Share this Job

(Contract) Information Technology Recruiter Job

DATE: Mar 9, 2019

CITY: Columbus, OH, US, 43219

Company: DSW

Req #: 86583 
Location Name: Home Office, Columbus 
Department: Human Resources 


At DSW, we believe in the power of shoes. We understand shoes bring out something great from within, and since 1991 we've been helping everyone feel the rush of finding that perfect pair. So when you work for DSW, you become a part of all that. A family whose core values are comprised of passion, accountability, collaboration, and humility. You become one of us, You become a Shoe Lover!


The IT Recruiter is responsible for managing the recruitment lifecycle for multiple positions within the Information Technology function. 

Reports to: Manager, Talent Acquisition.  No direct reports. 



  • Manage the recruitment lifecycle from beginning to end for entry-level through Director level positions
  • Responsible for managing external IT vendor and consulting relationships
  • Meets with hiring manager to review position description, salary requirements, interview cadence
  • Develops and implements candidate sourcing strategy for each open position
  • Partners with Compensation to ensure the position is graded and budgeted appropriately
  • Partners with HR Generalist to ensure all internal options are being reviewed and considered
  • Launches sourcing strategy to develop candidate pipeline (e.g. referrals, networking, social media, applicant databases, job boards, agencies)
  • Review resumes, conduct initial screen and develop slate of candidates for consideration
  • Manage the on-site interview process ensuring candidates have a successful introduction to DSW and the interviewing team
  • Conduct/Facilitate candidate debrief meetings with interviewers and hiring manager
  • Make recommendation to hiring manager on final candidate selection
  • Negotiate offer details in partnership with Compensation and present to HR Team for approval process
  • Conduct References and Background Check
  • Present the offer to selected candidate in partnership with the Hiring Manager
  • Close the search and decline candidates not selected
  • Work with HR Partners to ensure new hires experience a flawless Orientation and Onboarding experience
  • Maintain Open To Hire (OTH) reporting for position and candidate status



  • 5+ years’ exp. in full-cycle IT Recruiting, corporate retail recruiting experience a plus
  • Strong drive for results and ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated relationship building skills;  ability to partner with colleagues at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to identify, analyze, develop solutions
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making ability
  • Effective communications skills—ability to present persuasively
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills
  • Demonstrated PC-based software using Microsoft™ Office suite
  • Applicant Tracking System experience, Success Factors a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business or equivalent experience, preferred

DSW believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. We do not discriminate against any protected class including race, color, religion, religious creed, gender, sex, national origin, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (defined as genetic information or impairments related to cancer), ancestry, marital status, family care leave, military and veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or based on any protected category under federal, state, or local laws. DSW also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants and associates with disabilities unless doing so creates an undue hardship, in accordance with all legal requirements. Any applicant requiring a reasonable accommodation during the application process or applicant who requires an accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job should request for accommodations by asking to speak with a Store Manager, District Manager, and Regional Manager, or by contacting Human Resources at DSW will work with the individual to attempt to identify a reasonable accommodation that will not impose an undue hardship on DSW.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Job Segment: Information Technology, Recruiting, Consulting, HR Generalist, Technology, Human Resources, Entry Level