Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Senior Recruiter in Little Rock, Arkansas


Senior Recruiter

Little Rock, AR, USA

Human Resources/ Full Time

* This position qualifies for the AECC/AECI employee referral program

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

The senior recruiter position is responsible for delivering all facets of recruiting success throughout the cooperative. This will be achieved through the development of local and national recruiting plans, employing both traditional and innovative sourcing strategies and resources as well as developing new, creative recruiting ideas.


  • Facilitate and participate in the requisition and full-cycle recruiting process for the cooperative.

  • Develop and execute recruiting strategies for craft & trade and professional jobs.

  • Develop strategies in the recruiting and hiring process that are compliant and avoid legal challenges.

  • Interview and assess applicant qualification for positions.

  • Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of the need.

  • Network to identify passive candidates through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups, social media, and employees.

  • Develop a recruiting strategy that includes opportunities with colleges to develop a pipeline of resources key to the power industry (Technicians, Operators, Instrumentation, etc.)

  • Partner with hiring managers and Manager-Compensation & Projects to enhance accuracy in job descriptions

  • Administrative duties to include recordkeeping, compliance, and interview guide development and administrative management of the applicant tracking system.


Minimum Qualifications & Required skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or related field,plus 7 to 10 years of recruiting experience and/or training,or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must be extremely organized, detailed and accuracy oriented.

  • Must be able to demonstrate resourcefulness and initiative in dealing with daily assumptions.

  • Proven ability to build relationships and source candidates in both craft & trade and professional jobs.

  • Proven ability in multi-tasking and meeting deadlines.

  • Strong consultative and coaching skills with all levels of hiring managers and supervisors.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and presentation skills.

  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office products.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of HR Generalist experience

  • iCIMS experience

  • PHR


  • 2 Retirement Plan Options

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid Time Off Accrual

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

Ready to begin your career with AECC? Apply online at www.aecc.com!


Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job ID 2018-1434

# of Openings 1

Department Human Resources

Min Pay Rate USD $61,100.00/Yr.

Max Pay Rate USD $76,000.00/Yr.