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Danaher Corporation Talent Acquisition Specialist in Coralville, Iowa

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for growing a talent pipeline and facilitating the full cycle talent acquisition process with IDT’s business leaders and hiring managers. In addition, the Talent Acquisition Specialist ensures that the talent acquisition process aligns and integrates with key HR processes.

  • Manages the recruiting process, including individual sourcing, pre-screening, and interview coordination.

  • Works with hiring managers and interview teams to ensure job requirements and expectations are clearly understood and candidates are assessed against appropriate criteria.

  • Maintains effective practices to facilitate the hiring of internal and external candidates, minimizing administrative time and efforts while ensuring the placement of qualified individuals in the most timely, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

  • Utilizes the IDT Talent Acquisition Strategy when making recommendations and hiring decisions.

  • Creates, implements, and monitors an effective Sourcing Strategy to support IDT’s commitment to top talent, diversity, and inclusion.

  • Assists with reference checks and other hiring assessment tools as needed.

  • Develops strong working relationships and partners with hiring managers and business leaders.

  • Provides the candidate with relevant employment information which may include compensation, benefits, Core Values, and company policies to ensure the candidate is well informed.

  • Tracks and reports key metrics designed to measure and predict staffing activity.

  • Provides regular feedback to respective hiring managers and candidates to ensure a timely and consistent recruitment process flow.

  • Actively participates in all staffing related activities and recruiting events including career and college fairs.

  • Effectively represents Integrated DNA Technologies as an Employer of Choice with current and prospective candidates and referral sources.

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the Integrated DNA Technologies Core Values and delivers the Integrated DNA Technologies experience to internal customers, candidates, and other business associates.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management or appropriate discipline OR equivalent combination of education and experience required

Professional Experience:

  • Previous recruiting experience, as well as the proven ability to interact and recruit at all levels of the organization required

  • Strong understanding of federal, state and local employment laws, regulations and statutes necessary

  • PHR or SPHR Certification preferred

  • Prior experience working with applicant tracking system, Workday preferred

Other Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to effectively evaluate talents, values and attitudes (in addition to skills and experience) in order to make appropriate selection decisions.

  • Ability to create a positive impression of the company while responding to candidates either by telephone or in person.

  • Easily establishes good relationships with internal/external customers and staff; relates well to people at all levels; builds wide and effective networks of contacts; uses humor appropriately to bring warmth to relationships with others.

  • Knowledge of the processes and procedures for interviewing and hiring qualified candidates.

  • Ability to gain clear agreement and commitment from others by persuading, convincing and negotiating; makes effective use of political processes to influence and persuade others; promotes ideas on behalf of oneself or others; makes a strong personal impact on others; takes care to manage one’s impression on others.

  • Ability to set clearly defined objectives; plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances; identifies and organizes resources needed to accomplish tasks; manages time effectively; monitors performance against deadlines and milestones.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.

  • Excellent demonstrated written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to perform under stress when confronted with emergent, critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job.

  • Ability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.

  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers.

  • Ability to accept responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity.

What We Offer:

  • Generous Paid Time Off Accruals

  • 16 Hours PAID Volunteer Time Off

  • 10 Paid Holidays

  • Up to eight (8) weeks of 100% paid parental leave to eligible U.S. associates

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Options

Are you ready to join an innovative, fast-paced, new team? Apply Now!

Integrated DNA Technologies (IDT) conducts drug screens and background checks on applicants who accept employment offers.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.