Contract Technology Recruiter


Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Remote, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co


When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values development, career growth, collaboration, innovation, and diversity & inclusion. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. Through various resources and programs, you can grow your career while developing personally and professionally.




Our Talent Acquisition team is looking for a Technology Contract Recruiter for a 6 month contract with experience in hiring for technology and profession positions, from entry to officer level positions. Our Recruiters are valuable partners to our business, executing on recruiting strategies in support of our goal to attract top talent to the organization. A Recruiter at New York Life requires skills in direct sourcing, screening, and assessing candidates, as well as with developing and negotiating offers.   

Role Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Independently managing your own requisition load and full life-cycle recruiting process across a functional group which can range from 20-25 openings at a given time
  • Providing overall direction of the Recruiting Strategy for assigned clients, establishing guidelines and procedures concerning staffing best practices and process improvements
  • Advising hiring managers on all staffing, sourcing, and recruiting initiatives and keep them apprised of recruitment trends impacting the business
  • Crafting job descriptions and assessing candidates against competencies
  • Coaching hiring managers and others involved in the recruitment process
  • Designing and delivering customized recruitment strategies to include: candidate pipelining, diversity, resource allocation, and search agency review
  • Partnering with Diversity Strategy to ensure that diverse talent acquisition strategies are driven throughout the organization
  • Collaborating closely with HR Business Partner teams in delivering specific recruiting campaigns and reporting progress on a regular basis
  • Staying up-to-date on recruiting challenges and trends, labor laws, and legislative initiatives that have implications on the profitability of the business
  • Participating in talent review and workforce planning discussions with HR Business Partner and Recruiting Managers as appropriate
  • Partnering with vendors to leverage outsourcing opportunities, monitoring agency performance
  • Determining recruiting effectiveness though reporting and data analysis 


  • 6+ years of experience recruiting for financial services – recruitment for technology, strategy, data analytics is highly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • Experience managing a recruiting team is preferred
  • Demonstrated success in a competitive talent market with strong focus on diversity and expertise in advanced sourcing techniques in social media, direct recruiting, and other recruiting strategies
  • Attentive client and candidate service, includes providing weekly recruitment status and metrics to Recruiting Manager, HR Business Partners, and other key stakeholders
  • Highly experienced working with an ATS
  • Meticulous attention to detail, strong multi-tasking and follow-through required
  • Strong consultation and negotiation skills, and superior oral and written communication skills are required with ability to communicate with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong work ethic with demonstrated experience taking initiative, working well under pressure, and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


Open to Remote working arrangemnets




Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by our Foundation. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of

Job Requisition ID: 85706




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