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New York Power Authority Temporary Senior Recruiter in White Plains, New York


The Senior Recruiter reports to the Talent Acquisition Manager and will effectively execute all aspects of the recruiting process. The Senior Recruiter is part of a team that develops and executes methods of attracting, identifying, assessing and selecting top talent for the organization.

This temporary role is estimated to be 6 months long.


  • Partner with hiring managers and HR Business Partners as a trusted advisor, to understand business needs and strategies

  • Own and drive the full lifecycle recruiting process across multiple functions from screening to closing

  • Develop innovative and proactive sourcing/marketing strategies to attract top, diverse industry talent

  • Manage projects that impact the enterprise as we optimize the talent acquisition operating model

  • Partner on the design and implementation of diversity recruiting strategies that enable NYPA to substantially increase hires from underrepresented groups

  • Consistently work to ensure Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion across our interview processes and employee experience

  • Partner with the Environmental Justice team on community initiatives surrounding STEM education

  • Leverage existing technology to maximize efficiency and identify new technologies to enhance the team’s performance and participate in special projects and other duties as requested

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to form strong relationships and partnerships at all levels of the organization and with external candidates, vendors, and core schools

  • Strong communication skills with a focus on asking questions and listening to understand

  • Experience managing competing priorities, multiple projects simultaneously and/or projects involving cross-functional/team alignment

  • Experience as a diversity recruiter/sourcer in building diverse pipelines and attracting diverse talent

  • Excellent interviewing, selection and negotiation skills

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

  • Self-starter with exceptional attention to detail with time management, multitasking and communications skills; ability to keep key stakeholders and contributors aligned and coordinated

  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality and professionalism

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, quickly changing environment

  • Extensive knowledge of State and Federal Employment regulations

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applications

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum seven (7) years demonstrated full cycle recruitment related experience from development of a recruiting strategy and creative recruitment solutions for highly specialized, difficult to fill positions, with at least (2) two years within an in-house corporate recruiting function

  • Experience working on talent related projects and initiatives

Physical Requirements

  • Approximately 10% travel primarily within NY State to NYPA facilities, Job Fairs and Campus recruiting events.

The New York Power Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer