Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • Talent Acquisition Lead

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/10/2018 1:05 AM)
    # of Openings
    Job Locations
    Store Name
    Eugene Nissan
  • Overview

    Lithia Auto Stores - Support Services (Oregon)


    Entry Level Recruiter / Talent Acquisition Lead


    The Junior Recruiter / Talent Acquisition with Lithia Motors Inc. is responsible for full-cycle recruiting for all dealership positions from car washers-sales reps-accounting positions-upper level management.  Why is this recruiting position better than others?  This opportunity is unique in the fact that you are able to run your desk like your own business.  Lithia will offer you all of the tools and support to successfully attract talent at all levels, and it is up to you to take it from there.  Recruiting knowledge/strategy is a core competency that all applicants must possess, but it is the ability to develop and manage relationships that will drive a Talent Lead to success.  You will be developing relationships with each manager at assigned store location, so the ability to influence and maintain relationships is key.  Successful Junior Recruiters / Talent Leads have a background in recruiting, account management/development, and lines of work where the customer and applicant come first.  If you feel like you fit the mold- apply today!  


    • FT Position Monday through Friday
    • Schedule 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    • Hourly paid position plus benefits
    • No phone calls and or walk-ins
    • Online application is required
    • Please include a cover letter and resume with your online application
    • Applications are kept confidential from current employers


    Talent Acqusition Lead



    Lithia Auto Stores embodies a unique blend of talent, leadership, and professionalism in a culture that embraces our Core Values of Earn Customers for Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly, and Have Fun.  Start your career with one of the largest and most successful retail automotive teams in the nation.

    Job Description


    The Talent Acquisition Lead is the key consultant, coach and critical partner in the recruiting, hiring, placement and job growth of our talent for all positions.  Aligned with our core values to Earn Customers For Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly and Have Fun, leads work with Hiring Managers, General Managers and Regional Vice Presidents to both identify and place talent, and to facilitate the onboarding process.

    • Partner with the appropriate hiring managers, GMs, RVPs, & Talent Acquisition Manager to determine selection criteria for each open position.
    • Work with hiring managers to create and develop effective recruitment marketing campaigns and channels to source candidates, including advertisements, hiring events, career centers, and job programs.
    • Recruit quality talent through targeted active and passive recruiting sources (i.e. resume databases, cold calling, references, referrals, interviews, print media, online, etc.)
    • Facilitate the application process and proctor pre-employment assessments.
    • Conduct interviews and provide hiring manager/s with candidate summary information.
    • Provide coaching to hiring managers on interviewing, candidate feedback and selection.
    • Conduct pre-employment screenings, including WOTC, motor vehicle records (MVRs), background checks and drug screens.
    • Consult with hiring managers, GMs, RVPs to ensure the best qualified candidates are selected for positions based on skill set, experience and cultural (company) fit.
    • Partner with HR/Hiring Support Administrator to facilitate new hire orientations for all new hires and monitor all on-boarding activities with Payroll, HR, Learning & Development and Computer Services as needed.



    • AA or undergraduate degree in Business, Human Resources or related field.
    • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency.
    • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
    • Active Listening – Gives full attention to the words and body language of others, takes time to understand the points being made and ask questions as appropriate.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication & presentation skills – Ability to present and communicate information in a clear and professional manner to diverse groups and target audiences.
    • Critical Thinking – using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Time Management – ability to prioritize workload and manage one’s own time in a fast paced multi-dimensional environment.
    • Proficient typing and data entry skills.
    • Proficient on Microsoft Office Suite
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence



     Why Lithia?

    We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team and (LAD) a member of NYSE. We continue to grow and expand our footprint through acquisitions of new dealerships in many US markets. We are big community supporters and provide a fun, exciting, and collaborative work place where growth and advancement opportunities abound.
    We offer a generous comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful. Our offerings include:

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Paid Holidays & PTO
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Paid Life Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Lithia Learning Center
    • Vehicle Purchase Discounts
    • Wellness Programs


    Lithia Auto Stores is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free work place.  A criminal history background check and pre-employment drug screen will be conducted on the final candidate prior to beginning employment.



    Talent Acquisition Lead



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