Diversity Talent Programs Specialist

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Shure is passionate about fostering a diverse workforce and we're excited to bring on a dedicated professional into our Talent Acquisition team to champion our mission!  


As the Diversity Talent Programs Specialist, you will assist in putting our values into action by building and executing sourcing strategies that identify and attract diverse candidates. You will be responsible for researching, planning, sourcing, supporting and implementing best practices to strengthen our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Equity and Access. Working alongside HR leadership team and our D&I Council, you’ll serve as a subject matter expert to share learnings and spread awareness to the broader Human Resources team to formulate longer-term recruiting strategies. This is a key role in scaling our efforts to build a more diverse and inclusive workplace and we can’t wait for you to join us!



  • Working collaboratively with your leadership team, design, launch and scale a robust and creative inclusion and diversity recruiting strategy focused on expanding the pipeline and better engaging, supporting and hiring the best talent while enhancing the presence of diverse perspectives and backgrounds in operating all aspects of our business.
  • Propose goals for our diversity recruiting efforts, track against these goals and report on progress to communicate impact and identify areas of opportunity.
  • Own and continue to build a diverse sourcing pipeline for candidate pools, utilizing your knowledge of multiple recruiting sources, in addition to LinkedIn Recruiter, to identify top talent.
  • Source and develop passive candidates through networking, cold calling, complex internet searches, social media, research, attending career fairs, etc.
  • Act as a brand ambassador. Nurture networking opportunities and become deeply engaged in professional organizations that will expand Shure’s presence and fill the top of the funnel with a broader pool of qualified candidates.  Continue to partner and grow relationships with third party diverse organizations (universities, not-for-profits, advocacy organizations and more).
  • Partner with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) associations to build and nurture relationships that will influence future talent pipelines.
  • Attend career fairs and source and propose new career fair opportunities.
  • Be a D&I Champion. Serve as a subject matter expert to the Talent Acquisition Team, Hiring Managers and Leaders on how to implement effective and creative diversity talent pipeline building strategies.
  • Identify and utilize appropriate targeted sourcing and research tools; including online searches, social media, targeted branding campaigns.
  • Work closely with Shure’s ARGs (Associate Resource Groups) and D&I Council to leverage their diverse talent networks.
  • Partnership with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) associations.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation within our applicant tracking system – iCIMS.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5 years’ experience creatively sourcing talent
  • Detailed and strong intuition for culture add while screening candidates
  • Experience in the Tech/Engineering space, and have an ability to read and understand technical requirements or a willingness to learn
  • Experience and understanding of inclusion and diversity strategies to attract, engage, support and hire candidates from diverse backgrounds.
  • Exceptional communication, diplomacy and collaboration skills
  • Passion for building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams
  • Experience developing relationships with external partners to advance company inclusion and diversity initiatives and goals
  • Ability to grasp new technical concepts in support of sourcing initiatives
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, ever changing environment where navigating ambiguity is second nature
  • Able to exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action




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