsel and recruitment expertise to all parties. Collaborate with HR Business Partners and hiring management to ensure internal promotion and development are considered prior to external search.
  • Utilize staffing systems and process to track, report and measure status of each open position. Continuously improve resources to best utilize time, budget and available resources to hire top-quality talent. Collect and analyze data on demographics and hiring activity for use in designing recruitment plans.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field required. Master's degree preferred.


  • 3-5+ years of Professional Talent Acquisition experience for exempt level/leadership roles.
  • Recruiting experience hiring for international roles preferred.
  • Proficient with ATS System, Recruitment Networking Systems and MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint). Peoplesoft a plus.
  • Demonstrated success in executing a full-cycle professional and/or technical exempt-level recruiting function
  • Prior experience in related entertainment, hospitality or theme park industry
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and balance numerous priorities in a fast-paced operational environment
  • Prior track record of establishing effective talent acquisition strategies tailored to global markets; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.

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