Veteran Outreach Recruiter - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Veteran Outreach Recruiter. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The Veteran Outreach Recruiter will work across all GDMS lines of business, recruiting those veterans (military, police, FBI, etc) who are voluntarily leaving their respective service that have highly valuable technical skills, clearance levels, and leadership skills that align with our DOD and Intelligence Community customers. The selected candidate will work closely with the programs, hiring managers, and recruiting/sourcing team to attract and close top talent for GDMS.
Responsible for developing a strategic approach to establishing a veteran pipeline of talent.
Including active outreach to military bases to create relationships with the outprocessing centers, and networking through military, FBI, and other appropriate veteran group associations
Responsible for conducting needs analysis of assigned requisitions and aligning opportunities to veterans’ strengths
Effectively and efficiently manage candidate flow information to align candidates with the technical recruiters and the iCIMS database, our applicant tracking system
Needs experience in developing and maintaining a network of contacts to develop and mature a pipeline of cleared veteran candidates
Develop a solid relationship with candidates to intimately understand all aspects of candidate conversion
Travel may be required

Having strong experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways
Some barriers to entry exist at this level (e.g., dept./peer review)
Level at which career may plateau
Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise
Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel (Team Lead)
May provide work direction to other employees; lacks authority to discipline or reward
Strong ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and handle complex problems
Strong ability to show initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment
This is the career level in many professional specialties
Subject matter expert (SME) in one discipline/field and developing working knowledge in multiple adjacent disciplines/fields

Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of the relevant laws and regulations pertaining to the Human Resources function, as well as a strong ability to work as a team to enhance the General Dynamics Mission Systems' organization.
Understanding of social media and new technology.
Ability to organize and prioritize multiple demands concurrently.
Expected travel ~ 25%
Experience with applicant tracking systems, knowledge of iCIMS a plus.

Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran