Recruiter (contract)

What Talent Acquisition contributes to Cardinal Health

Talent Acquisition is responsible for sourcing, assessing, and driving the selection of talent to support business needs.

  • Proactively and creatively sources, leads and screens candidates to develop pools of talent for all positions across Cardinal Health.

  • Assesses candidates through competency-based screening, ensuring only qualified candidates are referred.

  • Creates a positive candidate experience.

  • Ensures the maintenance of accurate and concise records and reports concerning all phases of the recruitment process.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects

  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures

  • Works on complex projects of large scope

  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives

  • Completes work independently; receives general guidance on new projects

  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives

  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Accountabilities in this role

  • Execute full life cycle searches for manager level and below positions to include: developing the search strategy, sourcing (including but not limited to proactive networking, internet searching, cold calling, resume mining, database searching, etc.), pre-screening and interviewing candidates to attract to the organization, develop and present recommendations on qualified candidates to hiring managers/internal clients, and offer design and negotiation

  • Proactively pipeline talent including designing, building and maintaining a strong and diverse network of potential candidates and utilize local and community resources

  • Gather competitive data, industry trends, and labor market conditions and translate these to successful search strategies

  • Assesses candidates through competency-based screening, ensuring only qualified candidates are referred

  • Persuasively sell organization, role, and local area to candidates

  • Create positive candidate experience through problem-resolution, immediate response to candidate's needs, and delivery of exceptional service to candidate


  • Bachelor’s in related field, or equivalent work experience

  • 4+ years’ experience in related field

  • Minimum 1 – 3 years recruiting experience in agency or corporate environment highly desired

  • Experience recruiting for operations, distribution centers, or manufacturing facilities and high volume recruiting strongly preferred

  • Ability to successfully close passive candidates

  • Excellent client relationship skills, communicates proactively and consistently with hiring managers and candidates

  • Certified Internet Recruiter (CIR), preferred

  • Advanced Internet Recruiting Strategies (AIRS), preferred

The Colorado Department of Labor requires all employers to provide the following information for all positions that could be performed in the state of Colorado

Anticipated salary range: $62,000 - $104,200

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Health insurance, 401k Contributions, Paid Time Off, Vacation, STD/LTD

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.