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Associate, Talent Acquisition

Who We Are

The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) is the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization. Founded in 1973, OCC is dedicated to promoting stability and market integrity by delivering clearing and settlement services for options, futures and securities lending transactions. As a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU), OCC operates under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. OCC has more than 100 clearing members and provides central counterparty (CCP) clearing and settlement services to 19 exchanges and trading platforms. More information about OCC is available at www.theocc.com.

What We Offer

A highly collaborative and supportive environment developed to encourage work-life balance and employee wellness. Some of these components include:

A hybrid work environment, up to 3 days per week of remote work

Tuition Reimbursement to support your continued education

Student Loan Repayment Assistance

Technology Stipend allowing you to use the device of your choice to connect to our network while working remotely

Generous PTO and Parental leave

Competitive health benefits including medical, dental and vision

What You’ll Do

The Associate, Talent Acquisition is responsible for a variety of tasks supporting the recruiting function for OCC in Chicago, Dallas, Jersey City and Washington, D.C.   Key daily responsibilities include scheduling candidate interviews, background screening administration and onboarding activity management, candidate travel scheduling, room booking and greeting candidates and new hires. Other duties include intern program recruiting and administration, event planning and coordination and file management.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.

College Relations

  • Intern program recruitment, project management assistance, intern engagement and event coordination.

  • Attending career fairs and promoting OCC as an employer of choice on college campuses to support Chicago, Dallas, Jersey City and Washington, D.C. locations

  • Creation of intern REQs in Workday ATS

Interview Support

  • Scheduling in-person, video and phone interviews using MS Outlook and Workday ATS

  • Candidate travel coordination including flight and hotel booking, and itinerary confirmation and management

Onboarding Support

  • Background screening and fingerprint program administration support including maintenance of records, check requests and sending checks to third party servicers

  • Manage pre-hire tasks for new candidates

  • New hire onboarding and orientation support including, booking and preparing rooms and ensuring equipment and facilities are operational. Ensuring all tasks are complete in Workday in advance of the start date.

  • Serve as backup I-9 coordinator to support new hire orientation.

General Administration

  • Records management including electronic and physical employee files and Contractor FINRA report filing

  • Follow specific policies and procedures and keep management apprised of issues and progress against completing objectives.

  • Input information accurately in the Workday Human Capital Management system, monitor incoming e-mail and task items and ensure completion according to deadlines and priorities.

  • Participate in specific projects as directed, which may involve the Talent Acquisition or other HR functions supporting OCC’s mission.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary functions.

  • Prefer one year of experience in an administrative capacity

  • Attention to detail and ability to manage high volumes of incoming tasks via e-mail, phone calls and face to face interactions with people at all levels

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products, Workday experience desirable

  • Experience with calendar management, group presentations and interpersonal interactions at all levels

  • High level of organization to be able to manage competing priorities

  • At least 6 months of experience maintaining and organizing a variety of records in electronic and physical formats, with an ability to maintain highly confidential information in a secure and consistent manner.

Technical Skills:

  • MS PowerPoint, MS Word, MS Excel, Workday or other human capital management system experience preferred.

  • Familiar with WebEx, video conference and meeting room equipment

Step 1
When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.  

Step 2
You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3
If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location. 

For more information about OCC, please click here.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Apply About OCC
  • REQ-2700
  • Chicago - 125 S Franklin
  • Full Time Regular
  • Posted: May. 16, 2022

How to Apply

Step 1 - When you find a position you're interested in, click the 'Apply' button. Please complete the application and attach your resume.

Step 2 - You will receive an email notification to confirm that we've received your application.

Step 3 - If you are called in for an interview, a representative from OCC will contact you to set up a date, time, and location.

OCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Numerous studies have shown that people from groups that are traditionally under-represented in financial services apply to jobs only if they believe they meet 100% of the requirements. We want to break down this mindset to further diversify our workforce.

We encourage you to review our open positions and apply if you think your experience may be a match, even if you do not meet all of the qualifications. Your perspective may be an element we need to continue building innovative solutions to support the markets and market participants we serve.

OCC is a globally recognized entity that clears a multitude of diverse and sophisticated products. We want to reflect this in the diversity of our workforce.

This web site discusses exchange-traded options issued by The Options Clearing Corporation. No statement in this web site is to be construed as an endorsement, recommendation or solicitation to purchase or sell a security, or to provide investment advice. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Prior to buying or selling an option, a person must receive a copy of the disclosure document, Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Individuals should not enter into option transactions until they have read and understood this document. To obtain copies, contact your broker, any exchange on which options are traded, or The Options Clearing Corporation, 125 S. Franklin Street, Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 ([email protected]).